When most people think of a European vacation by the sea, their minds wander to France, Italy or a clear day in Grecian waters. What most don’t know is that tucked between these more famous spots is a country with just as many sights and almost ten times less traffic. That country, Albania, is one of the many treasures on the Balkan Peninsula, a unique blend of mountain views and beaches lined along a crystal-clear coast. Along with traditional Adriatic Sea cuisine and a rich historical past, this diverse country is the perfect choice for your next secluded getaway. With the help of tour operator Outdoor Albania, here are five things to catch on your next Albanian adventure.
Sarah Bennett is a freelance journalist based in Athens, Georgia, with a small budget and a big appetite for the world.