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ALBANIA

Though small in size, this unique country has plenty of character. Situated on Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula, Albania is a mix of sweeping coastlines, mountainous terrains and archaeological sites, attracting history enthusiasts, active travellers and food lovers alike.

For those looking for a vibrant atmosphere, head to the country’s colorful capital city Tirana and see the diverse relics that remain from its Ottoman, Italian and communist past. Drive through Albania’s glorious countryside where you’ll find beautiful, timeless villages and a reassuring sense of rustic welcoming.

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Treasures of the Balkans (Summer 2019)

18 days

This is where the sway of the Mediterranean meets Central Europe and blends with the exotic East. From the Danube to Dracula's castle, there is history at every turn.

The Eastern Discovery (Summer 2019)

14 days from US$4,275

This multi-layered journey takes you from the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna to the mighty Parthenon in Athens and on to the shimmering Greek isles with a stopover in Corfu.

Travel Tips

When to go: Rich in cultural heritage and natural beauty, this biodiverse gem offers mainly hot, dry summers and mild winters. It shares the same rugged coastline as Croatia and borders Greece, making it the perfect destination for sun-seeking travelers.

SPRING

MAR - MAY

overcast

14 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

JUN - AUG

sun

24 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - NOV

rain

16 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

DEC - FEB

snow

7 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +1

Currency

Euro (EUR, €)

Language

Albanian

Population

2.873 million

Capital City

Tirana

Electricity

European Standard of 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz.

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