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Vlora »

[27 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
The seaside in Vlora, Albania

While you are in Vlora you could visit the Museum of Independence the building where Albanian independence was proclaimed on 28 November 1912. This building is shown as well on the 500 Albanian leke banknote since 1996.
Kanina Castle: In the 3rd century B.C.┬áthe castle was built on the site of an ancient settlement, which is supposed to be one of the oldest in its region. Throughout the 4th century B.C. people started setteling around it and it was transformed into a fortress town. Finally, in the 5th century A.D. the …

Vlora »

[26 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
walking in Vlora, Albania

The 2017 bus schedules (inter-city) are now available [here]!
Local transportation
Urban buses are frequent and cheap. The ticket for the local transportation costs 30 ALL, equivalent to 0.25 cents and it is collected inside the bus. The most useful line is
Vlora to Jonufer – Orikum – Rradhime
The urban buses go till ‘Plazhi i Ri’, for visiting the beaches of Jonufer, Orikum and Rradhime minibuses can be taken from ‘
The minibuses are frequent, every 20 mins and the trip takes around 15 minutes. The price of the ticket for Jonufer is …

Tirana »

[26 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Transportation inside Tirana

Inside Tirana you can travel by bus, taxi or car. The traffic is generally heavy, so often walking or biking is preferred. Main bus lines are:

  • The ring (Unaza)
  • Kinostudio – Kombinat…

Saranda »

[26 Jul 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Bus in Saranda, Albania

From Saranda to Himara:The coast road from Saranda to Himara takes around two hours by car and three hours by bus.
There are four buses from Saranda to Himara, additionally the coast-road buses to Vlora can drop passengers in Himara or anyway along the way.
From Saranda to Vlora:
There are four buses from Saranda to Himara, additionally the coast-road buses to Vlora can drop passengers in Himara or anyway along the way.

Photo by leighrowan, Flickr
The 2017 bus schedules are available [here]