The Berat Castle Present day host to a bustling neighbourhood, the Berat Castle is a 13th century monument. Along the narrow streets within the castle is the charming assortment of Byzantine churches and Ottoman mosques.
Hike through Valbona - TethYou can either walk to or take a lift up to the trailhead and the trail itself is about 5-6 hour long. You can enjoy the leaves crunching beneath your feet as you soak in the green on this hike. There are decent accommodations available at both Valbona and Teth for you to stay the night, and minibuses frequent the route down to Shkodra.
Get a tan at the Ksamil beachA vacation is incomplete without you finding sand in unexpected places when you return home. Albania has the most breathtaking beaches and beach resorts for just that. One that you must check out is the Ksamil beach, right outside of Saranda, where you can go snorkelling, swimming or just lie on a tanning bed and relax.