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Kruja Albania – Day trip from Tirana

Well worth a visit, the strikingly sited hilltown of Kruja played a key role in Albania’s Ottoman history.  It’s easy to get about on foot so long as you are fairly agile for steep slopes and steps. We particularly enjoyed browsing the street market, visiting the ethnographic...

albania flag on a rozafa castle

Albania Facts

Albania interesting facts We travel through Albania en route from Greece to Montenegro and Croatia on our winter camper trip, and it was a great way to see the country of scenic roads, beautiful beaches and quite widely spaced historic sites. During our road trip, we learnt a lot about...

BUNKArt 2

Bunkart 2 is a museum showing the cruelty of the Albanian police state from 1945 to 1991. The museum is located in a nuclear bunker in the centre of Albania’s capital, Tirana.  The 1,000 sq metre Bunker, with walls 2.4 m thick, was built between 1981-86 as a hideout for elite police...

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