Albania Trips - Tourist Information Hotels and Holiday Reservations
Albania, also called Republic of Albania is located in between the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea. It is one of the top destinations for tourists who like paradise vacations. If you visit Albania, you will notice that the people have diverse cultures.
The people of Albania are filled with hospitality and courtesy. The courtesy traditions are derived from the Kanun. The Kanun refers to a set of codes that was authored in the 1400s. The people frequently shake hand and kiss with each other as a form of greeting. In Albanian tradition, the people shake their heads from left to right to say yes. When they nod their heads, they are indicating no.
Albania has many historical sites which tourists can visit. The famous Butrint archeological site is located in Albania. Butrint, is one of the entry in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Butrint allow tourists to have an insight into different periods from the Greek to Ottoman periods.
Albania is the hometown of Mother Theresa. The hero, Skanderbeg also comes from Albania. Albania has many mountains and beaches. In addition, Albania has well developed cities with many entertainment places. In the city, you will find a wide variety of restaurants and cafes.
Useful Information About Albania:
Capital of Albania: Tirana
Area of Albania: 28,748 km2
Albania Population: ~ 3,600,523
Language: Albanian (Tosk is the official dialect)
Time Zone UTC +1
Albania Tourist Attractions and Places of Interest:
The Monastery of Shën Gjergji & The Church of Shen Gjergj, Saranda, Butrinti & Lake Butrint, The Christian basilica.
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