Albania is a country of many hidden gems, one of them is Vlorë. The coastal town of this Balkan country is filled with many breathtaking views. The pristine blue waters with the ancient Greek history around make it a perfect spot for a laid-back trip. Vlorë is in Southern Albania, a little away from Tirana and Durrës. Sailing runs in the blood of people, with the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea, perfectly forming the Bay of Vlorë. This beautiful city is surrounded by the Ceraunian foothills and offers the beautiful nature credited to Europe.We can help you with this amazing trip, let’s find out how:
Beauty of Vlorë
Southern Albania is known for its rather untouched beaches and crystal waters. Vlorë is a coastal city, having all the essentials to qualify for a great relaxing spot. The Greeks built this city in the 6th century. There are many churches, castles, monasteries, ancient buildings, and much more. It can be reached from Sarandë. Many beaches also fall nearby the city. Boating is a famous recreation here. Many people opt for speed boating to see the beauty of the Bay of Vlorë. Some seaports connect the city to the sea. In the end, what can be more beautiful than to see the sunset at sea?
What to Pack for a Boat Tour?
The climate of Vlorë is the Mediterranean, which means it gets a pleasant sun almost all year round. However, you should always keep a few things handy to make your trip smooth. Pack some light shirts and pants, with some flip-flops to experience a calm boat ride. You may have a swimsuit with you, to swim in the incredible waters. Don’t forget your sunscreen and shades because you will be needing them. Above all, just enjoy and leave the rest to us, to worry about. Apart from the boat ride, you will explore the city, so get ready to have the most memorable time of your life, just around the corner.
What to Expect of the Boat Tour?
This boat tour will include both on-land and off-land activities. Vlorë is the third-largest city and it has a lot to offer. It is a town harking back to the old traditions of fishermen and the ancient Greeks. The seafood here is exceptional. The Lungomare Boulevard is the best place to try this exotic cuisine. You will have a variety of shops to experience the food from. The best thing about this is the beautiful view. All in all, you can see Karabrun Peninsula and Sazan Island. Sazan was once a military island but is now open for the public to enjoy there. In addition to that, you can also have a bike ride.
Biking across the Coastal Line
To feel the livelihood of this amazing town, a bike ride across the coastal line of the port of Vlorë is very refreshing. It has the perfect view of the Adriatic and Ionian Seas with the rocky foothills. The locals are also very friendly. A gentle sea breeze, with the melody of waves crashing in the background on a sunny morning, calms everything around. For a moment, you may think you are in a utopic world, where no sadness has ever existed. Of course, Vlorë has a long history to become the city that it is now; welcoming.
Speed Boating in the Sea
Who doesn’t want to explore the sea, from a little bit nearby? One can always find solitude in the blue waves of the deep dark sea. However, if you are looking for some fun, you got it. This is your chance to swim in crystal clear waters and reconnect with nature. You will also get a chance to laze around some natural caves and eat fresh fish from the beach stops. You can also see the local fishermen around the shore, or far in the sea.
Vlorë is a city of wonders, with a lot to offer. You can experience the history, cuisine, and culture all amongst the best natural views in the world. This Albanian town will not disappoint you. The places are hardly crowded and offer a unique experience. To be a part of this journey, contact us.
Albania has so much beauty and cultural history to offer. Sparkling white sand with turquoise seas of this South European country will make you forget the Maldives, at much less cost.