Vlore Guide

Vlore

If you are planning to visit Albania, don’t forget to include the coastal town of Vlora in your itinerary. Vlora is the third largest city in the country and one of the most beautiful to visit. It is surrounded by some of the greatest beaches in Albania, ancient monasteries, castles and archaeological parks that are unforgettable.

Delve into history by visiting the iconic Albanian Independence Monument from 1912 before heading to the National Independence Museum to deepen your knowledge.

Furthermore, don’t miss the nearby Porto Palermo Castle, surrounded by crisp blue sea and gorgeous beaches. The fortress served as submarine base for the Soviets during the Communist regime, leaving behind abandoned tunnels and barracks that beg to be explored.

What to see

  • Alipasha Castle at Porto Palermo
  • Himara castle

What to do

  • Visit city of Himara and nearby sandy beaches
  • Enjoy lovely nights at old town Dhermi

What to see

Alipasha Castle at Porto Palermo
Himara castle

What to do

Discover Dhermi town
Vlore paradise - hidden beaches and caves