Saranda Albania Travel Guide for the Best Summer Vacation

Saranda Albania Travel Guide for the Best Summer Vacation, Sarande, Albania (B)

Southwestern Albania features several must-see sights, including the magnificent archaeological site and national park of Butrint, the majestic Ottoman city of Gjirokastra, and the Riviera’s gorgeous beaches and crystalline seas.

The Greek name for the town, Ayia Saranda, is related to a story about 40 Christian legionaries who were executed in the 4th century. A pilgrimage church dedicated to the 40 saints was built on a hill behind modern Saranda Albania in the 5th century, rebuilt in the early 9th century, and unfortunately used as a base by German troops during the Battle for the Liberation of Saranda in 1944, resulting in the church’s destruction by British bombers.

Saranda Albania has a great climate, with around 290 sunny days per year and pleasantly mild temperatures that rarely reach 30°C. Some hotels include outdoor pools that are typically only available during the peak summer months, while others are connected to one or more of the beach resorts along the coast towards Butrint. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Saranda Albania Travel Guide for the Best Summer Vacation
Guide Location: Albania » Sarande
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mirela Letailleur
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Museum of Tradition
  • Synagogue Complex
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Memorje 78
  • Taverna Fish Filipi
  • Lëkursi Castle & Restaurant
  • Restorant Demi
  • Bar Restaurant Limani
  • Gërthëla
  • Hotel Butrinti & SPA
  • Hotel Brilant Saranda
  • Hotel Kaonia
  • Sun N Blue Hotel