A walk to remember – Muradie is one of the historic sites in Vlore, officialized as an open museum. The streets that form Muradie is affectionately called Cafe Road: colorful houses, traditional shops and warm people are waiting there for you. Having a traditional coffee in a classic Muradie house, seeing the streets illuminated with bright spots of a romantic and enchanting light is an unique walk to remember.
Places to Explore
Muradie – The Old Town
A little corner of paradise in the Mediterranean sea, Karaburun Marine Park is home for 36 marine species with international importance.
The Cave of Haxhi Ali is a karst cave formed in limestone cliffs located in the Karaburun Peninsula Book your boat trip in the reception to explore the bays and wonders of the natural monument.
Lungomare has dynamic and different night out options. Anyone who wants an active and lively holiday can enjoy a walk, an aperitif, or a cocktail in the sounds of live music or DJ set of the most famous artists there. The local cuisine makes references to traditional Italian cuisine, with sophisticated touches of Albanian gastronomic signature, all very affective to the Mediterranean flavor, with spices and seafood.
Llogora – National Park
The park’s terrain includes large alpine meadows, vertical rock faces, precipices and dense forests. Hiking and trekking adventures bring you across the most spectacular landscapes. Caesar’s Pass, named after Julius Caesar who marched down near the area in pursuit of Pompey, is also located nearby the Llogara Pass. Those who want an adrenaline activity, paragliding is the best experience to do.
The Albanian Riviera is located in the Southwestern coast, large alpine meadows, vertical rock faces, precipices and dense forests composes the National Park of Llogara, a natural beauty of the country.
Along the National Road 8 there are several restaurants. The area of the park and the surrounding mountains are used mainly for hiking and tracking tours. Caesar’s Pass, named after Julius Caesar who marched down near the area in pursuit of Pompey, is also located nearby the Llogara Pass.
Zvernec island is the homeland to St. Mary’s Monastery, thirteenth or fourtenth century Byzantine church, based on the magnificent and wild Narta lagoon. This place holds its own magical beauty for each time of the day. At the morning you can ride a bike through the monastery bridge and enjoy the lagoon breeze and the smell of fresh leaves. By the evening, you can experience the enchanting Zvernec’s sunset and then by the nightfall see the vast expanse of the sky and the spectacle of the stars laying in the soft sand of Narta.