With the Adriatic Sea
to the north and the Ionian Sea to the south, Albania harbours the most beautiful virgin beaches in the Adriatic. Despite serious economic difficulties inherited from Enver Hoxha's extreme communism, the country was able to preserve its captivating history notably through its monuments. In Tirana
, its capital, most tourist attractions are concentrated around Skanderbeg Square. As for inland towns, they offer a wonderful journey back in time. The journey ends 9,032 ft high, at the summit of Mount Korab
. Do not forget to visit the magnificent archaeological site in the town of Butrint
, which has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1992.