Vlora

  • Vlora is a big port in the centre of the country, where the Adriatic Sea becomes the Ionian. It is the domain of scafi (smugglers) who smuggle goods and people on scafi motorcycles in order to evade Italian customs officers. The atmosphere in the banks contrasts greatly with that of the Riviera beaches which begin at its foot....
    © Matthias Krüttgen / age fotostock
  • Vlora is one of the country's oldest towns and was its first capital, in 1912.
    © Matthias Krüttgen / age fotostock
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Albania

Vlora is a big port in the centre of the country, where the Adriatic Sea becomes the Ionian. It is the domain of scafi (smugglers) who smuggle goods and people on scafi motorcycles in order to evade Italian customs officers. The atmosphere in the banks contrasts greatly with that of the Riviera beaches which begin at its foot.

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