Sarandë and the Albanian Riviera

The Albanian Riviera is a coastal region in the Albanian County of Vlorë. The Albanian Riviera features a variety of tourist attractions, including Mediterranean villages, ancient castles, and ancient Orthodox Christian churches. It is also a hallmark of ecotourism as the riviera is considered to have some of the most beautiful beaches and resorts in all of the European Mediterranean. In addition, several international music festivals have been hosted in the Albanian Riviera and the region’s nightclubs have also recently become famous.

Sarandë is one of Albania’s most popular destinations and arguably the most important town in the Albanian Riviera. Sarandë has a variety of attractions from the exquisite beaches and natural life to the variety plants and animals, the view of the nearby mountains, lakes and rivers, natural springs, citrus plantations, olive groves and vineyards, and the pastures and woods. One of the most popular destinations in Sarandë is the Blue Eye Spring, an unusual underwater spring. Visually stunning and a popular spot for divers, the water bubbles up from a more than fifty-meter-deep pool to create the beautiful clear blue spring.