Visit the city of Vlorë in Vlora Region

Vlora is an old city founded in the century VI B.C., originally known by the name Aulona. The city offers visitors countless natural and cultural monuments. Vlora is a harbour city that has a special meaning for Albanians, as in 1912 the independence of Albania was declared here. A short visit to the historic square will teach you a lot about “The land of eagles”! If you follow the coastal road to the south, you reach the most beautiful and frequented beaches of Vlora.

What to do in Vlora

  • Take a walk around Flag Square
  • Don’t miss monuments of the utmost significance for the country’s history: the Independence Monument, the Flagpole Monument and the tomb of Ismail Qemali
  • Witness the harmony of Ottoman architecture by visiting Muradije Mosque, the only work remaining in Albania from the famous architect “Mimar Sinani”
  • Become familiar with the multicultural history of the city in the Jewish Street
  • Climb 240 stairs to see Vlora from above at the Sacred Place of Kuzum Baba
  • Be one with nature at Narta Lagoon, only 20 minutes from the city
  • Visit Zvernec Monastery, one of the most beautiful churches in the south of Albania
  • Explore the perfect harmony between mountains and sea at Llogara National Park
  • Take a day boat trip to Karaburun Peninsula and Sazan Island
  • Enjoy an afternoon walk along the Lungomare, the 5-km long promenade