Paperback Bradt Travel Guide Albania

By (author) Gillian Gloyer

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  • Format: Paperback | 280 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 212mm x 18mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2015
  • Publication City/Country: Buckinghamshire
  • ISBN 10: 1841623873
  • ISBN 13: 9781841623870
  • Edition: 4
  • Edition statement: 4th edition
  • Illustrations note: 16pp colour 28 maps
  • Sales rank: 133,964

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An engaging guide to the delights of Albania.

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Author information

Author Gillian Gloyer has lived and worked in Albania. Now based in the UK, she visits the country frequently.

Review quote

"The best all round guide yet to this fascinating country." The Sunday Times "The best all round guide yet to this fascinating country." The Sunday Times "An indispensable companion for all visitors." Mail on Sunday "Engaging and detailed book contains a wealth of information about the scenic, friendly country." Times Educational Supplement

Table of contents

(1) Introduction Part One General Information (2) Chapter 1 Background Information Geography and climate, Natural history and conservation, History, Politics, Economy, Ethnic groups, Language, Religion, Culture (3) Chapter 2 Practical Information When to visit , Highlights, Suggested Itinieraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Embassies, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, Focus on specific groups, What to take, Money, Budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Media and communications, Albanian time and business, Cultural Etiquette, Travelling Positively Part Two The Guide (4) Chapter 3 Tirana Getting there, Getting around, Local tour operators, Where to stay, Where to eat, Entertainment, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do. (5) Chapter 4 Excursions from Tirana Durresi, Divjaka, Kruja, Zgerdheshi, Apollonia and Ardenica, Byllis, Elbasani, Berati (6) Chapter 5 The Southeast Korca, Voskopoja, Kamenica and Treni, Pogradeci, The Prespa Lakes, The Gramoz mountains, Permeti (7) Chapter 6The Northeast Mirdita, The Lura Lakes, Puka, Tropoja, Kukesi, Peshkopia, Mati (8) Chapter 7 The Northwest Shkodra, Lezha, The Albanian Alps (9) Chapter 8 The Southwest Saranda, Butrint, Gjirokastra, Libohova, Tepelena, The Riviera, Vlora (10) Appendix 1 Language (11) Appendix 2 Further Information (12) Index