Durrës, historically known as Epidamnos and Dyrrachium, is the main port of Albania, sitting on the country’s west coast along the Adriatic Sea.
The coastal location of this destination not only provides a vibrant port, but also scenic beaches such as the Beach of Durrës (the biggest and most popular beach in Albania), Copacabana Beach and Kallm Beach. In the summer, soak up the sun, have a refreshing splash in the waters of the Adriatic Sea, or enjoy thrilling activities, with a variety of water sport opportunities.
Durrës lives up to Europe’s reputation for history with a number of historic sites, ruins and architecture in and around the city. These include the large Roman Durrës Amphitheatre, Byzantine Forum and the Royal Villa of Durrës (the summer home of the former King Zog). Step back in time with an exploration of all these historic attractions.
When you’re done touring the city, spend some time satisfying your appetite at the many eateries situated along the coast. Relax with a drink in hand as you enjoy the sun setting on the horizon of the Adriatic Sea. In the evenings, treat yourself to a good time as Durrës’s nightlife comes to life at numerous bars and nightclubs.
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