While Albania may have gone from a virtually unknown land to a well-established stop on the Balkan backpacker trail in barely a decade, its interior remains little known. But a popular three-day round trip that combines a spectacular ferry ride and a fantastic day hike between two remote mountain hamlets has put northern Albania’s mysterious highlands on the map.
With currently 29 hikes all around Albania there are plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts. In total 19 hiking trails and 10 long distance hiking trails are waiting to be explored. We know it’s hard to pick one, so here’s an overview of some of the best hikes around Albania.