The founders of Albanian Trip were all born and bred in Tirana and you can’t find a better company with whom to explore this magical city.  Tirana is a city teeming with life; a certain raw quality makes it appealing to those who love to dig deeper to find the true character of a place – there is so much to see, do and eat!  We want to help expose to you the real Tirana and this tour will combine old and new, authentic and ordinary, primitive and …

With Albanian Trip you will travel responsibly and your money will help sustainable development – we always support local families and businesses. We know a lot of people in this country, in this region (and far beyond!) and we go out of our way to show you the best on offer, either with a small group of like-minded travelers or as a private tour. We cater to different types of travelers and what makes us different from others is that we don’t offer the typical tourist experience –…

One aspect of Albanian culture that interests us is Socialist Realism art – of which Albania has in abundance. The communist regime took the visual arts very, very seriously and the country is peppered with their works, from mosaics to monuments (many of which are now sadly vandalized or have simply been neglected.) You can visit the National Gallery of Arts in Tirana to see its collection of Socialist Realism art, but without any context or in-depth descriptions, the works can sometimes be a little perplexing. This is why…