Cheap Places in Albania for Solo Female Travel

With its stunning mountain scenery, pristine beaches, and vibrant cities, Albania offers something for everyone. From the ancient ruins of Butrint to the bustling capital of Tirana, Albania is a country full of culture and history. The country is also home to some of the best food in the region, with a variety of traditional dishes and local specialties.
Tirana

1, Tirana

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Tirana is a city full of culture, history, and modern attractions. Visitors can explore the city's many museums, galleries, and monuments, as well as its lively nightlife and delicious cuisine. Tirana is also home to some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the country, including the nearby Dajti Mountain and the Adriatic Sea.

Things to do: 3.9/5Food: 3.9/5Budget-friendly: 3.9/5Safety: 3.9/5
Gjirokaster

2, Gjirokaster

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Gjirokaster is a city located in the south of Albania, near the Greek border. It is known for its Ottoman-era architecture, cobblestone streets, and its fortress, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is also known for its traditional food, such as the local specialty of lamb and vegetable stew. Gjirokaster is a great destination for travelers looking to explore the history and culture of Albania. The city is also home to a number of museums, galleries, and churches, making it a great place to explore the country's past.

Things to do: 3.2/5Food: 3.2/5Budget-friendly: 3.2/5Safety: 3.2/5
Saranda

3, Saranda

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With its crystal clear waters, stunning beaches, and picturesque mountain views, Saranda is a paradise for beach lovers and outdoor adventurers alike. The city is home to a variety of attractions, including the ancient ruins of Butrint, the Blue Eye Spring, and the Ksamil Islands. Saranda also offers a vibrant nightlife, with plenty of bars, restaurants, and clubs to explore.

Things to do: 3.2/5Food: 3.2/5Budget-friendly: 3.2/5Safety: 3.2/5
Pogradec

4, Pogradec

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Pogradec is a city located in the southeastern part of Albania, on the shores of Lake Ohrid. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, with its crystal clear lake, lush green mountains, and picturesque villages. It is a popular destination for tourists looking to explore the region's rich cultural heritage, as well as its many outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, and hiking in the surrounding area, as well as exploring the city's many historical sites. Pogradec is also known for its traditional cuisine, which includes dishes such as burek, a type of pastry filled with cheese, and tavë kosi, a lamb and yogurt stew.

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Elbasan

5, Elbasan

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Elbasan is a city located in central Albania, about 45 km from the capital city of Tirana. It is known for its rich history, dating back to the 5th century BC, and its many cultural attractions, such as the Elbasan Castle, the Elbasan Mosque, and the Elbasan Ethnographic Museum. The city is also known for its vibrant nightlife, with many bars, restaurants, and clubs to explore. Elbasan is a great destination for those looking to explore the culture and history of Albania.

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Berat

6, Berat

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Berat is a beautiful city in Albania that is known for its stunning Ottoman-era architecture and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.The city is home to a number of historical sites, including the Berat Castle, the Onufri National Museum, and the Ethnographic Museum. Visitors can also enjoy the city's vibrant nightlife, with plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Permet

7, Permet

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Permet is a small city located in the southeastern part of Albania, in the Vjosa Valley. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, with the Vjosa River running through the city and the surrounding mountains providing a picturesque backdrop. The city is also known for its traditional architecture, with many of the buildings in the city center dating back to the Ottoman era. Permet is also home to some of the best traditional Albanian cuisine, with many restaurants serving up delicious dishes.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Himare

8, Himare

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Himare, located in the southern part of Albania, is a beautiful coastal town known for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and picturesque mountain views. It is a popular destination for tourists looking to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean climate, as well as explore the nearby archaeological sites and traditional villages.

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Borsh

9, Borsh

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Borsh is a small coastal town located in the south of Albania, known for its stunning beaches and crystal clear waters. It is a popular destination for tourists looking to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean sun, as well as explore the nearby archaeological sites and traditional villages. Borsh is also known for its delicious seafood dishes, making it a great place to sample some of the local cuisine.

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Ksamil

10, Ksamil

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Ksamil is a small coastal town located in the south of Albania, known for its crystal clear waters and white sand beaches. It is a popular tourist destination, offering a variety of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and boat trips to nearby islands. The town is also home to a number of restaurants and bars, making it a great place to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Shkodër

11, Shkodër

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Shkoder is a city located in the northwest of Albania, near the border of Montenegro. It is known for its beautiful lake, Lake Shkoder, which is the largest lake in the Balkans. The city is also known for its rich cultural heritage, with many historical sites, such as the Rozafa Castle, the Marubi National Museum of Photography, and the Mesi Bridge. Shkoder is also known for its vibrant nightlife and some of the best beaches in Albania.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Shengjin

12, Shengjin

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Shengjin is a coastal town in the Lezha District of Albania, located on the Adriatic Sea. It is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and stunning views of the nearby mountains. Shengjin is also home to a variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars, making it a great destination for a relaxing beach vacation.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Kavaje

13, Kavaje

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Kavaje is a small coastal town located in the Tirana County of Albania. It is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. It is also known for its traditional cuisine, which includes fresh seafood, and its vibrant nightlife. Kavaje is a great destination for those looking for a relaxing beach holiday or a lively night out.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Durrës

14, Durrës

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Durrës is a coastal city located in western Albania, just a short drive from the capital city of Tirana. It is known for its beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, and vibrant nightlife. The city is home to the largest amphitheater in the Balkans, built by the Romans in the 2nd century AD. Visitors can also explore the ruins of the ancient city walls, the Venetian Tower, and the Archaeological Museum. Durrës is also known for its lively nightlife, with plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from. The city is also a great place to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean climate, with plenty of beaches to explore.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Golem

15, Golem

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Golem, located in the Durres County of Albania, is a small coastal town known for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and picturesque views of the Adriatic Sea. It is a popular destination for tourists looking to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean climate, as well as explore the nearby archaeological sites and historical monuments.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Fier

16, Fier

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Fier is a coastal city located in the southwestern part of the country. It is known for its beautiful beaches, archaeological sites, and its vibrant nightlife. The city is home to the ancient ruins of Apollonia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the nearby beach of Gjipe is a popular spot for swimming and sunbathing. Fier is also known for its lively nightlife, with a variety of bars, clubs, and restaurants to explore.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Vlorë

17, Vlorë

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Vlorë is a coastal city located in the south of Albania, on the Adriatic Sea. It is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and picturesque views of the Mediterranean. The city is home to a number of historical sites, including the ruins of the ancient city of Aulona, the Venetian Castle, and the National Museum of Independence. Vlorë is an excellent destination for those looking for a relaxing beach holiday, as well as those looking to explore the city's rich cultural heritage. There are plenty of restaurants, bars, and cafes to explore, as well as plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and kayaking.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5
Vlora

18, Vlora

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Vlora is a coastal city located in the southwestern part of the country. It is known for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and picturesque views of the Adriatic Sea. It is also home to the National Flag Square, which is the site of the raising of the Albanian flag in 1912, and the nearby Castle of Vlora, which dates back to the 5th century. Vlora is a great destination for those looking for a relaxing beach vacation, as well as a great place to explore the history and culture of Albania.

Things to do: 0/5Food: 0/5Budget-friendly: 0/5Safety: 0/5

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