Albanian Riviera, Western Balkans Beach Vacation
Each week National Geographic Traveler editors select a seasonal trip showcasing the world’s best destinations to visit right now.
2013 Best Fall Trip #1
Albania’s southwestern Ionian coast is a short ferry hop from Corfu, Greece, yet remains relatively undiscovered and affordable. Summer traffic is increasing along the sun-bleached Albanian Riviera, but—for the moment at least—the warm turquoise waters, rocky coves, and pebble-and-sand beaches are blissfully empty in early fall.
When to Go: September-October (more…)