Albania Grants Visa-Free Entry To Qatari Citizens Until Fall
According to reports, it has been decided by the Government of the Republic of Albania to grant visa-free entry to Qatari citizens. The Qataris are exempted from visa requirements for entering and staying in the country for 90 days during the summer season from April 1st to October 31st, 2018.
Albania comprises exotic locations, with a long coastline along the Adriatic and Ionian seas. It borders Greece, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, and Montenegro.
Though the country has a Muslim majority, it also has many large religious minorities, and religious tolerance is the norm, not the exception.
If you’re looking to visit this beautiful country, Albania’s capital, Tirana or Tiranë, is surrounded by trees and mountains. Mount Dajt is a popular tourist attraction with an excellent view of the city.
Berat, one of Albania’s oldest towns, has made it to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city known as the “city of 1001 windows”, Berat’s unique Ottoman/Albanian architecture sets it apart. The town also features a centuries old castle with townspeople still living within its walls.
Mount Moravia is a great hiking spot which offers a great view of the city and its landscapes. You can also view the old houses and bazaar that date back to the 15th century, and were burned three times. Many of the buildings were rebuilt in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The southern city of Gjirokastër is another UNESCO city known for its Ottoman architecture. It has a large castle on the hill in middle of the city which used to be a jail for many generations. A military museum and art gallery are now located inside.
The country is known for its natural beauty. Rich in rainfall, sheep, bare rocks and scenic views, it is one of the places in Albania you should see.
Dhërm is and ideal camping destination which also has one of the best beaches along the coastal road between the towns of Vlore and Saranda.
For those who love to explore history, Butrint is the largest archaeological site from Hellenic-era Albania. It is located on the coast in the southernmost tip of Albania not far from the Greek border, with minibuses available from the town of Saranda. Bylis is the second largest archaeological site from Roman-era Albania, and is also worth a visit.
In terms of climate, Albania’s coastal lowlands usually have typical Mediterranean weather, while the highlands have continental Mediterranean climate.