Durres, formerly Durraza, is an ancient city founded in 627 B.C. At that time it was a key sea port of the Eastern Adriatic coast. Today Durres is a popular holiday choice in Albania.
The climate is typical mediterranean, the beaches are sandy and wide and the sea shallow and warm; perfect for a proper family holiday.
There are plenty of things to see on your holiday to Albania, Durres. See the ancient city walls, or visit the Roman thermal baths. We also recommend a visit to the Amphitheatre and the Archaeological Museum.
The Amphitheatre is one of the largest in the Balkan peninsula. It was built in the 2nd century A.D. and there was space for about 20.000 spectators. Today you can visit a part of the galleries, stair cases and also the arena.
The Archaeological Museum: Discover the largest collection of ancient items in the Archeological Museum near the sea. Truly fascinating, if you are interested in the history of Albania.
Today Durres is a modern city with plenty of restaurants, attractions and beaches, enough to keep you busy during your holiday.
If you are looking for holiday homes in Albania, then you have come to the right place. Our holiday homes, or holiday rentals, are all hand picked and of a high quality. Most of them are holiday apartments with shared access to swimming pool and many of them have a stunning sea view.