Vlora is one of the most beautiful cities in Albania. Called the “city of the flag”, the “city with two seas” or the “southern port of the Adriatic”, it is considered the pearl of Albanian tourism, with its shores, Karaburun. , Sazanin, Llogorane, Kanina fortress, Narta Lagoon, numerous beaches, monuments, people, land and sea products. Visiting Vlora means giving yourself the privilege of enjoying the most pleasant and impressive feeling of good taste, always high spirits and wonderful nature. By choosing Vlora for your vacation, of course you will make a smart choice but you should keep in mind that Vlora is a magical city that makes it hard to go back
Vlora is located in SW Albania along the low coast of the Adriatic and the rocky coast of the Ionian. With an area of 1609 km2 and a population of 200,000 inhabitants, the district of Vlora is bordered to the north by Fier, to the east by Mallakastra and Tepelena, and to the south by Saranda and Gjirokastra.
Being the second port of the country, Vlora is located 72 km from Otranto (Italy) and 123 km from the island of Corfu (Greece). Marine transport operates regularly on the lines with the ports of Bari and Brindiz. In order to transport goods and passengers, 3 million tons of goods are processed in this port per year. Also, Vlora communicates with Tirana (135km) and Durrës (100km) via the highway and the artery of the Albanian Railway. In the internal lines, it is carried out by means of bus, taxi and van. The most important tourist itineraries are Vlorë-Kaninë, Vlorë-Llogora-Himarë and Vlorë-Amantia and Vlorë-Zvërnec. The postal service is provided by the Albanian Post, which performs several services, while well-known companies offer postal services such as DHL, Visa Card, Money Gram, Western Union, etc.
Today Vlora is a university city and there are many educational, cultural and sports institutions such as the Shevqet Musaraj Library, the Petro Marko Theater, the Ali Demi Gymnasium, many museums, such as the historical, ethnographic and independence museums. Every year, important national activities take place here, such as the Festival of Mediterranean Polyphony, the Book Fair, the National Festival of Variety Theatres. Two of the values of the cultural heritage that the Vlora region carries are the Labe Polyphony, valued as a UNESCO property, or the Vlora folk songs. Vlora for the many values it carries and thanks to its geographical location is visited by tourists throughout the year, offering several types of tourism such as cultural, historical, mountain, sports, coastal, etc.
The community structure of Vlora Municipality will include:
– the community council of region 1, which includes the neighborhood “Partizani”, “15 October”, “4 Heronjte”, “Hajro Çakerri”
– the community council of region 2, which includes the neighborhood “i.Buletini”, “Pavaresia e R 2″, 10 July”, “Uji i Ftohte”
– the community council of region 3, which includes the neighborhood “Pavaresia R3”, “Rilindja”, “Lef Sallata”, “29 Nentori”, “Deshmoret” and “28 Nentori”
– the community council of region 4, which includes the neighborhood “1Maji”, “Qeriba Deri”, “24 Maji” and “Bashkimi”
– the community council of region 5, which includes the neighborhood “Lirim”, “Osman Haxhiu”, “Kushtrimi”, “January 11”, “November 28”
– the community council of region 6 in Orikum.
It includes these neighborhoods: “MAJI 1”, “JULY 10”, “ORIKUM CENTER”, “XENJO”, “PORTATIVET”, “4
The “Uji i Ftohte” neighborhood is located in region number 2 of the city of Vlora, five minutes away from the Lungomare promenade. Quiet area, with the most possible facilities. Around it there are various institutions and parks for children.
Neighborhood “Pavaresia” is located in region no. 2 of the city of Vlora. It is a well-maintained neighborhood. There are new buildings and institutions nearby. It is located 5 minutes away from the new center of Vlora with facilities such as schools, parks and banks.
The “Bulevardi-Skele” neighborhood is suitable for a variety of businesses thanks to its position and significant facade. It is organized by a free space, quiet area, lighted streets, new buildings and many different facilities such as schools, pharmacies, etc.
The “Muradie” neighborhood is more than a colorful neighborhood just as Vlora is much more than just the sea and the riviera. The “Muradie” neighborhood got this name in memory of Sultan Murad. This neighborhood consists of a museum complex. The area consists of sidewalks on both sides with a lighting system and a water drainage system and buildings with roofs.
Lungomare is a fascinating promenade by the sea in Vlora. A walk along this promenade above all means enjoying the fresh sea air and a beautiful coastal landscape filled with quaint coves, but it is much more than that.