Historic Sites in Albania

If you’re looking to discover Historic Sites in Albania then our initial list of Albanian historic sites may be able to help you start your explorations. We’ll be continually adding to this list over time so make sure you check back later to find more historical sites in Albania.

Once you’ve explored the Historic Sites in Albania and other historic sites of interest, you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Albania, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page .

Albania: Site Index


Apollonia is an ancient site in Albania which Cicero deemed a 'great and important city'.

Apollonia is an ancient site in Albania which was home to a succession of civilisations, but which reached its zenith in the 3rd or 4th century BC. Whilst the site of Apollonia was once inhabited by Illyrian tribes, it was in approximately 588 BC that Greek colonists from Corfu and... Read More

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Berat is a popular historic town in Albania containing an impressive 13th century castle as well as interesting museums.

Berat is one of the most popular historic destinations in Albania. An ancient town that has continually been inhabited through the ages, it retains much of its historic charm. Founded in antiquity, an early Macedonian city was built here in the third or fourth centuries BC named Antipatreia after the Macedonian... Read More

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Butrint is a prehistoric UNESCO World Heritage site in south west Albania which has been occupied by the Greeks, Romans and Byzantines.

Butrint is an archaeological national park in Albania and a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its ancient ruins dating back as far as the 7th century BC. In fact, classic mythology says that exiles moved to Butrint to escape following the fall of Troy. Originally part of an area called... Read More