The city of Gjirokastra, Albania is one of the most magical places I have ever been.
All research that I’d done prior to my arrival in Albania, was that many a person makes a day trip from Sarandë to Gjirokastra; but not so many opt to stay overnight in the mountain city. And I am just here to tell you guys: spending 24 hours in Gjirokastra is 100%, absolutely, without a shadow of a doubt WORTH IT.
The old town, known as Albania’s Stone City, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with traditional ottoman houses, steep winding stone streets, and an extremely high concentration of colourful carpets.
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