Gjirokaster: The picturesque Old Town is an Unesco World Heritage site

Gjirokaster: The picturesque Old Town is an Unesco World Heritage site

For a start, you’ll probably have to spend a few hours sitting on the beach with a meal 10 times cheaper than the one you had in Corfu that morning, or paddling in the same, crystal-clear Ionian Sea before you can even work out how to get to your next destination.

In Gjirokastër you’ll be greeted by the Old Town, which is technically a Unesco World Heritage Site, with cobbled streets and perfectly preserved Ottoman architecture, but it’s a killer on the thighs. As you pick fresh fruit off fig trees overhanging from lush gardens and enjoy a €5 dinner on garden chairs set out on ledges along the winding roads.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/europe/gjirokaster-albania-travel-holiday-what-to-do-unesco-city-beach-corfu-ionian-sea-a9000731.html