Hotel Facilities: Mountain Rescue Volunteer
Our pick for nicest guesthouse in Valbona Center. Big, old and authentic, but with new bathrooms and beds. The restaurant is small and basic, but set back next to a little stream. Very pretty. Host Kelmend is also very active in the community, working to give locals a voice with government.
Guesthouse Adenis is run by a very friendly and charming family. The younger members of the family all speak English. Rooms are comfortable & clean . Your host Adenis, who is all of 18 years old, has been working with tourists since he was oooh, maybe 7 years old and is now an experienced mountain […]
Adem and Faridja – who to my mind are a bit like the Albanian George Burns & Gracie Allen – welcome you to their traditional highland home. The house has 3 shared rooms with each 5 beds, and one luxurious private room with 1 double bed and 1 single bed in a newly made building, […]
Another on our short list of “Best Places.” A BEAUTIFUL old 150-year old house, 20 minutes’ hike above the valley bottom on the Maja e Rosit Path (although 4×4 transport is also available to get there), with tasteful modern renovations inside and good bathrooms. In a place where most people don’t really like animals, this family […]
Arben Selimaj runs a very friendly and welcoming guesthouse in a beautiful and quiet location nearby the Valbona river. It is surrounded by an overwhelming decor of mountains, which you will be able to enjoy all by yourself as there are no other guesthouses – or houses – near this spot. The family members all […]
Several years ago I was sitting in Arif Kadri’s new ‘stan’ (shepherd’s summer house), which at the time was just a one-room stone hut they built mostly “for fun” (since back then they only used the farm in May and September). I looked around and asked the obvious question: “Would you let tourists come and […]