Saranda, Albania has officially kicked off this year’s tourist season. Saturday, the traditional feast of mussels singals another season of seaside festivals, sports, and sightseeing experiences.
The city, which boasts of archaeological sites and more, has recently undergone many improved infrastructure initiatives.Saranda Mayor Stefan Cipa told the Albanian Telegraphic Agency: “The public beaches will be bigger in surface area spanning from Butrinti site to the harbor.”
Some half million visitors enjoyed the city’s hospitality last year, and experts predict this season will be even better, some say arrivals will grow by 20% or more.
A small city, the remains of UNESCO World Heritage site, Butrint, attest to Saranda’s ancient past and popularity. For more information on Seranda, readers may want to check out Visit Saranda.