The Italian or the French Riviera? Skip both and head to Albania
The Albanian coast is Europe’s best-kept secret destination
Finding a hidden gem in Europe has become increasingly difficult. Throw the word affordable in there and you're headed to impossible land. After all, it is the world’s most-visited continent, with more than 670 million visitors in 2017. The search is even more fierce when it comes to destinations by the sea. But if you’re willing to stray off the beaten path, you should head out to the Balkans. The Albanian coast has been placed in several best-affordable beach destination lists for 2018—and for very good reasons.
Browse the gallery and check out the best of this hidden European gem.