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‘How many things I have no need of”. These are Socrates’ words that we repeat anytime we pack for our vacations.  But if you are a person with small needs looking for adventure and an authentic experience in Albania, camping is the best option for you.

Camping is the best and cheapest way of exploring Albania if you’re traveling in a budget. There are many campsites in Albania located all over the country and near to the must-visit destinations. They make an affordable option for backpackers, for tourists on road or motorcycle trips and even for solo travelers. Here’s a list of all the available campsites in Albania. They are divided depending on tourism regions. In many cases, you can find short reviews made recently by foreign tourists. The list includes campsites that you can’t find online. 

Campsites in the Adriatic-Ionian Coastline

Lukova camping

Credit: Gate to Horizon Bio Camping Lukove

This list includes campsites located in beach areas or a short distance from the sea from Velipoja to Ksamil

Camping Clandestino, Velipoja, Baks-Rrjoll Road close to Viluni Lagoon: “Super chill campsite and super nice staff!”

Camping Riviera Shengjin: “It is a nice place, very friendly boss, and cheap price.”

Hotel Camping Mali i Robit, Golem, Durres

Kamping Pa Emer, Karpen-Golem: “The road there is true Balkan style, but camping there is well worth it.”

Camping Elvis, Fier

Camping Vlora, Radhima: “Beautiful Campsite on the Beach nice facilities and excellent value €5 per night tent & 1 person including Moto.”

Camper Beach Baro, Orikum Vlora

Camping Llogara

Kolektiv Camping Drymades, Dhermi

Camping Olive Garden, Dhermi

The Sea Turtle Camping Dhermi: “Perfect for the backpackers, families, and everyone in between. Great facilities, and a very cool bar at the front!”

Totoreto Camping, Dhermi

Camp Paradise, Dhermi: “Do not miss dinner, the food is excellent.”

Eco Camping, Dhermi: “oh…psst, you should not know about this place.”

Gjipe Eco Camp Ground, Gjipe beach

Shkolla Hostel, Vuno: “Super chilled but very basic place, a paradise for people with small needs.”

Vuno Camping on Jali Road

Kampingu Jal: “Great experience sleeping in the tents.Also a cheap traditional restaurant nearby. Recommended if you don’t want to spend a lot.”

Camper camping Jali

Social Camping Jal

Moskato Livadh Beach

Camping Livadh: “Cute campsite in the middle of ancient olive plants, just across the main Himara beach.”

Camping Kranea Livadh: “Staff is very nice, located directly at the beach, super clean and modern sanitary facilities.”

Toli’s Camping, Livadh

Nashos Camping, Livadh: “A clean, pleasant, clean sea and friendly staff. I’ll be back.”

Pine Side Camp, Himara: “The world would be a better place if all camps are like this one!”

The Sea Cave Camp, near the port

Kamping Himara

Vumlo Camping on Himara – Pilur Road

Star Camp, Qeparo

Gold camping Borsh: “Good location in the shade of olive trees very friendly staff and good tasting food.”

Tranquil Tents, Borsh: “Nice and quiet place, with extraordinary people…”

Gate to Horizon Bio Camping Lukova: “Absolutely amazing camping.”

High camping and parking, Lukova

Camping Ecuador Saranda

Saranda Camping Riverside: “The location is perfect, the sites are easy to reach if you are on foot, bicycle or driving.”

Camping 4 stine 1/2 on the road to Mirror Beach

Camping Sunset Ksamil

Ksamil Caravan Camping: “This campsite does not have a view of the beautiful beaches but doesn’t let that put you off, this campsite is a gem.”

Gaci’s camping Ksamil: “Nice little camping ground for a stay. We were with the Motorbike and we had a good time with the owner and his neighbors.”

Oni Campsite Ksamil

Glamour Camping Paradise Ksamil

Campsites in Northern Albania

Lumi i Shales

Credit: Eko Mendje

Free Camping Place, Blini Park, Shala River through Koman Lake

“This place is amazing. It’s not easy to find words to describe the nature here.”

Camping Gjergj Harusha, Theth

Camping Curraj Eperm, Curraj

Camping Legjenda Shkodra: “Crazy good camping! The pool at Night makes the heat at day disappear.”

Lake Shkodra Resort

Camping Clandestino, Baks-Rrjolle Velipoja: “Amazing beach near to the camp with the most exciting bridge I ever saw. The owners are super friendly and the food was priceless.”

Camping Riviera 2, Rana e Hedhun Shengjin

Electro House & Camping, Velipoja

Camping Riviera 2, Rana e Hedhun Shengjin

Electro House & Camping, Velipoja

Bio Farm Reci, Dibra, Zall-Dardhe to Zall Rec Road: “Beautiful view, nice people, and ingenious goat cheese.”

Campeggio Kapxhiu, Peshkopi, on the Road to the thermal baths: “Absolutely friendly host, nice little campground in an orchard. Quiet, NO RUBBISH, clean bathroom, cheap prices.”

Camping Motel Natyra in Podgorce, Peshkopi

Dibra Camping in Shumbat

“Fine, small, cheap campsite next to a bar. Sanitary facilities are great. Electricity and water connections available at the parking spaces.”

Bujar Camping in Puka

Krone Camping in Kruja

Kruje Camping

Campsites in Tirana – Elbasan Area

camping Tirana

Credit/Camping Tirana

Camping Tirana: Kashar, Kusi Lake: “Good facilities and manager friendly and helpful. Great value for money.”

Camping Agri-Tourism Huqi Maminas

Rulot Camping Shebenik-Jabllanica National Park

Bar Camping Landi: Elbasan

Camping AgroTourism Paja, Dumre, Marinez-Belsh Road

Camping Dajti

“What a find. A beautiful small site with only a 20min bike ride down into Tirana and the amazing Dajti Park and Cable car nearby. The hospitality is brilliant. Highly Recommended.”

Campsites in Berat

Best Caravan Camping, Berat, Poshnje In front of Cobo Winery: “Nice place, good food, cheap.
Everything I want from camping.”

Camping Villa Juri, Berat: “Very good camping and bed and breakfast in the center of Berat.”

Riverside camping, berat

Campsites in Pogradec – Lin, along Lake Ohrid coast

Pogradec camping Erlin

Credit: Erlin Beach Camping

Camping Arbi, Drilon-Pogradec: “The best camping on our trip. Clean, pretty and quiet. Amazing food (try the Korani fish) and the owners are super-nice.”

Bio Camping Pogradec, Drilon

Bar Restorant Camping Fabio, Drilon

Camping Peshku, Hudenisht, Pogradec

Restorant Camping Rei, Lin-Pogradec Road

Camping Beach Erlin, Close to Lin-Pogradec Road

Hotel Camping Lin, Lin Village: “Very nice place with an awesome panoramic view of Ohrid Lake.”

Camping in Gjirokastra – Permet – Leskovik

Permet Albturist camping

Credit: Albturist Permet

Albturist Permet: “I strongly recommend to stop in this beautiful place. Very close to the thermal baths of Benja”

Camping Gjirokaster, Valare Road: “Very nice campground in a scenic landscape. Best bathrooms we have seen in Albania after two weeks!”

Camping Late Gjirokastra

Ora RV camping Gjirokastra

Camping Cajupi

Camping Farma Sotira, Leskovik

Photo Credit: Kolektiv Camping Dhermi

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