Camping is an alternative and cheap way of spending holidays for many tourists. Local and foreign backpackers can camp throughout Albania, from north to south, from the coastline in the west to the mountains in the east. According to Camping.info there are at least 58 campsites all across Albania. The county of Vlora, for instance, is one of these areas where visitors can set up their own camping tents. One of these is campsites is located in the Radhima area. The campsite is a favourite destination mainly for families who prefer holidays in nature. According to holidaymakers, the infrastructure in Vlora is good enough to practice this kind of tourism.
A one night stay in a campsite costs about €20 and, for foreign tourists, this is a very reasonable price. Holidaymakers are happy not only with the services offered to them but also from the hospitability of the people and the surrounding environment. Some Italian families that have set up their tents say that they are very satisfied with the service. Some tourists say that to them the campsite is a real paradise. They have all the needed facilities and overall prices are cheap. For them, this is the second time they come camping in this area, not only because there is nothing lacking regarding amenities, but also because the locals are very social and professional. They add that the food is very tasty and fresh, too.
Also, as the number of Spanish tourists in Albania have increased vastly in recent years, it is not surprising to find some holidaymakers from Spain in Vlora too. They say that camping is their preferred choice of tourism and they feel satisfied with the service, prices and the surrounding landscape in Radhima. One of them says that camping gives you the option to explore more and see different places. “It is very beautiful here and I would recommend this place to my friends back home”- says one of the Spanish tourists in the site.
Another tourist from Germany, accompanied by his family, has come for the first time in Albania. To him, contact with nature is very important, and in Vlora they have the sea near their campsite. The children feel at home in Vlora and one night stay in the tent is only €20, which is way cheaper compared to Croatia or Montenegro. In Vlora county, other seaside villages besides Radhima offer the option of camping sites such as Dhërmi, Orikum, Qeparo, Lukova, etc.
There are at least 58 campsites spread throughout Albania.