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Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello

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well worth the stop

The Porto Palermo is a striking part of the Albanian coast. Ali Pasha's castle is the best... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Columbia, Missouri
A visit point in Himare

We saw this castle in some maps for tourists . Worth the visit, thanks Sandri for your help. Take... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Porto Palermo is a striking part of the Albanian coast. Ali Pasha's castle is the best preserved (and the newest, I think) castle along "the Riviera." Cafe/restaurant across the road offers shaded parking and a shady veranda on which to have a cool drink...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We saw this castle in some maps for tourists . Worth the visit, thanks Sandri for your help. Take an hour to visit this place.

Thank BobDereck
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Like probably most people did I know next to nothing about the history of Albania's most famous leader Ali Pasha. Visiting one his castle including the tour gave our traveling group a great inside into the life and history of this historical figure in a...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This castle is well worth a stop if you are in the area. Built on a spit of land the view from the top of the triangular built castle/ fortress is very good - but go below - its horrible - damp & dark. If...More

Thank kaw118
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's worth a trip out to the this castle if you're staying nearby (15 minutes from Himare down the coast) but it's nothing too exciting. The history behind it is interesting but they don't tell you much at the castle itself and its poorly lit...More

Thank Danrzr
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very nice castle in probably the most beautiful bay of the Albanian riviera. It is a must for both history and nature lovers.

Thank helloween2016
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We recomend for visitors who want to spend time not only on the beach. venetian castle wich later rebuilt from ottomans in their empire.

Thank tomchar208
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

One of the nicest beaches, magnificent views, a nice bar across the street.... A bit further there is a military port,.... James Bond style...

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is another great place to visit. The beach in underneath and the castle lies on top of the mountain. The castle is unique and very beautiful. A must visit for everyone. The bay is small but very suitable for people who love quietness and...More

Thank ErisK73
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Probably the best beach in Albania (but we haven't been to Gjipe). Plenty of free space even in high season. South side great for snorkeling and the concrete dock on the north calls for jumps. Check the fortress above it.

Thank Zsombor P
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