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Himarë - Key information

Himarë is a captivating municipality and region located in the heart of the Albanian Riviera, in Vlorë County. Offering a picturesque blend of mountainous terrain and clear Ionian Sea waters, Himarë is a haven for those seeking tranquil beauty and a touch of adventure. The area, comprising the administrative units of Himarë, Horë-Vranisht, and Lukovë, spans 571.94 km² of Mediterranean splendour.

The region’s main attraction is its stunning coastline, with long, white sandy beaches that offer both seclusion and a gateway to the crystal waters of the Ionian Sea. Here, visitors can immerse themselves in the local culture, where a mix of Albanian and Greek heritage creates a unique tapestry of traditions and language. The town of Himarë, along with the villages of Dhërmi and Palasa, is particularly known for its Greek community, while other areas such as Iljas, Lukovë, and Vuno are home to predominantly Albanian populations.

For travellers looking to escape the mundane, Himarë presents a perfect mix of relaxation and discovery. From its olive grove-lined hills to the azure waters hugging its shores, there’s an undeniable charm that beckons visitors. Whether you’re interested in exploring the Ceraunian Mountains, indulging in the local cuisine, or simply soaking up the sun on the beach, Himarë is an idyllic coastal destination that resonates with warmth and authenticity.

Population

2800

Average Air Quality
Annual Sunshine Hours

High (71st-80th percentile)

Annual Average Rainfall

Very High (81st-90th percentile)

Driving Distance From Major Population Centre

Sarandë , 77  minutes drive away. 

Distance From Airport

208 minutes away by car.

Healthcare Availability

Altitude, m

Himara

Climate of Himarë

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