If turquoise blue seas and relaxing beaches are destinations of your dreams, then you must visit Himara region. Situated in the southwestern part of the country, it extends from the south of Llogara National Park to the Qeparo Mountains in the southeast.
Being the capital of the ancient times, the old town of Himara has many important monuments that you must visit. With more than 100 churches, monasteries, castles, and fortresses such as medieval chapels of St Mary of Kasopitra or splendid late marvel church of All Saints and to the military architectural castle of Porto Palermo you will have plenty of titillation to your senses.
Apart from Old Town of Himara, within easy reach there are also other picturesque villages that you can explore. In the heart of each village lies an enchanting church. The churches house wonderful altar paintings, Baroque paintings, and ceilings painted by local artists.
When walking in the narrow stone paths of these Mediterranean villages and when you begin to explore every inch of this sacred strip of land you will be exposed to new cultural experiences that are remote, untouched, and unique. Visit Himara and feel the Albanian hospitality that offers so much more than a sandy beach and a sunny weather.
The Castle was built by Ali Pasha Tepelena in 1804. The Castle is build on important strategic point, near the main road. Is located 13 km south of MiaMar Hotel and can be accessed by car, boat or by foot.
Follow the national road that leads from the town of Himara towards Qeparo village and the bay of Porto Palermo will revealed to you in a spectacular way.
Your adrenaline will be racing on the open water with jet skiing. Perfect for beginners or seasoned pros, it is the right thing to try if you are the type that seeks adventure. Hop on a jet ski and feel the wind in your hair as you whiz around the lake. Spanning across 13 miles, the Ionian Sea provides the ultimate location for jet skiing. Rentals are available along the most popular beaches of Himara. You can choose from jet ski tours or jet ski hire -both are guaranteed to make you feel like you hit the water running.