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Saranda the gateway to the southern Albania

Updated: Feb 14, 2022

Sarandë, the gateway to the southern Albania, is a small town situated on a beautiful horseshoe bay between the mountains and the lonian Sea. Saranda is one of the most attractive tourist towns on the Albanian Riviera , where honeymooners traditionally spend their holidays. The name Saranda derives from an early Christian monastery dedicated to Agioi Saranta (Forty Saints). In antiquity, Saranda was known as Onchesmus.Located opposite the Greek island of Corfu, Saranda is characterized by a Mediterranean climate and warm sea waters. Saranda typically has over 300 sunny days a year.



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