Crawling up the staggering mountains of southern Albania, is Gjirokaster; a small town known for its UNESCO protected architecture.  Impressive tower houses built hundreds of years ago during the ottoman occupation will transport you to a different time and way of living.  As if the beautiful houses weren’t enough, Gjirokaster is also home to a medieval castle, numerous cultural highlights, fresh local cuisine, and endless hiking opportunities. It’s the perfect place to connect with history, the great outdoors, memorable meals, and amazing local people.