SH-21

Dare to drive the dangerous Road SH-21

SH21 is the name of a spectacular yet dangerous high mountain road, located in the northwestern tip of Albania. The road is 55km long and climbs up to Thore-Pass. 

Nikç Road

Nikç Road, pure Albanian adventure

Nikç Road is a short high mountain road leading to Nikç, a small town located in the Kelmend municipality, Malësi e Madhe District, Shkodër County, in northern Albania.

Qafë Vranicë

Adventure along Qafë Vranicë

Qafë Vranicë is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.630m (5,347ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Albania and Montenegro.

Road SH20

The paved SH20 is a mountain road in Albania

SH20 is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a steep and narrow zig-zag road located in Shkodër County, in the former Kelmend municipality, in Shkodër County, Albania.

Qafë Botë

Qafë Botë, a border paved road in the Albanian mountains

Qafë Botë is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 142m (465ft) above the sea level located in the Albanian mountains along the border between Albania and Greece.

Mount Tomorr

The road to Mount Tomorr is not for timid drivers

Mount Tomorr is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.382m (7,814ft) above the sea level, located in Berat County, in southern Albania. It’s said to be the highest point in Albania that you can reach by car. The average gradient is 11.36% with sections up to 16%.

Qafa e Llogarasë

Llogara Pass is a winding coastal road in Albania

Llogara Pass (Qafa e Llogarasë) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.043m (3,422ft) above the sea level, located in Vlorë County, in Albania. It's one of the best coastal drives in the world.

 Qafa e Morinës

Qafa e Morinës, a paved border road in the Albanian mountains

Qafa e Morinës (Qafë Morinë) is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 563m (1,847ft) located along the border between Albania and Kosovo.

Çorovodë-Piskovë road

Travelling trhough the unpaved road from Çorovodë to Piskovë

Located in southern Albania, the Çorovodë-Piskovë Road is a rough gravel track through the mountains. It’s said to be one of the most dangerous roads of the country.

SH8 Road

SH8 road offers spectacular views of the Albanian coast

SH8 is the name of a scenic coastal road offering spectacular views along the Adriatic and Ionian coasts of Albania. It’s one of the world's best coastal drives.

Bredhat e Hotovës loop road

Bredhat e Hotovës Loop Road, an epic adventure

The Fir of Hotova National Park Loop Road is an epic adventure in the heart of the Morava Mountain Range, in southern Albania. The road is in rough shape and requires a 4x4. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. It shouldn’t be attempted by those who don't know how to reverse. 

Muhurr bridge

The Albanian Muhurr bridge is not for the faint of heart

Located in Muhurr, a small town in the Dibër County, northeastern Albania, the Muhurr bridge is 45m long. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Qafa e Thorës

Driving the SH21 road to Thore Pass is not a piece of cake

Thore Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.691m (5,547ft) above the sea level, located in Shkodër County, in the northwestern tip of Albania. The pass is traversed by the infamous Road SH21.

Qafë Shtamë

Qafë Shtamë, a tragic road in Albania

Qafë Shtamë is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.229m (4,032ft) above the sea level located on the boundary of Durrës and Dibër counties, in northern Albania.

Krraba Pass

Krraba Pass, a curvy paved road to the summit

Krraba Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 807m (2,647ft) above the sea level, located in the Elbasan County, in central Albania.

Qafë Thanë

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling the International Qafë Thanë

Qafë Thanë is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.000m (3,280ft) located on the border of Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia.

SH 36

The Albanian SH36 road is not for the timid drivers

SH36 is a terrible high mountain road located in northeastern Albania. The road is in dreadful condition and requires strong nerves to negotiate it. It’s certainly breathtaking and has a fearsome reputation. The road features more than 40 hairpin turns.

Kanionet e Osumit bridge

Crossing the challenging Kanionet e Osumit bridge

Located south from the town of Çorovoda in Skrapar district, southern Albania, the Kanionet e Osumit bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Gjipe Beach Road

Adventure along the road to Gjipe Beach

Located in the Albanian Riviera, Gjipe Beach is said to be the most beautiful beach of the country. Drive with care as this is a terrifying steep road (up to 9%) with dangerous drop offs. It's best not to look down. One mishap and you plunge off the cliff and into the sea. It’s one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world.

Leqet e Hotit

A hairpinned road to the summit of Leqet e Hotit

Leqet e Hotit is a mountain pass at an elevation of 684m (2,244ft) above the sea level, located in Shkodër County, in northern Albania.

SH40

The Albanian Road SH40 is the Journey to Hell

Nicknamed the Journey to Hell, SH40 road is an epic adventure in the heart of northwestern Albania. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point.

SH75

SH75, one of the most demanding Albanian roads

SH75 is a truly amazing road. With beautiful landscapes, it’s pretty challenging and one of the most demanding roads Albania has to offer. The road is to be avoided. It is currently in very bad shape. However, if necessary, it is passable.

Qafë Barit

Driving the wild Qafë Barit

Qafë Barit is a mountain pass at an elevation of 968m (3,175ft) above the sea level, located in Shkodër County, in northern Albania.

Qafe e Malit Shoshit

A dangerous cliff road to Qafe e Malit Shoshit

Qafe e Malit Shoshit is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.213m (3,979ft) above the sea level, located in Shkodër County, in northwestern Albania.

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