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.

The road is 87.7 km long. It’s specially dangerous after rainfalls, really usual in this zone. It links Korçë, the seat of Korçë County in southeastern Albania and Leskovik, a town in the Korçë County, right at the Greek-Albanian border.
The road and the zone is pretty isolated. The weather on this zone is harsh and highly unpredictable. Beautiful for the scenery that is, and so not used by any other vehicles other than local minibus traffic. Blissful but very, very bumpy. And potholed. And steep in parts. And climbing. But beautiful.

Due to the varying geographic elevation, the route features endless panoramic routes. The road is asphalted and is good-ish rutted and potholed but still a great ride through some rolling hills with loads of gun turrets built into the hillsides. According to the Albanian government, there are plans to improve the road shortly.
It’s a very scenic drive but expect three hours driving to complete to drive to the Greek border.  The road is winding, in some places only wide enough for one vehicle, and in many places bordered by a drop of hundreds of meters (many hundreds of feet). It is a narrow road with a lot of double bends and the pavement is not always very new ...but if you drive it you will never forget the stunning scenery.


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