Durrës, the biggest seaport of the country, is located 34km away from Tirana. It is the most ancient city in Albania or the eternal city over the Adriatic sea , with almost 3,000 years of history.
Located on the Adriatic coast, Durrës is a sea town with many things to offer to visitors, including great beaches and unique archaeological landmarks, such as the largest amphitheater of the Balkan Peninsula. Durrës has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cool winters. The average water temperature in Durrës is from 14 °C (57 °F) in February to 26 °C (79 °F) in August. The summer in Durrës starts from May to middle of October.
Durres coastline is divided into three areas. Lalzi Bay is the most expensive area where the price per square meter varies between Euro 900 and 1,100. The second area is located from Plepa to Golem, where there’s a rising supply in properties. The cheapest houses can be found in the buildings behind the railway, where the average piece is Euro 300 per square meter. In the meantime, the price for the homes located near the beach varies between Euro 700 to Euro 750.The third area is Qerreti beach, where the apartment prices vary between Euro 800 and Euro 850.
Durres is one of the most frequented cities during the summer, but not only. Many foreigners have chosen to buy houses or apartments, most of them Italians. This trend is affected by the high number of visitors and tourists and the competitive prices compared to the other countries of the region.