The road that links Tirana and Elbasan is E852. A hairy route, without guard rails, very high, badly maintained with high volume of heavy truck traffic and with Albanian drivers, who like to drive fast and dangerously. The road is just 42km and it goes over some steep mountain passes and the road lacks basic safety features.
Moscopole was a cultural and commercial center of the Aromanians, and now a small municipality in Korçë District, modern southeastern Albania.
High mountain road between the city of Koplik and the Theth National Park, in Albania, with a total length of 56km. The road includes asphalt and gravel sections.
Dangerous high mountain road between the city of Shkodër and the Theth National Park, in Albania, with a total length of 80km. The road includes asphalt, gravel and river crossing sections.
Infamous and scary road between Çorovodë and the Drenova National Park, in Albania, with a total length of 31 km. The expected time to drive the whole loop route is over than 1,5 hours, but during rainy days it can be totally impassable.
SH-23 is an Albanian road, with a total length of 99km, going among mountains and valleys. The road starts in the junction with SH-22 road, near Bajram Curri, and it finishes in Kukës. SH-23 is asphalted but suddenly it changes to gravel or sand in some sections.
Loop route starting in Përmet, with a total length of 82km, going through the Drenova National Park, in Albania. The expected time to drive the whole loop route is over than 4 hours, but during rainy days it can be totally impassable.
With a total length of 61km, the road between the municipalities of Kotë and Borsh, in Albania, includes asphalt, gravel and sand.
Although the government continues to make substantial investments in road improvements,many major roads in Albania are in poor condition. Disregard for traffic laws is widespread. Traffic accidents are frequent occurrences and can result in serious injury or death.
Driving along the coastal road from Orikum to Dhermi you will pass through the famous Llogara Pass, a spectacular winding road, rising up to 1,043m and overlooking the Ionian coast of the Albanian Riviera. This is the highest point on the main coastal road between Vlore and Sarande. The pass is traversed by SH-8 road.
Albania is often touted as “an undiscovered European destination” with a stunning landscape unspoilt by mass tourism, however getting around to enjoy this hidden gem is problematic; the transport infrastructure is shockingly bad and Albania’s drivers are not only atrocious, but heavily armed!.
The Strada degli Scarubbi is a terrible scary mountain road buit during the First World War. The road has a length of 10.5km, and links the Passo Xomo (1058m) and the Porte del Pasubio, at an elevation of 1928 m above the sea level. The road is located in the Vicentine Alps, amountain range of the Eastern Alps in Trentino and the provinces of Verona and Vicenza, Italy.
SH20 is a mountain road in northwestern part of Albania with a length of 20.7 miles. The road starts in Hani i Hotit, where a border crossing point between Albania and Montenegro is situated and ends in Vermosh, the northernmost village of Albania, located in the rural Kelmend municipality.