Welcome to Tepelenë

Tepelenë is a small town located on the left side of the Vjosa River on a plateau above the river in southern Albania. The castle / town walls overlook the river.

The warlord and ruler of Southern Albania, Ali Pasha of Tepelenë was born at the nearby village of Beçisht and there is a statue of him in Tepelenë. He lived in Tepelenë castle here for a period and met Lord Byron there.

This area has two towns, Tepelene and Memaliaj, 15 villages and castles, and caves, and waterfalls to see. “Kurvelesh” is a region in Albania, famous for the bravery, songs and pride.

Attractions in Tepelenë

Tours and Activities from Tepelenë