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Village in a valley of the Albanian Alps with wide views, mountains and a very wide stony river.

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Most recent update 8 March 2023


Vermosh is the northernmost village of Albania. The village lies in a valley of the Albanian Alps, along a river with the same name. Many visitors come to Vermosh for its mountain views. The very wide, flat bed of the river Vermosh, which has created a smooth, stony depression, with wide views. The natural landscape is great area for birding and hiking. Among the birds you can encounter are Golden Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, European Bee-eater, Black Redstart, Hoopoe, White-throated Dipper, Red-backed Shrike, Spotted Flycatcher, Grey Wagtail, White Wagtail, Alpine Accentor, Common Nightingale, Black-eared Wheatear and Mistle Thrush.



Easy access by car. Vermosh is located in the north of Albania, close to the border with Montenegro. From Tirana it's about 200 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Scattered trees and bushes , Mountain , Valley , Plain , River , City/village


Open landscape , Hilly

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

Spring , Summer , Autumn

Best time to visit

Spring , Autumn migration , Spring migration


Paved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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