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Gjipe Beach

Gjipe Beach

The nearby Canyon of Gjipe is situated in the lower part of the Gjipe Brook, between Vuno and Ilias, two villages close to Gjipe beach. This canyon represents a narrow strait, created by the activity of the brook flowing through its narrow pass. It measures over 800 miters long, 10-20 miters wide and possesses a few shallow caves. The cracks on the cliffs make it very difficult to climb down the walls of the canyon without professional equipment. Climbing up and down the Gjipe Brook is very dangerous because of falling rocks and is inadvisable. The scenery is amazing and close by is the beach of Gjipe with clean sand and sea, small caves and a rocky shore. To explore the canyon, drive towards the beach from the National Road (about 20 minutes) to Gjipe Beach and explore the bottom of the canyon from there. Accommodation and food is possible in the nearby villages of Vuno or Dhërmi.

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Comments (2)

  1. Natalia Vale - Portugal

    From Sarande there is a regular bus to arrive there? At what time?
    And to leave Himare to Tirana there is also a bus every day.
    I want to go there but there is no information in internet an I found a lot of people looking for the same.
    With no information many people dont go to Himare.

  2. There is no regular buses to arrive in the beach of Gjipe. There are 2-3 buses that you can take from Saranda and you can stop at Vuno or Ilias village. From there you can walk (for quite long) or take a taxi to the beach.

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