Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Vermoshi The largest village in the Albanian Alps.

VERMOSHI: 1100 m above sea level. It is located in the northernmost part of Albania, about 85 km away from Koplik, in the Kelmend Administrative Unit. It is the largest village in the Albanian Alps.

This village is located on a mountain plain of glacial origin, between which passes the Vermoshi River, or as it is otherwise called, the Limi River, the only river in Albania with opposite flow that flows into the Danube. On both sides of the valley rise mountain slopes with considerable slopes covered with forests and pastures. Woody vegetation consists mainly of beech and conifers. Vermoshi is famous for its panorama as well as for the snowfall that lasts about 100 days a year.

The main activities that can take place in Vermosh are mountain climbing in the Marlula highlands, walks in the deep alpine valleys (of Lëpushë and Cem), skiing on natural snowy slopes, trout sport fishing, etc. Another activity is mountain bike tours.

The Vermosh area is mentioned for the high quality of dairy products as well as for the cultivation of potatoes. In Vermosh grow over 30 types of medicinal and aromatic plants such as: blueberries, raspberries, salep, balsam, linden, cermedeli, etc. Rare and famous products here are those prepared from blueberries and strawberries as well as sansa brandy.

The Vermosh area is mentioned for the high quality of dairy products as well as for the cultivation of potatoes. In Vermosh grow over 30 types of medicinal and aromatic plants such as: blueberries, raspberries, salep, balsam, linden, cermedeli, etc. Rare and famous products here are those prepared from blueberries and strawberries as well as sansa brandy.

The mountains that surround the Vermosh valley and reach up to 2000 m above sea level are characterized by a rich fauna with wildlife, such as brown bear, roe deer, wolf, pig, wild goat, birds of all kinds, but especially the rare ones, the mountain eagle and the vulture.

Vermoshi is a wonderful place that offers great opportunities to spend the best vacation with stunning landscapes and rare natural beauty. Served in private alpine houses, but also hotels and inns with organic food of the area. Accommodation is daily, weekly and monthly for local and foreign vacationers.

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