Vlorë, situated on the south Adriatic coast and the north Ionian coast and covering almost thirty percent of the entire coastline of Albania, it is considered to be a centre of the region called Albanian Riviera. Its ancient history gives a special charm to this beautiful city. Amazing atmosphere of antiquity is emphasized by the ancient monuments that have survived up to our days. One of the most interesting sites of ancient architecture is the amphitheatre of Orikum, which was built in the first century BC. Near Vlorë there is the Archaeological Museum of the historic city of Apollonia. You can get acquainted with the history of Vlorë in the Historical Museum, the Ethnographic Museum and the Museum of Independence. Vlorë also offers excellent facilities for sports and active rest.