Festival Destinations

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Festival Destinations

Festival Destinations

With more than 40 different outdoor activities and many other events all over the region, the South Outdoor Festival is the biggest festival in Albania promoting tourism, culture, sports and everything that Southern Albania has to offer.

Explore everything happening in the region in one weekend.

Borsh Village

Borsh Village

From 2019 the village of Borsh has been the official host of the Festival Grounds. For 4 days Borsh is the epicentre of Albania’s biggest festival.

  • Main venue
  • Adventure point at the beach for different outdoor activities
  • Camping area
  • Games & entertainment
  • Fairs
Fterrë Village

Fterrë Village

This year's spotlight

Though the main area is in Borsh, we will continue the yearly tradition of promoting and presenting a new destination to attendees.

The selected village this year is Fterrë, just 12 km from Borsh in the countryside. The remote village will serve as a starting off point for many activities, as well as a hub for organizing different events. On Saturday, September 4 we will all be here and celebrate with the following:

  • Local music & entertainment
  • Fairs and forums
  • Local foods and cultural activities
  • Different outdoor activities 
Jala Bay

Jala Bay

Adeventure Point

The amazing Jala Bay will is our traditional adventure point. Jala is a great location for Kayak and SUP Monstair Tours, as you can easily reach Gjipe Bay and visit many forgotten beaches and caves along the way. This is also a perfect spot for Scuba Diving.  

Gjipe Canyon & Bay

Gjipe Canyon & Bay

Adventure Point

With amazing blue seas, an intriguing network of caves and the towering ochre cliffs of the canyon, it’s really no surprise that Gjipe Beach is widely considered one of Albania’s best. Gjipe is also the perfect place for outdoor lovers, including Canyoning & Climbing  and Kayak & SUP Monstair tours from Jala Bay.

  • Water activities
  • Canyoning and Climbing
  • Camping & Hiking
  • Beach time
Porto Palermo Bay

Porto Palermo Bay

Beach Event

The Porto Palermo Castle is one of the most well-preserved castles in Albania. Just a 10 minute drive from Borsh (10 min drive), here we’ll celebrate at the last day of the festival with a special closing party at the beach, in addition to activities which will take place during the festival.

  • Closing event
  • Cultural tour at the Castle
  • Mountain biking at the hidden submarine cave
  • Diving, SUP & Kayak on the last day

Trusted Partners

South Outdoor Festival is realized in strong partnership with the Albanian best Tour Operators who have been working in tourism sector for years, specializing active tourism and receiving awards for developing new tourist products and events within their businesses. The festival is strongly supported from GIZ Albania in collaboration with Ministry of Tourism and Environment, National Tourism Agency, Himara Municipality.

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