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The Monks’ Olive Oil Legacy at Ardenica Monastery
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The Monks’ Olive Oil Legacy at Ardenica Monastery

TIRANA, October 28 From Trappist Beer to wine, cheese, and even cannabidiol tinctures in California, monks and nuns from all over the world are famous for making some delicious and high-sought-after products. It is widely known that many regional products from Medieval Times in Europe were made by monks. What about Albania? What is the...

Explore Prespa Lakes, Three Countries One Region
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Explore Prespa Lakes, Three Countries One Region

TIRANA, October 25 Nature, animals and birds know no borders. Feel this type of freedom in Prespa transboundary area Good things are better shared! The top destination in Albania for a quiet mystical holiday, silent but starry night skies, and a little inner peace where to reconnect with nature and self is shared with North...

How to Apply for Classification of Tourist Facilities?
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How to Apply for Classification of Tourist Facilities?

TIRANA, October 22 Every accommodation facility that operates in the hospitality sector in Albania must apply for the category certificate by December 2019. The Ministry of Tourism and Environment announced that the process of the mandatory classification of accommodation facilities has started and the last day for applying is on December 31, 2019. The brings...

Discover Grazhdani Castle in Peshkopia
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Discover Grazhdani Castle in Peshkopia

TIRANA, October 11 Those who travel to Dibra for sure know how to taste the adventure as the region is known for its great food and outdoor experiences. Dibra is not as popular as other regions, yet it has the resources to develop a sustainable tourism industry that would provide social, environmental, and economic benefits....

Blue Eye Spring to Reopen for Visitors
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Blue Eye Spring to Reopen for Visitors

TIRANA, October 9 The Blue Eye nature monument, Delvina area, that was temporarily closed following a rock slide incident that happened last week, will reopen for visitors on Thursday, October 10. The Regional Administration for Protected Areas in Vlora (AdZM Vlora) announced on Wednesday that the site will be accessible for visitors who must with...

Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park Welcomed Over 39,000 Visitors
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Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park Welcomed Over 39,000 Visitors

TIRANA, October 1 Fancy a late-summer break? Karaburun-Sazan National Marine Park is a top destination for the late summer sun. The data provided by the Port of Vlora confirm a high trend in visitor numbers even during September. The ninth month is the best time of the year for travelers that don’t like crowds and...

Travel the Unknown: Explore Kacnia Glacial Lakes in Dibra
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Travel the Unknown: Explore Kacnia Glacial Lakes in Dibra

TIRANA, September 6 The 15 glacial lakes of Kacnia are an unknown destination even though they’re located not far from Lura lakes. The lakes got the attention of hikers and outdoor enthusiasts that explored Balgjaj Mountain also known as Allamani Mount in Kater Gryket (four gorges). Glacial activity created a jagged terrain with several peaks...

How to Travel from Malta to Albania
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How to Travel from Malta to Albania

TIRANA, September 4 Have you ever wondered where do the people living in overcrowded destinations such as Ibiza or Malta spend their holidays? When crowds of millions start flocking to cities or islands with a few hundreds of thousands of inhabitants, the struggle begins. This is the reason why local authorities in Amsterdam or Majorca...

Librazhd, Place of Karst Fields and Water Resources
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Librazhd, Place of Karst Fields and Water Resources

TIRANA, September 2 Librazhd is a town in the south-east of Albania, Elbasan county. It spans an area of 793 km2, and in 2011 it had around 31.000 inhabitants. The maximum height is found in the Red Point in Shebenik Mountain, 2253 meters above the sea level. The territory of Librazhd has a rich flora,...

Historical and Cultural Monuments to Visit While in Durres
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Historical and Cultural Monuments to Visit While in Durres

TIRANA, AUGUST 30 The currently third most populous city in Albania, after the capital, Tirana and Fier, Durres is located in western-central Albania. Since its establishment around 7th century BC, Durres has witnessed the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires gone by and has been one of the most important cities of Albania throughout the centuries...