Category: Tourism

Albanian Museums and Sites to Set New Attendance Record in 2018

Albanian Museums and Sites to Set New Attendance Record in 2018

TIRANA, August 3 Official data from INSTAT confirm that the number of visitors in Albanian museums and castles increased by 73 percent during the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year. The monuments of culture and the archeological parks...

Air and Marine Connectivity for Saranda in the Future

Air and Marine Connectivity for Saranda in the Future

TIRANA, August 1 Improved connectivity and air connectivity are the plans for the future of the tourism sector in the southern city of Saranda, one of the top destinations in Albania. Minister of Infrastructure and Energy Damian Gjiknuri said during a visit to newly opened...

Best Camping Experience in Albania

Best Camping Experience in Albania

‘How many things I have no need of”. These are Socrates’ words that we repeat anytime we pack for our vacations.  But if you are a person with small needs looking for adventure and an authentic experience in Albania, camping is the best option for...

List of 16 Priority Development Tourism Areas Unveiled

List of 16 Priority Development Tourism Areas Unveiled

TIRANA, July 20 Sixteen areas throughout Albania have now the status of priority development tourism zones. The Ministry of Tourism and Environment unveiled on Friday the 16 priority tourism areas in a roundtable of investors, representatives of state agencies, mayors, tour operators and tour agencies....

Za Fest Revives Legends with Music and Poetry in Theth

Za Fest Revives Legends with Music and Poetry in Theth

TIRANA, July 19 The second edition of Za Fest returns to the rugged peaks of the Accursed Mountains in Theth on 20-21-22 July to dust off old legends and old stories. Folktales, music, hiking, local food culture, poetry, movie screenings, and yoga, are the highlights...

How to Spend One Day in Kruja

How to Spend One Day in Kruja

TIRANA, July 10 If you’re visiting Albania during this year, you should know that 2018 is the Nationwide Year of Skanderbeg. Albanian institutions and citizens all over the country observe the 550th death anniversary of National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu. The name and life of...

Dhermi Village Celebrates Honey Festival

Dhermi Village Celebrates Honey Festival

  TIRANA, July 9 Mjalt’Fest, a culinary festival dedicated to honey was celebrated in the southern village of Dhermi during the weekend. Mjalt’Fest is one of the local festivals that will be organized during the summer season in Albanian villages with major potential for tourism...

Ferry Line Connects Himara-Corfu & Vice-Versa every Monday

Ferry Line Connects Himara-Corfu & Vice-Versa every Monday

TIRANA, July 5 Albanian and international citizens and tourists can now travel from the coastal municipality of Himara in the Southern Rivera to Corfu in the Ionian Islands. The seasonal ferry line service offered by Finikas Lines operates every Monday respectively at 13:00 and 20:00...

Albania among Top 10 Destinations for French Tourists

Albania among Top 10 Destinations for French Tourists

TIRANA, June 25 The French weekly newspaper Journal de Dimanche ranks Albania among the top ten tourist destinations for 2018. Albania is considered as the most secret destination in the newspaper’s list. “Albania, along with Columbia and Haiti, is one of the most attracting destinations,”...