Category: Tourism

(The London Economic) – Rebranding Albania: Europe’s hot new destination?

(The London Economic) – Rebranding Albania: Europe’s hot new destination?

This is not an orginal article of invest-in-albania.org. The  following article was first published by The London Economic. To read the original one, please click here.  By Steve Taggart For many decades, Albania was not considered a tourist destination. Although situated just 45 miles from the eternally-popular...

Top ten touristic villages to be visited during 2014 in Albania

Top ten touristic villages to be visited during 2014 in Albania

The National Agency of Tourism and “Campus Albania” have listed the top ten touristic villages to visit during 2014. The specific elements and criteria taken in consideration for the compilation of this list were: the nature, ecosystem, culinary and infrastructure. Thethi village took the first...

Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists

Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists

The stone city of Gjirokaster has welcomed more than 2400 Polish tourists only during July, according to the data published by Touristic Office of the Gjirokastra Minucipality. Apparently, Polish people are very curious to know more about the ancient history of this city and to...

Valbona Valley (National Park), the destination of relax

Valbona Valley (National Park), the destination of relax

 Photo credits: Tropoja fan page Valbona Valley is situated in the center of Albanian Alps in the Tropoja district and is a state protected National Park. It covers a surface of 8000 hectares and offers a variety of opportunities for tourism, fishing, mountaineering and trekking....

The Guardian: Walking in Albania’s ‘Accursed Mountains’

The Guardian: Walking in Albania’s ‘Accursed Mountains’

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org.  You may read the original one by clicking here.   On a new trek in the Accursed Mountains of Albania, our writer discovers an unspoilt landscape that doesn’t live up to its name. Like many minor roads in Albania,...

Six years ago, Berati was inclused in the Unesco list

Six years ago, Berati was inclused in the Unesco list

June 8th is a very important date for Berat city. Exactly six years ago the city was included in the prestigious world heritage list of Unesco on 8th July 2008. Many local authorities, citizens and visitors celebrated the sixth anniversary of city’s inclusion in the...

“Atlantid Eco Camp” beach, a new eco-alternative!

“Atlantid Eco Camp” beach, a new eco-alternative!

”Atlantid Eco Camp” beach is an initiative taken by a group of Albanian and foreign youngsters that live in Albania. They have more than two years that spend their summer weekends cleaning the beach, displaying different entertaining activities and  enjoying summer weekends. Their aim is...