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Top ten touristic villages to be visited during 2014 in Albania
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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 place,  the very well known National Park, situated in the...

Gjirokastra, the preferred destination for Polish tourists
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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 see from near the living traces of history and architecture....

Valbona Valley (National Park), the destination of relax
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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 road infrastructure has improved very fast during the last...

The Guardian: Walking in Albania’s ‘Accursed Mountains’
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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, the route from the northern city of Shkodër to the...

Six years ago, Berati was inclused in the Unesco list
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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 world heritage list. The Regional Directory of National Culture held...

“Atlantid Eco Camp” beach, a new eco-alternative!
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“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 to promote eco tourism in Albania and different new sports...

Albania and Norwegia, joint projects in tourism sector
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Albania and Norwegia, joint projects in tourism sector

Minister of Tourism and Urban Development Eglantina Gjermeni attended in a meeting the Norwegian ambassador in Albania Jan Braathu. The main reason of their meeting was the discussion about the realization and finalization of joint projects in the tourism sector, particularly projects in the Albania-Kosovo border area. The further development of digital diplomacy as a...

Osumi Cayons, Albania’s Colorado
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Osumi Cayons, Albania’s Colorado

Osumi Canyons are 26 km length, in an altitude of 450m from sea level. It is supposed they have been formed 2-3 million years ago from water erosion that dips in to the earth. Through all of its strait, it contains a lot of underground passages and unexplored caves. It is often thought that canyons...

Lin Peninsula, the “Lake of Light”
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Lin Peninsula, the “Lake of Light”

Lin is a beautiful village, part of the Pogradec district. Lin is also called the small peninsula of this village, located in the western shore of Lake Ohrid. Apart from the stunning beauty of its coast, the village is recognized for its cultural values. The houses have a  traditional architecture and while grpewines shadow the...