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Peja Pass Lake in Theth
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Peja Pass Lake in Theth

TIRANA, October 31 Peja Pass Lake (Liqeni i Qafes se Pejes) is located in the upper part of ShalaValley on Thethi – Guci itinerary. An alternative name of the lake is Peshkeqe. Peja Pass is over 1,715 meters above the sea level, while the lake is situated at 1,619 meters above the sea level. The...

Fall Colors at Thethi’s Blue Eye
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Fall Colors at Thethi’s Blue Eye

TIRANA, October 28 The Blue Eye of Theth receives numerous visitors and it’s one of the most famous tourist attractions in the Northern Region. Although most visitors go there in the summertime, the Blue Eye is an excellent fall destination. Here are some beautiful shots by Abdulla Diku to prove it. The Blue Eye, Theth...

Outdoor Activities in Northern Albania, Explore Shkreli Park
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Outdoor Activities in Northern Albania, Explore Shkreli Park

TIRANA, November 7 Known as the gate to the Albanian Alps, Shkreli that was proclaimed a regional nature park in 2015 is an all-year-round destination. Located about 20 km from the city of Shkodra, between Thethi National park and Shkodra Lake, Shkreli Park is loved for its nature and numerous opportunities for leisure activities no...

Albanian Alps Tourist’s Center Opens in Valbona
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Albanian Alps Tourist’s Center Opens in Valbona

TIRANA, August 16 All the visitors and tourists that will travel to the Albanian Alps and to Valbona Valley may find all the necessary information on the area, the activities and the most interesting sites to visit in the newly opened info center. The office located in Valbona National park started operating in the first...

Albania and Kosovo Work on Cross-Border Tourism Hiking Project
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Albania and Kosovo Work on Cross-Border Tourism Hiking Project

TIRANA, April 20 Albania and Kosovo started cooperation on the revival of mountain hiking trails and in the extension of Via Dinarica trail. The Albanian Development Fund and the Community Development Fund in Kosovo started the implementation of the project that is financed by IPA Cross-Border cooperation program Albania-Kosovo. Via Dinarica Trail is one of...

Master Plan on Albanian Alps Adopted
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Master Plan on Albanian Alps Adopted

TIRANA, December 11 The Tourism Plan on the Albanian Alps that paves the way for an investment of Euro 170 million in one of the most beautiful areas of Albania was adopted by the National Territory Council (KKT). The project that is expected to generate more than Euro 1 billion during the next 15 years...

Alps’ Plan to Turn Northern Region into a Year Round Tourist Destination
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Alps’ Plan to Turn Northern Region into a Year Round Tourist Destination

TIRANA, July 14 Recent tourism statistics have revealed an increase in visitors in Albania, including the northern region. The tourism infrastructure in the Albanian Alps cannot handle the increasing tourist influx. Therefore, the need arises for the creation of an interesting tourism product and for a development plan for the region. The environmental assessment for...

Theth Village Proclaimed Historic Centre
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Theth Village Proclaimed Historic Centre

TIRANA, April 18 Theth village has been proclaimed a protected historic centre. The Ministry of Culture and the Institute of Monuments took the decision for the beautiful village in the Albanian Alps based on the criteria that it met. The historic centre includes the area with urban, architectural and historic values that provides evidence on...

Albanian Alps and Valbona Valley Development Plans Okayed
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Albanian Alps and Valbona Valley Development Plans Okayed

TIRANA, January 6 Mountains worldwide receive millions of tourists every year and the Albanian Alps and Valbona Valley are attracting more and more international visitors. Therefore, tangible measures are needed in order to promote sustainable tourism and for increasing investments in those areas. This in the reason why the National Territorial Council adopted two special...