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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...

The beauty of the Albanian Alps: Hiking from Valbona to Thethi
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The beauty of the Albanian Alps: Hiking from Valbona to Thethi

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org. The original article was written by Davide Vadala and published for the first time at Nomad Travellers website. Mostly unheard to people outside of Albania, the hike from Valbona to Thethi is one of the most popular in the Accursed Mountains and a not to be missed...

Exploring the Albanian Alps: A Free Ride Trip
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Exploring the Albanian Alps: A Free Ride Trip

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org. The article was written by Sabine Aigner and first published at FreeSki Downways. The Interview was conducted by Harry Putz and photos captured by Carlos Blanchard.  The Albanian Alps presented themselves as skiing terra incognito to five Innsbruck freeriders who crossed the Balkans in February and March 2015 to discover...

Glacial lakes in nothern Albania, a new tourism attraction
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Glacial lakes in nothern Albania, a new tourism attraction

Let’s connect   Albanian Alps are an oasis of pristine nature and wonderful landscapes that impress tourists and make them come back each season. Except from being recognized as the shelter of natural parks and high peaks, the Albanian Alps have high tourism potential due to the area’s climate conditions. In the northern peaks of...

EUR 1 ml fund for the development of tourism in Albanian Alps
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EUR 1 ml fund for the development of tourism in Albanian Alps

Council of Europe Development Bank and the Albanian government will sign a EUR 1 ml agreement for the improvement of infrastructure and for the compilation of a marketing strategy for high potential tourism areas in northern Albania. Sources from the government say the Albanian Alps are considered as a tourism zone of high importance, taking...

Vera Filimonova: A Russian’s admiration for Albania
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Vera Filimonova: A Russian’s admiration for Albania

Vera Filimonova is a Russian living in Albania and her admiration for Albania has put her in the spotlight of local media which have shared Vera’s photos and videos captured in the country during her trips. She has been living in the country for the past three years and has been constantly sharing her experience...

The Royal Geographical Society British institute to present Albania on June 18th
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The Royal Geographical Society British institute to present Albania on June 18th

A panel of experts of “The Royal Geographical Society” institute will organize an event dedicated to Albania on June 18th, called “Discover Albania”. The British experts will share their knowledge about Albania, still considering the small southeastern country of Europe as one of the undiscovered secrets of Europe. The ancient ruins which transmit centuries of...

EUR 30 ml fund for the development of remote touristic areas
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EUR 30 ml fund for the development of remote touristic areas

Tourism in Albania will be funded by 30 million EUR for the development of rural areas with high touristic potential, with the aim to improve the public infrastructure and the life of communities. The Albanian government has reached an agreement with the Council of Europe Development Bank for the improvement of infrastructure in undeveloped touristic...