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Onufri Museum Sets Standard in Digital Visiting Experiences
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Onufri Museum Sets Standard in Digital Visiting Experiences

TIRANA, May 24 Berat’s Onufri Museum is the first national institution of its kind that offers onsite enhanced visiting experiences through digital tools. Starting Thursday, Albanian and international visitors can engage in a memorable storytelling experience through a multilingual audio guide. They can switch between Albanian, English, German, and Italian spoken commentary. Besides the fact...

Must-see Monuments of Culture around Berat
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Must-see Monuments of Culture around Berat

Besides the UNESCO World Heritage Site status, Berat is home to 122 monuments of culture of the first category. The list includes small castles, ancient settlements, bridges, churches, mosques, shrines, ruins, etc. Most of them are found in the surrounding villages and can be used as an advantage for attracting visitors in the countryside. Berati...

Berat Promoted as Must-Go Destination for Japanese Tourists
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Berat Promoted as Must-Go Destination for Japanese Tourists

TIRANA, February 13 More tourists from Japan are expected to visit the city of Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site during 2019-2020. The city ranks among the favorite Albanian destinations for the Japanese tourists. Chikyu No Arukikata 2019-2020 (The Globe-Totter Travel Guide Book) or the Japanese version of Lonely Planet ranks Berat among the top...

Al Jazeera’s  ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania
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Al Jazeera’s ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania

TIRANA, January 25 Al Jazeera TV Storytelling Documentary series, The Traveler, explored Albania, or the least pearl of Europe. Mark Hofmeyr traveled across Albania and shared his experience in three episodes of a runtime of 26 minutes each, with most of the postproduction pipeline managed remotely. “Welcome to the last pearl discovered in Europe! Welcome...

Where to Find Olive Oil in Albania
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Where to Find Olive Oil in Albania

TIRANA, November 12 There are more than 12 million olive trees in Albania. More than ten percent of those trees are aged 1,000-3,000 years  Olive oil or the ‘liquid gold’ as it was called by Homer, is the most valuable component of the Mediterranean diet. November is the best time of the year to find...

Berat among Best European Destinations without Crowds
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Berat among Best European Destinations without Crowds

TIRANA, November 7 Mass-tourism has an impact on destinations that people love, both for the visitors and for the local people. FOX Italia dedicates a list of suggestions to the travel enthusiasts that have visited all the European major capitals and popular destinations and are now looking for places that are less crowded and even...

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region
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Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

TIRANA, October 30 Know your signature Albanian products by region from the heights of the Accursed Mountains to the clementine orchards of Konispoli. The Albanian products that most foreigners recognize are grappa, olive oil, aromatic and medical herbs, chestnuts, etc. Yet there’s a wide range of traditional products that include plants, animals, clothing, and food...

Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited
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Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited

TIRANA, September 14 The cities of Berat, Permet, Gjirokastra, and Saranda are among the top tourist destinations in Albania. Despite their attractions and eye-catching tourism offer, which is highly competitive compared to the international markets, the southern region has not exploited its tourism potential fully. This is the conclusion of a recent survey commissioned by...

Albania among Top 10 Destinations for French Tourists
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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,” Chairman of Voyageurs du Monde agency Jean-Francois Rial says. “Located...