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Winter in Albania: Where to Go?
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Winter in Albania: Where to Go?

TIRANA, March 2 There is a good deal of untapped potential for winter tourism in Albania, yet lack of investments, infrastructure and communication ties between the public and private sectors, possible exposure to climate change, and increased competition from neighboring countries significantly affect this underdeveloped sector. Albania’s tourism industry is a major contributor to the...

Museum, Castles & Archaeological Parks, What Were the Most Visited in 2019
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Museum, Castles & Archaeological Parks, What Were the Most Visited in 2019

TIRANA, January 31 Archeological parks were the most visited cultural travel destinations in Albania during 2019. Official data released by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirm that archeological parks won over museums and castles and other monuments of culture. All together, castles, museums, archeological parks, and monuments of cultures attracted 1,065,081 visitors or 6.7 percent...

Project on Sustainable Tourism in Southern Albania Goes to Next Phase
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Project on Sustainable Tourism in Southern Albania Goes to Next Phase

TIRANA, August 15 In the framework of the project ‘For the development of tourism and urban integration’ that is being applied, with the support from the World Bank, in four city halls of Berat, Permet, Saranda and Gjirokastra, has started the consultation between the experts for the improvement of tourist zones, in Zvernec, Vjosa-Narta Protected...

Albania, a New Trendy Destination, says TF1
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Albania, a New Trendy Destination, says TF1

TIRANA, August 13 The French television channel, TF1 has dedicated a mini-documentary to tourism in Albania, on Sunday, August 11th. The documentary titled ‘Albania, a new trendy destination’ (in French: L’Albanie, une nouvelle destination à la mode) starts with the description by the journalist, talking about the clear waters and the pristine beaches, of the...

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Save the Date for Berati Multicultural Festival

TIRANA, July 8 The sixth edition of Berati Multicultural Festival will take place on 18-20 July in the premises of the citadel, Onufri Museum, the Ethnographic Museum, and on the city’s pedestrian’s street. This festival is an annual event based on a concept that mingles different form of artistic expressions. In addition to the huge...

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...

French Journalists Visit Museum “Onufri” in Berat
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French Journalists Visit Museum “Onufri” in Berat

TIRANA, May 9 A flux of tourists came today in the premises of the National Iconographic Museum “Onufri”, in the city of Berat, coinciding with the beginning of this tourist season. The staff of the museum welcomed for a few hours a visit from a group of French journalists from Paris and Lyon. They chose...

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...