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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...

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...