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Historical and Cultural Monuments to Visit While in Durres
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Historical and Cultural Monuments to Visit While in Durres

TIRANA, AUGUST 30 The currently third most populous city in Albania, after the capital, Tirana and Fier, Durres is located in western-central Albania. Since its establishment around 7th century BC, Durres has witnessed the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires gone by and has been one of the most important cities of Albania throughout the centuries...

Cultural Tourism Market Sees Growth in Q1, 2019
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Cultural Tourism Market Sees Growth in Q1, 2019

TIRANA, May 1   The latest statistics for the first quarter of 2019 (Q1) indicate that cultural tourism continues to register a steady increase compared to 2018. The quarterly report on culture published by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) offers insights into cultural tourism and key trends for both domestic and international travelers.  ...

Albania Sees 36.3% Rise in Cultural Tourism during Q2
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Albania Sees 36.3% Rise in Cultural Tourism during Q2

TIRANA, August 23 Besides natural beauty, Albania has numerous cultural attractions and sites that attract numerous Albanian and international visitors. During the recent years, the numbers of visitors to museums, castles and archeological parks increased significantly compared to the level of traditional beach vacationers. Based on the data provided by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT),...

20 places that will change your mind about Albania
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20 places that will change your mind about Albania

 Written by Armela Bega Colorful landscapes, lakes, high mountains, rivers and valleys. Natural beauties that blend in cultural and historical heritage, inherited from our forefathers. All blended in the hospitable Albanian traditions that will follow you through your journey in Albania. So guys are you ready? You didn’t know there are so many canyons and...

Visit the attractive remote village of Upper Curraj
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Visit the attractive remote village of Upper Curraj

As the country is preparing for the official opening of the tourism summer season in coastal cities, the opportunities for tourism in Albania are endless. Apart from enjoying the beauty of the Albanian Riviera, tourists of the past years have been amazed by the cultural tourism that they have found in the country. But, this is...

Albania’s Butrint Park, one of the top ten national parks in Europe – The Guardian
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Albania’s Butrint Park, one of the top ten national parks in Europe – The Guardian

The National Park of Butrint has been included in the list of “Top 10 national parks in Europe: readers’ travel tips” by The Guardian. The article lists known national parks in several countries in the European continent, but Butrint Park is described as a collection of “stunning ancient Greek, Roman, Frankish and Ottoman remains”. “Very...

Albania to establish new duty free shops in border crossing points
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Albania to establish new duty free shops in border crossing points

New duty free shops will establish in terrestrial and sea border crossing points, announced the Minister of Finances Shkelqim Cani, according to which this is a request made by the Ministry of Tourism. The Minister presented on Monday the latest amendments on the new Code of Customs at the parliamentary Commission of Economy and Finances regarding...