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Best Places to Explore Along Shkumbini River
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Best Places to Explore Along Shkumbini River

TIRANA, February 12 Down by the River, from the source to the mouth, what nature and cultural sites can tourists explore along Shkumbini River? White water rafting fans can now plan trips in Shkumbin River, located in Elbasan Region. A team from Rafting Albania ran a test during the weekend and confirmed that the river...

Funari, an Excellent Day Trip from Tirana
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Funari, an Excellent Day Trip from Tirana

TIRANA, January 3 Funari Lake, located between Tirana and Elbasan, is one of the less explored tourist destinations in the area. Funari is an excellent option for those looking for a day trip from Tirana. The lakes are named after a village surrounded by green water lakes and pine forests. They offer many options for...

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...

Road Projects Expected to Be Completed in 2018
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Road Projects Expected to Be Completed in 2018

TIRANA, April 19 Main road segments such as Tirana-Elbasan, Kukes-Morina, Kardhiq-Delvina, Fieri Bypass, and Tirana big ring road are expected to be completed within this governing term. This was declared by Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Damian Gjiknuri said on Wednesday. According to him, the road between Qukes and Qafe Plloc requires an additional fund...

Thousands Flock to Korca for Christmas Celebrations
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Thousands Flock to Korca for Christmas Celebrations

TIRANA, December 26 There is no better time to visit Korca than during the end of year festivities. Thousands of visitors celebrated Christmas in Korca. This city is Albania’s top destination during the Christmas time as Albanians from all over the country and beyond its borders gather in Korca. Over 4,000 visitors decided to celebrate...

Byshek, an Overlooked Tourist Destination in Central Albania
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Byshek, an Overlooked Tourist Destination in Central Albania

TIRANA, October 4 Byshek can be easily mistaken with Drilon village. The only difference is that Drilon is one of the most attractive tourist destination in the country while Byshek, part of Shushica village, is rarely mentioned. The site is located in the southern part of Elbasan, Central Albania, on Shkumbin River Valley and it...

Heritage Days Raise Awareness on Common Heritage
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Heritage Days Raise Awareness on Common Heritage

TIRANA, October 2 Albanians and international visitors had the opportunity to access for free all the museums, natural parks, castles, archeological parks, and galleries from September 28th to the 1st of October in the frame of the National Day of Cultural Heritage and the European Heritage Days (EHD). Awareness raising events were organized in cultural...

Albanian Capital Continues to Attract Foreign Companies
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Albanian Capital Continues to Attract Foreign Companies

TIRANA, March 8 Foreign entrepreneurship in Albania is mostly concentrated in capital city Tirana. Based on the data that the National Business Centre provided for the third quarter of 2016 some 9,377 companies operate in the capital. About 75 percent of those companies are foreign-owned and 25% are joint ventures. According to the Albanian Investment...