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Unknown Destinations: Explore Seman River Valley
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Unknown Destinations: Explore Seman River Valley

TIRANA, November 20 Someone that drives non-stop from Tirana to Vlora misses the chance to explore a huge number of overlooked destinations along the road, especially in the Fieri region. Besides Apollonia and Bylis Archeological Parks, Ardenica Monastery, or Divjaka-Karavasta National Park that are popular tourist attractions, Fieri is home to many other underrated destinations....

Discover Hinka Waterfall and Peshtani Hills in Fier
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Discover Hinka Waterfall and Peshtani Hills in Fier

TIRANA, October 29 Hinka waterfall, a long-forgotten attraction in Fieri area, is gaining attention among the local residents and beyond. The waterfall located in Peshtani hills is a 16 minutes’ drive away from Fier. During the last decades, the waterfall was known among the people of Fier and Levan of the area as a destination...

Darezeza Beach, Perfect for Lovers of Water Sports
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Darezeza Beach, Perfect for Lovers of Water Sports

TIRANA, JULY 12 Darezeza beach, in Fier County each year is drawing the attention of many local and foreign tourists, who prefer to sunbath during the hot days of the summertime. Vacationers choose this coast because of its beauty, sand dunes, clear blue water, centuries-old forest, and cleanness. Its coast which is part of the...

Impressive Works of Religious Art in Albania
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Impressive Works of Religious Art in Albania

TIRANA, August 9 Well-preserved religious art seems to have an eternal power that uplifts the mind to the spiritual. While millions of tourists visit every year the Sistine Chapel in Italy, Albania on the other coast of the Adriatic Sea still preserves a rich heritage of religious art from different historical periods. They managed to...

WB Approves $50 mln for Tourism Roads Reconstruction
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WB Approves $50 mln for Tourism Roads Reconstruction

TIRANA, April 26 The World Bank (WB) announced on Thursday that it approved a 50 million dollar fund for the development of regional and local roads with a special focus on supporting the tourism and agriculture sectors. Pogradec – Tushemisht, Fier – Seman, and Qafe Thore – Theth are the three roads that will be...

Over 50% of TAP Is Completed, EU Backs IAP
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Over 50% of TAP Is Completed, EU Backs IAP

TIRANA, September 8 The Trans Adriatic Pipeline is now more than 50 percent completed. This was confirmed by the company in a recent announcement. According to the TAP, this was achieved in about 16 months after construction began. So far, about 70 percent of the project route in Albania and Greece was cleared. Moreover, the...

Fier and Vlora Bypass Project to Start Within the Year
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Fier and Vlora Bypass Project to Start Within the Year

TIRANA, August 30 The bid on Vlora and Fier bypass roads will open again this year. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced the official launch of procedures for the retendering of the two above-mentioned contracts. Meanwhile, official authorities from the Albanian Road Authority confirmed for local media that this process is expected...

First Applications for Construction of Photovoltaic Plants in Fier
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First Applications for Construction of Photovoltaic Plants in Fier

TIRANA, April 19 Interest in the construction of solar panel facilities in Albania increased. Specific requests have been submitted to the Ministry of Energy regarding the construction of a photovoltaic station in Topoja in Fier area. These are private investments with an installed capacity of two megawatt, which is equal to a small hydropower plant....