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Shkaba Trail, the Route Where Hiking Meets Birdwatching
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Shkaba Trail, the Route Where Hiking Meets Birdwatching

TIRANA, October 8 A new hiking trail that meanders around the Egyptian Vulture habitat in Southern Albania aims to raise awareness on the endangered bird as well as combine cultural features with the ecotourism potential of walking routes. The route has been signed by the Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania (PPNEA) in...

Germany Removes Albania from List of Risk Areas
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Germany Removes Albania from List of Risk Areas

TIRANA, May 10 Germany removed Albania from its COVID-19 risk list on Sunday, meaning travelers and tourists will no longer need to quarantine on their return. The announcement was made on Friday, May 8th, by the Robert Koch Institute. It stated that Albania, which had been a risk area anytime during the past ten days...

Albania’s Best Fall Hiking Trails in Times of COVID-19
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Albania’s Best Fall Hiking Trails in Times of COVID-19

TIRANA, October 27 Solitary, challenging, and refreshing. Is there anything better than walking the trails covered in golden leaves and chestnuts in autumn? Getting a healthy dose of fresh air is a must especially in times of coronavirus. The temperature is pleasant, hiking is not as demanding as in the hot summer months while keeping...

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...

Albania’s Best Wild Swimming Walks
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Albania’s Best Wild Swimming Walks

TIRANA, February 21 Hiking and swimming go hand to hand in Albania. From a coastal hike with a hidden cove on the Ionian or Adriatic to one of the highest glacial lake in the Balkans, these wild swimming walks are like nothing you’ve ever seen or read before about walking holidays in Albania Call it...

Save the Date for Prespa Winter Festival
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Save the Date for Prespa Winter Festival

Tirana, February 13 Prespa Region is enjoyable all year round. As travel means something different to every single person in the world, the Prespa Region reserve is one of the places where the journey can acquire something more meaningful than just fun. The region is known for its spiritual healing and for the flair of...

Peja Pass Lake in Theth
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Peja Pass Lake in Theth

TIRANA, October 31 Peja Pass Lake (Liqeni i Qafes se Pejes) is located in the upper part of ShalaValley on Thethi – Guci itinerary. An alternative name of the lake is Peshkeqe. Peja Pass is over 1,715 meters above the sea level, while the lake is situated at 1,619 meters above the sea level. The...

You’re Invited: Shebenik Jabllanica Celebrates 11th Birthday
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You’re Invited: Shebenik Jabllanica Celebrates 11th Birthday

TIRANA, May 22 On May 25th Shebenik-Jabllanica will celebrate 11 years since its designation as a national park. On this occasion, the park authorities invite everyone to join in on the fun and celebrate with the park and the local community in Fushe Studen. This event is an excellent weekend trip for outdoor enthusiasts. Various...

Hiking Trails in Albania where to Escape the Crowds
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Hiking Trails in Albania where to Escape the Crowds

TIRANA, March 19 Active Traveler, a website that guides adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts to the next active vacations shares a story about hiking trips in Albania. The article Escape the crowds: Hiking in Albania suggests locations in the southern and northern parts of the country. Reading Suggestion: Hiking in Albania and Walking Holidays The...

First Hiking Trail Inaugurated in Mirdita Region
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First Hiking Trail Inaugurated in Mirdita Region

TIRANA, October 9 Mirdita region is switching from copper to tourism and not has its first marked hiking route. The seven km long trail was inaugurated on Tuesday in Rubiku area. This is a joint initiative of Mirdita Municipality and Albania – Austria Partnership Marianne Graf and it is part of the local strategy on...