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Albania Begins to Ease COVID Lockdown Measures
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Albania Begins to Ease COVID Lockdown Measures

TIRANA, April 27 Starting Monday, Albania begins a phased and careful ease of lockdown measures. Hence, citizens will have more time for grocery shopping as the limit increased from 90 minutes to two hours. Every citizen that leaves home for shopping must have a permit that can be obtained at e-Albania or with a text...

Albania on a Bike, from Tirana to Saranda
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Albania on a Bike, from Tirana to Saranda

TIRANA, February 7 The title says something, but the story of Malbec Pilgrim about his time in Albania last summer tells everything to people who love to explore the world on the bike. The Mission of Malbec is to entertain and inspire about traveling the world by bike, as it is the most optimal tool...

Albanian Museums and Sites to Set New Attendance Record in 2018
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Albanian Museums and Sites to Set New Attendance Record in 2018

TIRANA, August 3 Official data from INSTAT confirm that the number of visitors in Albanian museums and castles increased by 73 percent during the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year. The monuments of culture and the archeological parks located in Vlora region, at the same time some of...

Best Camping Experience in Albania
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Best Camping Experience in Albania

‘How many things I have no need of”. These are Socrates’ words that we repeat anytime we pack for our vacations.  But if you are a person with small needs looking for adventure and an authentic experience in Albania, camping is the best option for you. Camping is the best and cheapest way of exploring...

Albanian Beaches 360VR Collection, Southern Riviera Virtual Tour
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Albanian Beaches 360VR Collection, Southern Riviera Virtual Tour

TIRANA, March 30 Albania is home to beautiful places to visit and if you have never been in the country here comes a selection of 360 virtual tour photos from the southern riviera. Albania takes pride in this region and this photos of Vlora, Sazani Island, Dhermi, Porto Palermo, Himara, Jali, Saranda, and Ksamil explain...

Top 10 Most Popular Castles in Albania (part 2)
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Top 10 Most Popular Castles in Albania (part 2)

TIRANA, February 9 Porto Palermo Porto Palermo by Vitmar Qinami When you travel from Himara to Qeparo or vice-versa, is impossible not to notice the castle at Porto Palermo Bay also known as Panorama Bay. It is located 228km away from Tirana via Llogara Pass. The beautiful castle that overlooks the Ionian Sea was a...

New Hydrofoil Line to Cut Travel Time from Vlora to Saranda
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New Hydrofoil Line to Cut Travel Time from Vlora to Saranda

TIRANA, July 3 Albanian and international tourists that want to travel from Vlora to Saranda, southern Albania, and further to Corfu Island or vice-versa can now take advantage of a new sea itinerary. The south will get closer thanks to Vlora-Himara-Saranda- Corfu hydrofoil line. The news was confirmed for Ora news by the director of...

Annual Survey Shows Improvement of Bathing Water Quality in 99 Sites
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Annual Survey Shows Improvement of Bathing Water Quality in 99 Sites

TIRANA, June 7 Following the report issued by the European Environment Agency on the conditions of bathing sites in EU countries, Switzerland, and Albania, the National Environment Agency presented the data from the latest survey on water quality in the coastline for 2017. According to the findings of the survey, the quality of water in...