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Winning Photos of Colours of Albania 2018
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Winning Photos of Colours of Albania 2018

TIRANA, October 9 Over 35,000 photos competed for the fourth edition of Colours of Albania, a competition that was finalized at the Premises of Rozafa Castle in Shkodra. Anyone who took a photo in Albania could participate in the Instagram competition simply by using #coloursofalbania2018. The five winning photos, besides the besides the beauty of...

The Best Korca Bike Tours
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The Best Korca Bike Tours

TIRANA, September 7 If you are a fan of cycling holidays and always looking for new trails to explore, Korca is one of the best options for you. Korca is an important urban center of education, art, and history that at the same time offers fast access to amazing natural settings, lakes, mountains, and historic...

Ohrid Lake on Way to UNESCO Listing as World Heritage
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Ohrid Lake on Way to UNESCO Listing as World Heritage

TIRANA, February 2 Albania submitted on Thursday the nomination dossier for the inclusion of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Ohrid Lake region in UNESCO World Heritage List. Minister of Tourism and Environment Blendi Klosi confirmed through a Facebook post that the file is waiting for the approval of World Heritage Committee. He highlighted that...

New Hiking Trails Marked in Ohrid Lake Region
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New Hiking Trails Marked in Ohrid Lake Region

TIRANA, October 18 Ohrid Lake and the surrounding areas are known for the diverse landscapes and immense natural beauty perfect for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. The project on the region of Ohrid Lake is currently working together with partners, the local communities and other stakeholders for promoting the area and increasing accessibility. Lake Ohrid...

Cultural Tourism on the Rise in Albania
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Cultural Tourism on the Rise in Albania

TIRANA, October 5 Cultural and heritage tourism plays an important role in the development of tourism industry in Albania. According to official data, the number of visitors to monuments of culture, castles, museums, archeological parks, and other sites in 2016 increased by 17.5 percent compared to 2015. Meanwhile, the data for 2017 will be available...

Impressions of Albania from a First-time Visitor
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Impressions of Albania from a First-time Visitor

This is not an original article by Invest in Albania. It was written by  Karen Rubin, goingplacesfarandnear.com and published by the Huffington Post with the title ‘Come to Albania Now to See Emergence of a Young Country – Best Way to Experience Albania is on Bike Tour‘. Karen Rubin is an eclectic travel writer who has...

File for Ohrid Lake Inscription on UNESCO Ready by mid-2017
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File for Ohrid Lake Inscription on UNESCO Ready by mid-2017

TIRANA, March 31 Albania must submit the UNESCO nomination file for Ohrid Lake by mid-2017. Currently, the Ministry of Culture launched the procedure on contracting a consultant that will prepare and draft the nomination file for a possible modification of the border of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region. Therefore it will...