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Albania among August Low-Cost Destinations for Italians
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Albania among August Low-Cost Destinations for Italians

  TIRANA, June 5 During recent years, Albania has turned into a favorite tourist destination, especially for those looking for new experiences without breaking the budget. Albania has a seen considerable growth in the number of Italian citizens that visit the country for travel and leisure purposes. Various media outlets in neighboring Italy have been...

International Experts Test Albania’s Ecotourism Packages
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International Experts Test Albania’s Ecotourism Packages

TIRANA, May 9 Seven international experts from Italy, France, Germany, Costa Rica, and Croatia are testing Albania protected areas’ ecotourism package. The testing process started in the northwestern city of Shkodra. The ecotourism package focuses on the tourism potential of protected areas, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable economic development. The chairperson of Shkodra’s Administration for Protected...

Rozafa Castle to Lure More Visitors in 2018
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Rozafa Castle to Lure More Visitors in 2018

TIRANA, January 17 Rozafa Castle in Shkodra welcomed about 50,000 visitors during 2017 and it awaits more during this year. Statistics show that this important historic site enjoyed a year-on-year increase since 2016 when the number of visitors was 38,631. The figure was confirmed by the Regional Directorate of National Culture of Shkodra. Photo credit:...

Mesi Bridge in Shkodra in Need of Attention
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Mesi Bridge in Shkodra in Need of Attention

TIRANA, August 26 The Mesi Bridge, which spans over Kir River in Shkodra area, built in the 18th century in the Ottoman architectural style is an important monument of culture. Despite this fact, local media report that not enough attention is given to it. Conservation works that were undertaken a few years ago were considered...