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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...

Explore the Eye of Shegan Natural Spring
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Explore the Eye of Shegan Natural Spring

TIRANA, February 19 In Albania, one can gaze or dive into a few blue eyes  When visiting Shkodra, guests and tourists get to see the beautiful lake, Buna and the Black Drin Rivers and take in the lovely waterscape and scenic sights of Malesia e Madhe area. The region has a huge historical, cultural, and...

Center for Tourism Development in Valbona Completed
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Center for Tourism Development in Valbona Completed

TIRANA, December 17 The center for tourism development in Valbona is ready to welcome Albanian and international visitors. The Albanian Development Fund (ADF) confirms that the construction of the facility, which started in summer is now complete. Rural and mountain tourism are the backbone of the local economy in the Albanian Alps. Sustainable tourism in...

Best Autumn Road – Trips in Albania
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Best Autumn Road – Trips in Albania

TIRANA, October 30 Fall foliage is the best show of the season and you can take a trip to witness one of the most beautiful natural phenomena. Leaf-peeping as known in the United States is an activity in which people hit the road and travel to places where they can enjoy or photograph the fascinating...

Save the Dates for Za Fest in Theth in August
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Save the Dates for Za Fest in Theth in August

Tirana, July 11 ZĂ Fest is coming next month, in August, in the village of Theth in Shkodra county on its third edition. For three days in a row, on 2,3 and 4 August, the festival will bring folktales, music, hiking, local food, culture, poetry, movie screenings, and yoga, which aim to liven up the...

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...

New Law on Protected Areas Aims at Expanding Network
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New Law on Protected Areas Aims at Expanding Network

TIRANA, May 15 The new law on protected areas that was adopted by the Albanian Parliament foresees improved management for those areas, tough penalties and it also gives a guarantee on the implementation of the projects planned to be developed. During the last decade, Albania made progress in expanding protected areas. Ten years ago only...

Theth Aims to Attract Winter Tourists
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Theth Aims to Attract Winter Tourists

TIRANA, November 21 Albania takes pride on winter mountain tourism in areas that even Albanians don’t know well, but are highly preferred by international tourists. Theth area is considered by visitors as one of the most beautiful mountainous regions in Europe. Reuters has quoted Czech tourist Andrej Rapant, whose father organizes tours to Theth as...