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Dutch Students Visit Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park
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Dutch Students Visit Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park

TIRANA, May 21 100 students from the University of Applied Sciences in Breda, Netherlands visited the Center of the Visitors of the Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park. The focus of their visit was the presentation with the experience of the management of visitors in the park, challenges and the concerns of the touristic development in protected areas....

Italian Media Suggests Vlora as this Summer’s Destination
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Italian Media Suggests Vlora as this Summer’s Destination

TIRANA, May 14 Another media has spoken recently about doing tourism in Albania. The Italian media “Si viaggia”, profiled in tourism and trips, has written a long article about Albania as the destination for this summer, particularly for the region of Vlora. In the article are described with details, the coastal city of Vlora, the...

Albania through the Eyes of Edward Lear
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Albania through the Eyes of Edward Lear

TIRANA, January 29 ‘Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania &c’ is one of the most notable illustrated travel books by English painter, writer, and poet Edward Lear. He was a passionate painter and started drawing at the age of 16. Thus, he became the leading natural artists in Britain at the time with a...

Vlora-Shkodra Railway to Undergo Rehabilitation
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Vlora-Shkodra Railway to Undergo Rehabilitation

TIRANA, January 21 A project on the rehabilitation of Vlora-Shkodra has begun. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) Artan Shkreli during the weekend. Shkreli made the announcement on Facebook. “The project execution phase on the rehabilitation of Vlora-Shkodra railway began following the feasibility study,” Shkreli said. Moreover, he added that...

Albania among Google’s Most-Searched Destination by Italians
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Albania among Google’s Most-Searched Destination by Italians

TIRANA, January 15 With the new tourist season approaching, this is the time to find the best deals in Albania. Yet it seems that the Italian neighbors are ahead when it comes to vacation planning for 2019. Travelblog.it says that according to Google, Albania ranked second in the list of the most-searched travel destinations by...

Tourism in Albania, Essential Landmarks to See in Vlora
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Tourism in Albania, Essential Landmarks to See in Vlora

TIRANA, January 9 Make your trip to the city of Vlora unforgettable by visiting the region’s top natural landmarks and cultural sites. The Regional Directorate for National Culture (DRKK) Vlora offers a detailed guide into the must-see attractions in the southern region. DRKK invites all Albanian and international visitors to explore Vlora city and region...

Where to Find Olive Oil in Albania
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Where to Find Olive Oil in Albania

TIRANA, November 12 There are more than 12 million olive trees in Albania. More than ten percent of those trees are aged 1,000-3,000 years  Olive oil or the ‘liquid gold’ as it was called by Homer, is the most valuable component of the Mediterranean diet. November is the best time of the year to find...

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region
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Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

TIRANA, October 30 Know your signature Albanian products by region from the heights of the Accursed Mountains to the clementine orchards of Konispoli. The Albanian products that most foreigners recognize are grappa, olive oil, aromatic and medical herbs, chestnuts, etc. Yet there’s a wide range of traditional products that include plants, animals, clothing, and food...

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...

Foreigners Buying more Homes in the Albanian Coastline
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Foreigners Buying more Homes in the Albanian Coastline

TIRANA, October 8 With 476 km of coastline from the Adriatic to the Ionian seas and more than 310 days of sunshine a year, Albania is luring foreign property buyers. Currently, they are considered to be the main participants that keep the housing market moving. Most of the buyers are from countries of the Balkan...