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Maritime Museum and Diving Parks to Protect Underwater Heritage
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Maritime Museum and Diving Parks to Protect Underwater Heritage

TIRANA, January 22 An initiative launched by the Durres Port Authority aims at creating a national maritime museum and two underwater marine parks for scuba diving enthusiasts. According to the Port Authority, 11 ships sunk in Durres maritime area during WWI and WWII and a total of 60 shipwrecks are located along the Albanian coastline....

Majestic Photos of Albanian Mountains as Seen from Italy
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Majestic Photos of Albanian Mountains as Seen from Italy

TIRANA, January 10 Albania and Italy are close and the shortest air distance between Vlora and Otranto is about 91 km. Yet, it’s not easy to observe the Italian coast from the Albanian Riviera. On the other hand, people on the other side of Otranto Strait are luckier. Every winter, the inhabitants of Salento and...

French Youth Roams Albania Roads in Europ’Raid 2019
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French Youth Roams Albania Roads in Europ’Raid 2019

TIRANA, August 7 779  young people from France, were in Vlora, on Monday, August 5, in the framework of the sportive and cultural tour, called Europ’Raid, promoting the coastal city as a perfect summer destination, in the network of tourist cities of Europe. The French youth, stunned by the beauty of Vlora, that offers at...

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...