In the wilds of Albania, the Vjosa River flows from its origins at Mavrovouni mountain in Northern Pindos mountain chain in Greece, to wind down through the Balkan mountains to the beautiful the Adriatic Sea. We must “Save the Blue Heart of Europe.”
From the National Gallery of Arts to private artist’s workshops and studios, there are many art galleries in Tirana worthy of your attention. These are some of the best destinations to find original art that provokes and challenges dialogue.
News of another nail in the coffin of Albania tourism tells of Marriott International, owner of the Sheraton hotel brand no longer managing the Sheraton Tirana property as of December 31, 2017. One of the countries Argophilia pointed to as having the most potential for tourism growth, continues to be bogged down in corruption and bad business.
In news from Tirana, Albania has renewed a visa-free travel regime for nationals of three Gulf countries in order to boost tourism.
Sazan Island (Sazani) in Qendër Vlorë will open for tourists this summer, Albania’s Defense Minister Mimi Kodheli announced on April 5, 2017.
Earlier this month, two Albanian ministries signed a cooperation deal to turn the southern Sazan Island into a tourist destination.
A photo exhibition on Monday, Real Underwater Albania, organized by the Albanian National Coastal Agency, shows marine treasures of the Ionian Sea.
For those who are in Albania this Valentine’s Day, the Sheraton Tirana Hotel offers a special package with luxury accommodation and other perks.
Santa Claus is Babagjyshi i Krishtlindjeve, Babagjyshi i Vitit të Ri, or Babadimri in Albanian, each name with its distinctive translation: Grandfather Christmas for the first, Grandfather New Year for the second, and Grandfather Winter for the last.
The Bunk’Art Museum is one of those fascinating attractions that transform unlikely buildings into temples of culture, heritage, and art.
The Albanian government has launched a campaign to attract Russian tourists diverted by crises in Turkey and Greece. Holiday makers in Russia face tough decisions in choosing Summer vacation destinations owing to the refugee and political crises. With the touristic season approaching, can Albania resorts attract Russians via this new campaign? Here are some pluses and minuses facing Albania’s touristic businesses.
Berat, designed in 2008 a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town, has many interesting attractions.