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Gelateria Çela: The Legendary Ice Cream Parlor of Durrës

Gelateria Çela, perhaps the most famous ice cream shop in the country, is a requisite stop for all of those who visit Durrës. A visit to the sea-side town cannot be considered complete without getting a taste of the fresh gourmet concoction that is Çela’s ice cream. Reaching this level of popularity in a town [...]

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IntoAlbania’s “Weekend in the Park”: Three Full Days of Celebrations

The weekend of September 6th-8th saw the capital’s residents and families dance, relax, eat and drink – with some of them even using this wonderful chillout space to network – in the greenest area of Tirana, the Grand Park. Right by the lake, IntoAlbania and its partners created quite the welcoming setup. Colorful chaise lounges and [...]

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Top 5 Perfectly Cozy Destinations to Visit in September

With the reputation of a busy month, September is also one of the most beautiful of the year. The fresh air, golden hues and beginning of fall are best enjoyed in one of the destinations below. With the cooler air that September brings and the return of the bronzed vacationers, Tirana becomes a refreshing and [...]

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Top 10 Events Not to Miss this September

If you think the summer fun will end with August, you’re mistaken! On the very first weekend of September, from Friday the 6th to Sunday the 8th, a real weekend bash is coming your way. Organized by IntoAlbania, “Weekend in the Park” will be nicely set up right by the Amphitheater of the Grand Park of [...]

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Top Hostel Guide: Tirana

Scattered around strategic locations in the capital, a variety of hostels shelter you from the city while letting you easily access all its major sites! Located in an old Tirana neighborhood a few minutes from Skanderbeg Square, Trip’n’hostel offers the quintessential hostel experience. The remodeled old Italian-style villa with AC-equipped rooms is surrounded by authentic [...]

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The UNESCO 7: Albania’s Protected Sites and Contributions to World Heritage

From north to south of this small but naturally rich country, you will encounter historic cities, natural wonders, and artforms that echo from antiquity. For a decidedly small country, Albania boasts an impressive six UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one ancient artform of profound significance: Iso-polyphony, considered a masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Cultural [...]

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6 Gorgeous Places to Visit in Albania to Skip the August Crowds

This month is by far the busiest touristic period in Albania. While, for those who love crowds, this is ideal, for those who do not, there are a slew of other places to visit that are just as beautiful and definitely more peaceful! Though spectacular, many beaches along the Ionian Riviera or popular destinations like [...]

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2019 Palme d’Or Winner Vasilis Kekatos in Tirana for Unique Cinematic Event

Today, Greek movie director and 2019 Short Film Palme d’Or Winner, Vasilis Kekatos, will be attending a unique event organized by Cine Tarkosvky in the premises of Enver Hoxha’s former villa in Tirana.  Three short films will be screened throughout the night, including Kekatos’ own “The Distance Between the Sky and Us,” followed by a [...]

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“Weekend in the Park” with IntoAlbania

If you think the summer fun will end with August, we are happy to say you are mistaken! On the very first weekend of September, specifically from Friday the 6th to Sunday the 8th, a real weekend bash is coming your way. Organized by IntoAlbania, “Weekend in the Park” will be nicely set by right [...]

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