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Places to Go If You Miss the Sea: Top Three Suggestions for Alternatives-to-the-Beach in Autumn

Some of us would go the beach year-round if we could, but since that can be challenging as it gets colder, we have compiled a short list of places to if you find yourself missing the sea.    Of course, if you miss the sea, you can always visit the sea! In Albania, you can [...]

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Forbes: Durrës, One of Five Beautiful and Underrated Seaside Cities in Europe

In an effort to encourage people to get excited about next year’s travel plans, Forbes reveals the truly hidden gems of Europe for those who love exploring new things. Forbes does not disappoint with the simple yet highly selective list of Five Of Europe’s Most Underrated Seaside Cities. We have always considered it an underrated gem and [...]

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Zâ Fest IV: Coming Soon in a New Online Format

Vlashent Sata brings the much-awaited fourth edition of what now has become one of the most unique festivals in Albania: Zâ Fest online edition. In the last three years, Zâ Fest has created quite the cult following. The contemporary folk festival fills a wide gap in a music industry that increasingly moves toward pop, oftentimes ignoring [...]

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5 Must-See Destinations According to Adventure Travel Blogger Granit Temaj

With its rise in fame as a frugal paradise over the last couple of decades, many of Albania’s best spots have already been discovered. In times when we need an update, and some new inspiration, we call on explorers and travel experts like Granit Temaj to tell us those rare beauties that we all may have overlooked [...]

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Polish Media Crown Albania the Undiscovered Paradise of Europe

Tourism experts count the ways in which Albania has slowly but surely become the vacation paradise of Europe. Polish tourists are becoming the top visitors to the Albanian coast every summer. Even this summer, which saw a significantly diminished number of international vacationers in the country, groups of Polish tourists still made their way to [...]

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Easy Water Sports: 5 Top Spots for Rafting, Kayaking, Kitesurfing and Surfcasting this Summer

In addition to the more established water sport destinations like the Osumi and Vjosa rivers or Koman Lake and the Ionian Riviera, there are a few new spots that will take along a more intimate journey with nature.  It has been a while since rafting and kayaking has taken off in Albania with some of [...]

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Stay in Albania: Top 10 Beaches of Summer 2020, from North to South

The summer season has arrived more quietly than ever this year, amidst an uncertain atmosphere. While the global pandemic appears to be staying, many of the beaches in the country promise to host an entertaining summer season. Taking all precautions and following health guidelines, beach restaurateurs, hoteliers, and business owners are trying their best to [...]

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Wonderous Përmet: Top Destinations in and around the City  

Otherwise known as the city of roses, Përmet amazes with its rich culture, delectable culinary tradition and spectacular landscapes. Below, IntoAlbania has selected the must-see destinations around this generous region. Bënja Thermal Pools Located near Përmet, the Bënja thermal pools are one of the most popular draws to the area. You will find two of [...]

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Travel Experts’ Choice: 6 Unforgettable Places in Albania

With the Coronavirus pandemic locking everyone in, IntoAlbania thought to get some of the country’s travel bloggers and curious explorers talking about their most memorable destinations. Here is what they had to say. The self-proclaimed “Alberican” (i.e. Albanian-American) travel photographer has chosen this off-the-beaten path site as her top most memorable destination: “Finally got to [...]

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