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The Quaint Church of St. Friday in Lukova: Among the Olive Groves of the Ionian Shores

The Church of  Shën Premte (St. Friday) in the village of Lukova, an important cultural monument in Albania, will undergo a much needed process of restoration. In a dilapidated condition, the restauration will effectively save the Orthodox church, states Albania’s Minister of Culture, Elva Margariti, on her Instagram account. This church of the basilica type [...]

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20 Incredible Photos of Albania that Will Inspire Your Wanderlust: Follow the Journey of Cecilia Fazekas and Peter Toth

A couple of globe trotters from Hungary, who also happen to be professional photographers and videographers, tell of their journey through Albania through their gorgeous captures.   Cecilia Fazekas and Peter Toth have been traveling full-time for the past few months. The couple from Hungary has visited some of the most exotic corners of the [...]

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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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Readers’ Choice: Top 8 Most Memorable Places in Albania

While the Coronavirus pandemic kept everyone safely locked inside their homes, IntoAlbania launched the #IntoAlbaniaTravelsInTime campaign in May to celebrate our readers’ favorite travel memories around the country and to keep them looking forward to their summer vacations. Among the great contenders, there were some expected destinations (many people were missing the Riviera!), some more [...]

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Top 10 Events Not to Miss in February

The international month of love offers a beautiful bouquet of events and activities that make it as sweet and interesting as can be. 2020 is a leap year so make sure to enjoy that extra day this year! Metrosounds Music Fest returns with its second edition, focused on Mediterranean identity and belonging. The festival’s opening [...]

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Most Visited National Parks and Castles of Albania in 2019

With its rich array of fascinating destinations, Albania has attracted hundreds of thousands of tourists in the year 2019. Read below to find which were the most visited historic parks and castles in the country. Topping the list of most visited parks and castles in the country is none other than the ancient city of [...]

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Top 10 Events Not to Miss in January

This month heralds not only the new year but the beginning of a new decade. As such, the pressure is high to begin things right. January in Tirana does not disappoint! A mix of high-brow and casual entertainment will get 2020 started on the right foot. Blerta Xhomo’s already great solo exhibition is also wonderfully [...]

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Top 10 Events Not to Miss in December

This December found Albania in the aftermath of one of the biggest natural disasters of the year. While celebrations are in order, in the true spirit of the holidays, we should also ensure that we contribute as much as we can to the people affected by the unfortunate event. Most of the events organized during [...]

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Top 10 Events Not to Miss in November

Designed to warm you up for the end-of-the-year festivities, this month will equip you with food and wine, books and plenty of culture. November is the month of mandatory celebrations in Albania! Whether you feel up to it or not, the countless events on this list will get you out and partying in no time. [...]

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