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Albania’s underrated gem of a city, Fier is rich in both historic sites and natural beauty! Fier’s main attraction is undoubtedly the ruins of the ancient Illyrian city of Apollonia, which houses a beautiful Odeon and the enchanted House of Mosaics, among other memorable monuments. Another reminder of a bygone world is the Archaeological Park of Bylis, the largest Illyrian city in the south of Albania. In addition to these magnificent traces of the past, the area surrounding Fier is a place of considerable natural beauty. The Karavasta Lagoon, one of the country’s most well-conserved wetlands, is located only a 30-min drive away from Fier, on the Adriatic Sea. The lagoon, rich in different species of flora and fauna, is a bird-watcher’s paradise as well as a food-lover’s dream!
From north to south, with as many hot touristic destinations as unknown remote sites of new explorations, Albania’s appeal is universal. Not only international tourists but locals, as well, are intent in discovering every spectacular corner of the country! Albania, the small country that never ceases to surprise, offers a little of everything. Rocky and [...]
The harmonious co-existence of ancient cities like Bylis or Apolonia with the gorgeous landscape of this area make the requisite 24-hour visit to Fier a rich and memorable one. Below, our suggestions on how to get the most out of your day! Morning For your morning coffee, stop by Pastiçeri Rustemi (Rustemi Bakery), one of [...]
Ancient monasteries, remote lagoons, grand archeological parks and the beautiful Adriatic coast! Surrounded by the sea, the city of Fier houses some of the most important archeological and breathtaking sceneries in Albania. Here is a list of the top destinations according to us! The one place that would ensure your most memorable encounter with Albanian [...]
Bird-watching, an increasingly popular activity that combines traveling with the exploration of the natural world, has made its way into Albania. Actually, local professionals have been historically touting Albania as an ideal bird-watching destinations but this news is reaching the general public only currently. Below, we suggest the five most perfect places to bird-watch in [...]