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Korça is Albania’s sweetheart! Everything about this town is romantic, from its traditional Albanian serenades to its beautiful winter snow. Its traditional villas, cobble-stone streets glistening under the sun, the fresh mountain air, and hospitality, all combine to create an unparalleled warm and festive atmosphere all year round. Locals and visitors reserve their utmost loyalty when it comes to Korça, returning often to this postcard of a town. Once called “the little Paris,” Korça is one of the centers of Albanian arts and history, hosting some of the most fascinating museums in the country. The recently renovated Old Bazaar, a spice and food market surrounded by villas is teeming with people, energy and a casual nightlife scene. Korça’s famous culinary specialties, like lakror and kërnacka, and the surrounding mountainous villages, like Voskopoja and Boboshtica, are some of Albania’s most popular destinations.
Somewhere between blood orange, fuchsia, coral and red, lies one of the most undefinable and dazzling hues in the history of art, created by Albania’s own master iconographer, Onufri. Red is perhaps the color most associated with the Balkans, be it for the fields of blood-red poppies punctuating much of the region’s countryside or the [...]
If you are planning to visit a unique, off-the-beaten-path gorgeous country, Albania is the natural choice. Countless international travel portals have already included Europe’s “best-kept secret” in their must-visit destinations of 2020. Stunning and affordable, an incredible experience in Albania is a certainty! With its natural abundance, majestic peaks, pristine beaches, awe-inspiring waterfalls and healing [...]
With dozens of equally delicious recipes, choosing the ones to try out in Korça is quite a challenge. Below, we help you become acquainted with the city’s best and most authentic offerings. Korça, one of Albania’s most important centers of culture and tradition, is well-known for its delicious authentic cuisine. The locals, known for their [...]
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 [...]