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The country’s most beautiful lagoons, those of Kune-Vain and Patok, and some of the most exclusive, rugged beaches surround the ancient city of Lezha. Enveloped by this exotic environment rests the newest heart of Albanian gastronomical tradition. With several world-famous farm-to-table and fine dining restaurants serving the most updated traditional cuisine in the country, Lezha’s popularity has seen an upturn in the last decade! Once upon a time, Lezha attracted many visitors to its numerous monuments of great historical and architectural value in Albania, such as the Skanderbeg Memorial, an impressive Greek-inspired structure supported by marble pillars, and the Castle of Lezha, the crown jewel of the city. These days, its truly inimitable food culture, calm landscapes and untouched nature are great draws to this ancient city.
If looking for an authentic spot where rich culinary tradition and culture meet, head to the northern village of Troshan where you can enjoy it all amidst a spectacular landscape and a most welcoming guesthouse. View of Troshani. Source: Agritourism Hylli Dritës Zadrima is perhaps the best-kept secret among locals as far as authentic, truly [...]
The head chef of Rapsodia, perhaps the most popular restaurant in Albania, Alfred Marku has redefined Albanian cuisine. When he left for Italy at the tender age of fifteen, Marku had no idea how the move would completely alter his life. He returned to Albania with a profession that would rank him as one of [...]
A city rich in history and spectacular landscapes, in addition to being one of the gastronomic centers of the entire country, Lezha packs a full day of valuable and delicious amusement. After you have enjoyed your morning coffee in one of the many cafés in town, head to Lezha Castle, from where you will get [...]
Located on the Adriatic coast, Lezha includes a number of beautiful, spacious and still secluded beaches. Located only 55 km from Tiranë, this is perhaps one of the best destinations to be enjoyed not only in the summer months but throughout the entire year. This area’s picturesque landscape, wonderful food, untouched nature and rich underwater [...]