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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.
In these tough financial times, you absolutely shouldn’t skimp on your vacation but, instead, find some much-needed respite in the safe and budget-friendly options we have carefully selected below. Selecting the most budget-friendly beach in Albania is a daunting task as most destinations offer a variety of accommodation, ranging from luxury hotels to camping. As [...]
Kallmet, famous for its delicious wine, is also known for its rich culture, history, and nature. One of the beautiful region’s best-kept secrets is the small church with a fascinating story, hidden among ancient trees. One of the most impressive parts of St. Euphemia Church is the saint’s portrait carved on the side of the [...]
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 [...]