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One of the most iconic sounds of Albania is children’s voices, as they play in the many schoolyards and neighborhoods of their cities. For many, they are the soundtrack to daily life! To this day, Albania’s culture remains family-centered and hospitable and its countless natural and archaeological parks, lakes and seas, are elements that only add to Albania’s appeal as an ideal family destination. In Albania’s many children-friendly spots, the family will be immersed in a world of natural beauty, at once educational and fun. Indeed, Albania offers a rare opportunity for children to become explorers of rare sights, as they intimately experience the enchanting ruins of ancient cities and medieval castles. Albania’s natural sights are the places of great memories! Beautiful landscapes, fresh air, and plenty of organized trips and activities where children and adults can interact with one another. Most major Albanian cities such as Tirana, Vlora, Durrësi, Shkodra etc, also include various contemporary amusement parks where children can immediately feel at home while they enjoy their vacation in a new and exciting place.
One of the most visited museums in the country, the Archaeological Museum in the ancient coastal city of Durrës is an ideal and comprehensive introduction to Albania’s rich history throughout the millennia. The largest museum in the country, the Durrës Archaeological Museum holds some of the most treasured prehistoric and ancient objects in the history [...]
Our top picks for 2020 reveal off-the-beaten-path destinations, popular summer fests, picturesque villages, a tour in antiquity, an authentic agritourism experience and more. Discover them below. The Korab-Koritnik Natural Park, located northeast of the country, encompasses the vast Koritnik-Gjallica-Korab mountain range. Its diverse mosaic of valleys and waterways creates some of the stunning vistas in [...]
This family-owned farm near Shkodra offers an authentic farm experience with a unique twist. Have you ever what it would be like to work the loom, weaving away with colorful threads like in the ancient times? This tradition that hails from antiquity is only one of the many unique and memorable experiences that the Marku [...]
When visiting the capital city of Tirana, you may find yourself dreaming of a swift exit to someplace a little more green and peaceful. Well, look no further than the gorgeous natural surroundings of the iconic Dajti Mountain. This picturesque mountain enhances and frames the landscape of Tirana, and best of all is just a [...]
Borsh Beach is quite simply one of the most tranquil coastlines on the Southern Riviera, a picture-perfect paradise to spend your summer days the right way. Imagine if you will, the most stunning shades of ultramarine and turquoise that a sea could possibly possess. Now, frame this shimmering seascape with olive groves. Listen to the [...]
The Promenade in Shkodra captures some of the European aesthetic experience with its decorative and delicate designs, that pave the historic street of this artistically-infused city. Just a few meters short of 1km in length at 800m long, the Promenade in Shkodra is paved entirely with beautifully-decorated cobblestones. Recently-renovated, this promenade recalls the architecture of ages [...]
In a bustling city like Tirana it may surprise you to find such sparse and open nature in the heart of the capital. Well, the Grand Park of Tirana offers just that, and so much more. The Grand Park of Tirana continues to be one of the most popular and frequented spots of the capital [...]
Looking for a spot in in the city where countless coffeehouses, restaurants and pubs collide with a fascinating configuration of contemporary and historical places of interest? Then be sure to head down to Tirana’s Promenade. Get away from the overwhelming amount of traffic and cars that often descends upon the roads, and simply enjoy the [...]
As beautiful as any beach along the Albanian coastline, Lalzi Bay has become one of the most popular summer spots on the Adriatic for locals and tourists. 30 kilometres north of Durrës, hiding behind beautiful tall trees and the songs of the cicadas, Lalzi Bay Beach is perhaps the most popular and populated beach on [...]