Nature Attractions - Into Albania

Nature Attractions

Ancient Cities

Antiquity has given a wonderful present to Albania, thanks to the ruins that are spread in many archaeological parks across the country. Some of them are built on the top of the hills, which gives to everyone the possibility to make both a trip in Albanian history and its beautiful nature. Click here to explore more.

Lake and Rivers

Home to the biggest lake of Southern Europe (Lake of Shkodër), and also the oldest one (Lake Ohrid), Albania is known for its rich water resources. Here you’ll find also beautiful crystalline rivers that flow between breathtaking mountains. Click here to explore more.

Mountains

In Albania are located some of the highest mountain peaks of the Balkans. Touristic villages in picturesque valleys and familiar traditional atmosphere make Albanian mountains a must-visit for all the nature lovers. Click here to explore more.

National Parks

Start a journey into the green world of Albanian natural parks, where you’ll have the chance to discover lakes, lagoons, waterfalls, and many other surprises.  Click here to explore more.

Beaches

Crystalline waters and virgin beaches: it is quite easy to fall in love with Albanian Riviera. Explore closer some of the most breathtaking destinations of the country.  Click here to explore more.

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Adrion’s Picks: Top 20 Books to Take to the Bea...

The largest bookstore chain in Albania handpicks the must-reads of summer 2020.  Compiling a summer reading list is one of the most challenging tasks when it comes to vacation preparation. Up there with picking the right destination and booking the room with a view, selecting which books to take with you, or upload to your [...]

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10 Trip Ideas: How to Enjoy Your Vacation While...

Vacationing has definitely changed this year so IntoAlbania pitches in to offer some inspiration for a fun and safe summer in the country. All we can think about in the warm summer months is how to best spend them before they end. Some of us may have already planned our vacations while others are more [...]

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Top 10 Gorgeous Rare Plants of Kukës

Its stunning mountains and beautiful landscape guarantee that you will find an amazing variety of plants in Kukës. Besnik Hallaçi, a biologist and the director of the Administration of Protected Areas in Kukës, has selected 10 of the oldest and most unique plants of the area for IntoAlbania.   This perennial herbaceous plant, is found in [...]

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Berk: The New Book-Lover’s Spot in Town

Entrance nr. 18 on Him Kolli St. in Tirana will be, from now on, not only the newest publishing house for Albanian up-and-coming authors but an ideal workspace where everything is about books. Let’s begin with the name of this new cultural hotspot: Berk. If it sounds a lot like “book,” that’s because it coincidentally [...]

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Shala River: Albania’s Own Thailand or Alpine S...

Hailed as the Thailand of Albania, the pristine Shala River and its surroundings are a spectacular summer alternative to the Riviera and other coastline favorites. Known for its clear aquamarine waters, Shala River’s popularity has sky rocketed in the last few years with more locals looking to the north for their summer fun. Perfect for [...]

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Koman Lake: The “Fairy” Ride Across the Enchant...

With the looks and climate of Scandinavian fjords, Lake Koman is a nearly otherworldly retreat, nestled among green-covered hills in the northern part of the country.  The north of Albania has been enjoying well-deserved accolades from international and local tourists in the last few years. It is slowly but surely claiming its rightful place at [...]

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Travel Experts’ Choice: 6 Unforgettable Places ...

With the Coronavirus pandemic locking everyone in, IntoAlbania thought to get some of the country’s travel bloggers and curious explorers talking about their most memorable destinations. Here is what they had to say. The self-proclaimed “Alberican” (i.e. Albanian-American) travel photographer has chosen this off-the-beaten path site as her top most memorable destination: “Finally got to [...]

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Readers’ Choice: Top 8 Most Memorable Places in...

While the Coronavirus pandemic kept everyone safely locked inside their homes, IntoAlbania launched the #IntoAlbaniaTravelsInTime campaign in May to celebrate our readers’ favorite travel memories around the country and to keep them looking forward to their summer vacations. Among the great contenders, there were some expected destinations (many people were missing the Riviera!), some more [...]

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Be Like Ben – Fall in Love With Albania

Lately, IntoAlbania has been sharing the charming videos of Ben Washburn, the American young man who stayed in Albania during the pandemic and really enjoyed it. If you haven’t had the chance to meet him, let us have the pleasure of introducing him. He loves so many things about Albania that he has chosen to [...]

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