Albanian Natural Parks: Top 10 Natural Parks to Visit in Albania

Albanian Natural Parks: Top 10 Natural Parks to Visit in Albania

Albanian Natural Parks are among the most beautiful in the Balkans. Also, Albania is among the European countries with the largest protected surfaces per overall surface. Among many, these are top 10 must-visit Albanian Natural Parks. 1. Divjakë-Karavasta The national park Divjakë-Karavasta in west-central Albania is the largest lagunar area in Albania. It consists of four lagoons with a combined […]

Albanian Archaeological Parks: Top 10 Ancient Sites to Explore in Albania

Albanian Archaeological Parks: Top 10 Ancient Sites to Explore in Albania

Albanian archaeological parks are among must-visit attractions in Albania. Almost all of them date back at least to Antiquity revealing artifacts of a sophisticated civilization. The following are our top 10 picks of Albanian archaeological parks. 1. Pojan / Apollonia Apollonia is one of the richest archaeological centers in Albania. Standing on a landscape not harmed by human urbanization, the […]

Albanian Food: Top 10 Traditional Dishes to Try in Albania

Albanian Food: Top 10 Traditional Dishes to Try in Albania

Albanian food reflects old gastronomic traditions of various cultures mostly focusing on Mediterranean flavors. Countless authentic dishes make up the Albanian cuisine; each region offering their own spin; among many recipes, these are the most popular dishes to try in Albania.  1. Byrek Byrek is an iconic salty Albanian pie (albeit it draws inspiration from Ottoman/Turkish cuisine). Thinly rolled dough […]

Albanian Rivers: Top 10 Rivers to Spot in Albania

Albanian Rivers: Top 10 Rivers to Spot in Albania

Albanian rivers are among the wildest in Europe, although they are increasingly threatened by irresponsible human activities and shady development projects. They make the Albanian Republic one of the countries with the highest freshwater volume in the continent; here are Albania’s most important fresh water highways. 1. Vjosa (272 km/ 169 mi) Vjosa (with a total length of 272 kilometers […]