Albanian Canyons: Top 10 Canyons to Traverse in Albania

Albanian Canyons: Top 10 Canyons to Traverse in Albania

Among many natural attractions across the country, Albanian canyons provide lots of opportunities for travelers in search of unique adventurers. In this piece, we highlight Albania’s most attractive canyons; raising awareness in favor of the preservation of such formations. 1. Osum Canyon The majestic canyon of Osum River is the largest in the country, rightfully deemed “Albania’s Grand Canyon”. It […]

Albanian Painters: Names of Top Historic Painters You Ought to Know

Albanian Painters: Names of Top Historic Painters You Ought to Know

Works of Albanian painters are often overlooked by critics though many of them deserve special credit. In their work throughout history, Albanian painters have challenged decades of oppression and censorship to deliver the best artworks to their audiences; below are some short bios of Albania’s most resilient and remarkable painters-ranked in no particular order. 1. Kolë Idromeno (1860-1939) Kolë Idromeno […]

Albanian Museums: Top 10 Museums to Visit in Albania

Albanian Museums: Top 10 Museums to Visit in Albania

Have you ever wondered what’s on display in the Albanian museums? This piece offers a sneak-peak into Albania’s most important museums; check out this list of top Albanian museums. 1. National History Museum / Muzeu Historik Kombëtar (Tirana) The National Museum of History is a central attraction of Albanian capital Tirana. It’s the most important and largest museum in the […]

Albanian Paintings: Top 10 Masterpieces to Discover in Albania

Albanian Paintings: Top 10 Masterpieces to Discover in Albania

Albanian paintings date back since ancient times but names of artists appear only during Medieval times. From then this art has developed with interruptions and suppression, with iconic paintings leaving their marks in national identity; here are the top Albanian paintings of all times.  1. Sister Tone (Motra Tone), 1883 – Kolë Idromeno (1860-1939) The portrait “Motra Tone” is Albania’s […]

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 […]