Shkodra: a walk in the history

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Shkodra: a walk in the history

Albania has a lot of history and also of historical attractions to show. The main towns are trying to get into modernity, but Shkodra, on a lovely lake is a real pearl, especially for the traditional architecture. On a small mountain looking over the lake there is the Rozafa Castle, not so much conserved inside, but with visible walls to…
Shkodra, Albania
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The ancient city of Vlora

Vlora is one of the oldest towns in Albania and it has a great charm, because of the ancient monuments and its position on the sea. It was the capital of the country, but now it is well known by local and international tourists. In winter it is quite empty, but in summer the town is alive day and night.…
Vlora, Albania
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A day in Durres

At around 30 minutes by car from Tirana, there is an interesting Albanian town called Durres, one of the most important of the country, especially for its port. The place is nice and there are a good archeological museum and a site with a Roman amphitheater. On the top of the hill, with a marvelous view of the town and…
Durres, Albania
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Shopping in Tirana

A curious fact that has to be mentioned about Tirana is the shopping. As it happens in many tourist cities shops and mall are increasing by quantity and by quality. The Albanian capital is still quite new in tourism sector, but it is growing fast with new luxury hotels and restaurants and also with better services for shoppers. Around Balkans…
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A top dinner in Tirana

As you maybe already noticed by my previous articles, I like a lot to see the cities from the top. I could not change this preference in Tirana. Infact in the centre of the city, in Blloku, the exclusive neighborhood famous also for the nightlife, there is the Sky Tower, one of the highest buildings in the capital of Albania.…
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Shkodra: a walk in the history

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