Most Popular Castles in Albania

Table of Contents 1 Porto Palermo 2 Kruja Castle 3 Berati Castle 4 Shkodra Castle 5 Gjirokastra Castle Porto Palermo Porto Palermo When you travel from Himara to Qeparo or vice-versa, is impossible not to notice the castle at Porto Palermo Bay also known as Panorama Bay. It is located 228km away from Tirana via Llogara Pass. The beautiful castle […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Castles in Albania

Table of Contents 1 Skenderbeu’s Castle at Rodoni Cape 2 Lezha Castle 3 Bashtova Castle 4 Kanina Castle 5 Lekuresi Castle TIRANA, February 6 Legends and historical events have immortalized castles as significant elements of Albania’s cultural heritage. Numerous castles in Albania are magnets for international tourists. Hence, we decided to look at the country’s ten most popular castles. Skenderbeu’s […]

Food explanations

Meat related phrases Mish – Meat Mish vici – Beef meat Mish qengji – Lamb meat Mish derri – Pork meat Mish keci – Cabrito meat Meat dishes Biftek – Steak Biftek Vienez – Similar to a cordon-blue, but with veal and no ham. Can be tasted in Berat Vegetable related phrases Zarzavate, perime – Vegetables Bizele […]

Albania Maps.

Albania’s Information Land Area 27,398 km2 Water Area 1,350 km2 Total Area 28,748km2 (#140) Population 3,038,594 (#137) Population Density 110.91/km2 Government Type Parliamentary Republic GDP (PPP) $33.90 Billion GDP Per Capita 11,900$ Currency Lek (ALL) More Information Albania It may not top any most-popular-destinations lists, but don’t overlook this enticing corner of Europe. Destined to attract […]

Useful resources

Energy Supply in Albania Even for a country like Albania where over 95% of electricity and 20-23% of total primary sources are provided by hydro, use of other renewables is important because improves security of energy supply and energy sector sustainability. If we add to these positive facts reduction of foreign trade deficit for any […]

Getting around

Getting around by train Timetable available starting 30 August 2017 Departure Arrival Departure Arrival Place Tirana Durres Durres Tirana 1. 05.30 06.27 06.15 07.15 2. 08.30 09.31 08.45 09.45 3. 14.10 15.07 09.20 10.20 4. 15.25 16.23 13.05 14.05 5. 16.25 17.23 16.40 17.40 6. 19.55 20.53 20.10 21.10 Departure Arrival Departure Arrival Place Tirana […]

How to get to Albania

Albania is a country in South-Eastern Europe, in the West of the Balkan Peninsula, between the geographical coordinates: 39 16′ latitude and 42 39′ longitude. Albania is almost midway between Equator and the North Pole, and covers a surface of 28.748 km2. The overall length of the borderline of the Republic of Albania is 1094 km; […]

Albanian Visa

The citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Albania. The citizens from the countries marked with ‘*’ , can enter Albania even with a valid ID card (no passport required). All the foreigners who have a valid multi – entry Schengen visa, type “C” or “D”, or a valid residence permit in one […]

Albanian Language

Facts about Albanian Language Albanian is an Indo-European language spoken by nearly 7.6 million people, mainly in Albania and Kosovo but also in other areas of the Balkans in which there is an Albanian population, including western Macedonia, Montenegro, southern Serbia and north-western Greece. Albanian is also spoken by native enclaves in Greece, along the […]


Albania has a high number of climatic regions considering its area, nevertheless the weather is mainly sunny with an average of 300 days of sun per year: On the coastline the climate of Albania is Mediterranean with hot summers and mild winters. In these regions the average temperature in the winter is 8°C whereas in the […]