Category: Albania

Best things to do in Albania; Alice Taylor; Times Travel

The best things to do in Albania, including what to do on a city break to Tirana and must-see locations such as Berat, Gjirokaster and the Albanian Alps.

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Exit Explains: The Concession Agreement for the Management of Butrint National Park; Exit – Explaining Albania

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After previously keeping the plan under wraps, citing economic confidentiality, the Albanian government has published the full business plan of the management of the Butrint National Park in the south of the country, as a foundation. Butrint is one of Albania’s most important archaeological sites and features an immense wealth of cultural, historical, and natural values and is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Park.

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Why Gjirokaster is Albania’s best-kept secret; Holly Baxter; Independent

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Don’t go to Gjirokaster. You’ve never heard of it anyway, and who would want to give up a couple of weeks of their precious annual leave on a mountainous city in Albania? It’s impossible to get to, anyway – the only nonstop UK flights go from London to Tirana, and Tirana to Gjirokaster is a four-hour drive at best and a 12-hour drive at worst, using an unreliable public transport system and often impassable roads.

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