Sarande-South Albania Pearl

Sarandë, in Italian Santi Quaranta and from 1940 to 1944 Porto Edda in honor of Edda Ciano Mussolini (in Albanian Sarandë, in Greek Άγιοι Σαράντα), is an Albanian municipality located in the prefecture of Vlora, in Correspondence of the Ionian coast in southern Albania. Following the administrative reform of 2015, the municipality of Ksamil was […]

Read More...

Lezhe

LEZHE – ALESSIO Alessio (in Albanian: Lezhë [lɛʒə] or Lezha, Turkish: Leş) is an Albanian municipality, located in the north-west of Albania, and is the capital of the homonymous prefecture. The city was born as a Greek colony with the name of Lissos (Λισσός). After the Roman conquest, its name was latinized in Lissus. In […]

Read More...

Kruja-Skanderbeg’s City

Kruja (in Albanian Krujë, historically also Croia) is an Albanian municipality located in the Prefecture of Durres. Following the administrative reform of 2015, the municipalities of Bubq, Cudhi, Fushë Krujë, Kodër Thumanë and Nikël were merged in Kruja, bringing the population of the municipality to 59,814 inhabitants (census data 2011). History In April 1450, the […]

Read More...

Shkoder-The cradle of Albanian culture

Shkoder Shkoder ([‘skutari], in Albanian Shkodra or Shkodër) is an Albanian municipality, the capital of the homonymous prefecture, located in north-western Albania, between the shores of Lake Scutari, near the Drin, Buna and Kir rivers, in the vicinity of  Alps. Scutari is a culturally important place for the Albanian nation, it is in fact considered […]

Read More...

Tirana-The Capital

Scanderbeg square

Visit the city to look for the timid signs of this change, starting from Square Skanderbeg, which has always been the subject of re-elaborations and conjectures by the various governments that have alternated in Albanian political history. Only a few years ago it had been transformed into a traffic-packed roundabout and difficult pedestrian traffic, while […]

Read More...