THE JEWS IN ALBANIA

The Jews in Albania The first reports of Jews residing in Albania date back to 70 AD, the Jews arrived for the first time by sea on the southern coast of Albania, finding refuge here, it seems like prisoners who escaped from the  Roman gallee from a ship carrying Jewish hostages for the Roman emperor […]

SARANDE SOUTH ALBANIA PEARL

Sarandë, also simply Saranda, is a coastal town in Albania. Geographically, it is situated on an open sea gulf of the Ionian Sea in the central Mediterranean, about 14 km (8.7 mi) east of the northern end of the island of Corfu. Stretching along the Albanian Ionian Sea Coast, Saranda typically has over 300 sunny days a year. The city is known […]

DURRES TAVERN OF THE ADRIATIC

Durrës historically known as Epidamnos and Dyrrachium, is the second most populous city of the Republic of Albania. The city is the capital of the surrounding Durrës County, one of 12 constituent counties of the country. By air, it is 165 kilometres (103 miles) northwest of Sarandë, 31 kilometres (19 miles) west of Tirana, 83 kilometres (52 miles) south of Shkodër and 579 kilometres (360 miles) east of Rome. Located […]

LEZHE

Alessio –Lezhë (Albanian: Lezha or Lezhë,) is a town and municipality in northwest Albania, in the county with the same name. In ancient history it was an ancient Greek colony named Lissus. The latter is an Archaeological Park of Albania. The present municipality was formed at the 2015 local government reform by the merger of the former municipalities Balldren, Blinisht, […]

KRUJA SKANDERBEG’S CITY

Krujë is a town and a municipality in north central Albania. Located between Mount Krujë and the Ishëm River, the city is only 20 km north from the capital of Albania, Tirana. Rich in history and tradition, Kruja is home of the patriots and the epicenter of Albania’s independence from the Ottoman Empire. It was here that Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, Albania’s […]

SHKODER-THE CRADLE OF ALBANIAN CULTURE

Shkodër or Shkodra  historically known as Scutari or Scodra, is a city in the Republic of Albania. The city is one of the most ancient cities in the Balkans and the fourth most populous city in the country and exerts strong influences in culture, religion, arts and entertainment of northern Albania. Geographically, the city of Shkodër sprawls across the ‘Mbishkodra‘ plain between […]

TIRANA THE CAPITAL CITY

Tirana is located in the center of Albania and is enclosed by mountains and hills, with Dajt on the east and a slight valley on the northwest overlooking the Adriatic Sea in the distance. Due to its location within the Plain of Tirana and the close proximity to the Mediterranean Sea, the city is particularly influenced by a Mediterranean seasonal climate. It is among the wettest […]

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