With fantastic beaches along the coastline, Albania gives visitors the chance to enjoy Mediterranean waters at very reasonable prices.
The coast, the diverse natural landscapes, the very interesting historical places in all of Albania, in which the entrance costs only 2-5 dollars, the medieval stone city of Gjirokastra, the Roman ruins in Butrint, Berat the city of "one on one windows", Korça of serenades, or Kruja, Shkodra and Lezha offer a completely different side of Europe to visit.
Moreover, Albanian cuisine is a mixture of Turkish, Balkan and European cuisines. It is known for its high nutritional values and its quite good taste. Almost every province offers its own specialties.
After the first tourists from Belarus and Ukraine this week it is the turn of Polish tourists to get off at Rinas International Airport.
The head of the Albanian Tourist Union, Rrahman Kasa announced that tomorrow the first 3 charters will arrive with about 600 tourists, who will rest in Golem, on the Adriatic coast.
The opening of the borders on June 1 has brought 185 thousand tourists to our country. But this figure is about 30% lower than the figure recorded in June 2019 due to COVID-19.
The situation has significantly improved in the first week of July. In the first week of July, the Ministry of Tourism and Environment has announced that almost the same number of tourists have entered the Albanian territory as in the first week of 2019.
From less than 3 million tourists in 2013 we went to 6.4 million tourists and this proves that there is an extraordinary investment in terms of tourism infrastructure development./ATSH/