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News Albania » Gjirokastër: Beautiful scenery, charming people and cheap as chips: Albania makes for a tasty family treat

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Publication date: Friday 13 January 2017

Gjirokaster makes the perfect starting point for investigating southern Albania Another attraction of Gjirokaster is that it houses the birthplace of the man who, after Mother Teresa, is the most famous Albanian in history. Or perhaps that should be ...

News Albania » Gjirokastër: Gjirokaster Journal; Behind Albanian Curtain: The Sad and the Seedy

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Publication date: hursday 17 January 1991

GJIROKASTER, Albania, Jan. 15— Images pile up: ox- and donkey-drawn carts, grimy steam-powered factories, tractors and threshers dating from the 50's, towns and villages with few shops, endless lines of people waiting for exit visas, streams of laborers ...

News Albania » Gjirokastër: Albania with special guest John Stapleton

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In Albania your tour will include a visit to the Unesco-listed ... This morning we will take in the Unesco site of Gjirokaster visiting the castle perching above the city and the museum which has some interesting relics from the Cold War.

News Albania » Gjirokastër: Gjirokaster, Albania 10-day Weather

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

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News Albania » Gjirokastër: Calling all Saudi tourists to Albania

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Publication date: hursday 12 May 2016

Albania has important resources for the touristic enjoyment of its mountainous areas. The Albanian Alps to the North, the mountains along the Ionian Sea, the Kruje, Berat, (called ‘the city of a thousand windows’), Gjirokaster (a historic UNESCO-listed ...

News Albania » Gjirokastër: Albania's cultural heritage sites attracting more foreign tourists

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Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

National Gallery of Art in Tirana, Ethnographic Museum in Gjirokaster, National History Museum in Tirana and Gjirokaster Castle are some of the most visited sites in the country. The high increase in the number of visitors last year came from non ...

News Albania » Gjirokastër: Flash floods hit Greece and Albania

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Publication date: Sunday 01 February 2015

In southern Albania, scores of families and their livestock were moved from homes and farms in Vlore, Fier, Berat and Gjirokaster, south of the capital, Tirana. In Gjirokaster, 220mm of rain fell between Saturday and Monday, more than would normally be ...

News Albania » Gjirokastër: World Food Programme provides cash to families in Albania affected by floods

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Publication date: Wednesday 22 July 2015

According to Albanian Daily News, households in the five most-affected regions in Albania -- Fier, Berat, Vlore, Elbasan, Gjirokaster -- will receive a three-month cash grant via personal checks. Each person is entitled to 35 U.S. dollars per month (4,340 ...

News Albania » Gjirokastër: The big read: Rambling the Riviera in Albania

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Publication date: Friday 07 April 2017

Albania’s coastline has grown in popularity as a budget sun destination for Italian families. We should follow their lead for a unique, culturally distinctive travel experience, says Ellie O’Byrne. "ARE you from Cork? I recognised your accent. I used ...