The breathtaking landscape with blue rivers and high peaks is combined with the rich traditions, fresh and unique cuisine of the northern Albanian villages
The Valbona National Park and the Valbona River Valley, the pearl of the Albanian Alps – The Cursed Mountains, is a top tourist destination in the northern part of Albania, attracting more and more local and foreign visitors and hikers. This was reported specially for BTA by the Albanian agency ATA.
The Director of the Administration of Protected Areas in Kukus, North-Eastern Albania, stated today to the Albanian Telegraph Agency (ATA) that during the first six months of the year Valbona National Park was visited by more than 20,571 tourists, of which 14,250 were foreign nationals.
The director of the protected area, Lefter Gianna, said that foreign tourists and hiking enthusiasts travel along the tourist trail between Valbona and Tet.
While Albanian summer heat drives many tourists to head for the coast, the Valbona Valley and the Albanian Alps offer an adrenaline-filled and scenic alternative for active hikers.
The breathtaking landscape with blue rivers and high peaks is combined with the rich traditions, fresh and unique cuisine of the northern Albanian villages.
Valbona Valley is one of the unique wonders of Albanian nature. One of the most visited areas in the Tropoja region and the Albanian Alps together with the Tete National Park. A top destination, attracting not only local but also foreign visitors who want to learn more about the traditions in the northernmost villages of the country.
The journey from Koman to Firza is also another tourist attraction, declared as one of the best tourist experiences in Albania. The canoe ride also offers the most wonderful rolling panorama of the pristine landscape around the lake.