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Jet-setters’ paradise: Visit Albania!

Albania made the list of the top travel destinations of 2024.

Nestled between Greece and Montenegro along the Adriatic coast, the country has emerged as a popular beach destination due to its affordability, drawing a surge in Italian tourists in 2023.

The upcoming opening of a new airport in Vlorë in 2024 will enhance accessibility to its stunning coastline.

However, Albania offers more than just beaches.

With a rich cultural heritage blending Christian and Muslim influences, towns like Berat and Gjirokastër boast captivating historical centers, while the mountain landscapes of Theth offer scenic adventures.

Additionally, the country established Europe’s first wild river national park around the Vjosa River in 2023, showcasing its pristine natural beauty.

Whether exploring ancient history or enjoying outdoor adventures, Albania promises an unforgettable journey blending authenticity with natural wonders.

The full list includes:

  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Porto, Portugal
  • Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Cartagena, Columbia
  • Paris, France
  • Big Sky, Montana
  • Sumba, Indonesia
  • Dominican Republic
  • Iceland
  • Trans Dinarica Cycle Route, Balkans
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Tartu, Estonia
  • Uzbekistan
  • Tainan, Taiwan

You can read the full article here.

Albania was among the best destinations in Europe for 2023. The UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, a regular tracker of short-term tourism trends providing updated insights into international tourism, has positioned Albania in the fourth spot globally for the period spanning January to July 2023.

In this ranking, Albania achieved an impressive 53% growth rate, after Turks and Caicos. It follows Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Albania outperforms other well-known European destinations such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Croatia, and France, securing the top spot on the continent.

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