Albania has been included in the list of the ten affordable cost destinations of the Lonely Planet for the 2019, as one of the last frontiers of Europe that offers excursions among beautiful mountain landscapes, wonderful beaches and a unique history.
The country of the eagles occupies the eighth place on the list, which includes countries such as Egypt, Poland, Slovenia, Ecuador, Argentina, Bangladesh, the United States and the Maldives.
"Here is a place of great value in plain sight, with some wonderful beaches and a unique history. The exciting gastronomic scene of the country celebrates the fruits of its unique local flavors and offers a truly distinctive cuisine.
Despite its archaeological sites, such as Apollonia e Butrint , and its unique blend of Balkan, Mediterranean and Italian influences, Albania remains a destination where it is possible to make excursions among beautiful mountain landscapes. "- he writes Lonely Planet.
The tourist guide had already entered Albania, specifically the capital Tirana, in the ten European destinations to visit in the 2018 earlier this year, describing it as a bustling metropolis that has undergone significant transformations and therefore offers a lot to visitors.
Albania has regularly been included in the top ten destinations di Lonely Planet from 2011, when the popular tourist guide included our country in the first place, labeling it as 'the last secret of Europe'.
Lonely Planet but not only
Taking an adventurous trip to Albania has been rated as one of the best things to do for travelers in 2018 even from National Geographic France.
The latter had suggested going to the discovery of the UNESCO heritage sites of Berat e Gjirokastër (Argirocastro), of the Greek-Roman amphitheaters, of the Adriatic and Ionian beaches and above all of the unexplored landscapes of the country such as the alpine peaks and the green valleys.
Numerous tour operators offer the possibility of excursions, mountain bike adventures, rafting and bird-watching in the country, while alpine tourism is becoming increasingly popular with the opening of numerous mountain hiking trails.
This article was originally published in turismo.al , an Italian portal on Albanian tourism.
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