One aspect of Albanian culture that interests us is Socialist Realism art – of which Albania has in abundance. The communist regime took the visual arts very, very seriously and the country is peppered with their works, from mosaics to monuments (many of which are now sadly vandalized or have simply been neglected.) You can visit the National Gallery of Arts in Tirana to see its collection of Socialist Realism art, but without any context or in-depth descriptions, the works can sometimes be a little perplexing. This is why…

Calling all plant lovers! After our amazing experience with the Geneva Botanical Association, we’re more than excited to launch our very own Botanical Tour of Albania. This tour is designed to be flexible. We would be happy to discuss with you how many days you have to set aside – whether just a few days or an entire week – and we will come up with the best plan of action while following advice from some of the most informed specialists of Albania and Europe. Of course, the seasons are important and we will aim to make…

Elton has an incredible, earth-shattering idea floating around in his head for a tour that will bring you to the kitchens of families, farms and restaurants for an 8 to 12 day self-guided tour in Albania.  It’ll combine beaches, mountains and urban environments and will surely encompass loads of food, wine and raki.  The idea is both to taste the delights on offer and also be a part of their cultivation or production process- a full experience.  Nature will be in abundance. Let Albanian Trip organize one of the…