A Must Go Place When Visiting Albania Albania is a country in Southern Europe with a rich a historical background. This is evidenced by the presence of ancient structures such as the Ottoman Empire architecture, citadels among others that can open a door in your imagination into the past history of Albania. The republic is also blessed with a rich rugged geographical terrain to the North, where the Alps are describe to be ?’fierce’’. The south on the other hand enjoys some of Europe’s least known but amazingly outstanding beautiful coastlines. In addition to all this if you are visiting the country The Drin is a must go place. The Drin is the longest river in Albania stretching its length through Albania and pouring its waters into the Adriatic Sea. It’s a very crucial river for the republic of Albania contributing a total of 1200MW of electricity to the national grid through hydro-electric power production. Therefore along its length the river is composed of several artificial lakes the largest of them all being Lake Fierza, Lake Vaui I Dejes being the second largest with a total area of 25 square Km. The Drin has a mountainous surrounding with a great variety of plant and animal species. The river itself also has a great variety of native fish and more species have also been introduced including the Zander of northern parts of Europe. A visit to the Drin will complete your visit to Albania. Take a moment to imagine of a ferry trip on the amazing Lake Koman winding up the bed of river Drin. It just an outstanding experience this lake is one of the lakes that were formed when a dam was built in 1980’s. There are also many places you can tour along the Drin river. If you are planning on visiting Albania any time soon make the Drin a number one priority.
Touring Lake Shkodër, Albania Offering unique attractions including ancient mountain codes and forgotten archeological sites, Albania has abundance in natural beauty. In the northwestern part of Albania lies a city and municpality called Shkodër, and is one of the largest cities in Albania. With its ostounding array of unique attractions including stunnig mountain scenary, beaches and lakes, Albania has come out of its bright light of freedom that was needed. Albania's shoreline with traditional villages huddled in bays and beaches outstripped with clear waters is a revelation when travellers visit this magestic country. One of the beautiful places you cannot miss to visit is Lake Shkodër. Located on the boarder of Albania and Montenegro, Lake Shkodër, also called Lake Scutari, is said to be one of the largest lakes in the Balkan Peninsula with more than 7 endemic species of fish in the lake and also a protected area on the wetland of international importance. With a length of approximately 44 km and 14 km wide and 16tf deep, Lake Shkodër is one of largest lakes in Abania. Tourists can get a good view of the lake from the use of both fort Rozafa and the town of Shiroka . Tourists visiting Lake Shkodër are fascinated by its diversity with so many different interesting attractions. Lake Shkodër is a destination for people who are in love with culture and nature, a wonderful place with magnificent landscapes, rich wildlife and plenty of natural herbs. it is a habbitat for more than 270 bird species. Viisitors get alot of satisfaction and chances for leisure. The the shores of the lake are very attractive, visitors can sunbathe, swim, fish and boat as the main activities in the area. On the northern side lies the Syri i Sheganit (The Shegan Eye) water spring, an attraction to scuba divers.