Shkodra, the city of bicycles that surprises you with its mysteries and fabulous beauties
Located in such a geographical position, about 90 km away from Tirana, the capital of Albania, it has two axes connecting it with Montenegro, Hani e Hotit and Muriqani.
Shkodra enables diverse tourist visits to enjoy several types of landscapes at a not too far distance from each other. From Shkodra you can enjoy the pine forests of Razma, about 42 km away, you can be enchanted by the unique panorama offered from Boga, about 48 km away, or you can travel to Velipoja to enjoy the pleasure of the Adriatic coast, about 32 km from Shkodra, not forgetting the seductive panorama of Lake Shkodra, with its villages well known for their culinary originality, only 8-9 km away from the city center.
A legend that cradles the city like a lullaby
Beneath the castle walls is the Lead Mosque, an architectural and historical marvel, the oldest and largest in all of Albania, built of stone, since 1773.
Shkodra, the city that sails among the blue waters
You can visit Shiroka, the tourist village located by the lake. Shiroka has its origins ten centuries ago. The amazing panorama of the lake with fishermen at the foot of Tarabosh Mountain is an attraction that should not be left without enjoying. The characteristic cuisine of lakeside restaurants is well-known throughout the country.
Destinations not to be missed are the canyons of Kiri. This mountain river flows from the Alps and the stunning views of its rocky bed are unique. Built at the foot of the cliffs, some traditional restaurants offer organic food, as well as a stunning panorama.
The cradle of photography
The National Museum of Photography "Marubi" preserves and promotes the values of a photographic collection of more than five hundred thousand negatives, from the second half of the 19th century to the end of the 20th century.
The “Marubi” National Museum of Photography is located in the city center and is a unique attraction not to be missed.
The "Capital of bicycles"
You can cycle through the old quarter of Gjuhadol, from where you can visit the Cathedral of Shkodra, which during the years of communism was turned into a sports palace or you can go to visit the museum house of Oso Kuka, which offers a fantastic architecture and antiques of rare value.
The city of traditional cuisine
The lake resorts, Shiroka, Zusi or Zogej, which stretch along the lake and the mountain of Tarabosh, are the most frequented by tourists, as the blueness and greenery merge between them and create an incomparable state of peace.