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Gashi River

Tropoja – Show on map (27 km from centre)

The Gashi River (Albanian: Lumi i Gashit) is a nature reserve, spanning an area of 3,000 ha (7,400 acres). The nature reserve forms a part of the European Green Belt and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site within the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe.


Dajti Mountain

Tirana – Show on map (5 km from centre)

Dajti (Albanian: Mali i Dajtit) standing at 1,613 m (5,292 ft) above sea level, is a mountain and national park on the edge of Tirana, Albania. The Dajti belongs to the Skanderbeg range. In winter, the mountain is often covered with snow, and it is a popular retreat to the local population of Tirana that rarely sees snow falls.



Shkodër – Show on map (45 km from centre)

Theth (Albanian: Thethi) is a small village within Shkodër County, Albania. Following the 2015 local government reform it became part of the municipality Shkodër, and has been declared a Protected Historic Center by the Albanian Government.


Karavasta Lagoon

Divjake – Show on map (15 km from centre)

Karavasta Lagoon (Albanian: Laguna e Karavastasë) is the largest lagoon in Albania and one of the largest in the Mediterranean Sea, spanning an area of 42 km2 (16 sq mi). Karavasta is part of the Divjakë Karavasta National Park and is separated from the Adriatic Sea by a large strip of sand.



Dibër – Show on map (25 km from centre)

The Lurë National Park (Albanian: Parku Kombëtar i Lurës) is a national park in northeastern Albania, spanning an area of 12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi), encompassing as well the eastern section of Kunora e Lurës. The park was established in 1966 to protect the various ecosystems and biodiversity.