Velipoje is located on the north side of Albanian Adriatic Sea, within the county of Shkodra, during the communism time, Velipoje was only a fishing village. Now is booming with
hotels and private houses. Velipojë has a population of around 10,000, spread over several small settlements, the largest of which is the town of Velipojë itself.
The Albanian National Tourism Agency opens summer season opening ceremony in Velipoja first of May (Shkodra). The NTA staff supported the activity with a photo-gallery exhibition of the best views of Velipoja. Also different brochures, maps and catalogs
.On the other hand, the NTA invites tourists through the television to visit this year Velipoja which has made a lot of investment in infrastructure and services.
live music and local food presented by NTA for local to enoy the upcoming season of hote weather with sea, sand and tourists.
If you need to get out from sea and sand for
a day or two, there is always so much to do in the city of Shkodra, which is only 9klm from Velipoje beach. There is so much to discover, ancient culture and Albanian culture today.
Shkodra ,known as the “capital of north Albania” it is one of the oldest cities in the country, founded in the 4th century B.C. as the centre of the Labeat tribe of Illyrians.
Things to do in the City.
Rozafa castle comes with a popular local legend. Rozafa was the name of
the bride of the youngest of three brothers who originally built the castle. Historic Museum and the Marubi Atelier of Photography.
The art of photography in Albania begins
about the middle of the 19-th century, with a first studio opened in 1858 by Pjeter Marubi in Shkodra-at that time one of the most important cities of Albania.
The Flower's Day in Shkoder.
Today in 6 of May the main urban center of north Albania, Shkodra has celebrated “The Day of Flowers” .
In addition to their love for bikes , the citizens of Shkodra , has continually show a great interest and attention to flowers and the city is known for its attractive gardens too.
Visit Lake Scutari, which is the largest lake in the Balkans and has clear waters for swimming and best local fish in the region, to enjoy some traditional shkodra dish. `peshk n`tavev.