Lagoon of Patok

When the coast, lagoon, estuaries or marshes meet each other, the result is undoubtedly impressive. it is the case of the Patok-Fushë Kuqe-Ishëm natural park.

Over 358 species of tall plants and up to 179 species of birds populate the entire area, turning it into a true paradise for biodiversity enthusiasts. The flora and fauna of the Patok Lagoon attract thousands of visitors every year, who, through boat trips in the calm Lagoon, have the opportunity to see a real natural treasure up close.

it is only 50 km from Tirana, The landscape is further embellished by the small wooden huts built on the lagoon, which from a distance create the feeling as if you are observing the famous bungalows of the Pacific islands. In these wooden huts you will be able to enjoy the traditional and delicious cooking of Patok’s restaurants

Shengjin beach

Located 8 km far away from the town of Lezhe .Shengjin is well known for its high quality of sand beaches. In this place there are 200 to 300 days with the sun during the year. Only 2, 5 km north of Shen Gjin in the foot of the hills there is the famous beach “of Powdered sand” (Rera e Hedhur) This quite beach is well protected from the winds. In Shen Gjin there are plenty of tourist facilities for visitors, including hotels, bars restaurant, playground for kids, resorts etc. Sunbathing, swimming, sailing and fishing are the main activities

Lezhe Castle

Located on the top of the hill 186 meters high overlooking the town. Because of the strategic location from here the visitor can see the outlet of Drin River, the Adriatic coast and even the mount Tomorr and Sazan Island in south. The castle dates since the Illyrian times bit it has been reconstructed by venetians in the year 1440 .After, the ottomans did another reconstruction in the year 1552. The visitor can see the ruins from the Illyrian, Romans, and Venetian, Byzantine and Ottoman periods.

The memorial tomb of Skanderbeg.

It is one of the most tourist landmarks in the town of Lezhe. It has been inaugurated in the year 1981 over the ruins of a Saint Nicholas cathedral. It is supposed as the place where the national hero has been buried in 1468. In the walls of the memorial tomb there are exposed 25 shields, which symbolize the main battles leaded by Scanderbeg. There is also a copy of his sword and helmet.


The lagoon of Kune – Vain

This rich coastal system is located in the outlet of river Drin, in south of Shengjin beach. It represents one of the most important coastal eco – systems in all Albanian coastlines. This in terms of flora and fauna, and in particular for the rich presence of water fowls. There are two lagoons, Ceka and Merxhan  .

At the right direction from the outlet of Drin delta there is the alluvial island of Kune. It has a very rich hygrophyte vegetation. There are recorded 227 kind of vegetation’s.

In this system there are 70 kinds of birds, 22 kind of reptiles 6 kind of amphibious. The area is suitable for eco – tourism and bird watching .

Ishull Lezhe

It is a hamlet in south of Lezhe – Located in a very natural attractive area close to the Adriatic coastline and surrounded with forests. During the Middle Ages has been called “ the island of Meda “ .It was there in 1501 when the  nephew of Scanderbeg, known as a “ young Scanderbeg “ came from Italy  and organized the camp to organize the resistance against the ottomans  . There area is known for fish restaurants and in particular for the “Hunting Lodge.” This has been built with a special style from the former foreing minister of Italy, Cont Ciano during the Second World War. The area is suitable for hunting, bird watching, excursions and just to relax in the nature .