12 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

12 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

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12 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Vlore
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Himare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Ksamil
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Doha

5
nights
Vlore

Vlore ©
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Vlore is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zvernec Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Kanine Castle, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Muradie Mosque.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vlore holiday planner.

Doha, Qatar to Vlore is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Vlore due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Doha in September; daily highs in Vlore reach 33°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to Himare.

Things to do in Vlore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanine Castle ©
Kanine Castle
Zvernec Monastery ©
Zvernec Monastery
Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument

3
nights
Himare

Himare ©
We've included these beaches for you: Dhermi Beach and Jale Beach.

Plan my trip to Himare with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a shuttle from Vlore to Himare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vlore to Himare due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Himare when traveling from Vlore in September, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ksamil.

Things to do in Himare

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Dhermi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dhermi Beach ©
Dhermi Beach
Jale Beach ©
Jale Beach
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello

2
nights
Ksamil

Ksamil ©
Ksamil Ksamili; is a village and a former municipality in the riviera of Southern Albania, and part of Butrint National Park. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): head outdoors with Bora Bora Beach and then get outside with Tre Ishujt. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Butrint National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ksamil tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Himare to Ksamil takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ksamil

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Butrint National Park
Highlights from your plan
Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park
Bora Bora Beach ©
Bora Bora Beach
Tre Ishujt ©
Tre Ishujt