30 days in Slovenia, Croatia & Albania Itinerary

30 days in Slovenia, Croatia & Albania Itinerary

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Fly
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Tirana, Albania
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saranda, Albania
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gjirokaster, Albania
— 1 night
Drive
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Berat, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Shkoder, Albania
— 3 nights
Bus to Podgorica, Fly to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dubrovnik Airport
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Tirana, Albania

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Get out of town with these interesting Tirana side-trips: Durres (Durres Archaeological Museum, Durres Castle, &more) and Kruje (Kruja Castle & Ethnographic Museum of Kruja). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, admire the landmark architecture of Enver Hoxha Pyramid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, and don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tirana trip planner.

Vijayawada, India to Tirana is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Vijayawada to Tirana, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vijayawada in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Tirana, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 12°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Saranda.

Things to do in Tirana

Side Trips

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Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
History Museum
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
3.8
Skanderbeg Square ©
Landmark
Skanderbeg Square
3.5
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja ©
Specialty Museum
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja
4.7

3
nights
Saranda, Albania

A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
Change things up with a short trip to Blue Eye in Vlore (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Butrint National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of 40 Saints, head outdoors with Bora Bora Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mirror (Pasqyra) Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saranda trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Tirana to Saranda in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tirana to Saranda is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tirana in October since evenings lows in Saranda dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Gjirokaster.

Things to do in Saranda

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Saranda Jeep ©
Must see
Saranda Jeep
4.9
Butrint National Park ©
World heritage site
Butrint National Park
4.7
Blue Eye ©
Water Body
Blue Eye
4.2

1
night
Gjirokaster, Albania

City of Stone

Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Skenduli House, then explore the historical opulence of Gjirokastra Bazaar, and then step into the grandiose world of Gjirokaster.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gjirokaster trip app.

Traveling by car from Saranda to Gjirokaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Gjirokaster sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Berat.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Historic Sites · Museums
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Gjirokaster ©
Military Museum
Gjirokaster
4.2
Skenduli House ©
Architectural Building
Skenduli House
4.6
Gjirokastra Bazaar ©
World heritage site
Gjirokastra Bazaar
2.6

2
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Berat, Albania

Town of a Thousand Windows

A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Quarter Of Gorica, then admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle, then take an in-depth tour of National Iconographic Museum Onufri, and finally examine the collection at National Ethnographic Museum Berat. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Nurellari Winery and Guest House, then do a tasting at Cobo Winery, then make a trip to Bulevardi Republika, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Berat online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Gjirokaster to Berat in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Gjirokaster in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Berat, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Berat

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Berat Castle ©
World heritage site
Berat Castle
4.5

3
nights
Shkoder, Albania

Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
Shkoder is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Rozafa Castle, take in the views from Mesi Bridge, shop like a local with Venice Art Mask Factory, and take an in-depth tour of Site of Witness and Memory.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shkoder online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Berat to Shkoder in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Rozafa Castle ©
Castle
Rozafa Castle
4.5
©
Walking tour
Walking tours
5.0
Shkodra Lake ©
Water Body
Shkodra Lake
4.1

1
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, and finally contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana journey website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Shkoder to Ljubljana in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Shkoder in October, with highs in Ljubljana at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Neighborhood
Ljubljana Old Town
4.8

2
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Bovec, Slovenia

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. October in Bovec sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Zipline
4.8
Soča Valley ©
Must see
Soča Valley
4.8
Vršič Pass ©
Wildlife Area
Vršič Pass
4.8

3
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Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 20th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: see the sights as you ascend with TOP AGENCIJA, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally take a spin around town with Hike&Bike Slovenia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Vogel ©
Mountain
Vogel
4.5
Lake Bohinj ©
Water Body
Lake Bohinj
4.8
Savica Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Savica Waterfall
3.3

2
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Pile Gate and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): head off the coast to Lokrum Island, then take a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, and then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bohinjsko Jezero to Dubrovnik. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in October, with highs in Dubrovnik at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Old Town ©
Must see
Old Town
4.7
Lokrum Island ©
Must see
Lokrum Island
4.5

2
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls and then sample some tasty brews at Korcula Explorer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. October in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Korcula Explorer ©
Must see
Korcula Explorer
4.9
Korcula Old City ©
Landmark
Korcula Old City
4.8
Korcula Town Walls ©
Historic Site
Korcula Town Walls
4.6

3
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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 27th (Tue), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Korcula Town to Split by ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.9

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