31 days in Albania Itinerary

31 days in Albania Itinerary

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Fly
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Tirana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Korce
— 4 nights
Bus to Kakavia, Drive to Saranda
3
Saranda
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Gjirokaster
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Berat
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Shkoder
— 5 nights
Drive to Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Tirana

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tirana: Petrela Castle (in Petrele), Durres (Fatih Mosque, Durres Amphitheatre, &more) and Kruje (Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, Kruja Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, brush up on your military savvy at Bunk'Art 1, don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square, and walk around Grand Park (Parku i Madh).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tirana travel planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Tirana is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Tirana due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Tirana reach 34°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Korce.

Things to do in Tirana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Bunk'Art 1 ©
Must see
Bunk'Art 1
4.6
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
History Museum
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
3.8
Skanderbeg Square ©
Landmark
Skanderbeg Square
3.5

4
nights
Korce

Korçë is a city and municipality in southeastern Albania, and the seat of Korçë County. Change things up with these side-trips from Korce: St. Nicholas Church (in Moscopole) and National Park of Drilon (in Pogradec). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Medieval Art, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Korca Brewery, pause for some serene contemplation at Ngjallja e Krishtit Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Paleochristian Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Korce route planner.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Korce takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saranda.

Things to do in Korce

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Korca Old Bazaar ©
Historic Site
Korca Old Bazaar
4.0
National Park of Drilon ©
National Park
National Park of Drilon
4.1

5
nights
Saranda

A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
Get out of town with these interesting Saranda side-trips: Blue Eye (in Vlore) and Himare (Gjipe Beach, Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Butrint National Park, explore the activities along Vivar Kanal, step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle, and make a trip to Saranda Embankment.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saranda vacation planner.

Do a combination of bus and car from Korce to Saranda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June in Saranda, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Gjirokaster.

Things to do in Saranda

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
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Blue Eye ©
Must see
Blue Eye
4.2
Lekuresi Castle
Castle
Lekuresi Castle
3.9

3
nights
Gjirokaster

City of Stone

Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
Take a break from Gjirokaster with a short trip to Fir of Hotova National Park in Permet, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Gjirokaster, contemplate the long history of Zekate House, get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature&joy.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gjirokaster trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saranda to Gjirokaster takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Berat.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Nature&joy ©
Wildlife Area
Nature&joy
5.0
Gjirokaster ©
Military Museum
Gjirokaster
4.2
Zekate House ©
Historic Site
Zekate House
4.5

4
nights
Berat

Town of a Thousand Windows

A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Explore Berat's surroundings by going to Apollonia Archaeological Park (in Pojan) and Sotira Waterfall (in Gramsh). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Berat Castle, make a trip to Bulevardi Republika, learn about winemaking at Cobo Winery, and admire the masterpieces at National Iconographic Museum Onufri.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Berat online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gjirokaster to Berat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Gjirokaster in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Berat. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Berat

Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

5
nights
Shkoder

Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
Explore Shkoder's surroundings by going to Theth (Lock-in Tower & Thethi-Guide). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Rozafa Castle, take in the views from Mesi Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Site of Witness and Memory, and trek along Peaks Of The Balkans.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shkoder itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Berat to Shkoder in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. June in Shkoder sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Shkoder

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Rozafa Castle ©
Must see
Rozafa Castle
4.5
Shkodra Lake ©
Water Body
Shkodra Lake
4.1
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Walking tour
Walking tours
5.0

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