6 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

6 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

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6 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

Start: Tirana
Drive:  2​h
1
Vlore
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Himare
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ksamil
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Tirana

1
night
Vlore

Vlore ©
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Muradie Mosque, don't miss a visit to Zvernec Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kanine Castle.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to Vlore is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, things will get a bit warmer in Vlore: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to Himare.

Things to do in Vlore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanine Castle ©
Kanine Castle
Muradie Mosque ©
Muradie Mosque
Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument

2
nights
Himare

Himare ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello, then step into the grandiose world of Kalaja e Borshit, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gjipe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of The Castle of Himara, then Head underground at Pirate's Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhermi Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Himare day trip planning tool .

You can take a shuttle from Vlore to Himare in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In May in Himare, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ksamil.

Things to do in Himare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dhermi, Kalaja e Borshit
Highlights from your plan
Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©
The Castle of Himara ©
The Castle of Himara

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. Take a break from the city and head to Butrint National Park and Vivar Kanal. There's more to do: get outside with Tre Ishujt and step off the mainland to explore Ksamil Islands.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ksamil trip planner .

You can drive from Himare to Ksamil in 1.5 hours. In May in Ksamil, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ksamil

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Butrint National Park
Highlights from your plan
Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park
Ksamil Islands ©
Ksamil Islands
Tre Ishujt ©
Tre Ishujt