8 days in Albania Itinerary

8 days in Albania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Tirana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Berat
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Shkoder
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Tirana

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Change things up with a short trip to Kruja Castle in Kruje (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Skanderbeg Square, pause for some photo ops at Skanderbeg Statue, take in the awesome beauty at Dajti, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Et`hem Bey Mosque.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tirana trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Tirana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in February, things will get cooler in Tirana: highs are around 17°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Berat.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kruja Castle, Dajti
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Dajti ©
Dajti
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar

1
night
Berat

Berat ©
A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the striking features of Berat Castle, thenexplore the world behind art at National Iconographic Museum Onufri, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Berat online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Berat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Berat

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Berat Castle ©
Berat Castle
River Rafting & Tubing
National Iconographic Museum Onufri ©
National Iconographic Museum Onufri

2
nights
Shkoder

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Site of Witness and Memory, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then see the interesting displays at Marubi National Museum of Photography. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity, thenexplore the historical opulence of Rozafa Castle, thenexplore the activities along Shkodra Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Former Palace of King Nikola I.

To plan Shkoder vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Berat to Shkoder takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Berat in February: highs in Shkoder hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Walking tours
Shkodra Lake ©
Shkodra Lake

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