8 days in Albania Itinerary

8 days in Albania Itinerary

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Berat
— 1 night
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Shkoder
— 1 night
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Korce
— 1 night
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Himare
— 3 nights
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Saranda
— 1 night

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Berat

Berat ©

Town of a Thousand Windows

A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
On the 17th (Mon), do a tasting at Cobo Winery and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): do a tasting at Nurellari Winery and Guest House and then awaken your taste buds at 1001 Albanian Adventures.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Berat day trip website.

Prague, Czech Republic to Berat is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August, Berat is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 39°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shkoder.

Things to do in Berat

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Marubi National Museum of Photography, take an in-depth tour of Site of Witness and Memory, then snap pictures at Mesi Bridge, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Venice Art Mask Factory.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Shkoder trip planner.

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. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Berat in August since evenings lows in Shkoder dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Korce.

Things to do in Shkoder

Museums · Shopping
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Must see
Mesi Bridge
4.3
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History Museum
Site of Witness and Memory
4.4

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Korce

Korce ©
Korçë is a city and municipality in southeastern Albania, and the seat of Korçë County. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ngjallja e Krishtit Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Paleochristian Church, and then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Medieval Art.

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

Getting from Shkoder to Korce by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Himare.

Things to do in Korce

Historic Sites · Museums
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Himare

Himare ©
Relax by the water at Livadhi Beach and Lukova Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Castle of Himara and Ali Pasha Castle. Take a break from Himare with a short trip to Palase Beach in Palase, about 36 minutes away.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Himare trip planner.

Getting from Korce to Himare by combination of bus and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Himare can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Saranda.

Things to do in Himare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Livadhi Beach
4.6
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Palase Beach
4.5

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Saranda

Saranda ©
A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
On the 24th (Mon), stroll through Santa Quaranta beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take a memorable tour with Saranda Jeep.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Saranda fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Himare to Saranda takes 1.5 hours. August in Saranda sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saranda

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Saranda Jeep
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
4.4

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