8 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

8 days in Albanian Riviera Itinerary

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Vlore
— 2 nights
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Himare
— 4 nights
3
Butrint
— 1 night

2
nights
Vlore

Vlore ©
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Vlore is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Blue Eye, don't miss a visit to Zvernec Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Muradie Mosque, and steep yourself in history at Ali Pasha Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vlore online journey planner.

Tirana to Vlore is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. July in Vlore sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Himare.

Things to do in Vlore

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Blue Eye ©
Blue Eye
Zvernec Monastery ©
Zvernec Monastery
Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument

4
nights
Himare

Himare ©
Go for a jaunt from Himare to Dhermi to see Dhermi Beach about 32 minutes away.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Himare trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a shuttle from Vlore to Himare in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vlore in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Himare, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Butrint.

Things to do in Himare

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Dhermi
Highlights from your plan
Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach
Dhermi Beach ©
Dhermi Beach
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello

1
night
Butrint

Butrint ©
On the 6th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Butrint National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Butrint trip planner.

You can drive from Himare to Butrint in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Butrint

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park