8 days in Vlore & Tirana Itinerary

8 days in Vlore & Tirana Itinerary

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Vlore
— 2 nights
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Tirana
— 5 nights

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Vlore

— 2 nights
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Apollonia Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Kanine Castle, then make a trip to Zvernec Monastery, then appreciate the history behind Muradie Mosque, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vlore road trip app.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiport is Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa. October in Vlore sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Vlore

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tirana

— 5 nights
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Explore Tirana's surroundings by going to Shkoder (Rozafa Castle & Venice Art Mask Factory), Preza Castle (in Fushe Preze) and Durres (Byzantine Forum (Macellum), Durres Amphitheatre, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque, learn about all things military at BunkArt 2, and see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum of Kruja.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tirana trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vlore to Tirana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In October, daytime highs in Tirana are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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