60 days in Albania Itinerary

60 days in Albania Itinerary

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Tirana
— 7 nights
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Korce
— 4 nights
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Saranda
— 19 nights
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Dhermi
— 9 nights
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Fier
— 15 nights
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Shkoder
— 5 nights

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Tirana

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Get out of town with these interesting Tirana side-trips: The General's Beach (in Bardhor), Kruje (Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter), &more) and Durres (Durres Amphitheatre, Vitrinat Shoe Shop, &more). On the 3rd (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Dajti. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Enver Hoxha Pyramid, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tirana trip site.

Chennai, India to Tirana is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. 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 Chennai in October, you will find days in Tirana are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are cooler (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Korce.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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History Museum
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
3.8
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Landmark
Skanderbeg Square
3.5

4
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Korce

Korce ©
Korçë is a city and municipality in southeastern Albania, and the seat of Korçë County. Venture out of the city with trips to Royal Tombs of Selca e Poshtme (in Selce e Poshteme) and Pogradec (National Park of Drilon & Pogradec Castle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Medieval Art, stroll the grounds of French Military Cemetery, examine the collection at Museum of Oriental Art, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Korca Brewery.

Plan my day in Korce using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Tirana to Korce by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Saranda.

Things to do in Korce

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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National Park
National Park of Drilon
4.1
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Specialty Museum
Museum of Oriental Art
4.8

19
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saranda side-trips: Gjirokaster (Gjirokastra Bazaar, Gjirokaster, &more), Blue Eye (in Vlore) and Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit (in Labove e Siperme). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Butrint National Park, stroll through Pulebardha Beach, get outside with Bora Bora Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Sarande Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saranda online travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and car from Korce to Saranda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Korce to Saranda is 1 hour. In October in Saranda, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Dhermi.

Things to do in Saranda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Must see
Blue Eye
4.2
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Military Museum
Gjirokaster
4.2

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Dhermi

Dhermi ©
Go for a jaunt from Dhermi to Himare to see Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello about 40 minutes away.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dhermi online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Saranda to Dhermi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Dhermi can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 9th (Wed), you're off to Fier.

Things to do in Dhermi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Beach
Dhermi Beach
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Historic Walking Area
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello
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Beach
Jale Beach
3.7

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Fier

Fier ©
Fier is a city and a municipality in Fier County in southwest Albania. Change things up with these side-trips from Fier: Cobo Winery (in Ura Vajgurore), Vlore (Zvernec Monastery, Muradie Mosque, &more) and Berat (Berat Castle, National Ethnographic Museum Berat, &more). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring ancient history at Apollonia Archaeological Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Mary and make a trip to Byllis Archaeological Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fier trip maker.

You can drive from Dhermi to Fier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dhermi to Fier. Expect little chillier evenings in Fier when traveling from Dhermi in November, with lows around 7°C. You will leave for Shkoder on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Fier

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Shkoder to Koman to see Komani Lake about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Rozafa Castle, make a trip to Ebu Bekr Mosque, take in the exciting artwork at Venice Art Mask Factory, and explore the activities along Shkodra Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Shkoder trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fier to Shkoder takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Shkoder sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shkoder

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Rozafa Castle
4.5
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Water Body
Shkodra Lake
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Bridge
Mesi Bridge
4.3