Albania
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Albania, located on Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula, is a country known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. From the ancient ruins of Butrint to the beautiful beaches along the Albanian Riviera, and the bustling capital city of Tirana, Albania offers a diverse range of experiences for travelers. This 3-day itinerary will help you explore some of the best that Albania has to offer.

What to do in Albania?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Albania. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring Tirana

Morning

Start your day in Tirana, the capital city of Albania. Begin with a visit to Skanderbeg Square, the main plaza in the heart of the city. Explore the National History Museum located on the square to get an overview of Albania’s rich history.

Afternoon

Head to the Et'hem Bey Mosque, one of the oldest buildings in Tirana, and admire its beautiful frescoes. Next, take a short walk to the Bunk’Art 2 museum, which offers a fascinating insight into Albania’s communist past.

Evening

Stroll through the Blloku district, a trendy area known for its vibrant nightlife, cafes, and restaurants. Enjoy a traditional Albanian dinner at one of the local eateries.


Day 2: Day Trip to Berat

Morning

Take a day trip to Berat, also known as the “Town of a Thousand Windows.” Start with a visit to the Berat Castle, which offers stunning views of the town and the Osum River.

Afternoon

Explore the Onufri National Museum, located within the castle, to see a collection of Byzantine icons and artifacts. Wander through the Mangalem and Gorica neighborhoods, known for their distinctive Ottoman-era architecture.

Evening

Return to Tirana and enjoy a relaxing evening at a local cafe or bar.


Day 3: Exploring the Albanian Riviera

Morning

Head to the Albanian Riviera, known for its stunning beaches and crystal-clear waters. Start your day at the beautiful beach of Dhërmi. Relax on the beach, swim in the clear waters, and soak up the sun.

Afternoon

Drive to the town of Himara and explore its charming old town and beautiful coastline. Visit the Himara Castle for panoramic views of the area.

Evening

End your day with a visit to the beach town of Saranda. Enjoy a seafood dinner at a local restaurant while watching the sunset over the Ionian Sea.


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