Albania
The perfect 6 days itinerary

Albania, a small country nestled in the heart of the Balkans, is a hidden gem of Europe. Known for its stunning natural landscapes, rich history, and warm hospitality, Albania offers a unique blend of cultures and experiences. From the vibrant capital city of Tirana to the ancient ruins of Butrint, the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera to the majestic peaks of the Albanian Alps, there's something for everyone in this diverse country. Let's embark on a 6-day journey to explore the best of Albania.

What to do in Albania?

This 6 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 the Capital City: Tirana

Morning

Start your day at Skanderbeg Square, the heart of Tirana. Visit the National History Museum and the Et'hem Bey Mosque.

Afternoon

Head to the Blloku district, once a restricted area during the communist era, now a vibrant area full of cafes, shops, and restaurants. Visit the Pyramid of Tirana, a symbol of the country's communist past.

Evening

Enjoy a traditional Albanian meal at a local restaurant in the city center.


Day 2: Historical Journey: Krujë and Durrës

Morning

Take a day trip to Krujë, a historic city known for its castle and old bazaar. Visit the Skanderbeg Museum located within the castle.

Afternoon

Head to Durrës, one of the oldest cities in Albania. Visit the Roman Amphitheatre and the Archaeological Museum.

Evening

Enjoy a seafood dinner at one of the restaurants by the sea in Durrës.


Day 3: Natural Beauty: Berat and Osum Canyon

Morning

Visit Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the 'City of a Thousand Windows'. Explore the Berat Castle and the Onufri Museum.

Afternoon

Take a trip to the Osum Canyon, one of the most spectacular natural attractions in Albania.

Evening

Return to Berat and enjoy a traditional meal at a local restaurant.


Day 4: Ancient Ruins: Butrint and Sarandë

Morning

Visit the ancient city of Butrint, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the ancient ruins, including the amphitheatre, the basilica, and the acropolis.

Afternoon

Head to Sarandë, a beautiful coastal city. Relax on the beach and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea.

Evening

Enjoy a seafood dinner at a restaurant by the sea in Sarandë.


Day 5: Beach Day: Albanian Riviera

All Day

Spend the day at the Albanian Riviera, known for its beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters. Visit popular beaches like Dhërmi and Ksamil. Enjoy water sports or simply relax on the beach.


Day 6: Mountain Adventure: Albanian Alps

All Day

Take a trip to the Albanian Alps, also known as the 'Accursed Mountains'. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, or simply admire the stunning landscapes. Visit the Theth National Park, known for its natural beauty and traditional stone houses.


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