16 days in Albania & Montenegro Itinerary

16 days in Albania & Montenegro Itinerary

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Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
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Berat, Albania
— 1 night
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Gjirokaster, Albania
— 2 nights
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Himare, Albania
— 2 nights
5
Budva, Montenegro
— 3 nights
6
Herceg-Novi, Montenegro
— 2 nights

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ethnographic Museum of Kruja and Food Tours. Step out of Tirana to go to Durres and see The Beach Bar, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll around Grand Park (Parku i Madh), get interesting insight from Tours, stop by Artistic Jewellery Pirro, and examine the collection at Bektashi World Center.

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Quebec City, Canada to Tirana is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In June, Tirana is a bit warmer than Quebec City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berat.

Things to do in Tirana

Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

The Beach Bar, Ethnographic Museum of Kruja
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Food Tours
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja ©
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja
Grand Park (Parku i Madh) ©
Grand Park (Parku i Madh)

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Berat, Albania

A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get engrossed in the history at National Iconographic Museum Onufri, then admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Berat trip maker website.

You can drive from Tirana to Berat in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Berat are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gjirokaster.

Things to do in Berat

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
National Iconographic Museum Onufri ©
National Iconographic Museum Onufri
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

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Gjirokaster, Albania

Gjirokaster ©
Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit, steep yourself in history at Zekate House, and then browse the exhibits of Gjirokaster. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Skenduli House and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Eye.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Gjirokaster road trip site.

You can drive from Berat to Gjirokaster in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Berat to Gjirokaster is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Himare.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit, Blue Eye
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Blue Eye ©
Blue Eye
Skenduli House ©
Skenduli House
Zekate House ©
Zekate House

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Himare, Albania

Himare ©
On the 14th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello and then kick back and relax at Borsh Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Gjipe Beach and then kick back and relax at Dhermi Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Himare travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gjirokaster to Himare takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budva.

Things to do in Himare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Dhermi Beach, Borsh Beach
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Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello
Borsh Beach ©
Borsh Beach

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Budva, Montenegro

Budva
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Step off the beaten path and head to Saint Ivan Church and Our Lady of Health. Take a break from Budva with a short trip to Kotor Old City in Kotor, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Budva Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Ballet Dancer Statue, kick back and relax at Mogren Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamenovo Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Budva visit planner.

Traveling by car from Himare to Budva takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Himare in June since evenings lows in Budva dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Our Lady of Health, Kotor Old City
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Budva Old Town
Budva Old Town
Saint Ivan Church
Saint Ivan Church
Kamenovo Beach
Kamenovo Beach

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Herceg-Novi, Montenegro

Herceg-Novi
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
On the 19th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Heritage Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Savina Monastery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, ponder the design of Drinking fountain Karacha, don't miss a visit to Belavista Square, then don't miss a visit to Mamula Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Holy Mother Rozaria.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Herceg-Novi online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Budva to Herceg-Novi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Herceg-Novi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of Holy Mother Rozaria, Bay of Kotor
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Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Savina Monastery
Savina Monastery
Mamula Fortress
Mamula Fortress

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