7 Days trip in Albania

Budget: 0 USD - 1000 USD Beach activities City sightseeing Cultural experiences Festivals/events Food exploration Historical landmarks Wildlife exploration
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Albania, located in Southeastern Europe, offers a mix of stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. From beautiful beaches to breathtaking mountains, Albania has something for every traveler. With its warm hospitality and delicious cuisine, it's a country worth exploring.

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Day 1

  1. Skanderbeg Square

    120 minutes

    Take a walking tour around the heart of Tirana and explore the iconic Skanderbeg Square, surrounded by important landmarks such as the National History Museum, the Et'hem Bey Mosque, and the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet.

  2. Blloku

    120 minutes

    Visit the trendy neighborhood of Blloku, once reserved for the communist elite and now transformed into a buzzing area full of restaurants and bars. Try some traditional Albanian cuisine dishes and enjoy a drink or two while soaking up the lively local atmosphere.

  3. Pyramid of Tirana

    60 minutes

    End the day with a stroll to the controversial Pyramid of Tirana, a huge concrete structure built as a museum to honor the country's former communist leader, Enver Hoxha. Take in the views of the city and learn about the pyramid's history.

Day 2

  1. Dajti Mountain National Park

    240 minutes

    Take a cable car up to Dajti Mountain National Park, where you'll have panoramic views of the city and the Adriatic Sea. Explore the mountain trails, visit the historic Bunk'Art 1 museum and learn about Albania's communist past, and enjoy the fresh air and nature.

  2. Lake Bovilla

    180 minutes

    Leave the city behind and head to Lake Bovilla, about 40 minutes by car from Tirana. Enjoy a relaxing swimming and sunbathing at the lakeside beach, or rent a paddleboard or kayak and explore the calm waters. Keep an eye out for local birds and wildlife.

  3. Bunk'Art 2

    120 minutes

    Discover another side of Albania's history at Bunk'Art 2, a former underground bunker turned into a contemporary art museum. Learn about the country's struggle for independence and democracy and interact with the thought-provoking exhibits.

Day 3

  1. Berat

    360 minutes

    Take a day trip to Berat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the 'city of a thousand windows'. Stroll through the cobbled streets of the old town, admire the Ottoman architecture, and visit the Castle of Berat, home to several churches and museums.

  2. Osumi Canyon

    240 minutes

    After lunch, head to the nearby Osumi Canyon, a natural wonder that offers spectacular views and hiking opportunities. Take a guided tour or explore on your own, and learn about the ancient Illyrian civilization that used to inhabit the area.

  3. Mangalem Quarter

    120 minutes

    Wrap up your day in Berat by wandering through the Mangalem Quarter, one of the oldest and most charming areas of the city. Stop by the Onufri Museum, dedicated to the famous Albanian icon painter, and sample some local delicacies at a traditional taverna.

Day 4

  1. Butrint Archaeological Park

    360 minutes

    Take a full-day tour to the Butrint Archaeological Park, a unique site that spans thousands of years of history and includes ancient ruins, temples, a theater, and a fortress. Learn about the ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans who left their mark on the area, and explore the beautiful natural surroundings.

  2. Borsh Beach

    240 minutes

    After a day of culture and history, unwind at the stunning Borsh Beach, the longest in Albania and a favorite among locals. Swim, sunbathe, and admire the picturesque landscape, and keep an eye out for dolphins and rare birds that sometimes appear in the area.

  3. Lungomare

    120 minutes

    Take a leisurely walk along the seaside promenade of Vlora, one of Albania's most important port cities. Enjoy the sea breeze and the views of the sunset, and try some seafood dishes at one of the many outdoor restaurants and cafes.

Day 5

  1. Blue Eye Spring

    240 minutes

    Embark on a half-day trip to the Blue Eye Spring, a natural wonder that looks like a deep blue pool surrounded by lush vegetation. Learn about the legends and associations attached to this magical place, and explore the nearby abandoned village of Girokaster.

  2. Ksamil Islands

    180 minutes

    Head to the Ksamil Islands, a jewel of the Albanian Riviera that boasts crystal-clear waters and pristine beaches. Take a boat tour around the islands, snorkel or dive to admire the rich underwater life, or simply relax under the sun with a good book.

  3. Lekursi Castle

    120 minutes

    Wrap up your day by visiting the Lekursi Castle, located on a hill overlooking Saranda and the Ionian Sea. Admire the panoramic views and enjoy a traditional Albanian dinner at the restaurant located inside the castle, while listening to live music and watching local dance performances.

Day 6

  1. Durres Archaeological Museum

    120 minutes

    Take a day trip to Durres, one of Albania's oldest and most important cities, and visit the Archaeological Museum to learn about its rich past. Discover the Roman and Byzantine ruins, the Venetian towers, and the medieval walled city, and immerse yourself in the local customs and traditions.

  2. Durres Beach

    240 minutes

    After lunch, head to Durres Beach to enjoy some swimming, water sports or relaxing under the sun. Stroll along the boulevard, try some local street food, or rent a bike and explore the surroundings on your own.

  3. Era Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Return to Tirana and treat yourself to a dinner at Era Restaurant, a popular place that blends traditional Albanian cuisine with modern cooking techniques. Sample some of the country's most iconic dishes, such as byrek or tavë kosi, and learn about the origins and ingredients of each one.

Day 7

  1. National Arts Gallery

    120 minutes

    Start your last day in Tirana with a visit to the National Arts Gallery, a must-see for art enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Browse the extensive collection of Albanian art, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and installations, and gain a deeper understanding of the country's evolution and identity.

  2. Pellumbas Cave

    180 minutes

    Take a break from the city hustle and bustle and venture into the Pellumbas Cave, a mysterious underground system of caverns and tunnels. Explore the stalactites and stalagmites, the natural pools, and the ancient artifacts found inside the cave, and marvel at the wonders of nature.

  3. Sky Club

    180 minutes

    End your trip in Tirana on a high note by visiting the Sky Club, a rooftop bar and restaurant located on the top floor of a skyscraper. Enjoy the stunning views of the city skyline and the Mount Dajti, sip on some cocktails or craft beers, and indulge in some fusion cuisine dishes.

Estimated Cost (USD)


8-20 USD per night
40-150 USD per night
15-80 USD per night


Public Transportation
0.50-1 USD per ride
5-10 USD per ride
Car Rental
20-40 USD per day


Street Food
1-5 USD per meal
Budget Restaurant
5-10 USD per meal
Fancy Restaurant
15-30 USD per meal

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