What are the excursion options in Albania?

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I have planned to spend summer vacations in Albania and looking for the best excursion options for a seven-day trip. I was expecting you could suggest to me the best options for an excursion in Albania.

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With 28 years of experience arranging holidays for my clients, there is very little I don't know about travel, I am a precision planner and take pride in the journeys I create. With my extensive knowledge, and being very well travelled, having visited over 90 destinations, I have invested heavily in ensuring I have very important contacts around the World, in the knowledge that my clients will always treated like VIP's.
Specialist Destinations:

South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Caribbean, Pacific Islands, Far East, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, Middle East, United States, Canada, South America, South East Asia

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Beaches, Cruise, Heritage & Culture, Luxury, Romantic, Spa & Wellness, Weddings and Honeymoon, Safari

Travel Interests:

Shopping, Architecture, Art, Celebrity, Consumer Rights, Film, Food & Drink, Music

Here are the best excursion options for you to spend a week in Albania:

Koman

Koman is a town in northern Albania’s Shkodran County, in the former Temal municipality. It takes about 4 hours to drive from Theth to Koman. July in Koman sees daily highs of 39°C and nighttime lows of 25°C.

Tirana

Tirana, Albania’s capital and largest city, is a vibrant and fast-paced metropolis. Muzeum Historik Kombetar and House of Leaves provide cultural insights. Step out of Tirana and head to Petrele to see Petrela Castle, about 32 minutes away. Koman to Tirana is a three-hour drive. Alternatively, you can combine a car and a bus. When traveling from Koman in July, expect slightly cooler evenings in Tirana, with lows around 20°C.

Berat

Town of a Thousand Windows

Berat is a World Heritage Site because it is a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman style. Consider the tranquillity of Halveti Teqe, then see the interesting displays at the National Ethnographic Museum Berat, then examine the collection at the National Iconographic Museum Onufri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle. It takes 2 hours to drive from Tirana to Berat. Temperatures in Berat in July range between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night.’

Vlore

Vlora is Albania’s third-largest city and municipality. Take a break from Vlore by visiting Apollonia Archaeological Park in Pojan, about 58 minutes away.

The Stone City

Gjirokastra, along with the central Albanian town of Berat, is a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture. It takes 2 hours to drive from Vlore to Gjirokaster. Alternatively, you can take a train and a bus. It takes one hour to travel from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET).

Saranda

Saranda has become a popular summer destination for Albanian and foreign visitors due to its low-cost accommodations and stony Mediterranean beaches. Step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle, then relax in the tranquil atmosphere of the Monastery of the 40 Saints.

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1 2 years ago 1 answers 1878 views
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Answered by our Expert

With 28 years of experience arranging holidays for my clients, there is very little I don't know about travel, I am a precision planner and take pride in the journeys I create. With my extensive knowledge, and being very well travelled, having visited over 90 destinations, I have invested heavily in ensuring I have very important contacts around the World, in the knowledge that my clients will always treated like VIP's.
Specialist Destinations:

South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Caribbean, Pacific Islands, Far East, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean, Middle East, United States, Canada, South America, South East Asia

Specialist Areas:

Beaches, Cruise, Heritage & Culture, Luxury, Romantic, Spa & Wellness, Weddings and Honeymoon, Safari

Travel Interests:

Shopping, Architecture, Art, Celebrity, Consumer Rights, Film, Food & Drink, Music

Here are the best excursion options for you to spend a week in Albania:

Koman

Koman is a town in northern Albania’s Shkodran County, in the former Temal municipality. It takes about 4 hours to drive from Theth to Koman. July in Koman sees daily highs of 39°C and nighttime lows of 25°C.

Tirana

Tirana, Albania’s capital and largest city, is a vibrant and fast-paced metropolis. Muzeum Historik Kombetar and House of Leaves provide cultural insights. Step out of Tirana and head to Petrele to see Petrela Castle, about 32 minutes away. Koman to Tirana is a three-hour drive. Alternatively, you can combine a car and a bus. When traveling from Koman in July, expect slightly cooler evenings in Tirana, with lows around 20°C.

Berat

Town of a Thousand Windows Berat is a World Heritage Site because it is a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman style. Consider the tranquillity of Halveti Teqe, then see the interesting displays at the National Ethnographic Museum Berat, then examine the collection at the National Iconographic Museum Onufri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle. It takes 2 hours to drive from Tirana to Berat. Temperatures in Berat in July range between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night.’

Vlore

Vlora is Albania’s third-largest city and municipality. Take a break from Vlore by visiting Apollonia Archaeological Park in Pojan, about 58 minutes away. The Stone City Gjirokastra, along with the central Albanian town of Berat, is a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture. It takes 2 hours to drive from Vlore to Gjirokaster. Alternatively, you can take a train and a bus. It takes one hour to travel from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET).

Saranda

Saranda has become a popular summer destination for Albanian and foreign visitors due to its low-cost accommodations and stony Mediterranean beaches. Step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle, then relax in the tranquil atmosphere of the Monastery of the 40 Saints.
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