Albania is a country that has a lot to offer but is oddly overlooked by the tourists. If you are planning a trip to Europe, make sure to visit Albania once to experience the best and interesting spots in Balkan country. This Albania Itinerary would cover some of the best places to visit in Albania that are yet unexplored which also inspire you to explore the places where your family and friends haven’t visited yet. So read on to know more about this unexplored place in Balkan country.
Walk the seaside city, Durres, a perfect getaway for the buzz.
Explore the colorful and youthful city with a feeling of town - Albania town
Visit the traditional town - Berat
Day 1 & 2: Arrival in Tiara city and explore the best spots
Day 3 & 4: Berat & Gjirokaster
Day 5: Back to Tirana
Day 6: Travel Home
The first day of the tour is booked for Tiara city, which is the capital city, known as a double-headed eagle. After landing into the country, take a private transfer to the hotel and after you check-in, you can start your wonderful journey with a delightful meal. If you want to have your morning meal in the hotel, make sure to tell the staff, they will arrange your breakfast in the dining area. After you are done with your breakfast, you can head straight to the spots that you have marked on your travel list. The Skanderbeg Square is one of the top attractions in Albania and a perfect place to begin your Albania Tour. Albania Tour Itinerary would certainly cover the top attractions that will add value and fun to your Albania Tour. The Skanderbeg Square is the main plaza in the center of the city, which is named after the Albanian national hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu. There are many buildings that are situated in the square, including the Palace of Culture, the Tirana International Hotel, the National Opera, the National Library, the Ethem Bey Mosque, the Clock Tower, the City Hall, the National Historical Museum and many more. You would spend a day exploring these building that are the main attractions of the city. In the evening, you can come back to your hotel and take some rest after having your meal at the hotel.
On the second day, you can head to the south towards Park Rinia to check out the fountains. After spending time there, you can then move to the notorious Pyramid. This is how you can wrap up your second day of your Albania Tour on the Albania Tour Itinerary.
According to the Albania tour itinerary, the third day is reserved for Berat, which is the first of the three Albanian UNESCO sites that you would visit during your Albania tour. The town has a lot of castles that are built on the top of the hill and you can find some of the best restaurants in Albania. This is one of the best places in Albania where one can wander around in and can easily spend a day. After spending a day here wandering the Berat, it is time to wrap up your third day by having an amazing meal at the hotel. You surely would require some rest after spending a day in exploring the place. The next day, the fourth day of the tour calls for a visit to Gjirokaster in order to experience the best UNESCO sites in Albania. Both Gjirokaster and Berat are listed with UNESCO for the reason of being surrounded by the castles on the hill. However, both the towns have a different atmosphere. Coming to the Gjirokaster’s castle, it has also a castle on the hill, but this castle is not the highlight of the town. Instead, the narrow streets and historic houses from the Ottoman period are something that grabs your eyeballs instantly. Therefore, spend a day there to explore all the main attractions of the city and if possible, book a hotel that is nearby one of these historic homes.
It is the fifth day of the tour and depending on where you are headed to next, you have to set off early for the long drive back to Tirana. Leaving early in the morning would cut down the stress of traffic and hassle in the travel. It is an eight-hour drive to travel back to Tiara, so make sure to take your morning meal to satisfy the hunger pangs that you might get in between the journey.
It is the last day on the Albania itinerary and it is time now to say goodbye to this wonderful country. Don’t forget to bring some souvenirs from there.
The price of the tour is quite affordable, but it is advisable to check the updated price before you book your tour.
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