10-Day Albania road trip from Tirana to Shkoder, Durrës, and Berat

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Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
9 nights included
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10 days included
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 10-day road trip through Albania.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Albania. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 4 nights in Tirana, 2 nights in Shkoder, 2 nights in Durrës, and 1 night in Berat, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Albania. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Tirana, Shkoder, Durrës, and Berat. We'll help you experience the best 10 days in Albania you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Tirana, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Albania, including the stunning Skanderbeg Square and Grand Park of Tirana.

You'll have an extensive selection of accommodations to choose from throughout your road trip. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, catering to all budgets. Whether you're in the mood for luxurious five-star hotels or cozy, budget-friendly accommodations, we've got you covered.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Albania. From the magnificent Rinia Park to the breathtaking Rozafa Castle and Durrës Amphitheatre, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Berat Castle and learn more about the unique Krujë Castle to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Tirana, Shkoder, Durrës, and Berat, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Albania. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Albania.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Albania. You'll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you'll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Albania.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Albania.

You'll return home having experienced the very best of everything Albania has to offer. Each twist and turn of the journey adds a unique charm to your travel tales.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Albania. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 9 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 9 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You'll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in Albania extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

The best services in Albania fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Albania today!

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Included

Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Kruje - town in AlbaniaKruje
Photo of aerial view of the city Durres, Albania.Durrës / 2 nights
Shkodër - town in AlbaniaShkoder / 2 nights
Tirana County - region in AlbaniaTirana / 4 nights
Photo of Historic city of Berat in Albania.Berat / 1 night
Bashkia Lezhë - city in AlbaniaBashkia Lezhë

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Photo of Skanderbeg square with flag, Skanderbeg monument and The Et'hem Bey Mosque in the center of Tirana city, Albania.Skanderbeg Square
Photo of Kruje Castle and its fortress with the walls and mountains in the background, Albania.Krujë Castle
Photo of part of Berat castle, Albania.Berat Castle
Durres Amphitheatre, Durrës, Bashkia Durrës, Durrës County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaDurres Amphitheatre
Photo of grand park in Tirana viewed behind a fountain on an artificial lake, Albania.Grand Park of Tirana
Photo of aerial view of Rozafa Castle in Shkoder, Albania.Rozafa Castle
Youth Park, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 10, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaParku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
National History Museum, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 9, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaNational History Museum
Venetian Tower of DurrësVenetian Tower of Durrës
Et'hem Bej Mosque, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 2, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaEt'hem Bej Mosque
Old Town, Berat, Berat County, Southern Albania, AlbaniaOld Town
Photo of Tirana Castle (Fortress of Justinian), Albania.Fortress of Justinian
Muzeu Kombëtar Gjergj Kastrioti, Kruje, Bashkia Krujë, Durrës County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaGjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu National Museum
Mesi BridgeMesi Bridge
Buna River-Velipoja Protected Landscape, Dajç, Shkodër Municipality, Shkodër County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaBuna River - Velipoja (Protected Landscape)
Photo of Gorica bridge in Albanian town Berat.Gorica Bridge
Photo of the Tanners' bridge, or Tabak bridge, a ottoman stone arch bridge Tirana's modern center,  Albania.Tanners' Bridge
Archaeological Museum of Durrës, Durrës, Bashkia Durrës, Durrës County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaArchaeological Museum of Durrës
Xhamia e Madhe - Ebu Bekr mosque, Vasil Shanto, Lagjja 3, Shkoder, Shkodër Municipality, Shkodër County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaXhamia e Madhe - Ebu Bekr mosque
Sfinksi
"Marubi" National Museum of Photography - Muzeu Kombëtar i Fotografisë "Marubi", Vasil Shanto, Lagjja 3, Shkoder, Shkodër Municipality, Shkodër County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaMarubi" National Museum of Photography
Spille Beach, Kryevidh, Bashkia Rrogozhinë, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaSpille
National Iconographic Museum Onufri inside of Berat castle, AlbaniaOnufri Iconographic Museum
LEZHA, Lezhë, Bashkia Lezhë, Lezhë County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaLezhë
Preza Castle, Prezë, Bashkia Vorë, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaPreza Castle
Ethnographic Museum of KrujaKruja Ethnographic Museum
Kruja Bazaar
Fortress Lezhë, Lezhë, Bashkia Lezhë, Lezhë County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaLezhë Castle
Ethnographic Museum, Berat, Berat County, Southern Albania, AlbaniaEthnographic Museum
Vila e Ahmet Zogut, Durrës, Bashkia Durrës, Durrës County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaVila e Ahmet Zogut
Palace of Culture, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 2, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaPalace of Culture
Luani-A Spa & Wellness Center
Regency Casino, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 10, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaRegency Casino
Ulza Regional Nature Park, Ulëz, Bashkia Mat, Dibër County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaUlza Regional Nature Park
Shkopet Bridge
Xhura Mosque, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 4, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaXhura Mosque
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Day 1

Day 1 – Tirana - arrival day

  • Tirana - Arrival day
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  • Fortress of Justinian
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Your road trip adventure in Albania begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Tirana. You’ll stay in Tirana for 4 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Tirana has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Fortress of Justinian. This attraction is a cultural monument of albania and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,396 visitors.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Tirana, ejona. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 802 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Tirana is Artigiano at Vila. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,092 customers.

Locals recommend Restaurant Piceri Era "Blloku" as one of the best restaurants in the city of Tirana. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,065 customers.

Tirana also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Tirana is Komiteti Bar - Tiranë. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 715 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Tirana is Sofra e Ariut. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 658 customers.

Locals also enjoy Salt Rest. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 586 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 10-day vacation in Albania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Tirana

  • Tirana
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Drive 1 km, 15 min

  • Skanderbeg Square
  • National History Museum
  • Palace of Culture
  • Et'hem Bej Mosque
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Tirana has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Tirana by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Tirana. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Tirana, like the extraordinary Skanderbeg Square. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,228 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Tirana is the spectacular National Historical Museum. This attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 2,002 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Palace of Culture. This must-see tourist destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 223 visitors.

Et'hem Bej Mosque is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This mosque is a popular destination among visitors in Tirana. Rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,429 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

Your discovery of Tirana does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Tirana on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Albania, be sure to eat at Artigiano, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Tirana. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,025 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Tirana is the popular Era Vila. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 847 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Tirana is Shije Fshati - Taste of the Village. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 569 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Tirana International Hotel & Conference Center is one of the best bars in the city of Tirana for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,494 customers.

Hotel Mondial is another of the most popular bars in the city of Tirana. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 578 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Tirana is New Irish Pub. New Irish Pub has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 380 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Tirana!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Tirana

  • Tirana
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Drive 13 km, 57 min

  • Xhura Mosque
  • Regency Casino
  • Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
  • Grand Park of Tirana
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Day 3 of your road trip across Albania is another day in the magnificent Tirana. You now have 2 nights left in Tirana. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Tirana offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Tirana is the stunning Xhura Mosque. This has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 109 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Regency Casino in the city of Tirana. This attraction is a casino and is rated an average of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 170 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Tirana is the incredible Rinia Park. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,631 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Grand Park of Tirana. This urban park and travel destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,845 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Tirana you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Tirana has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Tirana, Bati Restaurant 1. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 495 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Tirana that locals enjoy, eat at Oda - Traditional Albanian Cuisine. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,353 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Tirana is Rogner Hotel Tirana. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 950 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Tirana, Radio Bar Tirana. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 455 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Tirana, we recommend the cocktails at Millennium Garden. This bar has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 567 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Tirana is Hemingway Bar Tirana. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 299 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Tirana!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Kruje and Shkoder

  • Kruje
  • Shkoder
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Drive 124 km, 2 hours 42 min

  • Kruja Bazaar
  • Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu National Museum
  • Kruja Ethnographic Museum
  • Krujë Castle
  • More

As you rise to greet the dawn on day 4 of your epic road trip in Albania, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Kruje. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Shkoder. You’ll stay in Shkoder for 2 nights. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Kruje’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Kruje, start your day with a visit to the amazing Kruja Bazaar. This much-appreciated best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 360 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu National Museum. This museum and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,150 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Kruja Ethnographic Museum to make the most of your road trip across Albania. The spectacular Kruja Ethnographic Museum is a cultural property that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 348 visitors.

The lovely Krujë Castle is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 6,260 visitors have left this fortress average ratings of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Kruje has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Shkoder. Shkoder offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Aroma Restorant. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 227 reviews.

The remarkable Pasta e Vino is another top restaurant in Shkoder we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 134 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Hotel Tradita is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 725 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Shkoder, the fantastic Bar Restaurant Elita. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 253 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful MANIFATURA. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 125 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Restaurant Arbri. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 401 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Albania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Bërdicë e Sipërme, Shirq, and Shkoder

  • Shkoder
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Drive 54 km, 1 hour 45 min

  • Buna River - Velipoja (Protected Landscape)
  • Mesi Bridge
  • Marubi" National Museum of Photography
  • Xhamia e Madhe - Ebu Bekr mosque
  • Rozafa Castle
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On day 5 of your road trip, you'll get the chance to experience two destinations, Shkoder and Shirq. At the end of the day, you'll drive back to Shkoder, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Shkoder is Buna River - Velipoja. This amazing attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 692 visitors.

Mesi Bridge is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Shkoder. As one of the best-rated attractions in the area, Mesi Bridge has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,139 visitors.

To make your time in the city of Shkoder more memorable, we recommend you visit "Marubi" National Museum of Photography. This outstanding attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 473 visitors.

If you’re up for something incredible, then consider a visit to the outstanding Xhamia e Madhe - Ebu Bekr mosque. More than 505 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

This day is also your chance to visit Buna River - Velipoja in the village of Shirq. Buna River - Velipoja is a park and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 692 visitors.

You can also make your new day in Albania more epic with one of the most popular tours you can take part in today. The tour allows travelers to experience the enjoyment of exploring some of Albania’s most popular attractions and hidden treasures. Make sure to check out all options below to find the perfect adventure for you.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation near the city of Shkoder.

When you arrive, we recommend eating at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like Fisi Restaurant - Traditional Food. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 553 customers.

Vila Bekteshi Restorant is one of the top restaurants in the city of Shkoder. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 428 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Shkoder is Bar Restaurant Shqiponja. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 400 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Shkoder, Bar Fontana. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 105 customers.

If you’d prefer one of the top bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Shkoder, we recommend the cocktails at Ibiza Resort. This bar has been rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 74 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in the city of Shkoder!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Lezhë, Madhesh, Ashtë, and Durrës

  • Bashkia Lezhë
  • Durrës
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Drive 166 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • Luani-A Spa & Wellness Center
  • Lezhë
  • Lezhë Castle
  • Shkopet Bridge
  • Ulza Regional Nature Park
  • More

Day 6 of your road trip through Albania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Lezhë and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Durrës. You will stay in Durrës for 2 nights. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Lezhë is the amazing Lezhë. This attraction is a city that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 429 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible castle, Lezhë Castle. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 268 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

You can make the most of your new day in Lezhë by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Albania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Durrës, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try 4 Stinët, one of the best restaurants in the city of Durrës. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 921 customers.

Locals also recommend Royal G Hotel and Spa as one of the best restaurants in the city of Durrës. Royal G Hotel and Spa is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 613 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Durrës is Gusto di Mare & Sushi Time. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 488 customers.

After dinner, visit Adriatik Hotel, BW Premier Collection, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Durrës. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 672 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Sunset Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 279 customers.

Alternatively, Green Park Hotel is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Durrës. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 144 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Albania!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Durrës

  • Durrës
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Drive 4 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • Sfinksi
  • Archaeological Museum of Durrës
  • Venetian Tower of Durrës
  • Durres Amphitheatre
  • Vila e Ahmet Zogut
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Day 7 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Durrës has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Durrës by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Durrës. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Durrës, like the extraordinary Sfinksi. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 558 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Durrës is the spectacular Muzeu Kombëtar Arkeologjik. This attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 525 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Venetian Tower of Durrës. This top-tier point of interest has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,509 visitors.

Durrës Amphitheatre is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This must-see tourist destination is a popular destination among visitors in Durrës. Rated at an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 4,252 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Vila e Ahmet Zogut. Vila e Ahmet Zogut is a must-see tourist destination and popular attraction in Durrës. More than 182 visitors have rated this place an average of 3.9 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Durrës does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Durrës on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Albania, be sure to eat at Resto Cafe Hotel Heming-way, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Durrës. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 352 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Durrës is the popular Shkodra Residence (Aparthotel Shkodra). This restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 262 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Durrës is Te Peku Restorant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 268 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Illyrian Garden is one of the best bars in the city of Durrës for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 97 customers.

SEMA is another of the most popular bars in the city of Durrës. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 375 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Durrës is Bel Conti Hotel. Bel Conti Hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 238 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Durrës!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Spille and Berat

  • Berat
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Drive 179 km, 3 hours 10 min

  • Preza Castle
  • Autodrom
  • Spille
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As you rise to greet the dawn on day 8 of your epic road trip in Albania, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Spille. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Berat. You’ll stay in Berat for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Spille’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Spille, start your day with a visit to the amazing Preza Castle. This much-appreciated best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 419 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Spille has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Berat. Berat offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Homemade Food Lili. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.9 out of 5 stars in 1,449 reviews.

The remarkable Eni Traditional Food Berat is another top restaurant in Berat we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 1,219 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Tradita e Beratit - Hotel & Restaurant is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 304 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Berat, the fantastic Bazar Bar Berat. This bar has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 249 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Bar Te Albani. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 57 customers.

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Albania!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Tirana

  • Berat
  • Tirana
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Drive 100 km, 2 hours 43 min

  • Old Town
  • Gorica Bridge
  • Ethnographic Museum
  • Berat Castle
  • Onufri Iconographic Museum
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip through Albania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Berat and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Tirana. You will stay in Tirana for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Berat is the amazing Old Town. This attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,303 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible stone bridge, Gorica Bridge. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 715 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Berat is the outstanding Ethnographic Museum. This popular museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 217 visitors.

The spectacular Berat Castle is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating castle and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,804 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Onufri Iconographic Museum. This attraction is a popular art museum that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 437 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Berat by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Albania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Tirana, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restorant Tymi, one of the best restaurants in the city of Tirana. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 474 customers.

After dinner, visit Colonial Cocktails Academy Tirana, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Tirana. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 270 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Nouvelle Vague Tirana. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 218 customers.

Alternatively, Kafe Flora is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Tirana. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 186 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Albania!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Tirana - departure day

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Day 10 of your road trip in Albania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Tirana before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Tanners' Bridge is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Tirana. This stone bridge and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 812 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Tirana and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Albania.

You’ll then say farewell to Tirana. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Albania!

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