Luxury 6-Day Albania Road Trip from Tirana to Durrës and surrounding area

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6 days & 5 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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5 nights included
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6 days included
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Escape for the holiday of a lifetime with this 6-day luxury road trip in Albania!

Albania offers the ultimate luxury holiday experience for anyone up for an unforgettable adventure, including couples, families, solo travelers, and friends.

Your exclusive luxury holiday package will bring you to the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in the best destinations in Albania. With this perfectly planned vacation itinerary, you will stay 3 nights in Tirana and 2 nights in Durrës, experiencing the ultimate luxury vacation in Albania.

We will help you have the best 6-day luxury holiday in Albania imaginable, so you can leave feeling fulfilled and inspired.

Upon arriving in Albania, you will collect the luxury rental vehicle of your choice. We will provide you with the best car rental for the entirety of your 6-day luxury self-drive holiday, including CDW insurance. From there, you will drive off to discover some of the best travel destinations in Albania, including the stunning Skanderbeg Square and Grand Park of Tirana.

Your 6 days in this one-of-a-kind destination in Europe will be filled with bucket-list experiences and bespoke activities. Expect sweeping views over the best attractions, heavenly meals at top-rated restaurants, and world-class service at 5-star luxury hotels.

Finding the perfect luxury lodging is going to make your vacation in Albania feel truly special. The home for your 6-day luxury holiday will be only the most exclusive 5-star hotels in Albania. You will choose from the best selection of luxury hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located along your carefully planned self-drive route.

Throughout your exclusive vacation in Albania, you will get to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the country. Highlights of your itinerary include visiting the famous Bunk’Art 2, experiencing the fantastic Rinia Park up close, and discovering the unique features of the highly-recommended Durrës Amphitheatre. These are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you will find on your luxury travel itinerary in Albania.

Between attractions and activities, you will have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in Albania. Here you can find unique souvenirs to preserve the memory of your luxury holiday in Albania.

As your luxury vacation in Albania comes to an end, you will return home with new experiences and unforgettable memories. Not to forget, a full camera album on your phone with amazing photos and videos from the most beautiful places in Albania to share with your friends and family.

This exclusive travel plan is designed to include everything you need to have the best vacation in Albania. By booking this luxury holiday package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 6-day road trip in Albania. Let the experts figure out the details, so you can focus on enjoying.

To deliver the best experience possible, we make it easy for you to customize each day of your luxury holiday in Albania before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you will be able to explore Tirana and Durrës at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey. Enjoy a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, including all travel documents for your exclusive getaway to Albania.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in Albania fill up quickly, so book your luxury vacation package in advance. Select a date and start planning your luxury holiday in Albania today!

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Hotel, 5 nights
Rental car, 6 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
Tirana County - region in AlbaniaTirana / 3 nights
Photo of Historic city of Berat in Albania.Berat

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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 entrance to Bunk'Art 2 museum in Tirana, Albania.Bunk’Art 2
Youth Park, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 10, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaParku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
BUNK'ART, Dajt, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaBunk’Art
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
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
Sfinksi
National Iconographic Museum Onufri inside of Berat castle, AlbaniaOnufri Iconographic Museum
Dajti tower situated next to exit of gondola lift on mount Dajti in Albania.Dajti Ekspres
Kruja Bazaar
Vila e Ahmet Zogut, Durrës, Bashkia Durrës, Durrës County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaVila e Ahmet Zogut

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Day 1

Day 1 – Tirana - arrival day

  • Tirana - Arrival day
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  • Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
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Your luxury holiday in Albania begins as soon as you reach the city of Tirana. There, you’ll pick up the luxury rental vehicle of your choice and hit the roads!

The first destination of your luxury vacation in Albania is Tirana - a city with many fantastic attractions to explore. Catch an early flight to enjoy as much time as possible discovering Tirana.

Start your sightseeing in the city with a visit to the fantastic Rinia Park. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Tirana, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,691 visitors.

Tonight you will be treated to a stay at one of best luxury hotels in Tirana. We have picked out three of the most exclusive luxury lodging and hotel options for you to choose from.

Exploring new places can make you hungry. When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend trying one of the finest restaurants in Tirana.

For a culinary experience you will remember, have a look at the menu at ejona. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 802 customers, it’s truly one of the best restaurants in the whole of Tirana.

If you feel like having something slightly different, check out Artigiano at Vila. This is one of the most recommended restaurants in the city. Considering its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,092 customers, it’s one that most guests enjoy.

Restaurant Piceri Era "Blloku" is another restaurant you could book a table at tonight. This fantastic restaurant is often recommended by both travelers and locals in Tirana, and has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,065 customers.

As your day in Tirana is coming to an end retreat to a bar where you can celebrate the start of your exciting luxury holiday in Albania.

Make your way to Komiteti Bar - Tiranë. This bar promises a great atmosphere for your celebrations and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 715 customers.

Or, why not continue your evening at Salt Rest, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars among 586 guests.

Another bar where you can have a great time tonight is Tirana International Hotel & Conference Center. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,494 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 6-day luxury vacation in Albania and look forward to more fantastic days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Tirana

  • Tirana
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Drive 8 km, 48 min

  • Grand Park of Tirana
  • Fortress of Justinian
  • Bunk’Art 2
  • Et'hem Bej Mosque
  • Skanderbeg Square
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On day 2 of your exciting luxury holiday across Albania you will continue exploring the city of Tirana. You still have 2 nights left in the city. Enjoy your break from the road and spend this day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Tirana. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions in the city.

Start your sightseeing of the day with a visit to the fantastic Grand Park of Tirana. This attraction is an urban park and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,933 visitors.

Next up on your agenda, you’ll find the extraordinary Fortress of Justinian. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,459 visitors.

If you, like many others, have been feeling curious about the spectacular Bunk’Art 2 museum, then you should definitely take the opportunity to visit this attraction today.

The outstanding Et'hem Bej Mosque is another stop you can visit today in Tirana. This mosque is a highly recommended attraction in the city. Rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,491 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy of a visit.

If you want to experience even more of Tirana, then consider a visit to the incredible Skanderbeg Square. Skanderbeg Square is a square and popular attraction most travelers enjoy. More than 8,412 people have rated this attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Exploring new places makes you hungry. Luckily Tirana has multiple restaurants that offer fantastic dining experiences you’ll appreciate after a long day of sightseeing.

If you’re curious about the best restaurant in Tirana, make sure to check out Artigiano. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,025 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant in the city is Era Vila. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 847 customers.

A common recommendation among luxury travelers who have vacationed Tirana before is Shije Fshati - Taste of the Village. This restaurant has a popular menu, deserving of an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 569 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, check out some of the bars in the area and experience the local nightlife.

Hotel Mondial is one of the best bars in Tirana and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 578 customers.

You may also want to check out Sofra e Ariut. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Sofra e Ariut is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 658 customers.

Alternatively, head out to New Irish Pub. New Irish Pub has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 380 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

Reminisce about your day, look through photos, and prepare for another great day to come! Your luxury holiday in Albania has plenty more in store for you.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Berat and Durrës

  • Berat
  • Durrës
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Drive 191 km, 3 hours 40 min

  • Gorica Bridge
  • Old Town
  • Berat Castle
  • Onufri Iconographic Museum
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On day 3 of your luxury road trip holiday in Albania you will have the opportunity to experience two destinations in one day, the city of Berat and the city of Durrës. You’ll stay in Durrës for 2 nights.

Your day starts in Berat. Give yourself time to see some of the city’s very best attractions before it's time to hit the road.

Make the amazing Gorica Bridge your first stop of the day. The average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 740 visitors gives you an idea of what to expect from this stone bridge and attraction before you head there.

Next up, make a stop at the incredible Old Town. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,338 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this top-tier point of interest and attraction.

Another unforgettable travel destination you can visit on this day of your luxury holiday is the outstanding Berat Castle. This castle has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,977 visitors.

When you’re finished at the art museum, the perfect next stop is the popular Onufri Iconographic Museum. This spectacular art museum and attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 451 reviews.

Make the most of your day in Berat by joining exclusive tours and activities that take your luxury holiday in Albania to the next level. This is only one of many experiences you can include in your luxury travel package in Albania. So make sure to check out the other options too, to find the best way to spend your time in Berat today.

By the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Durrës, where you will choose among some of the best luxury hotels.

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

If you feel like having something else, locals also recommend Gusto di Mare & Sushi Time as one of their top choices in the city. Gusto di Mare & Sushi Time is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 488 customers.

Another restaurant you could try in Durrës is Te Peku Restorant. This lovely restaurant has a fantastic menu and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 268 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, we recommend you check out the nightlife of the city.

Sunset Bar is one of the best bars you can visit in Durrës tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 279 customers.

You can also enjoy a glass or two at a popular place like Illyrian Garden. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 97 customers.

Alternatively, try SEMA. SEMA is the perfect place to get to know some locals in the city. This top-recommended bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 375 customers.

Raise a glass in celebration of your fantastic luxury holiday in Albania! Head back to your hotel for some much-needed rest in preparation for tomorrow’s adventures.

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Day 4

Day 4 – 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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On day 4 of your exciting luxury holiday across Albania you will continue exploring the city of Durrës. You still have 1 night left in the city. Enjoy your break from the road and spend this day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Durrës. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions in the city.

Start your sightseeing of the day with a visit to the fantastic Sfinksi. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 578 visitors.

Next up on your agenda, you’ll find the extraordinary Muzeu Kombëtar Arkeologjik. This attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 529 visitors.

If you, like many others, have been feeling curious about the spectacular Venetian Tower of Durrës must-see tourist destination, then you should definitely take the opportunity to visit this attraction today.

The outstanding Durrës Amphitheatre is another stop you can visit today in Durrës. This best-rated sightseeing destination is a highly recommended attraction in the city. Rated at an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 4,314 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy of a visit.

If you want to experience even more of Durrës, then consider a visit to the incredible Vila e Ahmet Zogut. Vila e Ahmet Zogut is a must-see tourist destination and popular attraction most travelers enjoy. More than 187 people have rated this attraction an average of 3.9 out of 5 stars.

Exploring new places makes you hungry. Luckily Durrës has multiple restaurants that offer fantastic dining experiences you’ll appreciate after a long day of sightseeing.

If you’re curious about the best restaurant in Durrës, make sure to check out Spaghetteria Luli. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 207 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant in the city is Artur Restaurant. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 237 customers.

A common recommendation among luxury travelers who have vacationed Durrës before is Vertigo Bar Restorant. This restaurant has a popular menu, deserving of an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 241 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, check out some of the bars in the area and experience the local nightlife.

Portiku Wine Bar & Bistro is one of the best bars in Durrës and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 190 customers.

You may also want to check out Posh Lounge. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Posh Lounge is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 96 customers.

Alternatively, head out to TRAIANO Lounge Bar Durres. TRAIANO Lounge Bar Durres has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 53 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

Reminisce about your day, look through photos, and prepare for another great day to come! Your luxury holiday in Albania has plenty more in store for you.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Kruje and Tirana

  • Kruje
  • Tirana
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Drive 87 km, 2 hours 38 min

  • Kruja Bazaar
  • Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu National Museum
  • Krujë Castle
  • Dajti Ekspres
  • Bunk’Art
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Get ready for day 5 of your luxury vacation in Albania. On this day of your exciting road trip holiday, you will have the most wonderful time discovering Kruje and Tirana. You’ll stay in Tirana for 1 night. Enjoy a flexible travel itinerary and choose how much time you want to spend at each destination.

Start your day with one of travelers’ favorite attractions in Kruje, the incredible Kruja Bazaar. This popular attraction is a must-see tourist destination that has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 398 visitors.

Today we also recommend you visit the amazing Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu National Museum, an outstanding museum in Kruje. Around 1,167 travelers have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in Kruje is the astonishing Krujë Castle. This attraction is a fortress and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,415 reviews.

To experience the local culture, see the best attractions, and meet new people at the same time, add a tour or activity to your luxury holiday package in Albania. As a luxury traveler, you will choose among only the best experiences available to you on this day of your exclusive road trip vacation in Kruje.

It’s now time to get back on the road and continue to the next destination of your day, the city of Tirana.

Make your way to the incredible Dajti Ekspres for some unforgettable sightseeing in Tirana. This popular attraction is a gondola lift and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 449 visitors.

Next up, steer your step in the direction of Bunk’Art. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,736 travelers and is one of the most fantastic places to visit in Tirana.

Today you’ll check in at one of the most exclusive hotels in the city of Tirana. Luxury hotels in Tirana offer fantastic facilities and wonderful rooms. In combination with staff that is generous with both their time and recommendations, you’re guaranteed a pleasant

Stay in Tirana.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in Tirana, Bati Restaurant 1. This restaurant offers a fantastic menu and impeccable service, deserving of its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 495 reviews.

Locals also recommend Oda - Traditional Albanian Cuisine as one of the best restaurants to have dinner at in Tirana. The Oda - Traditional Albanian Cuisine is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,353 customers, including locals as well as travelers.

For a slightly different culinary experience, book a table at Rogner Hotel Tirana. This popular restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 950 customers.

Depending on your plans for tomorrow, you might want to head back to your hotel for some relaxation. If not, this is your chance to take the temperature of Tirana's nightlife.

If you’re not quite ready for bed yet, head off to a popular bar like Radio Bar Tirana. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 455 customers.

Another place you could go for some drinks is the top-rated Millennium Garden. Often recommended by locals, this bar is an excellent place to check out tonight. Millennium Garden has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 567 customers.

Alternatively, go to Hemingway Bar Tirana. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 299 reviews, it’s one worth checking out if you’re in the party mood.

Celebrate another great day of your luxury holiday in Albania with a toast! Enjoy a good night’s sleep at your lovely hotel and get ready for another fun day to come.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Tirana - departure day

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  • Tanners' Bridge
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Today is the last day of your 6-day luxury holiday in Albania and it’s soon time to start your journey home. This is your chance to get one last glimpse of Tirana before saying goodbye.

Catch a later flight to enjoy some extra time for exploring. If you have a late departure, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Make the most of what’s left of your luxury vacation in Albania by heading out to the stunning Tanners' Bridge. This extraordinary stone bridge and attraction is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars in 833 reviews, and is an excellent choice for your last sightseeing in Tirana.

Don’t end your vacation hungry. For one last meal in the city of Tirana, check out the menu at Restorant Tymi. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 474 customers.

You will then say farewell to Tirana and begin your journey home. We wish you safe travels and a warm welcome home, with unforgettable memories and incredible photos from your luxury holiday in Albania in your luggage!

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