21 days in Albania & Tel Aviv Itinerary

21 days in Albania & Tel Aviv Itinerary

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21 days in Albania & Tel Aviv Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Berat, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Saranda, Albania
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Himare, Albania
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Tel Aviv, Israel
— 7 nights
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

2
nights
Berat, Albania

Berat ©
A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, make a trip to Osum Canyon (Kanioni i Osumit), see the interesting displays at National Ethnographic Museum Berat, then admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Iconographic Museum Onufri. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Nurellari Winery, admire the sheer force of Sotira Waterfall, and then don't miss a visit to Quarter Of Gorica.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Berat tour itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Berat is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Berat is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Berat is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saranda.

Things to do in Berat

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Osum Canyon (Kanioni i Osumit), Sotira Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
National Ethnographic Museum Berat ©
National Ethnographic Museum Berat
Berat Castle ©
Berat Castle
National Iconographic Museum Onufri ©

4
nights
Saranda, Albania

Saranda ©
A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
Bring the kids along to Plazhi i Krorezes and Pulebardha Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saranda: Gjirokaster (Skenduli House & Gjirokaster) and Butrint National Park (in Butrint). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mirror (Pasqyra) Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Quaranta beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of 40 Saints, and step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle.

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Traveling by car from Berat to Saranda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Berat in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Saranda, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Himare.

Things to do in Saranda

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Gjirokaster, Blue Eye, Butrint National Park
Highlights from your plan
Plazhi i Krorezes ©
Plazhi i Krorezes
Pulebardha Beach ©
Pulebardha Beach
Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park

3
nights
Himare, Albania

Himare ©
Kids will enjoy Gjipe Beach and Dhermi Beach. Step out of Himare with an excursion to Palase Beach in Palase--about 38 minutes away.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Himare trip planner .

You can drive from Saranda to Himare in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Himare can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Himare

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Palase Beach, Dhermi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach
Livadhi Beach ©
Livadhi Beach
Dhermi Beach ©
Dhermi Beach

3
nights
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Bring the kids along to The Beach Bar and Spille Beach. Go for a jaunt from Tirana to Kruje to see Ethnographic Museum of Kruja about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Dajti, learn more about the world around you at National Archaeological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, and learn about all things military at BunkArt 1.

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Traveling by car from Himare to Tirana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Himare to Tirana is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Himare in August since evenings lows in Tirana dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, The Beach Bar, Dajti, Spille Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dajti ©
Dajti
Spille Beach ©
Spille Beach
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar

7
nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tayelet and Ayalon Institute Museum. Explore Tel Aviv's surroundings by going to Masada National Park (in Masada), Jerusalem (Tzuba Winery, Israel Museum, & more) and Gan HaShlosha National Park (in Beit She'an). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, explore the engaging exhibits at The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of The Israeli Childhood Museum, and browse the exhibits of Nazareth Village.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tel Aviv online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Tirana to Tel Aviv in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Israel Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tirana in August, expect nights in Tel Aviv to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jerusalem, Sea of Galilee, Safari Park, Gan HaShlosha National Park, Ayalon Institute Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Safari Park ©
Safari Park

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