8 days in Podgorica & Albania Itinerary

8 days in Podgorica & Albania Itinerary

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8 days in Podgorica & Albania Itinerary

Start: Bratislava, Slovakia
Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Theth, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Valbona, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Lezhe, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
End: Bratislava, Slovakia

1
night
Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Podgorica trip maker website .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Podgorica is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Shkoder.

Things to do in Podgorica

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja ©
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja

1
night
Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Shkoder online holiday maker .

Drive from Podgorica to Shkoder in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 1st (Thu), you're off toTheth.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

1
night
Theth, Albania

Theth ©
On the 1st (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Theth National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Thethi-Guide, and then take in panoramic vistas at Lock-in Tower.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Theth visit planner.

Drive from Shkoder to Theth in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Valbona.

Things to do in Theth

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Theth National Park ©
Theth National Park
Thethi-Guide ©
Thethi-Guide
Lock-in Tower ©
Lock-in Tower

1
night
Valbona, Albania

Valbona
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Valbona online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Theth to Valbona takes 7 hours. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll travel to Shkoder.

Things to do in Valbona

Parks Nature

1
night
Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
On the 3rd (Sat), snap pictures at Mes Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Rozafa Castle, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Shkodra Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Shkoder road trip app .

You can drive from Valbona to Shkoder in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lezhe.

Things to do in Shkoder

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Mesi Bridge ©
Mesi Bridge
Shkodra Lake ©
Shkodra Lake

1
night
Lezhe, Albania

Lezhe ©
Lezhë is a town and municipality in northwest Albania, in the county with the same name. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Lezhe Castle, then don't miss a visit to Skenderbeg Tomb, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shengjin Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lezhe trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Shkoder to Lezhe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Shkoder in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lezhe, with lows around 21°C. You will leave for Tirana on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Lezhe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shengjin Beach
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Shengjin Beach ©
Shengjin Beach
Lezhe Castle ©
Lezhe Castle
Skenderbeg Tomb ©
Skenderbeg Tomb

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 5th (Mon), learn about all things military at BunkArt 1, learn about all things military at BunkArt 2, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Et`hem Bey Mosque.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tirana attractions planner.

Getting from Lezhe to Tirana by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums Historic Sites
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Bunk'Art 1 ©
Bunk'Art 1
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Et`hem Bey Mosque ©
Et`hem Bey Mosque

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