8 days in Albanian Riviera & Llogara National Park Itinerary

8 days in Albanian Riviera & Llogara National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Albanian Riviera & Llogara National Park Itinerary

Start: Kaunas
Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Butrint
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Himare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Llogara National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Vlore
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Kaunas

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day
Butrint

Butrint ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Butrint National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Butrint trip maker site .

Kaunas, Lithuania to Butrint is an approximately 27-hour car ride. You can also fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kaunas in June, with highs in Butrint at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Himare.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park

3
nights
Himare

Himare ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello and The Castle of Himara. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Livadhi Beach and Jale Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Himare side-trips: Nature&joy (in Gjirokaster), Kalaja e Borshit (in Borsh) and Dhermi Beach (in Dhermi).

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Himare trip app .

Traveling by car from Butrint to Himare takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Llogara National Park.

Things to do in Himare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dhermi Beach, Nature&joy, Kalaja e Borshit
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Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach
Jale Beach ©
Jale Beach
Livadhi Beach ©
Livadhi Beach

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night
Llogara National Park

Llogara National Park ©
The Llogara National Park is a national park situated inside the Ceraunian Mountains facing the Albanian Riviera in the southwestern corner of Albania, spanning an total area of 10.1km2. On the 20th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Llogara National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Llogara National Park tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Himare to Llogara National Park takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vlore.

Things to do in Llogara National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Llogara National Park ©
Llogara National Park

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night
Vlore

Vlore ©
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Zvernec Monastery, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum, Vlore, then pause for some photo ops at Muradie Mosque, then kick back and relax at Bora Bora Beach, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kanine Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vlore online trip planner .

You can drive from Llogara National Park to Vlore in an hour. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vlore

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Side Trip

Bora Bora Beach
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Bora Bora Beach ©
Bora Bora Beach
Kanine Castle ©
Kanine Castle
Muradie Mosque ©
Muradie Mosque