22 days in Albania, Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

22 days in Albania, Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

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Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 4 nights
Drive
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Stari Grad, Taxi to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive to Zadar, Ferry to Mali Losinj
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Mali Losinj, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Tirana, Albania

— 3 nights
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Step out of Tirana to go to Lushnje and see Parku Kombetar Divjake-Karavasta, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square, soothe aching muscles at Deluxe Spa & Massage, stroll around Grand Park (Parku i Madh), and brush up on your military savvy at Bunk'Art 1.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tirana trip itinerary builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Tirana is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Tirana, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in November: high temperatures in Tirana hover around 21°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Kotor, Montenegro

— 4 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Kotor Old City, get outside with Mount Vrmac, get to know the fascinating history of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, and surround yourself with nature on Magical Montenegro.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kotor tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Tirana to Kotor by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. November in Kotor sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, learn about all things military at Museum of Croatian War of Independence, stop by Old Town, and step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:

Korcula Town, Croatia

— 2 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Treasury Museum, then look for gifts at Coral Shop Irena, and then do a tasting at Lovric Winery. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Atelier Abel, steep yourself in history at Kula Morska Vrata, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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Hvar, Croatia

— 1 night

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Spanish Fortress and then see the sky in a new way at Fort Napoljun - Napolean.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar journey planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar in 2.5 hours. November in Hvar sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:

Split, Croatia

— 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, wildlife, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace, make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), see Off-Road Tours, and wander the streets of Riva Harbor.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Split holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Split can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mali Losinj.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:

Mali Losinj, Croatia

— 1 night
Mali Lošinj is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, on the island of Lošinj, in western Croatia. On the 18th (Thu), examine the collection at Losinjski Muzej, then trek along Osorscica – mountaineering trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Split to Mali Losinj takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Zagreb.

Things to do in Mali Losinj

Spas · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 4 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, fun & games, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Mali Losinj to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In November in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 22:

Albania travel guide

3.9
Castles · National Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Eagles
With its young bustling metropolis, networks of cobblestone pedestrianized streets, coastal beach towns, and cities of ancient ruins, Albania will continuously surprise you. As you reach each new major town and discover how completely different it is from the last, your appreciation will deepen for this tucked-away land steeped in history. Travel, eating, and accommodation here is very inexpensive, freeing you from budget concerns and allowing you to travel in the style that you want. Meanwhile, you may find yourself going days without spotting another tourist. While this means that many things will not be customized for visitors (non-English menus, sparse accommodation, and fewer international transportation options), you'll experience the feel of authentic Albania.

Montenegro travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.

Croatia travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.