5 days in Budapest & Albania Itinerary

5 days in Budapest & Albania Itinerary

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5 days in Budapest & Albania Itinerary

Start: Prague, Czech Republic
Fly:  1 h 30 min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h
2
Shengjin, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Theth, Albania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Prague, Czech Republic

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night
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest online vacation planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Budapest is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Prague, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Shengjin.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours Nightlife Museums
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night
Shengjin, Albania

Shengjin ©
Shëngjin is a coastal town and a former municipality in the Lezhë County, northwestern Albania. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Shengjin Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rana e Hedhun.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shengjin trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Budapest to Shengjin. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Theth.

Things to do in Shengjin

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shengjin Beach ©
Shengjin Beach

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Theth, Albania

Theth ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Thethi-Guide, then steep yourself in history at Lock-in Tower, and then hike along Peaks Of The Balkans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Valbona Pass.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Theth road trip planning site.

You can drive from Shengjin to Theth in 4 hours. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Theth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Peaks Of The Balkans, Valbona Pass
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Valbona Pass ©
Valbona Pass
Thethi-Guide ©
Thethi-Guide
Lock-in Tower ©
Lock-in Tower

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