Durrës, Albania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Durrës, Albania? If you're planning to go to Durrës, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Durrës, Albania

Based on the climate and weather in Durrës, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Durrës, Albania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Durrës, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Durrës, Albania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Durrës.

If you are going to see the lovely Shen Lucia Catholic Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to check out the stunning Fatih Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Durrës tourism authority.

If you go to Archaeological Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Rodoni Castle, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Durrës.

What to wear/what to pack for Durrës, Albania by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in this region can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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February

If you vacation in Durrës during February, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March here is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Durrës is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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June

If you go to Durrës in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Durrës in July, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in this region is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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September

If you are traveling to Durrës in September, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Durrës can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

Traveling to Durrës in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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