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

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Traveling to Pogradec, Albania? If you're planning to go to Pogradec, we've got 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 Pogradec, Albania

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

Important essentials for Pogradec, Albania

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

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Pogradec in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel pillow

    Our fave is this one

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Make sure to pick the necessary type. A lot of adapters currently sold are simply plugs and require your electronics to change the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could burn up. This one is sufficent for most locations.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

February

February in Pogradec can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Travel neck pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Check that you pick the correct kind. A lot of adapters on sale are just plug changers and require your devices to change the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get destroyed. This one works in most areas.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

March

Traveling to Pogradec in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck pillow

    Our fave is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Check that you find the necessary type. Many adapters for sale now are simply plugs and require your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should be appropriate for most areas.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

April

If you are traveling to Pogradec in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Take care to pick the correct kind. Most adapters currently available are just plug changers and require your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get destroyed. This one is sufficent for most locations.

  • Travel neck support pillow

    What we like is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

May

May in this region is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Take care to find the necessary type. Most adapters currently available are just plug changers and require your electronics to change the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most places.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

June

June in Pogradec is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel neck support pillow

    A great choice is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Be sure to find the right kind. The vast majority of adapters available online are simply plugs and expect your electronics to convert the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should be sufficient for most places.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

July

If you vacation in Pogradec during July, you may notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
  • Emergency motion sickness relief

  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.

  • Virus/bacteria filtering water bottle

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's wise to take a contaminant filtering water bottle.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel neck pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Ensure that you get the necessary kind. The majority of adapters for sale now are simply plugs and expect your devices to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one works in most areas.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

August

If you visit Pogradec during August, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Take care to pick the correct type. Most adapters that you can buy are just plug changers and require your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most places.

  • Travel neck support pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

September

If you visit Pogradec during September, you are likely to see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck pillow

    Our favorite is this one

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Be sure to find the right kind. Many adapters currently being sold are simply plugs and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get destroyed. This one is sufficent for most areas.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

October

If you are traveling to Pogradec in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Be sure to choose the right kind. The vast majority of adapters that you can buy are simply plug changers and expect your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should be appropriate for most locations.

  • Travel neck support pillow

    A great choice is this one

  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

November

November in Pogradec is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Ultralightweight travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage step down adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. Be sure to choose the right type. Many adapters currently sold are simply plugs and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could burn up. This one should be sufficient for most countries.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

December

Traveling to Pogradec in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Pogradec. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel neck pillow

    What we like is this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. It's important that you find the right type. The majority of adapters currently sold are simply plugs and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should work in most places.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to check out the must-see Mosque in the Center of the town, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; you should check with the Pogradec tourism authority.

Activities for Pogradec, Albania

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

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