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

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Traveling to Shkodra, Albania? If you're planning to go to Shkodra, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Shkodra, Albania

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

Important essentials for Shkodra, Albania

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Shkodra is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Shkodra during February, you are likely to see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Shkodra can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Shkodra in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May for Shkodra is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

Traveling to Shkodra in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Shkodra in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Shkodra during August, you may notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Shkodra during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. 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 (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Shkodra during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November for Shkodra is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Shkodra is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to visit the must-see Lead Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Shkodra tourism authority.

If you go to the Shkodra Historical Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Shkodra, Albania

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

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