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

Traveling to Tirana, Albania? If you're planning to go to Tirana, 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 Tirana, Albania

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

Important essentials for Tirana, Albania

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Tirana can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Tirana is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Tirana in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Tirana during April, you are likely to see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Tirana in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Tirana during June, you might notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Tirana can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Tirana during August, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Tirana during September, you are likely to notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Tirana during October, you might find 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 low 50s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Tirana is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you vacation in Tirana during December, you might find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the must-see Et'hem Bey Mosque, take the following:

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

If you visit the National Historic Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Tirana, Albania

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

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