Elbasan

Elbasan, Albania
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by Sharon Hahn Darlin
/ CC BY 2.0
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Elbasan

Climate in Elbasan:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
13
12
13
13
10
8
5
6
7
9
13
14

Best time to visit Elbasan:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the most popular time to visit Albania, especially for beach lovers. The weather is warm, with temperatures ranging from 77°F to 86°F (25°C to 30°C).
  • It's ideal for enjoying the beautiful coastline along the Ionian and Adriatic Seas, with opportunities for swimming, water sports, and sunbathing.

Spring (April to May) and Autumn (September to October):

  • Spring and autumn are excellent times to visit Albania if you prefer milder weather and fewer crowds. Temperatures range from 59°F to 73°F (15°C to 23°C).
  • It's a great time for hiking in the Albanian Alps, exploring historic sites, and enjoying the lush landscapes.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Albania can be chilly, especially in the mountains, with temperatures sometimes dropping below freezing. Coastal areas remain milder.
  • While it's not the most popular time for tourism, it's suitable for cultural exploration, visiting ancient cities, and experiencing local traditions.

Money & Prices

Currency in Albania:

Albanian lek (ALL)

How expensive is a trip to Elbasan?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
6.62 USD
Fast food meal:
5.35 USD
Mid-range meal:
12.57 USD
Bottle of water:
0.49 USD
Soft drink:
1.44 USD
Cappuccino:
1.56 USD
Local Beer:
2.68 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.43 USD
Taxi - 1km:
3.93 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

Albania general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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