Albania is a small Balkan country that is still undiscovered and a more off beaten destination of Europe that boast stunning cycling adventures and biking experiences. Hop on your bike and experience the untouched mountains, wild rivers, spectacular canyons, fascinating culture from Shkoder, Theth, Berat, Permet to Lake Ohrid and the Albanian Riviera as you uncover a cyclist’s paradise.

Our range is inclusive of easy through to challenging cycling that can be tailored to your abilities and cycling appetite when you choose to bike with Onlyluxe Travel.

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  1. Cycle The Balkans from Albania to Montenegro (Lake Ohrid, Durmitor Mountains to The Bay of Kotor) 15D14N, Fully Guided

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    Experience a unique and off beaten cycling adventure on this 15 days journey of discovery across spectacular peaks of the Balkans trails traversing four of the best countries from Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro and Macedonia. Bike in comfort to explore historic cultural influences, sample delectable cuisines, and unravel the alluring mysteries of the Balkans as you alternate the untraversed wilderness of the European Continent.

    Your adventure starts in Tirana, an exquisite fun-filled city in Albania dotted with beautiful architectural gems and sophisticated cuisines to arouse your taste buds. Soak up immersive vistas en route to visit St Naum monastery in Macedonia before arriving in Ohrid Town where you wallow in the majesty of Lake Ohrid, one of the world's oldest lakes. Challenge your biking adroitness as you climb to a high plateau bounded by huge mountains in the Debar Region. Take a tour of the quiet Mavrovo lake before cycling across scenic routes to the Kosovo border which opens to the Brezovica National Park and the Sharri mountain range. Ascend to Prevalle through the forest of Kodra e Diellit and leisurely descend to the historic city of Prizren to explore the second-largest cultural centre of Kosovo. Enjoying breathtaking views along the way, pedal from Andrijevica to explore Kolasin, a popular winter ski resort. Magnificent views of rugged Albanian Alps and Jezerca Mountain are yours to behold as you transfer to Mojkovac; cycle through the Tara Canyon onward to Nikšić, the second largest city in Montenegro. Experience a quick transit to the Bay of Kotor where the scenery alternates between seaside villages, small antique towns, and stunning pebble bays. End your incredible journey in the fascinating city of Shkodra where you spend the night.

    This adventure package includes 14 nights accommodation ranging from 3-4 star hotels in en suite rooms and guesthouses on a twin share basis.

    Enjoy hotel locations situated within walking distance of local attractions and an array of eateries for your comfort and adventure. At some points of the trip, you’ll stay in more remote areas in locally run guesthouses where rooms tend to be more basic yet warm and comfortable. The terrain and route is 90% tarmac and 10% poor conditions where undulations throughout with some tough climbs. Cycle in comfort with a support vehicle, local cycling leader and driver. Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

    Integrate a unique and off beaten cycling adventure incorporating four Balkan countries to discover their hidden corners prized for beautiful nature, friendly people, great hospitality, and unique cuisines.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Tirana
    Experience a unique and off beaten cycling adventure on this 15 days journey of discovery across spectacular peaks of the Balkans trails traversing four of ...
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    From A$5,100.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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  2. Albania Cycle (From Mountain Plateaux To The Albanian Riviera) 8D7N, Fully Guided

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    Revel in an unforgettable and enriching cycling adventure featuring the best of Albania from mountains to the Albanian Riviera. Immerse, taste and wonder its pristine culture, exquisite cuisine and charming towns as you pedal the very best of Europe’s unknown on this 8 day cycle exploit.

    Begin in Pogradec for an overnight stay before venturing deep in the Albanina countryside to Korçë. A thrilling climb through a terrain of barren rocks and a ride pass Grammoz Mountain brings Germenj with reach. Cycle through high greeny plateau encircled by soaring peaks before descending to Çarshove and on to Benje. Travelling in the direction of Kelcyra, move through captivating terrains, marvel at the magnificent merging of the city's two rivers, gaze at the roaring waterfall up-close and travel through the whispering plains of Gjirokastra. Explore the cultural delicacy of this welcoming settlement, discover historical buildings and learn some amazing facts about the indigenous people of this town. Journey to Sarandë, southern Albania and come face to face with the outstanding archeological figure UNESCO World Heritage Site in Butrint. Bike further along the coast to Himarë, a phenomenal village known for its hike in the art of fishing. Stand in the heart of Himarë and witness the hill of Olive grove and the waves of the Ionian Sea. Behold Italy from a distance from the wheels of your bike. Unearth Llogara National Park filled with wildlife and green scenery. Cross the finish line of your journey at the captivating city of Vlorë and transfer back to Tirana where your incredible journey ends.

    This adventure package includes 7 nights accommodation ranging from 3-4 star hotels in en suite rooms and guesthouses on a twin share basis. One guesthouse stay is deep in the Albanian countryside comprising of cozy wooden cabins with a communal bathroom. Cycle in comfort with full vehicle support, local cycling leader and driver. Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.

    Discover the off beaten country of Europe at its very best where every pedal takes you to inspiring vistas from mountains, quaint villages, the serene riviera and everything in between. Experience Albania in true and authentic style finding connection to its culture and people.

    Extra nights: Add on extra nights in Pogradec before your trip or in Vlore after your trip on request. Please contact us to book.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Pogradec
    Revel in an unforgettable and enriching cycling adventure featuring the best of Albania from mountains to the Albanian Riviera. Immerse, taste and wonder its ...
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    From A$2,650.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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