Welcome to the perfect time for visiting Tirana. May is the best month to enjoy the city, for its wonderful weather. This is the liveliest month even regarding the activities in open space, since they can gather the highest number of participants. That is because starting from June and two other months of the summer, Tirana is quieter since every one run to the beach. It is also the last month of school for the elementary and high school.
The first day of May is a Public Holiday. It is the Labour Day, but it is a tradition now in Albania that it is considered just a day off for workers, in comparison with other countries where this day is a Day of Protesters. While, on May 5th is the Day of Martyrs, where a ceremony is held on the Martyr's Cemetery in Tirana.
Events and culture
Olen Cesari Show returns to the Palace of Congresses after 3 years.
2 unforgettable nights (5-6 May) with laser show and special guests.
One of the greatest sports events in Tirana is Tiranathlon and it will be held on May 29th, at Farka Lake.
Athletes from around the world will gather on 29th of May at lake Farka/Hellenic Park to compete at a beautiful, safe and high level set up that will provide a unique and unforgettable experience to all contestants and spectators.
Visit www.tiranathlon.com check out the distances, challenge yourself, register and be part of this adventure.
May is perfect for outdoor activities, hiking and climbing. The most preferred destinations are Dajti Adventure Park, which will be open in 1st of May, after winter closure; Bovilla Lake is one of the most popular places for local tourists lately, while other interesting destinations are Cyclops Eye, Erzeni Canyons etc. Also you can go for a family weekend picnic at Farka Lake, Peza Village, Petrela Castle etc. Places where you can enjoy the beauty of the spring nature.
Some suggestions from Visit Tirana on where to eat and sleep while in Tirana:
Wishing you a great stay in Tirana!