Bajram Curri: The Complete Guide

Bajram Curr, Tropoje, Albania
CC BY-SA 4.0 / Pasztilla aka Attila Terbócs

Bajram Curri is a town situated in a rural, mainly mountainous region in northern Albania, near the border with Kosovo.

The town is named after Bajram Curri, a national hero fighting for ethnic Albanians, first against the Ottoman Empire and then against the government of Albania. He shot himself near the town in order to avoid capture, and the town was renamed after him.

Located in the Valbonë Mountains, the town is the main road access point to Valbona’s tourist sights and villages in the Albanian Alps.

Bajram Curri is the entrance to Valbona Valley and Lake Koman, all of which important tourist attractions for the area.

Visiting Bajram Curri for the first time and wondering what are the top places to see in the city? In this complete guide, I share the best things to do in Bajram Curri on the first visit. To help you plan your trip, I have also included an interactive map and practical tips for visiting!

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2 Best places to See in Bajram Curri

This complete guide to Bajram Curri not only tells you about the very best sights and tourist attractions for first-time visitors to the city but also provide insights into a few of our personal favorite things to do.

This is a practical guide to visiting the best places to see in Bajram Curri and is filled with tips and info that should answer all your questions!

Valbonë Valley National Park

Sheep In Valbona Valley,Albania
CC BY-SA 4.0 / Visar Arifaj
Valbona Valley National Park, or Gem of Albania, is inside the Accursed Mountains (Albanian Alps) in Northeastern Albania. It lies between Thethi National Park, the Gashi River, Plava and Gucia in Montenegro, all strictly protected natural areas. The mountain range is spread over the borders of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro. The park, which is Albania’s […]
Visiting Valbonë Valley National Park

Lake Koman Ferry

Lake Komani 2016 Albania
CC BY-SA 2.0 / Colin Skidmore
Just over an hour east of Shkodër, Lake Koman also know as Koman Reservoir. Lake Koman was created in 1978 when the Drin River was damned. There is a ferry service renowned for its picturesque views of the mountain gorges which  links Koman with the town of Fierze. The ship must makes regular calls to the […]
Location: Koman, Shkodër, Albania Koman 4001 Albania | Website | Distance: 34.60km
Visiting Lake Koman Ferry

Best Time to Visit Bajram Curri

Average Temperatures in Bajram Curri

  • January 7°C 9
  • February 10°C 7
  • March 12°C 8
  • April 19°C 8
  • May 22°C 9
  • June 27°C 6
  • July 30°C 3
  • August 31°C 3
  • September 27°C 5
  • October 21°C 7
  • November 13°C 10
  • December 8°C 9