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BERAT DAY TOUR FROM TIRANA

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from €40 6 hours
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  • Tour Type
    Private, Group
  • Activity
    Holidays
  • Group Size
    16
  • Activity Level
    Leisure, Moderate
  • Duration
    6 hours
  • Tour Code
    BAS

Visiting Berat city is a unique experience of your lifetime. Explore the city of thousand windows, UNESCO heritage, historic architecture of ottoman period and one of the fewer cities with an inhabited castle nowadays

Highlights
  • Explore the UNESCO heritage sites and the vivid traces of ottoman period
  • Visit the inhabited castle and the “Onufri” National Iconographic Museum,
  • Visit the Medieval Centre and learn about interesting local customs
What's included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fee in Onufri Museum
  • Private Guide
  • Transportation
Not included:
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Tirana
  • Departure Time
    8:30
  • Return Time
    17:30
  • Dress Code
    Casual, Comfortable shoes
Map
Tirana
The tour starts at 8:30 a.m from your hotel in Tirana. It will take approximetaly 2 hours to reach Berat.
Berat
Once you get to the city you will be taken to Berat Castle which dates back to 4rth century BC. There you will learn that Berat was invaded three times by the Ottomans, Romans and Bulgarians to became later on a big principality under the rule of Albanian noble family of Muzaka in the 14th century. Visit the castle as one the most marvelous sights of the city. It is one of the biggest inhabited Castles and has many Byzantine churches, as well as some mosques built during the Ottoman era which began in 1417. Our walk in the castle will take us to Onufri Museum which is set up inside the Cathedral  “Assumption of Saint Mary ” renovated in the 18th century. Beside the beautifully carved Iconostasis you will admire as well the icons of the reknowned Albanian painter "Onufri" As we drive down to the city centre we will visit the medieval centre, King Mosque and Helveti Tekke and learn about the interesting cohabitation of two religious groups close to one another Next stop is in the old quarters of Mangalem and Gorica that connect with each other by the Gorica Bridge over the Osumi River. Both quarters take pride of their architecture and rare shapes of the houses.
Tirana
In the end of these visits we head back to Tirana.
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Comments:

  • Lance Lalor

    April 8, 2019 at 3:40 am

    Is it possible for one adult to join a small group English tour of Berat from Tirana on Sunday, June 16? I do not need a private tour, but would like to join a small group at the per-person rate. Is that possible?

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Transport
Value for Money

Day1
Tirana
The tour starts at 8:30 a.m from your hotel in Tirana. It will take approximetaly 2 hours to reach Berat.
Day2
Berat
Once you get to the city you will be taken to Berat Castle which dates back to 4rth century BC. There you will learn that Berat was invaded three times by the Ottomans, Romans and Bulgarians to became later on a big principality under the rule of Albanian noble family of Muzaka in the 14th century. Visit the castle as one the most marvelous sights of the city. It is one of the biggest inhabited Castles and has many Byzantine churches, as well as some mosques built during the Ottoman era which began in 1417. Our walk in the castle will take us to Onufri Museum which is set up inside the Cathedral  “Assumption of Saint Mary ” renovated in the 18th century. Beside the beautifully carved Iconostasis you will admire as well the icons of the reknowned Albanian painter "Onufri" As we drive down to the city centre we will visit the medieval centre, King Mosque and Helveti Tekke and learn about the interesting cohabitation of two religious groups close to one another Next stop is in the old quarters of Mangalem and Gorica that connect with each other by the Gorica Bridge over the Osumi River. Both quarters take pride of their architecture and rare shapes of the houses.
Day3
Tirana
In the end of these visits we head back to Tirana.