From the Jerusalem of Balkans to the beauty of 1001 windows, this Berat day trip from Ohrid has it all. You leave one historical place to visit another. The town of 1001 windows, the castle and the ancient feeling this place offers are outstanding. Berat is the town of legends and beautiful characteristic Ottoman architecture. Berat is one of the oldest towns in Albania and it dates back to the 5th century.
Moreover, Berat is divided into three major quarters and forms a great architectural landscape. However, Berat in the past was the city of 1000 windows but in reality, there are 1001 windows. Berat this white town, seen from afar looks like a place that belongs to Walt Disney’s movies. From archeological researches, this town shows that Albanian is a language that belongs to ancient times.
In Berat is also located the Onufri Iconographical National Museum that withholds so many precious items one has to see. Moreover, in Berat, you can also see the Ethnographic Museum which portrays different aspects of life in Berat. Also, not to forget, Berat is part of the UNESCO heritage list. This beautiful town lies alongside river Osumi, and on the feet of Tomorri Mountains.
Book this day trip of Ohrid from Berat and learn more about this historical town.
A hotel pick up is offered with this tour. We meet at your hotel and we drive toward the custom controls where we will pass the border. You will be headed towards the beautiful town of 1001 windows or rows upon rows. While in Berat you will learn why this place is under UNESCO heritage protection. You will see why many people consider this place as one of the prettiest in Europe. Also, you will visit the Ethnographic museum, that is portrayed in a typical house that represents the daily life of people in Berat. The Ethnographic museum shows that the past is something you take with you everywhere, so make sure it is a good one. Moreover, you will visit the Castle of Berat and see the ruins that are very well preserved from time and nature. After having your tour in Berat, you will return to the original starting point in Ohrid.