Guided tour

Berat: Historic City Walking-Tour

Berat: Historic City Walking-Tour

From US$ 26.06 per person

Experience the highlights of Berat through the eyes of a local in this half-day walking tour. Explore the city's most iconic sites and learn more about its history, culture and architecture.

About this activity

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Valid 1 day
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Flexible pickup in Berat. You will be picked up from your hotel or destination of choice inside the city.

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Castle of Berat, the biggest castle in Albania
  • Visit Berat's beautiful world heritage sites, including Mangalem and Gorica
  • Travel back in time in the Medieval Center
  • Marvel at the Byzantine wonders inside the Onufri Museum
Full description
Walk through the historic city of Berat and discover its rich culture and architecture on this illuminating half-day tour. After a short introduction from your guide, you will proceed to Berat's World Heritage Sites – the ancient quarters of Mangalem and Gorica. Travel back in time as you stroll through the meandering streets, home to the Ottomans in the 15th century, and learn more about the architecture of this "town of a thousand windows". Visit the iconic Medieval Center, where you will gaze upon the beautiful King Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Albania, and the Halveti Tekke monument. Explore the magnificent tombs, as your tour guide enlightens you about Ottoman architecture and history. Discover more about the relationship between Albania's religious groups. Climb up to the magnificent Castle of Berat. Marvel at the fort and witness the monuments and treasures inside. Finish your tour by exploring Byzantine art and iconography in the Onufri Museum, settled inside the castle walls. 
Includes
  • Entrance fee for the Medieval Center, Berat Castle and Onufri Museum
  • City tax and VAT tax
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Water

Know before you go

  • During August, the tour is better in the early morning or late afternoon due to high temperatures
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    2.5/5
  • Value for money
    4/5

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Guide was super. We all loved him.

August 19, 2019

Recommended activity to be able to move easily within the walls of the castle of Berat and discover its secrets. I recommend using the guide to fully experience the experience!

September 9, 2019

Product ID: 216420