Private tour

From Tirana: Full-Day Berat Tour

4.5 / 5

4 reviews

Activity provider: Sondor Travel
Private tour

From Tirana: Full-Day Berat Tour

Activity provider: Sondor Travel

From US$ 269.01 per person

Visiting Berat city will be a unique experience of your lifetime. Explore the city of thousand windows, UNESCO World Heritage site, historic architecture of the Ottoman period and one of the few cities with an inhabited castle nowadays.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pick-up at your hotel in Tirana.
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  • Explore a local guide the UNESCO heritage city and the vivid traces of the Ottoman period
  • Visit the inhabited castle and the National Iconographic Museum “Onufri”
  • See the main object cults of three of the largest religions peacefully coexisting
  • Have entrance fees to historical sites included
Full description
Travel to Berat in the morning at 08:30. Once you get to the city, you will learn that it was invaded three times by Ottomans, Romans and Bulgarians and then became a big principality under the rule of the Albanian noble family of Muzaka in the 14th century. Your will walk on well preserved cobblestone streets. Explore the Onufri Museum inside of the Cathedral of the Saint Mary Assumption (18th century) and admire the icons of the mysterious work of the Onufri painter. Visit the castle, one the most marvelous sights of the city and one of the biggest inhabited castles with many Byzantine churches, as well as some mosques built under the Ottoman era which began in 1417. You will also visit the King Mosque and Helveti Teke. Your next stop will be the old quarters of Mangalem and Gorica connected with each other by the Gorica Bridge over the Osumi River. Both quarters take pride in their architecture and the rare shapes of their houses. Finally, return to Tirana.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fee to Onufri Museum
  • Private guide
  • Transportation
  • Meals
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Clothing recommendations
  • Comfortable shoes - there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces
  • Don’t forget your sunglasses
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4.5 /5

based on 4 reviews

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November 29, 2021

April 2, 2021

The visit to the castle was good and lasted approx. 2½ hours. However it takes 2-2½ hours to get there and the same back. Add another thing to see to make the trup worthwhile. I also find this trip too expensive.

September 29, 2019

Product ID: 130734