Berat

1 day

Tour reference: DBerat-1-UK

Description:

A daily excursion to a 2400 years old city. Listed as part of the UNESCO World Heritage, Berat is also called the city of the 1000 windows or the White city and offers a rare example of the architectural character typical from the Ottoman period.

Program:

Hotel pick-up and drive to Berat. The city of Berat stretches over the so called Topallti Valley, traversed by the Osum River. A first look is enough to understand the reason why it has been named White City. It is a fine example of a peaceful

co-existence among the different religious and ethnic communities, Christian, Sunni Islam and Bektashi. It has been inhabited continuously since late fourth century B.C and is a witness to the diversity of the urban societies that are almost extinct today. It presents aspects of civilizations that go back as far as the 4th  century BC.

  • Visit of the Gorica quarter,
  • Visit of the Mangalem quarter,
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant,
  • Visit of the castle and the Onufri museum which presents centuries-old religious art and artifacts,
  • Visit of the Ethnographic museum

Time to leave the “White City” and drop off at the hotel in Tirana.

INCLUDED
Transport by vehicle, minibus or bus depending the size of the group Licensed experienced English-speaking guide
1* Lunch All visits mentioned in this program.
NOT INCLUDED
All personal expenses of participants Beverages such as alcohols
Tips and gratuities

Tour based on departure time from Tirana around 8:00 am with return around 6:00 pm

Depending on the season and/or the availability of the restaurant, lunch may be taken in another place than previously programmed.

Children from 4 to 11.99 years old have a discount of 50%

Kids from 0.00 to 3.99 years old are free of charge

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