Full Day Berat Tour from Tirana

Full Day Berat Tour from Tirana

Explore the UNESCO heritage sites and the vivid traces of ottoman period.

Visit the inhabited castle and the “Onufri” National Iconography Museum.

Visit the Medieval Center and learn about interesting local customs.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Berat Castle, Rruga Mihal Komnena, Berat 5001 Albania

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. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Iconographic Museum Onufri, Located in the Inner Part of Saint Mary Church in Berat Castel, Berat Albania

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 renowned Albanian painter "Onufri"

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The King Mosque, Rruga Kurt Pasha, Berat Albania

As we drive down to the city center we will visit the medieval center, King Mosque and Helveti Tekke and learn about the interesting cohabitation of two religious groups close to one another.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Halveti Teqe, Berat Albania

As we drive down to the city center we will visit the medieval center, King Mosque and Helveti Tekke and learn about the interesting cohabitation of two religious groups close to one another.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Quarter Of Gorica, Berat Albania

Next stop is in the old quarters of Mangalem and Gorica that connect with each other by the Gorica Bridge over the Osumi River.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gorica Bridge, Berat 5001 Albania

A very important connecting junction between the two parts of the city, the Gorica Bridge is mentioned for the first time in the 17th century by the Turkish traveler Evliah Çelebi, who wrote that that bridge was initially constructed of oak beams placed on stone supports. According to a book in the Church of Saint George (1777), the Gorica Bridge was built of stone by Ahmet Kurt Pasha.

Duration: 10 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Don’t forget your sunglasses and hats"
"Comfortable shoes - there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"



Horário de Início: 8:30 AM
Duração: 10 Hours
Ponto de partida: National History Museum, Sheshi Skënderbej 7, Tirana 1001, Albania

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluído

  • Tour Guide
  • Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Berat Castle
  • Entry/Admission - National Iconographic Museum Onufri
  • Entry/Admission - The King Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Halveti Teqe

Não Incluído

  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

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