BERAT/UNESCO HERITAGE (ONE DAY TRIP 1.5 ORE DRIVING O/W)
Pick up time from hotels, to be advised
Meet in hotel, departure to Berat UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is known as “the city of 1000 windows”, to make known the 2400 years of history, the town it is one of the most attractive towns in Albania.
Berat City established in the 3rd century B.C by an Illyrian tribe of central Albania with a protective castle, it was known as the fortified city of Antipatrea. In 1417 the town was occupied by the Ottoman.
Berat is situated at the foot of Tomorri Mountain and on the shores of Osum River. Built in white on a slope of green with the river at its feet, it offers a striking view as soon as it becomes visible. It is famous for its white-washed houses with their many windows which seem to have been built on top of each other, that give it the nickname “town of a thousand windows”. It retains a unique style of architecture, with narrow and stone paved streets.
Visit to the castle builds on the hills of the city. Visit the lovely painted Mosque of the Bachelors and the Tekke of the Helvetis with its beautiful portico, and museum quarter Mangalemi and Gorica .
What to visit
- Berat Castel
- Onufri museum
Afternoon turn back to HOTEL
In this price is included:
- Excursions as per the itinerary
- Transportation by private coach with air-conditioned
- Polish speaking guide
- Local taxes
- Entrance fees to monuments mentioned
- Wine tasting visit with snacks
- Lunch, optional
- Tips and personal