Enjoy a day trip from Tirana to the UNESCO town of Berat, accompanied by your English-speaking driver in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
What to Expect
The driver will pick you up at the hotel and drive towards Berat, the pride of Albanian antiquity and architecture.
Berat is located 120 km from Tirana and it forms a wonderful combination of eastern andwestern cultures, costumes and traditions. The architecture of the old houses, with large windows that overlook the town, is the first think that impresses the visitors.
First stop: the Citadel. It overlooks the river and the modern city as well as the old Christian quarter across the river. The citadel can be reached by a steep road and is still inhabited. Inside the walls, you can visit ruined mosques and several medieval Orthodox churches, all intact and with restored frescoes and icons. Onufri National Museum is located in the inner part of “Saint Mary Church” in Castle of Berat. This Museum offers a collection of 173 belonging to the found of Albanian Churches and Monasteries.
Optional lunch with traditional food to taste the Albanian culinary.
Afterwards you can visit the Ethnographic Museum, a two storied residence, with a lobby on one side. This residence is equipped with non-moveable furniture that serve for the preservation of the household objects, wooden case, wall-closets, chimneys, wells, etc.
Return to Tirana where the service ends.
- English-speaking driver
- Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
What's Not Included
- Professional guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drink
Know Before You Go
Please check with the tour supplier if other languages are available before booking.