• Daily  Berat Tour from Durres
  • Daily  Berat Tour from Durres
  • Daily  Berat Tour from Durres
  • Daily  Berat Tour from Durres
  • Daily  Berat Tour from Durres
  • Daily  Berat Tour from Durres
  • Daily  Berat Tour from Durres

Tour overview

Meet with our representatives at Durres Port “Start the tour from Durres port and Depart to Berat one of the most fascinating Albanian towns with a mixture of cultural influences. Being more than the 2400-year-old, the town it is one of the most attractive towns in Albania. 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 Turks who build quite a few mosques in the area below the town’s old castle. Berat is situated at the foot of Tomorri Mountain and on the shores of River Osum. Built almost all, 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, which give it the nickname “town of a thousand windows”. Because of these, the town retains a unique style of architecture, with narrow and stone-paved streets. The castle is unique in Albania and among the few in the world that still has houses and inhabitants within its walls, going on their life’s at the same place their predecessors did centuries ago. Then we will have lunch in the best local restaurant. Also option visit Cobo Winery one of the best family-run winery in Albania, where we will try different wines & Raki. Drive back to Durres. Visit of the Amphitheatre from outside and the old walls and the area known as the forum. Return to the ship.

Itinerary

Meet with our representatives at Durres Port “Start the tour from Durres port and Depart to Berat one of the most fascinating Albanian towns with a mixture of cultural influences. Being more than the 2400-year-old, the town is one of the most attractive towns in Albania.

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 Turks who build quite a few mosques in the area below the town’s old castle.

Berat is situated at the foot of Tomorri Mountain and on the shores of River Osum. Built almost all, 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, which give it the nickname “town of a thousand windows”. Because of these, the town retains a unique style of architecture, with narrow and stone-paved streets.

The castle is unique in Albania and among the few in the world that still has houses and inhabitants within its walls, going on their life’s at the same place their predecessors did centuries ago. Then we will have lunch in the best local restaurant. Also option visit Cobo Winery one of the best family-run winery in Albania, where we will try different wines & Raki. Drive back to Durres. Visit the Amphitheatre from 

VISITED PLACES

Durrës Berat

Routes

Included

Transfers with Modern A/C private car/ bus or minibus with driver on tour

All the museum entry fee

Excluded

International or Domestic flights

Insurance: All types

Personal expenses: extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

City Tax

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