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Berat - Unesco Heritage

Meet in  hotel, departure from Durres  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.

DISTANCE FROM DURRES(GOLEM):1 HOUR 15 MIN

DURATION:4 Hours


TOUR DESCRIPTION

Meet in  hotel, departure from Durres  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 .

Afternoon turn back to hotel.

 

Have a nice tour 


What is  included:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Proffesional guide
  • Excursions as per the itinerary
  • Transportation by private coach with air-conditioned.
  • Local taxes

Whats not included:

  • Entrance fees to monuments mentioned
  • Lunch, optional

We advise you to bring:

Sunglasses, hat, camera, bottle of water, comfortable clothing

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