Berat Full Day Trip from Durres
Start your full day tour with a morning meeting with your tour guide at a previously agreed upon meet-up location in Durres. From there, your driver will whisk you off to the city of Berat, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city, located at the center of Albania, is characterized by its unique architectural style. Witness the historic buildings, learn the stories behind them, and maybe do some shopping on this moderate walking tour of Berat.
In the small city of Berat, you can find 42 churches—some of them were built in the Byzantine era. Explore the holy facades and admire the ancient frescoes that adorn them as you walk by. Then head over to visit the old, historic part of the city. Peruse the Onufri Museum housed in the Dormiton Abbey of the Virgin Mary, the Ancient Orthodox Cathedral.
This tour is built for architecture enthusiasts. Your driver will take you the old Mangalem and Gorica neighborhoods, located on the opposite side of the river, for the unique building aesthetics that Berat is known for. Listen and take pictures are you tour guide explain to you the history behind these areas and these buildings.
In the middle of your private, guided tour an optional lunch break is offered. Choose to purchase lunch in a restaurant with traditional cuisine to further appreciate the Berat culture.
At the end of the day, your driver will return you to your meeting point in Durres.