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From Tirana: Private Berat City Tour and Wine Tasting7 Reviews
Step back in time on a history tour of Berat on a private trip from Tirana. Discover the Cathedral of Shën Mëria, enjoy a wine-tasting at a family-run winery, and cross the Gorica Bridge.
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- Step back in time in one of the most beautiful UNESCO sites in Albania
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- Enjoy the finest wine Albania has to offer!
DescriptionDepart for Berat at 9:00 am and you will be transferred to this beautiful city for around 2 hours. First we will start the tour with the castle area, and we will be piercing through old stones houses on a nice walk on a cobbled path, until we reach “Onufri” iconographic museum. The Cathedral of Shën Mëria houses a museum of works by the famous iconographers of the 16th century: Onufri, and his son, Nikolla. There are over 100 icons on display. We will continue walking in the narrow cobbled paths, and do a quick stop for a coffee in one of the old houses and interact with locals. We will continue our walk with beautiful sightseeing of old churches and mosques accompanying us. We will reach the view-point, where you can see clearly the two other neighborhoods: Mangalem and Gorica from the top view, the beautiful Osumi river piercing through and the high mighty mountains. After the fortress we will go on the old Mangalem neighborhood, until we reach the old plaza of the city. We will continue our walk by the river towards the Gorica bridge, and have an amazing view of Gorica neighborhood. This will be the end of the city tour, and there will be an optional lunch in a restaurant with traditional cuisine. Afterwards we will drive to “Cobo” winery, one of the best wineries in Albania where you will have a wine tasting of their finest wines with appetizers. After the wine tour, we will start heading back to Tirana.
IncludesTransport with A/C vehicle City Tour of Berat Driver/Guide Hotel pick-up/drop off Entrance fees to the Museum of Iconography and Castle of Berat Wine tour and appetizers
- This tour will take place rain or shine. You will do a light climb up to Berat Castle