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Classic wine tasting tour of Berat

1. Classic wine tasting tour of Berat

Embark on a classic wine-tasting tour of Berat, and indulge in the region’s finest wines. Our friendly driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to one of the top wineries in the region. Upon arrival, you will meet one of the family representatives, who will take you on a guided tour of the winery and explain the winemaking process. You will have the opportunity to taste four different types of wine, carefully selected by the winery. To enhance your wine-tasting experience, you will also sample one type of raki, a traditional Albanian brandy, and local snacks that perfectly complement the wine. The total length of the experience is approximately 2.5 – 3 hours, giving you ample time to fully appreciate and savor the wines. Once the tasting is complete, our driver will return you to your hotel in Berat. Please note that the price is for one winery and we can choose from several options including Luani, Cobo, Alpeta, Pupa, and Nurellari, depending on your preferences. However, please keep in mind that the wineries are subject to availability.

From Tirana: Private Berat City Tour and Wine Tasting

2. From Tirana: Private Berat City Tour and Wine Tasting

Depart 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.

Berat | History & Local Food

3. Berat | History & Local Food

Transfer to Berat passing through suggestive hills full of olive trees. Set out on a guided tour admiring the citadel / castle of Berat with the Red Mosque, recognized by its solitary minaret, and the many Byzantine Churches like the Holy Trinity Church and the St. George Church. Enjoy a coffee and raki break inside the castle of Berat and head for the Ethnographic Museum to discover the interesting and rich traditions of the area. The King Mosque, the Halveti Tekke and the arched bridge of Gorica, built in 1780 are the other attractions that await you in the Medieval Center of Berat after the Castle visit. Transfer to the scenic and family-owned Alpeta Agrotourism & Winery located among the rolling hills that surround the city. Tour the facilities for a complete view of the process of vinification, its cellar and vineyard. After the visit, enjoy lunch with their seasonal home-grown and locally sourced organic delights and their fine wine. Return to Tirana and drop off at your hotel or anywhere in the city.

Berat day trip from Durres with traditional lunch

4. Berat day trip from Durres with traditional lunch

Join us in exploring the city of “one above the other windows", also home to a UNESCO heritage site. Berat is famous for its well-preserved architectural style that combines Byzantine, Ottoman, and Albanian elements. The Castle of Berat is the highlight of the town, a massive fortress that dates back to the 4th century BC, which offers stunning views and home to several churches, museums, and galleries. The trip also includes a traditional authentic Albanian lunch among the vineyards, where wine lovers can also choose to partecipate in a wine tasting event. ITINERARY Pick-up from hotel Visit Berat Castle Visit Museum of Iconography Onufri Free time to shop souvenirs and stroll through the quarters of Gorica and Mangalem Traditional Lunch in a local winery Head back to Durres in the late afternoon Extra Activities You can request to book the following experience: Wine tasting experience at a local winery Choose Green Our company is committed to promote sustainability and reduce the impact of our services on the environment. One of our initiatives involves encouraging our visitors to travel in a group (up to 15 people) rather than on a private tour, for day trips outside the town, in order to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable transportation. Why embark on our organized daily tours? Guaranteed departure Competitive pricing Support local and sustainable tourism Share your experience with your fellow travellers and maybe develop new friendships

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