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Berat Free Walking Tour

This guided tour of Berat is perfect for getting to know the essentials of the Albanian city. You'll walk through its most famous districts and even get to know the castle. And the best part? it's FREE!

Streets of Berat
Modern bridge in Berat
Berat
Exploring Mangalem
Berat castle
Old Orthodox church of St.Trinidad
Free tour of Berat

Berat Free Walking Tour

We'll meet at the scheduled time on the old bridge of Gorica, which crosses the river Osum. Once we're all there, we'll start a free tour of Berat to get to know the city of a thousand windows. Do you know why it has that nickname? Find out on the tour!

During this guided tour, we'll go back in time to the 15th century to discover the Ottoman background of the town, as well as the fascinating architectural style that exists in the different districts of Berat. We'll also see that this city, one of the oldest in Albania, has three old quarters: Mangalem, Gorica and Kalaja.

We'll continue our tour of the historic centre, which has been declared a World Heritage Site, reaching Berat Castle, a fortress full of authentic gems of Byzantine art. After marvelling at the treasures inside, we'll return to the centre of Berat, where we'll end the free tour after two hours.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

English speaking guide.

Not included

Entry to Berat castle: 2.50 (US$ 3) per person.

When to book?

You can book up until 12 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Old Gorica Bridge.