Ancients and Ottomans - Apollonia and Berat

Cultural & Theme Tours in Berat

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Tour description provided by Viator

It will be a tour of approximately 10 hours including the driving times. We'll first get to Apollonia to visit the ruins and the beautiful Monastery with the elegant archaeological museum next to it. Then we'll head to Berat. First a lunch break in the fortress and then visits of the Fortress and some of the main attractions in it. We'll head down to the lower part of  the town in the end of the day to get a nice feeling of the two historical and traditional neighbourhoods around the shores of the river.  Drive back to Tirana through a unusual and non touristy interesting way with many hills, plenty of agriculture activities and a lot of beautiful scenery. 
We'll pick you up or meet you at our Villa with Star at Rruga e Dibres.Drive to Apollonia via the motorway going to outskirts of Durres, Lushnja and Fier. Approx 2h30' drive.Coffee break and then visits of Apollonia - approximately 2h.Drive to Berat - approximately 1hLunch break in the fortress. 1hVisits of the fortress - 1h30'Visits of Gorica and Mangalemi - 1hDrive back to Tirana via the countryside road - approximately 2hEnd of the day. Price includes entrance fees into the proposed areas visited. We'll start in Tirana (or nearby) and will make sure to drive you back to your hotel at the end of the day. Tour can take slightly longer according to traffic and interests of visitors. Please note price does not include any meals, drinks or tipping. 

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Local taxes
  • Viator brokerage fee
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port drop-off
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour

What’s not included

  • The listed price does not include a $X per person security surcharge, payable at the time of tour check-in. The security surcharge is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.
  • The listed price does not include a $X per person departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Food and drinks, other than the "value added offers" specified in your guidebook
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)


  • Ideal choice for families
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service