Visit Berat & Apollonia Park – Full Day Tour

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11 Hours

Tour Type

Unesco & Historic Tours

Group Size

15 persons




Early morning departure to Berat, listed on UNESCO World Heritage, this mountain town in south-central Albania has a 2,400-year history that has gifted it with stunning archaeology, old quaint residential areas and well-preserved monuments. Berat is also a place where Christians and Muslims have lived together in relative peace, with churches and mosques sharing the same space even during the occupation of the Ottoman Empire. The town's landscape is part of Berat's charm, where picturesque stone houses on the steep hillsides seem piled on top of each other. On this tour, you will explore the historical neighborhoods of Mangalemi, Gorica and climb the castle for incredible views admire monuments including Berat Castle, King's Mosque and Gorica Bridge; and visit the Onufri Museum and the National Ethnographic Museum, as well as learn about Berat's fascinating history and architecture. Berat Kalaja is the biggest castle in Albania.

After lunch departure to Ardenica, where you can visit The Monastery of the Nativity of the Theotokos and the Church of St.Mary. The church is fully decorated with frescoes by two brothers, Constantine and Athanasius Zografi from Korca and a local painter, Constantine. After the visit, continue to visit the Ancient City of Apollonia. Here you can visit Archeological Site of Apollonia, Byzantine Church of St.Mary and the Monastery. Inside the Monastery you can visit Small Archaeological Museum.



  • Visit to the Castle, build over the hills of the city.
  •   Visit the Tekke of the Helvetis - Cultural Monument of Albania.
  • Visit the Museum quarter Mangalemi, the oldest one in the city.
  •  Ardenica Monastery
  •   Apollonia Archaeological Ruins.



  • Ages 10 - 65 
  • Min 2 persons,  max of 15 persons per group
  • Duration: 10h 
  • Start time: Check availability
  • Mobile ticket
  • Live guide: English, Italian

Departure and return


  • Blue Line Travel & Car Rental Office, Lagjia nr1, Rruga Naim Frashëri, Sarandë, Albania

Pickup details:

  • We pick up our guests from all hotels in Sarande (only from Butrinti street part).
  • Port pickup offered

End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.


  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller notaccessible
  • Infant seats available

If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code:

+355 697 997 299

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have aminimum of 2 travelers and maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



All Fees and Taxes
Air-conditioned vehicle
Entry/Admission - Castle of Berat and Apolonia Park
Tour guide
Food and drinks.
Tips and Extras
Wine tasting visit with snacks 8 € pp/optional

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure

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What is the age range?
This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old, this means children under the age of 12 will not be eligible to participate in this tour. However, if you are over 70 years please contact us as you may be eligible to join the tour if you fill out G Adventures self-assessment form.

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