Travel


Flavours of Berat
24 Jan 2016

Flavours of Berat

The region of Berat is home to some of the largest plantations of figs in the Balkans, renowned for their exceptional quality, prepared as long-life products or jam. The famous Berati olives, are a national appetizer with a buttery and exquisitely fresh aftertaste. In many have associated Berat to wine, due to the fact that some of the best Albanian wineries, are located in that...

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20 Apr 2015

River Life, a short documentary on Rafting in the Osumi river

While on the river, you can feel it comes alive. This is the extraordinary story of rafting development in Albania as a functional eco-friendly tourism product. Told for the first time, the full story of Albania Rafting Group, from its inception as a wild youthful dream of one boy, to the adventure of hundreds of people enjoying the river everyday! Made by USAID Director and...

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How to get to Berat
19 Apr 2015

How to get to Berat

By air – the distance of Berat from the main national airport in Albania “Mother Teresa,” is 122 km. The airport is 25 km north of Tirana, the capital of Albania. Leaving the airport, follow the national road that goes south, towards Lushnja and then turn to the left to continue to Berat. There are also two other airports: in Ohrid and in Corfu. The...

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History, Culture
28 May 2014

History, Culture

Berati has a population of 37,000 inhabitants. The hills and the mountain slopes around Berat, are planted with fig trees olive trees and other fruits. Cult buildings and important monuments are well-known for a prominent architecture. Their foundations belong to paleochristian buildings. Monuments that preserve a complete view are of XIV centuries . Within these monuments there are some masterpieces of our distinguished painters just...

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