Berat Castle travel guide

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Introduction to Berat Castle

Experience the iconic Berat Castle up close on your next visit to the beautiful country of Albania. This remarkable attraction nestled in Goricë (Velabisht) welcomes a staggering number of visitors every year. Berat Castle is rated an average of 5 out of 5 stars in 5,383 reviews, hinting that an extraordinary experience awaits.

Make your trip to Albania extra memorable by adding a visit to the remarkable Berat Castle in your travel plans. Continue reading to discover additional information on how to explore this renowned landmark in Goricë (Velabisht), Albania.

Located in Goricë (Velabisht), Albania

Located in Berat, the iconic Berat Castle is easy to find and can be explored during a short weekend escape in the beautiful village of Goricë (Velabisht) or as a stop on your countrywide road trip in Albania.

Goricë (Velabisht) is a perfect holiday destination for those who crave a mix of history, culture, and modern amenities. With its distinct architecture, famous museums, and delicious culinary scene, Goricë (Velabisht) offers something for everyone.

Take a stroll through the charming streets and alleys to discover hidden gems and enjoy the local atmosphere. Visit the iconic landmarks and immerse yourself in the city's rich history and culture at top attractions, including the remarkable Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik Onufri.

Whether you're looking to indulge in shopping or explore the nightlife, Goricë (Velabisht) has it all. Don't forget to sample the delicious cuisine, from traditional dishes to modern fusion.

Experience the best of both worlds in Goricë (Velabisht) - a place where the past meets the present, and you'll create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Click the travel guides below to learn more and get ready to make unforgettable memories in Albania!

How to get to Berat Castle

Berat Castle is located in Goricë (Velabisht), Albania, and is easily accessible by several modes of transportation. If you are arriving by plane, Tirana International Nënë Tereza Airport is approximately 50.09 miles (80.59 km) away from Goricë (Velabisht). From the airport, you can take a taxi or a shuttle to the village, where Berat Castle is located.

If you’re already in Goricë (Velabisht), you can take a bus, taxi or even walk to the castle. The exact address of the attraction is Rruga Mihal Komnena 5001, Berat, Albania, Albania.

You can also rent a car and drive to Berat Castle. With a rental car you will enjoy freedom to explore Berat Castle and other top attractions in Goricë (Velabisht) at your own pace.

With your travel plans in place and these guidelines in mind, you're all set for an unforgettable experience at Berat Castle!

Berat Castle travel plans

Discover the enchanting beauty of Goricë (Velabisht) and top attractions like Berat Castle with a perfectly planned holiday package. Our travel packages include everything you need to explore Berat Castle and beyond. Whether you're looking for an adventure-filled getaway or a relaxing retreat, our holiday packages to Goricë (Velabisht), Albania, offer a variety of activities and experiences to suit all types of travelers.

Continue reading to find the best travel plans and tips for discovering this one-of-a-kind castle in Albania.

Top Berat Castle travel plans

The easiest way to plan a holiday including a visit to Berat Castle is to book a holiday package.

Choose from vacations ranging from relaxing weekend getaways to exciting city breaks in Goricë (Velabisht), or embark on an adventurous road trip across multiple regions in Albania.

One of the most popular vacation packages among travelers visiting Albania is the 7-Day Albania Road Trip from Tirana traveling east to Korçë and Durrës. This all-in-one vacation includes adventure-packed days with visits to famous sites in Goricë (Velabisht), like Berat Castle, and plenty of other bucket-list attractions in Albania, including the famous Skanderbeg Square, Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral, Tirana Castle, House of Leaves Museum, and Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park.

If you can extend your stay in Albania for a few more days, you’re in for a treat. Your itinerary will be filled with visits to top attractions like Kalaja e Tiranës, Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral, Skanderbeg Square, House of Leaves Museum, and Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park, in addition to recommendations of the best activities to join along your route. You’ll return home with a camera gallery full of memories from your iconic road trip across Albania.

Enjoy the convenience of having all accommodations, transportation, and activities taken care of before you arrive in Albania. All you need to do is pack your bags and prepare for an unforgettable holiday in Goricë (Velabisht). Discover the best package holidays to Albania below.

Where to stay near Berat Castle

Wake up well-rested to a new day of exploring in Goricë (Velabisht) by staying at a top-rated hotel in the heart of the village. With the village's most famous attractions like the stunning Berat Castle just a stone's throw away, you'll be in the perfect location to effortlessly immerse yourself in Goricë (Velabisht).

Discover the best hotels for visiting Berat Castle below.

Top hotels near Berat Castle

Make the most of your time in Goricë (Velabisht) by staying close to Berat Castle. Goricë (Velabisht) is home to top-rated hotels and places to stay for every budget, within a comfortable distance from Berat Castle.

This hotel has earned a remarkable 4.9 out of 5 stars from 306 guests. A stay at Mangalemi starts at approximately 44 EUR per night.

With an outstanding 5 out of 5 stars from 693 satisfied guests, this hotel is one of the best-rated stays near Berat Castle. One night at this hotel costs from 46 EUR per night.

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Other top attractions in Goricë (Velabisht)

Goricë (Velabisht) offers a diverse range of top attractions. From museums and architectural wonders to sculptures and natural wonders, the village has something for everyone.

Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik Onufri is a bucket-list art museum and top attraction in Goricë (Velabisht), attracting numerous travelers and locals every year. As evident by its average rating of 4 out of 5 stars in 394 reviews, this attraction is a popular place to visit for anyone with time to spend in the village. The exact address of Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik Onufri is PW5W+J5F, Berat, Albania.

This is just like Muzeu Kombëtar Ikonografik Onufri, one of the most popular sites to visit in the village.

Check out our full list of top attractions in the village of Goricë (Velabisht) below.

Map of attractions in Goricë (Velabisht)

Your next adventure is waiting for you in village of Goricë (Velabisht). Explore the map to discover all the incredible attractions you’ll visit on your vacation of a lifetime in Albania.

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