General

Day 1

-In case of arrival in afternoon: At the Airport you will be welcomed by our staff and at the same time you will meet with your guide. After traveling by car 20 Km for 30min you will be at your apartment in Pristina . Of course you will have a welcome dinner.
-In case of arrival in morning : At the Airport you will be welcomed by our staff and at the same time you will meet with your guide. After traveling by car 20 Km for 30min you will be at your apartment in Pristina . After a short break your afternoon is free to explore the city.

Day 2

After breakfast you will visit the city of Pristina, where you will see : Cathedral “Mother Teresa”, “National Library of Kosovo-Pjeter Bogdani”, “Statue of Mother Teresa”, “Statue of Skanderbeg”, “Clock Tower” . Around 13:00 you will have lunch, after lunch you will continue the journey where you will visit “ Kosovo Museum” and “Ethnological Museum”. Afternoon is free to explore the city. After dinner you will return in apartment.

  •  Mother Teresa (26/08/1910 – 5/09/1997), was a Roman Catholic Religious Sister and missionary of Albanian origin who lived for most of her life in India. Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honours including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2003, she was beatified as “Blessed Teresa of Calcutta”.
  • National Library “Pjeter Bogdani”: is the highest library institution in Kosovo established by the Assembly. The mission of the National Library of Kosovo is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible the documentary and intellectual heritage of Kosovo. The library holds exhibitions and holds an archive of Kosovar newspapers. It also provides a number of other services. It is known for its unique history, and the style of the building designed by Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković followed by controversies about the outside appearance of it.
  • Statue of Gjergj Kastrioti – Skanderbeg : He was Albanian feudal 15th century who fought to protect the country from the Ottoman Empire for more than two decades, history records that the 15th century Albanian national hero, Skanderbeg had raised the red flag with the black eagle over his ancestral home, the Fortress of Kruja.
  • Clock Tower – This clock tower was built in the nineteenth century original bell was brought from Moldova and carrying the inscription : “This bell was made in 1764 from Jon Moldova Rumen”. In 2001, the original bell was stolen. In the same year, the bodies of French KFOR have changed the old clock mechanism with an electric mechanism.
  • Kosovo Museum : This Austro-Hungarian building, was originally built for the regional administration of Kosovo. From 1945 until 1975, this served as headquarters for the Yugoslav People’s Army. In 1963, it was sold to the Museum of Kosovo, while from 1999 to 2002, was the main office of the European Agency for Reconstruction. Kosovo Museum has an extensive collection of archaeological and ethnological artifacts. In 1998 (during the war), more than 1,247 artifacts were stolen from serbs and sent in Belgrade.
  • Ethnological Museum – is part of the Kosovo Museum. This museum was opened on 27 July 2006, respectively, to the public in September 2006. The exhibition is built around four themes that represent the cycle of life: birth, life, death, intangible heritage.

Day 3

After breakfast you will travel 25 km by car from Pristina to Gadime for around 30 min, where you will visit the “Marble Cave”, then you will travel 75 km by car from Gadime to Prizren for around 1h30min, where you will visit “Gazi Mehmet Pasha Hamam”, “Stone Bridge”, “Sinan Pasha Mosque” , around 13:00 you will have lunch, after lunch continues the journey where you will visit “House Museum of Albanian League” and the “ Castle of Prizren”. The city tour ends with visiting the castle. Then you will travel around 80 km by car from Prizren to Pristina for around 1h. After arrival in Pristina first will have dinner then will return in apartment.

  • Gazi Mehmet Pasha Hamam – is located downtown near the mosque Kukli-Mehmet Bey, Emin Pasha mosque , built in 1563-74. In main gate is the inscription plates (1833) which shows the date of restoration by brothers Tahi and Mehmed Pasha Rrotulli. Hamam has served as public restroom until 1927/44 and became integral part of social life and proclaims cultural monument in 1954.
  • Stone Bridge – is located in the old city core, the river divides into two part of the city, Stone Bridge played (and plays) an important role in the development of trade and life. Bridge is with three arches, where the medium arc is the largest, and side arches are smaller and not the same that makes asymmetric bridge.
  • Sinan Pasha Mosque – is not even old mosque of Prizren, but it is undoubtedly the most beautiful mosque of the city and beyond. Her position makes that dominate in old bazaar square. Is recognized as one of the most beautiful works of Islamic architecture in the Balkans, it dominates the skyline of Prizren and it is identifier symbol.
  • House-Museum of Albanian League – is the historic house where the League of Prizren was held on June 10, 1878, where the Albanian patriots gathered to form a political, military and cultural protection of the Albanian lands against the Ottoman Empire.
  • Castle of Prizren – located in the south-east of the city of Prizren, considered to be the symbol of the city and an important element in the cultural identity of Kosovo. Built high on a hill in a picturesque environment and in an extremely strategic position, the castle rises above the city as well as the deep valley of Lumëbardhit.

Day 4

-In case of flight in afternoon : after breakfast you will visit Germia Park. Then you will return to your apartment to prepare your luggage then departure to airport with good memories of Kosovo.

-In case of flight in morning: after breakfast prepare your luggage then departure to airport with good memories of Kosovo.

 

Available departures

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Prishtina

Prishtina

 

Prishtina is the largest city in Kosovo, and its capital. It has around 572 square kilometers, with its 48 surrounding villages. It holds 400 thousand inhabitants within the city, while with the villages it holds around 470 thousand. After the flux, of the last ten years, it is estimated to hold between 500,000 and 600,000 inhabitants. Most of them being ethnic Albanian, however there are other minorities such as Turks, Bosnians, Roma, Serbians etc.

Prishtina can be reached via different routes, since as a capital city it has good links with the world and other cities in Kosovo.

The International Airport of Prishtina is located 18 km South of Prishtina and 3 km South of village Sllatina; however it is not more than 80 km away from any other city in Kosovo. From the airport, probably the best way from the airport is taxi service, costing 10-15 euro.

The traffic may be, occasionally, jammed due to constant reconstruction of roads and bridges. For a lower cost ties with Prishtina, one may definitely try by bus. There is no transportation linking downtown Prishtina with the Bus Station, however the distance can be easily walked in about 2 minutes. One may also use taxi services, located outside at the Bus Station.

For more information on different destinations, please call these numbers: 038 550 011 and 038 540 142. One may also travel to Prishtina by rail from Skopje, twice a day. Then from Prishtina to other cities connected to railroad. The main train station is in Fushe Kosove, 7 km West of Prishtina. The train station in Prishtina is located 1 km away from downtown Prishtina.

 

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