Price per group up to 20 people
Price per group up to 20 people
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Located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, this landlocked country is one of the hidden jewels of the region.
Meet our guide at the airport and head to the city center.
Join Pristina, capital of Kosovo, the youngest country in Europe. Explore the political and economic capital of Kosovo where you will discover an unprecedented architectural contrast in Europe and an ever-evolving effervescent city.
Dinner and overnight in Pristina.
After breakfast, head for Peja, the largest city in western Kosovo at the foot of the rugova mountains and gorges. Join the waterfall of the White Drin, walk to the summit where you will reach the caves "Sleeping Beauty" for an interior visit galleries carved for centuries by the force of the water.
Lunch in a traditional restaurant in Peja.
After lunch, visit the Patriarchal Monastery of Peja, one of the strongholds of the Orthodox religion in the region. Admire its many well preserved frescoes as well as the calm and serene atmosphere present in this place.
Visit the Ethnological Museum of Peja where you will immerse yourself in the traditional life of the kosovars of the 20th century. Then drop your bags at the hotel and enjoy the Spa of your hotel.
Dinner and overnight in Peja.
Option: Gala dinner accompanied by Albanian music and dance
After breakfast, head towards Visoki Decani Monastery. Monument dating from the 14th century and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can admire these frescoes which constitute one of the peaks of the Serbian art, powerfully inspired by the Byzantine art, in particular by the church Saint-Sauveur of Constantinople You will then go to a "Kula", a traditional Albanian house to discover the old life of the Albanian villages.
Take the road to Gjakova, a charming city of Kosovo with its old authentic center and many craft stalls. Meeting of local artisans according to availability who practice trades that no longer exist in Western Europe. You will discover confectioners of "Plis" (traditional Albanian hat), "diep" (wooden cradles) as well as Albanian seamstresses.
Continue to Prizren and make a stop in the town of Rahovec famous for its vineyards. Discover the wine world of Kosovo by visiting a family business and taste several local wines recognized internationally.
Finally arrive at Prizren and check into your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Prizren.
After breakfast, visit Prizren, cultural and historical capital of Kosovo. Surrounded by mountainous landscapes, discover the old Ottoman center of the city where the Lumbardhi River flows.
Lunch in a traditional restaurant in Prizren.
Free time to go to the fortress of Prizren for a breathtaking view of the city. After lunch and drive towards Gracanica through the Sharr Mountains. Possibility of a stop in a village for a cheese tasting Sharr (subject to availability).
Continue to Marble Cave or Gadime Cave. Discover an underground world of breathtaking stalagmites, stalagmites and aragonites, which formed over 200 million years ago. The blue, red, white and yellow elements abound along the ceilings, walls and floors of the cave, providing an extraordinary experience.
You will then reach Gračanica, a Serbian village located 10 minutes from Pristina. Drop your bags at the hotel and free time in a beautiful natural setting.
Dinner and overnight in Gračanica.
After breakfast, visit the UNESCO Gračanica Monastery.
You will drive to the Bear Sanctuary, where many captive bears in private restaurants in Kosovo and Albania were released.
Then leave for Kukaj, a small village originally rebuilt in the mountains where you can enjoy a traditional Albanian meal like Flija (a tart made of several layers of pancakes covered with cream).
After lunch, go to Novo Brdo Castle, located on the heights of a plateau offering a splendid panoramic view of the region. (4 hours hike possible for a group limited to 20 people).
Return to your hotel in Gračanica at the end of the day. Dinner and overnight in Gračanica.
After breakfast, free time in your hotel in Gračanica until your transfer to the airport for your return flight.
GUARANTEED DEPARTURES FROM 4 participants
* IMPORTANT: This trip is limited to 20 people, to benefit from a service of proximity and to make this circuit as authentic as possible. Due to the deliberate choice to have a program, close to the premises, sometimes with small accommodations, to have unique interlocutors, different activities, certain modifications of this program can take place, independently of our will . The circuit will be adapted in this case.
GUARANTEED DATES FOR 2020:
- From August 28th to September 3rd