Full day Private tour to Kosovo, including visit to Grachanica monastery, Pristina and Prizren
Already in Skopje, but you want to see more!
Kosovo is less than 20 km away from Skopje
Would you like to have a one day visit to this, so called, the youngest European state?
To know more about its history and sights founded there.
To visit Prizren, the most beautiful town in Kosovo.
This tour is recommended for those who want to see and visit more than basic things.
We will pick you up from any place in Skopje.
After half an hour drive you will arrive at the border. Do not forget to have your passport with you.
First sights to be visited on the way to Pristina is the Marble cave, 5 km of underground corridors.
Just a while away, the Serbian Orthodox monastery Grachanica is founded.
This monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church is dedicated to the Assumption of Holy Virgin Mary, and it was built in 1321 by Serbian king Stefan Uroš II Milutin. Richly decorated with XIV and XVI century frescoes, the monastery is a rare gem of Serbian medieval art and architecture.
Arrival in Pristina and walking tour in the city center. Visit to Kosovo museum (inside)
and the small Ethnology museum (inside).
After short drive, just few kilometers our of Pristina is the site called Turbe (inside).
The “Turbe” is actually a mausoleum (türbe) dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Murad I.
He was killed in the Battle of Kosovo in 1389. His internal organs were buried in Kosovo Polje and remain to this day in the tomb at the site. The tomb has gained a religious significance for the local Muslims.
Afternoon drive towards the picturesque town of Prizren.
This town was mentioned as Therranda at the Roman times.
Today, the most interesting part is its old bazaar, with a lot of Muslim and Christian monuments,
churches and mosques. Visits inside are possible (entrance fees may apply, to be paid on the spot)
After a refreshing break as some traditional coffee shop, drive back to Skopje via the picturesque mountain road at Shara NP (subject of road and weather conditions)
Some of the sights you will see and visit:
Pristina – the Kosovo capital
Picturesque town of Prizren
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Tour code: 115
Duration: Full day
Price: From 60 € per person,
for minimum 5 persons per tour
Departure date: you will choose,
Departure time: we advise 08:30
Meeting point: any hotel or address within Skopje
Private transportation by car or van;
Experienced English speaking local tour guide for full day;
Visits inside: the Marble cave, Grachanica monastery, Kosovo museum, Ethnology museum, the “Turbe” site, including entrance fees;
“Visit Macedonia” maps and brochures
– lunch during the tour
– entrance fees if you would like to visit some sights not included in the price;
– personal spends and refreshments during the tour;
– on request – guide on other language than English (Supplement may apply)