Kosovo Prizren
Kosovo Rugova valley
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Europe’s newest country is also one of its most talked about. Kosovo self-declared independence from Serbia in 2008 and is recognised by more than 100 countries as a nation — but not Serbia, with whom animosity still lingers.

Despite the signs of conflict that still haunt the region, Kosovo is a safe place to travel to. Visitors come for hiking in the Sharr Gorge and Rugova Canyon, to see 13-century monasteries and enjoy mountain villages, but the biggest draw is the welcome of Kosovans who want you to enjoy their fledgling state.

If you’re after off-the-beaten-path Europe, it doesn’t get much more unspoilt than Kosovo.

Europe walking holidays

An expert guide to the best hikes and walks in Europe

Ask any group of keen walkers to name Europe’s best hiking hut and you’ll poke a hornets’ nest. Each will vociferously champion their choice, citing the richest fondue, the iciest beer, the most jaw-dropping views, the cleanest loos. Mine is the homely Auberge de la Nova in Les Chapieux, on the Tour du Mont Blanc: the food is hearty, the café courtyard sunny and shady, the surroundings more

15 days

Albania Off-The-Beaten Track Itinerary

15-day walking holiday to Albania and Kosovo
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  • Prizren


    Kosovo’s second city is its cultural heartland, packed with history, handicrafts and Kosovo’s best food...
  • Rugova

  • Peja


  • Reka e Allages

    Reka e Allages

  • Drelaj



Places to go in Kosovo

Kosovo Tours

Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro

The Peaks Of The Balkans

Explore the spectacular landscapes of Montenegro and Albania's mountains

8 daysFrom €990

Kosovo Travel Companies


3e Travel

Adventures in Montenegro & the Western Balkans

Kudu Travel

Cultural walking tours in the Balkans

Meet Bosnia Tours

Guided tours of Sarajevo and Bosnia

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