Kosovo Prizren
Kosovo Rugova valley
Kosovo Prizren2

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.

Walking in Europe

A complete guide to walking and hiking trips in Europe

A journey of a thousand miles may begin, as the Taoist proverb goes, with a single step. But when it comes to walking holidays in Europe, that first step comes well before you set foot on a trail. Planning – deciding your destination and route, scheduling your departure, choosing your preferred kind of accommodation and level of support, packing the right kit, and many more factors besides – is key to ensuring that your hiking trip is safe, successful and enjoyable...read more

15 days

Off-the-beaten path in the Balkans

Albania and Kosovo’s hiking trails
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  • Prizren

    Prizren

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

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  • Peja

    Peja

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  • Reka e Allages

    Reka e Allages

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  • Drelaj

    Drelaj

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Places to go in Kosovo

Kosovo Tours

Peaks Of The Balkans – Guided or Self-Guided

Explore the spectacular landscapes of Montenegro and Albania's mountains

8 daysFrom €940
Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel

Kosovo Travel Companies

3e Travel

Self-guided hiking and cycling trips to the Western Balkans
Balkans
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel

Kudu Travel

Cultural walking tours in the Balkans
Balkans
Small group tour
Beach, Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel

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