Kosovo
SPORT AND ADVENTURE
CULTURE AND ART
FOOD AND DRINK
NATURE'S WAY
SPORT AND ADVENTURE
CULTURE AND ART
FOOD AND DRINK
NATURE'S WAY

Kosovo’s political history has been rewritten by many competing empires throughout history, and in 2008 it declared independence from Serbia and reshaped its borders once again. It is a place that draws you in, where it is impossible to remain untouched by the still-raw emotions of recent turbulence - in the capital Pristina, traffic is chaotic, trash is not always in a bin and the architecture is not always aesthetically pleasing. Nonetheless, the cities are alive and emboldened with the energy of new independence and with Europe’s youngest population. 

Prizren is Kosovo’s second major city, located in the south of the country at the feet of the Sharr Mountains National Park. While Prishtina is the most visited city in Kosovo, Prizren has a rapidly developing reputation as the country’s cultural capital. Its historic center of town is enchanting in its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman style, and the city has a burgeoning arts scene, most notably the Dokufest Film Festival, which showcases short films and documentaries every August since 2002. In the west, the tourism hub is the town of Peja (Pec), tucked inside the Prokletije, or “Accursed” Mountain range that Kosovo shares with Albania and Montenegro. It is worth the trek to check out the town’s traditional charm surrounded by natural beauty, not to mention the street performers and guitar festival in June. 


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