Day Tour of Prizren from Tirana

Day Trips & Excursions in Prizren

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If you are planning a Balkan trip, Prizren is a must-see destination you should add at your bucket list. Prizren is considered as the cultural capital of Kosovo, mixing its’ rich history, incredible nature, religious tolerance and gastronomic delights. Prizren has played an important role in the region firstly as an Illyrian settlement and a crossroads for the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, contributing to unique architecture of the city.
At 08:30 am our professional guide will pick you up at your hotel in Tirana. Our ride towards Prizren in Kosovo goes through a beautiful valley and mountainous terrain. We arrive in Prizren in about 3 hours from our departure. The river flowing through the heart of the old town and under the many bridges that crisscross the city. If you are looking to experience a lively international experience you should visit Prizren during August, when the medieval city becomes home to one of the most famous short film festivals in the world named Dokufest. The best way to explore the town is by wandering at random through the streets passing by elegant medieval houses that vie for your attention. Filigee artisanal techniques for precious metals are Prizren’s joy and pride. Don’t miss the unique experience for shopping in one of the many filigree shops of the town, where you are welcomed to also see the metalsmithing magic happen. Did you know that The Church of Our Lady of Ljevis is a UNESCO World Heritage site? If you have to choose just one mosque to visit than visit the Sinan Pasha Mosque, rich in arabesque color and pattern. The view from the fortress on the hill above the town offers a great panorama of this astonishing town.Will be visited: • The Old Town • The bazar • The castle • The Ligue of Prizren • Sinan Pasha Mosque • The Church of Our Lady Ljevis • The Archeological Museum and its tower

What’s included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch, Drinks & Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal spending
  • All what is not mentioned in the included