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Kosovo, Albania & N. Macedonia tour in 2 days from Skopje
This tour is the best way to visit the most important sites in Albania, Kosovo and N. Macedonia in just two days!
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- Visit the capitals of Kosovo and Albania
- Admire the UNESCO world heritage site of Ohrid
- Walk through the medieval town of Prizren
DescriptionDay 1 Skopje (N. Macedonia) – Pristina (Kosovo) – Prizren – Tirane (Albania) Our tour leader will come and pick you up at your hotel in Skopje. Right after the meet and greet with the tour leader and other fellow travellers we head towards the capital of Kosovo, Pristina. We will visit the Newborn monument, symbol of the independence and being a young new country. Our tour continues towards Prizren, 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 as an Illyrian settlement and a crossroad for the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, contributing to the unique architecture of the city. The river flows through the heart of the old town and under the many bridges that crisscross the city.The best way to explore the town is by wandering through the streets passing by elegant medieval houses that fight for your attention. Filigree artisanal techniques for precious metals are Prizren’s joy and pride. If you have to choose just one mosque to visit then visit the Sinan Pasha Mosque, rich in arabesque colour and pattern. The view from the fortress on the hill above the town offers a great panorama of this astonishing town. After walking through the history, we will drive towards Albania. Overnight in Tirana. Day 2 Tirana – Ohrid (N. Macedonia) - Skopje We will start today’s adventure by discovering Tirana, the capital of Albania. We will walk towards Skanderbeg Square, named after the Albanian national hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu. The main square is surrounded by the National Museum, the Bank of Albania, the Opera house, Skanderbeg Statue, Ethem Beu Mosque and fancy bars. After strolling around the bustling streets of Tirana, we will visit BUNKART, one of the most interesting museums in Tirana. Initially designed as a nuclear bunker offering shelter to the Albanian communist supreme leader Enver Hoxha and his close party members during the cold war. Our tour continues towards Tirana Castle, found in the city center. The castle is now a pedestrian street where modern and tradition perfectly merge creating one of the fanciest areas of modern Tirana. Our last attraction for this tour will be the colorful, lively and vibrant Blloku Neighborhood. After strolling around the bustling streets of Tirana, we will drive towards Ohrid, N. Macedonia, one of the most seductive destinations in N. Macedonia, indicated as one of the oldest human settlements in all of Europe. Ohrid city and Ohrid Lake are part of UNESCO World Heritage since 1980. Ohrid Lake and its surroundings where inhabited by the Illyrian Tribe of Enkeleys. The Lake was named by the Romans as “Lyhnidas” (the Light Lake). We will visit the famous view point of church of St. John, the church of St. Nicolas and the mosque Halveti Hayati Tekke. Driving back to Skopje, remarks the end of this amazing tour through three Balkans Countries.
IncludesBB (Accommodation and Breakfast) for one overnight, in 3 stars hotels Private transport provided by the company Professional tour leader Hotel pick up in Skopje Hotel drop off in Skopje Entry tickets for the ‘’will be visited’’ sites Tourist taxes Road taxes International car insurance Petrol
- * All participants are responsible for having their own health/travel insurance. * Tour’s schedule or itinerary may be affected/adopted due to; weather, Acts of God, labour strikes, bank holidays, site temporary closure/renovation or other external forces outside the Company’s control.