Kosovo, Europe’s newest country is located in the heart of the Balkans. Visitors who venture to this fascinating destination will be welcomed with smiles, fantastic hiking opportunities and old-school mountain villages and towns. Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in 2008. It has been diplomatically recognised by 112 countries, however, there are still many nations that do not accept its independence, including Serbia. Kosovo remains one of the last truly off-the-beaten-path destinations in Europe. For those travellers who do choose to visit, you will rewarded with friendly people, great cuisine and and abundance of things to see and do.
Kosovo has charming mountain villages, spectacular hiking opportunities and 13th-century monasteries to explore. Look forward to some fantastic food on offer including stuffed peppers, smokey kebabs, fresh bread and pastries, boreks, pies and sarma.
Don’t miss a visit to Gracanica Monastery, located about 10 kms south of the capital. Built in 1321 on the ruins of a 6th century church and it is spectacular. Our tip is to allow a minimum of 3-5 days to fully enjoy the newest nation in Europe.