58 days in The Balkans Itinerary

58 days in The Balkans Itinerary

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58 days in The Balkans Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sibenik, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Rijeka, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
9
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Podgorica, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Cetinje, Montenegro
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
13
Budva, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
14
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
15
Tirana, Albania
— 10 nights
shuttle:  2​h
16
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
17
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
18
Prizren, Kosovo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
19
Pristina, Kosovo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
20
Nis, Serbia
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You've added Galerija Mestrovic, Riva Harbor, Temple of Jupiter, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, steep yourself in history at Old Split, stroll around Marjan Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary planning tool .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Split is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September; daily highs in Split reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sibenik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Trogir
Highlights from your plan
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

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nights
Sibenik, Croatia

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St. Michael's Fortress, Barone Fortress, Krka Monastery, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Krka Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Knin Fortress, steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Fortress, then contemplate the long history of Barone Fortress, and finally steep yourself in history at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sibenik online holiday planner .

Getting from Split to Sibenik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Sibenik

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Knin Fortress, Krka National Park, Krka Monastery
Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
St. Michael's Fortress ©
St. Michael's Fortress

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nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paklenica National Park as well as St. Mary's Church and Monastery. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Paklenica National Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church and Monastery, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally don't miss a visit to The Forum.

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You can take a bus from Sibenik to Zadar in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Sibenik in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Zadar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Pula.

Things to do in Zadar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paklenica National Park
Highlights from your plan
Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

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nights
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aquarium Pula as well as Pula Cathedral. On the 9th (Mon), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Pula, admire the landmark architecture of Arco dei Sergi, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pula Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kamenjak National Park.

Start your trip to Pula by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Zadar to Pula in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. September in Pula sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Rijeka.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kamenjak National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus

1
night
Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rijeka attractions planner .

Traveling by bus from Pula to Rijeka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites Nightlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Opatija
Highlights from your plan
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Volosko ©
Volosko

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tromostovje, Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most), and other attractions. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Lake Bled & Bled Castle). There's more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljanski Grad.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana holiday maker app .

You can drive from Rijeka to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rijeka in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Skocjan Caves, Postojna Caves, Lake Bohinj
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Caves ©
Postojna Caves

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zagreb Cathedral, Lower Town, Ban Josip Jelačić Square, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park to see Plitvice Lakes National Park about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, indulge your taste buds at Dolac Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zagreb trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zagreb takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

3
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
You've added A Glimpse of the War, History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Svrzo House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, make a trip to Vijećnica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of War Childhood Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sarajevo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Sarajevo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Sarajevo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Mostar.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bazaar In Mostar, Partisan Cemetery, Bosnian National Monument Muslibegovic House, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): snap pictures at Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija), examine the collection at Bosnian National Monument Muslibegovic House, and then admire the sheer force of Kravica. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Partisan Cemetery, look for gifts at Bazaar In Mostar, then get a taste of the local shopping with Old Bazar Kujundziluk, and finally take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most).

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mostar travel planner .

You can take a train from Sarajevo to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Mostar is a bit warmer than Sarajevo - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kravica
Highlights from your plan
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica
Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija) ©
Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija)

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Franciscan Monastery, Fort Lovrijenac, St. Saviour Church, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, make a trip to Pile Gate, and take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Mostar to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Mostar in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Biogradska Gora National Park, Moraca River and Clock Tower. Step out of Podgorica with an excursion to Ostrog Monastery in Niksic--about 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Skadar and snap pictures at Millennium Bridge.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Podgorica holiday maker app .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cetinje.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ostrog Monastery, Biogradska Gora National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Moraca River ©
Moraca River

2
nights
Cetinje, Montenegro

Cetinje ©
Cetinje, is a city and Old Royal Capital (Montenegrin: Prijestonica / Приjестоница) of Montenegro. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski) and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lovcen National Park. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Lipa Cave, then take an in-depth tour of King Nicholas Museum, and then make a trip to Njegos Mausoleum.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cetinje online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Cetinje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Budva.

Things to do in Cetinje

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Lipa Cave ©
Lipa Cave
Njegos Mausoleum ©
Njegos Mausoleum

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nights
Budva, Montenegro

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes City Walls, St. Tryphon Cathedral, Stari Grad Kotor, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Bar Stari Grad. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Stari Grad Kotor, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, then step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Tryphon Cathedral.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Budva trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Cetinje to Budva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Budva sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotor, Bar Stari Grad, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

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nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ružica, Cathedral Church and Residence of Princess Ljubica (Konak Kneginje Ljubice. Change things up with a short trip to Petrovaradin Fortress in Petrovaradin (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, enjoy breathtaking views from The Millenary Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Petka's Chapel, and examine the collection at Josip Broz Tito Mausoleum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Belgrade vacation builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Budva to Belgrade takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Budva in October: highs in Belgrade hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Petrovaradin Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) ©

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nights
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tanners' Bridge, National Gallery of Art and Apollonia. Change things up with these side-trips from Tirana: Kruja Castle (in Kruje), Durres Amphitheatre (in Durres) and Berat Castle (in Berat). On the 10th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Dajti. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Skanderbeg Statue, and don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tirana online road trip planner .

You can fly from Belgrade to Tirana in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Belgrade in October, you will find days in Tirana are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). You will leave for Ohrid on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Tirana

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Apollonia, Berat Castle, Kruja Castle, Durres Amphitheatre
Highlights from your plan
Et`hem Bey Mosque ©
Et`hem Bey Mosque
Dajti ©
Dajti
Berat Castle ©
Berat Castle

2
nights
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): make a trip to Samoil's Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo, and then explore the activities along Lake Ohrid. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Bay of the Bones Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Saint Naum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ohrid trip planner .

Take a shuttle from Tirana to Ohrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tirana in October, things will get a bit cooler in Ohrid: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Ohrid

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo

3
nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Step out of Skopje with an excursion to Xhamia E Larme in Tetovo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Matka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mustafa Pasha Mosque, appreciate the extensive heritage of Macedonia Square, and snap pictures at The Stone Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Skopje trip tool .

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Skopje takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Skopje are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Prizren.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Xhamia E Larme
Highlights from your plan
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge

2
nights
Prizren, Kosovo

Prizren ©
Kosovo's second city, Prizren sits on the slopes of the rugged Sar Mountain, a region bordered by both Albania and the Republic of Macedonia.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Ljevis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khalwati Tekke, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint George, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinan Pasha Mosque, then expand your understanding of the military at Kalaja Fortress, and finally take an in-depth tour of Albanian League of Prizren Museum [Muzeu Lidhja Shqiptare e Prizrenit]. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Stone Bridge, don't miss a visit to Emin Pasa Camii (Emin Pasha Mosque), then explore the ancient world of Mahmet Pasha Hamam, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Shar Mountain National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Prizren trip planner .

Traveling by car from Skopje to Prizren takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Pristina.

Things to do in Prizren

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sinan Pasha Mosque ©
Sinan Pasha Mosque
Kalaja Fortress ©
Kalaja Fortress
Shar Mountain National Park ©
Shar Mountain National Park

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nights
Pristina, Kosovo

Pristina ©
Long regarded as a gray and traffic-congested provincial town with little tourist appeal, Pristina today possesses a youthful vibrance and a newfound sense of sophistication, as the result of the city's large community of foreign functionaries.
On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Kosovo Museum, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Mother Tereza, get lost in a book at Pristina National Library, then see the interesting displays at Illusium, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ulpiana, and finally don't miss a visit to Gracanica Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Bill Clinton Statue, pause for some photo ops at Skanderbeg statue, appreciate the history behind Newborn Monument, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrale Nënë Tereza, then take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Džamija cara.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pristina journey planner .

Getting from Prizren to Pristina by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nis.

Things to do in Pristina

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gracanica, Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
Highlights from your plan
Katedrale Nënë Tereza ©
Katedrale Nënë Tereza
Gracanica Monastery ©
Gracanica Monastery
Germia Park ©
Germia Park

2
nights
Nis, Serbia

Nis ©
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Skull Tower, steep yourself in history at Nis Fortress, then steep yourself in history at Red Cross Nazi Concentration Camp, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Liberators of Nis, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Medijana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Bubanj Memorial Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Pirot Fortress.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nis trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Pristina to Nis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pirot Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Nis Fortress ©
Nis Fortress
Skull Tower ©
Skull Tower
Bubanj Memorial Park ©
Bubanj Memorial Park

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