Pristina, a Day Trip to Kosovo from North Macedonia

Pristina, a Day Trip to Kosovo from North Macedonia, Pristina, Serbia (B)

After the unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia in 2008, Kosovo has become the newest country in Europe. Still not recognised as an independent country by many nations, this landlocked territory is off the radar for most international visitors.

During my last visit to neighbouring North Macedonia, I decided to take a day trip to Pristina, the capital of Kosovo. Although the city lacks in historical sites, a visit to Europe’s youngest capital with its numerous cafes and welcoming people is still a must. I even was lucky enough to spot former President Bill Clinton, who was in town to celebrate the 20th anniversary since the NATO drove out the Serbian forces and put this former province on the path to independence!

Just like I did, you’ll most likely reach Pristina from Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. Both cities are only 90km apart and the journey generally takes 2h30m each way, including the time spent at the border. The distances are not too big, which is perfect for a one-day visit. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pristina, a Day Trip to Kosovo from North Macedonia
Guide Location: Serbia » Pristina
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • statue of Bill Clinton
  • Cathedral of Saint Mother Teresa
  • National Library of Kosovo
  • Christ the Saviour Serbian Orthodox Cathedral
  • Newborn Monument