Gjakova

Gjakova, Kosovo
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by Shkumbin Saneja
/ CC BY 2.0
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Gjakova

Climate in Kosovo:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
13
12
12
13
12
12
9
8
8
9
13
14

Best time to visit Gjakova:

Late Spring to Early Autumn (May to September):

  • Late spring to early autumn is considered the best time to visit Kosovo. The weather is mild, with temperatures ranging from 64°F to 82°F (18°C to 28°C).
  • It's ideal for outdoor activities, exploring historic sites, and enjoying Kosovo's natural beauty.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the peak tourist season in Kosovo. The weather is warm, making it perfect for outdoor adventures.
  • Visit Pristina, explore monasteries and castles, and enjoy the cultural festivals that often take place during this time.

Autumn (September to November):

  • Autumn is another pleasant time to visit Kosovo. The weather remains comfortable, and the fall foliage is beautiful.
  • It's an ideal time for hiking in the Rugova Mountains, wine tasting in Rahovec, and experiencing traditional Kosovo hospitality.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Kosovo can be cold, especially in the mountains, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. The cities are milder.
  • While it's not the most popular time for tourism, it's a unique opportunity to experience the country's winter traditions and cultural events.

Money & Prices

Currency in Kosovo:

Euro (EUR)

How expensive is a trip to Gjakova?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
5.30 USD
Fast food meal:
6.48 USD
Mid-range meal:
11.17 USD
Bottle of water:
0.56 USD
Soft drink:
1.27 USD
Cappuccino:
1.37 USD
Local Beer:
2.24 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.56 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.01 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Gjakova:

General information

Kosovo general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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