Prizren, Kosovo: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Prizren, Kosovo? If you're planning to go to Prizren, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Prizren, Kosovo

Based on the climate and weather in Prizren, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Prizren, Kosovo

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Prizren, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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What to wear/what to pack for Prizren, Kosovo by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Prizren can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

If you visit Prizren during February, you might notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally and snow sometimes. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

April in Prizren is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

If you visit Prizren during May, you will probably notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

If you are traveling to Prizren in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

If you go to Prizren in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

If you go to Prizren in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

If you vacation in Prizren during September, you will probably see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

October in Prizren is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

November in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

If you visit Prizren during December, you will probably find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow sometimes. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the stunning Mosque of Sinan Pasha, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Prizren tourism authority.

If you go to Dragash, the mountain town, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Activities for Prizren, Kosovo

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Prizren.

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