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  • 13

    On the Road 4

    Western Balkans Highlights 5

    Destination Western Balkans 18

    Getting Started 19

    Itineraries 25

    Snapshots 29

    Albania 48Highlights 49Itineraries 49Climate & When to Go 49History 51People 56Religion 57Arts 57Food & Drink 59Environment 60TIRANA 62History 62Orientation 62Information 62Dangers & Annoyances 64Sights 65Festivals & Events 66Sleeping 66Eating 67Drinking 68Entertainment 68Shopping 69Getting There & Away 69Getting Around 70CENTRAL ALBANIA 71Durrs 71Kruja 73Mt Dajti National Park 74

    Apollonia 75Berat 75Around Berat 78Elbasan 79Pogradec 79Kora 79Voskopoja 81THE SOUTH & THE IONIAN COAST 82Vlora 82Llogaraja Pass National Park 84Dhrmi 84Drymades & Around 84Himara 85South from Himara 85Saranda 86Ksamil 87Butrint 87Blue Eye Spring & Monastery of St Nicholas 88Gjirokastra 88NORTHERN ALBANIA 90Lezha 90Shngjin 90Shkodra 90Lake Koman 91Theth 92ALBANIA DIRECTORY 93Accommodation 93Activities 93Books 94Business Hours 94Courses 94Dangers & Annoyances 94Embassies & Consulates 95Festivals & Events 95Gay & Lesbian Travellers 95Holidays 95Language 95Money 96Post 96Telephone & Fax 97Tourist Information 97Travellers with Disabilities 97Visas 97Women Travellers 97TRANSPORT IN ALBANIA 98Getting There & Away 98Getting Around 99

    Contents Lonely Planet Publications

  • 14 C O N T E N T S

    Bosnia & Hercegovina 101Highlights 102Itineraries 102Climate & When to Go 102History 102People 107Religion 107Arts 108Food & Drink 109Environment 110SARAJEVO 110History 110Orientation 111Information 111Sights 112Tours 120Festivals & Events 120Sleeping 121Eating 123Drinking 125Entertainment 126Shopping 126Getting There & Away 127Getting Around 127AROUND SARAJEVO 129Jahorina 129Bjelanica 129Around Bjelanica 130Konjic 131HERCEGOVINA 131Mostar 131Around Mostar 138Meugorje 139apljina 141Around apljina 141Neum 142Stolac 142Around Stolac 143Trebinje 143EASTERN BOSNIA 146Drina Valley 146NORTHEASTERN BOSNIA 148Tuzla 148Around Tuzla 149Srebrenica 150CENTRAL BOSNIA 150Visoko 150Around Visoko 151Zenica & Vranduk 151Doboj 151Around Doboj 152Travnik 152

    Around Travnik 154Jajce 154Around Jajce 156WESTERN BOSNIA 158Banja Luka 158Around Banja Luka 160Biha 161Una Valley 161BOSNIA & HERCEGOVINA DIRECTORY 162Accommodation 162Activities 163Books 163Business Hours 164Dangers & Annoyances 164Embassies & Consulates 164Gay & Lesbian Travellers 164Holidays 164Internet Resources 165Language 165Maps 165Money 165Photography & Video 165Post 165Telephone 166Tourist Information 166Travellers with Disabilities 166Visas 166TRANSPORT IN BOSNIA & HERCEGOVINA 166Getting There & Away 166Getting Around 167

    Croatia 169Highlights 170Itineraries 170Climate & When to Go 170History 170People 176Religion 176Arts 176Food & Drink 178Environment 179ZAGREB 180History 181Orientation 181Information 181Sights 185Tours 187Festivals & Events 187Sleeping 187Eating 188Drinking 190

    Entertainment 190Shopping 191Getting There & Away 191Getting Around 191AROUND ZAGREB 192Samobor 192HRVATSKO ZAGORJE 194Varadin 194SLAVONIA 196Osijek 196ISTRIA 199Pore 199Rovinj 202Pula 204Around Pula 207Pazin 208Motovun 209Gronjan 210KVARNER REGION 210Rijeka 210Opatija 214Around Opatija 215Krk Island 216Rab Island 217DALMATIA 220Zadar 220Around Zadar 224ibenik 225Split 227Solin (Salona) 233Trogir 235Makarska 235Around Makarska 236Hvar Island 238Korula Island 240Mljet Island 242Dubrovnik 244CROATIA DIRECTORY 251Accommodation 251Activities 253Books 254Business Hours 254Customs 254Embassies & Consulates 254Festivals & Events 255Gay & Lesbian Travellers 255Holidays 255Internet Access 255Internet Resources 255Money 255Post 256Telephone 256Tourist Information 256

  • C O N T E N T S 15

    Travellers with Disabilities 256Visas 256TRANSPORT IN CROATIA 257Getting There & Away 257Getting Around 258

    Best of the Balkans 261

    Kosovo 269Highlights 270Itineraries 270Climate & When to Go 270History 270People 271Religion 271Arts 272Food & Drink 272Environment 273PRISTINA 273Orientation 273Information 273Sights 273Sleeping 274Eating 275Drinking 276Getting There & Away 276Getting Around 276AROUND PRISTINA 276Graanica Monastery 276Gadim Cave 276PEJA (PE) 276Orientation & Information 277Sights 277Sleeping & Eating 277Getting There & Around 277PRIZREN 277Orientation & Information 277Sights 277Sleeping & Eating 278Getting There & Away 278KOSOVO DIRECTORY 278Accommodation 278Activities 278Books 278Business Hours 278Dangers & Annoyances 278Embassies & Consulates 278Festivals & Events 279Gay & Lesbian Travellers 279Holidays 279

    Internet Resources 279Language 279Maps 279Money 279Post 279Telephone 279Tourist Information 279Travellers with Disabilities 279Visas 280Women Travellers 280TRANSPORT IN KOSOVO 280Getting There & Away 280Getting Around 280

    Macedonia 281Highlights 282Itineraries 282Climate & When to Go 282History 282People 286Religion 286Arts 286Food & Drink 287Environment 288SKOPJE 289History 290Orientation 290Information 291Sights 292Festivals & Events 293Sleeping 293Eating 294Drinking 295Entertainment 295Shopping 296Getting There & Away 296Getting Around 297AROUND SKOPJE 297Lake Matka 297WESTERN MACEDONIA 297Tetovo 297Mavrovo National Park 298Vevani 299Struga 300Ohrid 301Lake Ohrid Eastern Shore 307Lake Prespa & Around 309CENTRAL MACEDONIA 311Bitola 311Around Bitola 313Pelister National Park 315Kruevo 316

    Prilep 317Around Prilep 318Tikve Wine Region 318EASTERN MACEDONIA 322Kratovo 323Around Kratovo 324Berovo 324Strumica 325Around Strumica 326MACEDONIA DIRECTORY 327Accommodation 327Activities 327Books 328Business Hours 328Customs 328Dangers & Annoyances 328Embassies & Consulates 328Festivals & Events 329Holidays 329Internet Resources 329Language 329Money 329Post 329Telephone & Fax 329Tourist Information 330Travellers with Disabilities 330Visas 330TRANSPORT IN MACEDONIA 330Getting There & Away 330Getting Around 331

    Montenegro 333Highlights 334Itineraries 334Climate & When to Go 334History 334People 338Religion 338Arts 338Food & Drink 340Environment 340BAY OF KOTOR (BOKA KOTORSKA) 341Herceg Novi 341Perast 344Kotor 345Tivat 349ADRIATIC COAST 349Budva 349Sveti Stefan 353Petrovac 353Bar 354

  • 16 C O N T E N T S

    Ulcinj 356CENTRAL MONTENEGRO 357Loven National Park 357Cetinje 358Lake Skadar National Park 360Podgorica 362Ostrog Monastery 364NORTHERN MOUNTAINS 365Durmitor National Park & Tara Canyon 365Biogradska Gora National Park 367MONTENEGRO DIRECTORY 367Accommodation 367Activities 368Books 368Business Hours 369Customs 369Dangers & Annoyances 369Embassies & Consulates 369Festivals & Events 369Food 369Gay & Lesbian Travellers 369Holidays 370Internet Resources 370Language 370Maps 370Money 370Post 370Shopping 370Telephone 370Tourist Information 370Travellers with Disabilities 371Visas 371Women Travellers 371TRANSPORT IN MONTENEGRO 371Getting There & Away 371Getting Around 372

    Serbia 373Highlights 374Itineraries 374Climate & When to Go 374History 374People 377Religion 377Arts 377Food & Drink 379Environment 380BELGRADE 381History 381Orientation 382

    Information 382Sights 383Activities 390Courses 390Tours 390Festivals & Events 390Sleeping 391Eating 392Drinking 394Entertainment 395Shopping 397Getting There & Away 397Getting Around 397AROUND BELGRADE 397Zemun 397Smederevo 398Golubac Fortress 398VOJVODINA 399Novi Sad 399Fruka Gora 402Sremski Karlovci 403Subotica 404Pali 405Vrac 405SOUTHERN SERBIA 406Topola 406Despotovac 407Ni 408Around Ni 409Novi Pazar 410Around Novi Pazar 412Kopaonik 413Zlatibor 414Around Zlatibor 416SERBIA DIRECTORY 417Accommodation 417Activities 417Books 417Business Hours 418Courses 418Customs 418Dangers & Annoyances 418Discount Cards 418Embassies & Consulates 418Festivals & Events 419Gay & Lesbian Travellers 419Holidays 419Internet Resources 419Language 419Maps 419Money 419Post 419Telephone & Fax 419

    Tourist Information 420Tours 420Travellers with Disabilities 420Visas 420Women Travellers 420TRANSPORT IN SERBIA 420Getting There & Away 420Getting Around 422

    Western Balkans Directory 424Accommodation 424Activities 426Business Hours 428Children 428Climate Charts 429Customs 429Dangers & Annoyances 430Discount Cards 432Embassies & Consulates 432Gay & Lesbian Travellers 432Holidays 433Insurance 433Internet Access 433Money 434Photography & Video 435Post 435Solo Travellers 435Telephone 436Time 436Tourist Information 436Travellers with Disabilities 436Visas & Documents 437Volunteering 437Women Travellers 438

    Transport in Western Balkans 439GETTING THERE & AWAY 439Entry Requirements 439Air 439Land 442River 443Sea 443GETTING AROUND 445Air 445Bicycle 445Bus 446Car & Motorcycle 446Hitching 448Local Transport 448Train 448

  • C O N T E N T S 17

    Health 451BEFORE YOU GO 451Insurance 451Recommended Vaccinations 451Internet Resources 451IN THE WESTERN BALKANS 451Availability & Cost of Health Care 451Infectious Diseases 452Travellers Diarrhoea 452Environmental Hazards 452Travelling with Children 452Womens Health 453Sexual Health 453

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    Language 454

    Glossary 461

    The Authors 463

    Behind the Scenes 465

    Index 472

    Map Legend 484

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