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Trail No. 8 The Girl Trail - KS

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Positioning – mountain

  • Shar Mountain / central - south region

Starting point 

  •  Close to the Monastery of the holy Archangels 

 Description of the trail 

This trail is not so long, but it is very mix and slow moving trail, in a sense of having more time to see the surroundings by continue hiking. At the initial part of the trail one can visit the hydroelectric power plant’s museum and monastery of St. Archangels. After a steep uphill, there is a fortress which is called fortress of the girl. Following the fortress, the trail continues to the southeast direction above the village Pousko and this section ends with climbing to the tower spot of Antenna. Then the trails continue to the village of Jabllanica, where are few Roseberry farms. 

1230 m 42’9.3242 N, 20’46.8399. E

 

Technical and touristic data:

Altitude at the start point

  • 476 m/asl 42’.11.57 N, 20’45.49 E

Highest point

  • 1005 m/asl

Height difference

  • 529 m

Altitude at the end point

  • 1005 m

Trail duration

  • 3 hours

Trail length

  • 4 km 

Trail Difficulty:

  • ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

Required level of physical fitness: 

  • ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

 

Panoramas and landscapes: 

There are three spots along this trail from where the hikers can enjoy panoramic views: Fortress of the Girl, Village of Pousko and from Antenna there is a spot for 360‘view.

 

Access to starting point: 

  • 2.2 k m from Prizren, Tirana 187km, Prishtina 97 km, Skopje 97
  • Starting point has parking spaces for vehicles, vans. 

 

Access to the ending point:  

  • Prizren 9.6 km , Tirana 184 km , Prishtina 94 km, 

 

Places of tourism interest: 

  • Hydro – Power Plant – Electrical Museum (Prizren) and area of St. Archangels Monastery
  • The girl fortress
  • Fast and shortest way to meet the local people from the Pousko village area and their cultural
  • Jabllanica Village

 

Accommodation and food 

  • Prizren hotels and restaurants
  • Pousko Piceria restaurant
  • Mountain Hut Sharri
  • Monastery of Saints Archangels

 

  • Public transport: 
  • Local van every 2nd hours, taxi
  • Contact local guide Tourist Information Center

 

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