Deçan is a beautiful town located in the west part of Kosovo! A great thing about Deçan is the fact that it lies close to the beautiful Accursed Mountains. Going to the mountains, you need to pass through the fabulous gorge of Deçan. Another unique thing you will occur there is Via Ferrata Deçani. Beautiful colors in each season, great views, and a fantastic escape from the noise and turbulence.
How to get to Via Ferrata Deçani
Via Ferrata Deçani is located near Deçan in Deçan valley. You take the road to Monastery, and then you continue towards the valley on an unpaved road.
The distance between the Deçan and the starting point is 4 km. You can walk, bike, or drive until the starting point. The direction is Deçan to Deçan valley. After 4 km, you will see a Tibetian bridge on your right, and there is the starting point. The destination is around 5 minutes drive from Deçan and around 2-hours drive from the capital, Prishtina.
About Via Ferrata Deçani
Via Ferrata Deçani is a mountainous attraction from where you can enjoy climbing the large southern wall of the Deçan gorge. The beginning is easy through a Tibetian bridge, and then in a mountain trail, you reach the fixed cable where you will find a magic view of the road, city of Deçan, and the hill in front. After a short break there, you will start climbing to the most exciting part. The adrenaline is to the max! The climbing route is around 407 m and highly secured. You will need special equipment for this climb, and if you are not experienced enough, please take a guide! Contact for equipment and guide
There is no water source except the Lumbardh river during the climb, so take around 1 liter of water.
Points of interest:
Starting point: Deçan Valley
Climbing route: 407m
Climbing time: 2.5 hrs
Duration of the return-path: 1 hr