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Tour in Bulgaria: 9 places to visit

Tour in Bulgaria: 9 places to visit
Route: Sofia – Koprivshtitsa – Kazanlak – Etara – Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanasi – Starosel – Plovdiv – Rila Monastery - Sofia

8 days / 7 overnights Transport: Bus
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One week in Bulgaria: wine tasting, UNESCO sites, Folkore night, oil production craft.. Explore the beautiful ancient lands of its best!

Day 1: Arriving at Sofia
Arriving at city of Sofia. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation. Overnight.

Day 2: Sofia - Koprivshtitsa – Kazanlak
Departure for the historic town Koprivshtitsa. City walk and viewing traditional Bulgarian revival house.
Arriving at Kazanlak. Accommodation. Free time.

Day 3: Kazanlak – Veliko Tarnovo
Visiting the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak – part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
Arriving at the Architectural-Etnographic complex – Etara and visiting the Etnographic museum.
Arriving at city of Veliko Tarnovo. Accommodation.

Day 4: Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanasi – Veliko Tarnovo
Arriving at Arbanasi village with rich history and large number of historical monuments. Visiting the Nativity of Christ Church and Konstantsalieva House Museum.
City walk in Veliko Tarnovo:
  • Samovodska charshiya – the market of the old city, Hadzhi Nikoli inn, Bulgarian Revival museum, the first Bulgarian Parliament. Visiting the famous Tsarevets hill.
Free time.

Day 5: Veliko Tarnovo – Rose factory – Starosel – Plovdiv
Visiting a rose factory and introducing to the craft of rose oil production.
Arriving at Starosel, a village known for the abundance of ancient Neolithic and Thracian sites.
Lunch and wine tasting in a local winery. Arriving at city of Plovdiv. Accommodation. Overnight.

Day 6: Plovdiv – Sofia
Visiting the Old city:
  • East Gate of ancient Philippopolis
  • Dzhumaya Mosque
  • Hissar kapiya
  • Etnographic museum
  • Saints Constantine and Helena church
  • The Ancient Roman Stadium
  • The Ancient Roman amphitheatre.
Departure for city of Sofia.
Panoramic walk of the capital:
  • visiting Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • The Parliament
  • building of Bulgarian Academy of Science
  • The Russian Club
  • Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker (The Russian church)
  • The Palace
  • The Archaeological museum
  • Church of Saint George – The Rotunda
  • Statue of Sofia.
Accommodation. Free time.

Day 7: Sofia – Rila Monastery
Departure for Rila Monastery - part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Viewing the monastery.
Returning back to Sofia.
  • By request: Bulgarian Folklore night with dinner. Overnight.

Day 8: Leaving Sofia
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. End of the programme.

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  • Transfers: Sofia airport – hotel – Sofia airport
  • Transport with a bus
  • 3 overnights with breakfasts in 4* hotel - Sofia
  • 1 overnight with breakfast in 4* hotel – Plovdiv
  • 1 overnight with breakfast in 4* hotel - Kazanlak
  • 2 overnights with breakfast in 4* hotel – Veliko Tarnovo
  • 5 lunches
  • Guide with English language during the whole programme
  • Entrance fees for: Rila Monastery, The Ethnographic Museum in Plovdiv, The Ancient Amphitheatre in Plovdiv, rose factory in Kazanlak, The Thracian tomb in Kazanlak, Nativity of Christ Church and Konstantsalieva House Museum in Arbanasi, The Revival Museum in Veliko Tarnovo, Tsarevets Hill, wine tasting.

  • Personal expenses
  • Bulgarian Folklore night with a dinner

The hotels provided here are just for example. The actual hotels may or may not be the same:

Hotel in Sofia 4*
Hotel in Plovdiv 4*
Hotel in Veliko Tarnovo 4*
Hotel in Starosel 4*

  • For further questions, please contact us!
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