Bulgaria is famous for its extraordinary monasteries. They are not only important as historical monuments, they are also located in beautiful places, in gorges or at the foot of mountains.Read more
Bulgaria is famous for its extraordinary monasteries. They are not only important as historical monuments, they are also located in beautiful places, in gorges or at the foot of mountains.
We will visit important cities such as Sofia, Plovdiv, Veliko Turnovo.
Our tour will make you discover Troyan, Arbanassi, Shumen, Madara, Varna, Nesebar, Kazanlak, Bachkovo and some of the most interesting monasteries in Bulgaria, such as the Rila Monastery and the Bachkovo Monastery.
Arrival in Sofia.
Meeting at the airport with the guide.
Transfer to the hotel for accommodation and overnight stay.
After breakfast departure to visit the Troyan Monastery dating back to the sixteenth century AD, most famous for the works of the great Bulgarian painter Zahari Zograf. Important political and cultural center of the Renaissance, the monastery hosted one of the revolutionary committees of the national hero Vasil Levski.
Continue to the medieval capital of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo to visit the Tzarevets Hill, a medieval stronghold that served as the Second Bulgarian Kingdom's primary fortress and strongest bulwark from 1185 to 1393.
Free time to explore the Samovodshka charshiya – a street with many shops for traditional hand-made souvenirs and other crafts.
Dinner and overnight stay. Accommodation.
Breakfast and departure to the amazing village of Arbanassi to see the well-preserved 17th century Kostantsaliev House that has been converted into a museum. Here travelers can visit the medieval Church of the Nativity, known for its beautiful frescoed interior.
Continue to visit the Madara Horseman - UNESCO-protected.
Arrival in Varna, accommodation.
Breakfast and visit to the Cathedral of Varna. Departure to visit Nessebar, a town placed under the protection of Unesco as the richest place of historical evidence of the entire Black Sea coast. The churches of Pantocrator, St. John Baptist and Christ Redemptor follow one another in rapid succession. Continue to Kazanlak - the capital of the rose valley. Accommodation in reserved rooms in the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
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Bulgaria: Sofia, Arbanasi, Varna, Kazanlak
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Bulgaria: Troyan, Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv, Sofia
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