Bulgaria offers a wealth of historical monuments, fine mountain scenery and warm hospitality. This tour includes a visit to Plovdiv old town, mountain villages, a winery and the remarkable Rila monastery.
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Fly to Sofia. Arrive and take a short city
orientation tour. Transfer to the Arena Di Serdica
(or similar) for 2 nights. (N)
Morning tour of Sofia. Afternoon visit to the
National Historical Museum. (B)
Morning departure for Veliko Turnovo, visiting the
16th-century Troyan monastery en route. Stay for
2 nights at the Grand Hotel Yantra (or similar). (B)
Morning walking tour of the medieval citadel of
Tsarevets. Afternoon drive to the Church of the
Nativity in Arbanassi and the nearby Monastery
of Transfiguration. (B)
Morning drive to Plovdiv, via the Shipka pass, the
Unesco-listed Thracian tomb and the Hellenistic
wall paintings in Kazanlak. Stay for 2 nights at the
Novotel Hotel (or similar). (B)
Morning walking tour of Plovdiv. Afternoon drive to the Bachkovo monastery in the Rhodope mountains. Evening visit to a local winery for wine tasting and dinner. (B, D)
Morning drive to Sofia via the small mountain
town of Koprivshtitsa. Stay 2 nights at the Arena
Di Serdica (or similar). (B
Morning drive to Rila monastery in the Rila
mountains and the 13th-century Boyana
Transfer to Sofia airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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BUE2018: 8 Nights