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Tour the Great Old Towns of Bulgaria and Greece

Tour ID: 1104
Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours (Bulgaria)
Countries: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 8 Day / 7 Nights
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Veliko Turnovo - Bulgaria TourEnjoy a 8 day tour of Bulgaria and Greece with a private driver and local guide for sightseeing. Starting from Sofia we depart our route for ancient Bulgaria. The old capital of the Bulgarian Kingdom during the 12th-14th centuries was Veliko Turnovo, a living symbol of Bulgarian statehood over the ages. Part of the territory of Veliko Turnovo has been declared a museum reserve with three zones, also including the territory of the village of Arbanassi.  Then we go to the old town of Plovdiv and visit St. Konstantin andPlovdiv - Bulgaria Tour Elena church, and the old Roman Theatre. After we will go to the current capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, and explore the main sights of the city, such as St. Sofia Church, St. George Rotunda and Boyana church. Before departing Bulgaria we will stop to see the magnificent Rila Monastery; the largest and oldest monastery in Bulgaria, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List with medieval defense tower from the 14th C. and fine frescoes, with a beautiful mountainous backdrop.

Meteora monasteries - Tours GreeceThessaloniki is known as the second capital by the Greeks, it is not only the second largest city of Greece after Athens, but also the capital of Northern Greece and Macedonia. It is beautifully situated by the sea with many historic and cultural sights to visit. Then we go to Meteora; surrounded by magnificent rock formations containing several monasteries built on top of them during the 14th and 15th centuries. Meteora is a unique phenomenon of Greek cultural heritage. Ending the tour in the great city of Athens.Athens - Tours Greece On last full day you will get a chance to visit its impressive sights, such as Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games were held, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch, and the Acropolis; its museum and masterpieces of the golden age of Athens.

This tour is customizable and can be adjusted upon your request. For more details please refer to the "Day by Day Itinerary".
 

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