The Best of Bulgaria Tour
Experience Bulgaria's ancient culture, scenic beauty, friendly people, hospitality and warmth. A visit to Bulgaria will take you back dozens of centuries. This tour is a great introduction to the touristical aspects of the country.
First stop on this tour; Veliko Turnovo - the ancient capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom, picturesquely situated on the hills at the banks of the meandering river Jantra. Visit the medieval fortress of Tsarevets hill and of Samovodska charshiya - handy craft street.
Next we go to Plovdiv via Shipka Pass. On the way we will stop to visit the Outdoor ethnographic museum Etura with its 18th -19th C. crafts. In Plovdiv take a Walk in the old part of the town to see beautiful old houses from the Bulgarian Revival period, St. Konstantin and Elena church and Roman Theatre.
Before heading to Sofia we will make a stop at Rila Monastery; the biggest and one of the oldest in Bulgaria (founded in the 10th c.), one of the Bulgarian monuments, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List with medieval defense tower from the 14th c. and fine frescoes.
The above and more will be included on this private driven tour. This is a perfect tour to continue your journey from Romania. For more details please refer to the "Day by Day Itinerary".
See Bulgaria's most important monuments!!!