There are many great things about Europe, one of them is how easy it is to go from one country to another in a short period of time, so, if you're visiting Romania and Bucharest, it is a great opportunity for visiting Bulgaria as well, for a very reasonable price and within the same day, this tour will take you to some of the best places in Bulgaria at the same time that you'll be appreciating the magical landscapes and learning from the culture and history of this country.
This amazing one-day trip to Bulgaria will start in the early morning when we will collect you from your hotel or hostel in Bucharest and lead you through a stunning landscape into the foothills of the Balkan Mountains, where this adventure begins.
The first stop will be at St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, which is the only Bulgarian example of a structure carved into a cliff still inhabited today. The atmosphere will fill you with wonder. You will have some time to explore this beautiful religious monument before we continue to the remarkable medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo, where was once the medieval capital of Bulgaria.
Prepare to a journey back in time; this gorgeous town has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valley, as well as ample history for you to explore and absorb, and architecture that will take your breath away. Veliko Tarnovo is home to the magnificent Tsaravets Fortress, the strongest Bulgarian fortification from the Middle Ages. This ancient stronghold was once home to the royalty and is now a striking tourist attraction standing proudly onTsaravets Hill.
After exploring Veliko Tarnovo and enjoying lunch, the tour will continue to its final stop; the Arbanasi Village. Sitting on a high plateau between the settlements of Veliko Tarnovo and Gorna Oryahovitsa, the Arbanasi Village provides spectacular views and incredible examples of medieval architecture dating back several centuries. This tour is truly the best for a history buff and anybody that appreciates beautiful buildings, stunning scenery, and the opportunity to learn a little more about Bulgaria.
When visiting Romania do not miss the chance to also discover Bulgaria, another fantastic destination available on guided day trips from Bucharest! We can’t wait to show you a little more of this beautiful part of the world. Join us soon for a wonderful experience.
Hotel Pick-Up at your Hotel or Hostel in Downtown Bucharest.
Starting Time : To be confirmed. (24 hours before the tour stars).
Duration : 12 Hours Approximately
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