Miraculous Water Springs Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bulgaria

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Water knows how to get on the path of the least resistance. It comes from above and reaches the depths of the Lower World. It connects the elements of the Universe vertically and horizontally and is never lost. It rotates in its cycle to rise up again and carries the collected from Down. And Down are the people with their thoughts, feelings, deeds, with their passions and sins, prayers and abominations. Water remembers and leads to God.In Bulgarian folklore, the water plays an essential role to unite the Universe. It comes from the Heavens and reaches the depths of the Underground world. It is on the border between Life and Death, Order and Chaos. That is why Bulgarian water has many names – alive, holy, sunny, silver, floral, silent, spoken, moon, love, good water… because water has a memory. This tour will follow the local faith of water. Natural springs loaded with miraculous value are waiting to share their unbelievable stories.Get your bottle and come to try its power!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceOur adventure starts at 09:00 am. We’ll take you from your hotel or the apartment where you stay. Then we head to our first stop Galabovo village which is a 20 min ride from Plovdiv. There we will visit the holy spring of St. Petka which is famous for its healing water and the locals say that unexplainable things have happened in the temple which has been around since Roman times.Our next stop is Kuklen Monastery with the blessed springs.Afterward, we will visit Dolnoslav village, St. Panteley’s Chapel and will hear stories about the personal spiritual path, the holy water, and the faith. Then we’ll enjoy a nice picnic with traditional homemade cheese-bread “banitza” and yogurt.Our tour ends at about 1:00 pm when we depart back for Plovdiv.

What’s included

  • Transport in a modern vehicle (car/minibus) with air conditioning
  • Visit Galabovo village and the holy spring of St. Petka
  • Visit Kuklen Monastery with the blessed springs
  • Visit Dolnoslav village, St. Panteley’s Chape
  • Picnic with homemade cheese-bread “banitza” and yogurt
  • An English speaking tripvam driver – guide

What’s not included

  • Personal expenditures
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)