Veliko Tarnovo is hands down the most beautiful and picturesque city in Bulgaria. Often referred to as the “City of the Tsars”, Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Tsarevets served as the Second Bulgarian Empire’s primary fortress and strongest bulwark from 1185 to 1393.The Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex is an open-air museum. It presents the Bulgarian customs, culture and craftsmanship. It spans over an area of 7 ha and contains a total of 50 objects, including water installations and houses with craftsmen’s workshops attached. As a whole, the complex’s goal is to illustrate the architecture, way of life and economy of Gabrovo and the region during the Bulgarian National Revival. It is the place every visitor must experience if he wants to go back home saying that he really saw Bulgaria.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tsarevets, Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo ProvinceThe amazing fortress!Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Ethno village EtarThe amazing ethnographic museum Etar!Duration: 3 hours