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$93.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest

This astonishing one-day trip to Bulgaria will start in the morning at around 8 a.m. We will transport you through a stunning landscape into the foothills of the Balkan Mountains, where the adventure begins.The tour’s first stop, St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, is the only Bulgarian example of such a structure carved into a cliff that is still inhabited today, and its atmosphere will fill you with wonder. You will have a little time to explore this beautiful religious monument before we continue to the remarkable medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo, which was once the medieval capital of Bulgaria. Prepare to be transported back in time; this gorgeous city 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. Once home to royalty this ancient stronghold is now a striking tourist attraction standing proudly atop Tsaravets Hill.Once you have explored Veliko Tarnovo and enjoyed lunch, the tour will continue to its final stop; Arbanasi Village. Nestled on a high plateau between the settlements of Veliko Tarnovo and Gorna Oryahovitsa, Arbanasi Village provides spectacular views and incredible examples of medieval architecture dating back several centuries. This tour is truly one for the enthusiastic history buff, and anybody that appreciates beautiful buildings, stunning scenery, and the opportunity to discover a little more about Bulgaria.

$68 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Day Trip to Bulgaria with Veliko Tarnovo

The tour starts in the morning at the hotel where you will meet with your travel guide. You will drive south, crossing the Danube River which separates Romania from Bulgaria. Not far from the border is the charming medieval city, named Veliko Tarnovo, located on the Yantra River. With a very rich history, the town was the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire and it attracts tourists with its eye-catching architecture. You will learn more about this remarkable city from your guide, walking on the cobble streets. Up on the hill, you will discover the fortress of Tsarevets, settled in the 4th century, surrounded by thick walls. On our way back, we will stop at the nearby village of Arbanassi, a World Heritage Site and make a stop at the famous Nativity Church.Tour highlights:The fortress of TsarevetsSituated at an altitude of 206 meters, it was settled in the 4th century. It became famous after the Second Bulgarian Empire established the capital at Veliko Tarnovo, often being compared to Rome or Constantinople in greatness. 400 residential buildings, over 22 churches and 4 monasteries where discovered on site. The main landmarks of the complex are the Royal Palace located in the center, from where 22 kings ruled the country; Baldwin's Tower- built in 1930 and the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Holy Ascension of God which in the 12th century became the seat of the Bulgarian patriarch. The Royal Palace includes Throne Room, the Palace Church and the Royal Chambers. Actually, the patriarchate on Tsarevets was a fortress of its own, having 2 defensive towers and an entrance on its west wall and the Patriarchal Cathedral was situated in the middle of its courtyard.ArbanassiThe village was founded in the late 15th century by Christians and it’s known for the rich history. Nowadays, there are 7 monasteries and churches dating from the 16th century until the 18th century. The oldest church in Arbanasi is the Nativity church, famous for its mural paintings from inside the chapel, created in 1632, which represent important scenes from St. John the Baptist’s life, the patron of the chapel. The paintings in the nave represent the Feasts, the Passions and the Miracles of Christ.

$91.51 Private & Custom Tours

Private Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Tour from Sofia

Begin your private tour with a pickup from your Sofia hotel and settle inside your private vehicle.Your journey to Arbanasi will take about 2.5 hours.On arrival, hop out and join a 1.5-hour tour of this historical village. Learn about its rich past and monuments, and take in its 17th- and 18th-century churches and examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture, all of which have seen it become a popular tourist destination.Visit the 15th-century Church of the Nativity of Christ, Arbanasi’s oldest church, and marvel at its magnificent frescoes — incredible examples of icon paintings dating from the 16th and 17th centuries.Having explored here, make the short drive to Veliko Tarnovo, the picturesque town that was once the capital of the medieval Bulgarian empire. Here, take a 2-hour tour as your guide describes the city’s history.Veliko enjoyed a golden age between the 12th and 15th centuries when it was the imperial capital and the hub of orthodox Christianity. Its center was dominated by the imposing Tsarevets fortress-palace of Bulgaria’s emperors and the Patriarchal Cathedral, both surrounded by thick medieval walls.During your visit, explore the ruined palace to see highlights such as the Baldwin’s Tower, the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Holy Ascension of God, and the Rock of Executions, from where traitors were pushed to their deaths.After a break for lunch (own expense), return to Sofia where your trip ends with a hotel drop-off.

$2915.78 Classes & Workshops

Dancing adventure - tour the unique folk dances of Bulgaria - 15 days

ItineraryDay 1: Sofia - the capital of BulgariaStop At: St. Kyriaki Cathedral ChurchWe start the day meeting our instructor-choreographers for about 2 hours. The training is focused on two of the most widely known Bulgarian folk dances – Ra-che-‘ni-ca and ’Pra-vo Ho-‘ro. Lunch follows, and then a walking tour and some free time in the capital Sofia. The day ends with dinner at a traditional Bulgarian restaurant with a folklore show program.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Sofia city centerDay 2: Arbanasi or Veliko TarnovoStop At: Tsarevets FortressWe depart to the old capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom – Tarnovo. There will be sightseeing and free time. The training presents the beautiful E-’le-ni-no Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Arbanassiand the outstanding town-museum of Arbanasi. In both places there will be sightseeing and free timeDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Arbanassi or Veliko TarnovoDay 3: Varna town and Aladzha monasteryStop At: Varna Archaeological Museum, Varna, Varna ProvinceAfter breakfast we are going to the Northern part of the Black Sea coast. We will visit Varna – the third biggest town in Bulgaria, also known as the sea capital of the country. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Aladzha Monastery, Varna, Varna ProvinceThe same day we visit the magnificent Aladzha Monastery – one of the few cave monasteries in Bulgaria. The dance of the day is ’Sbo-ren-ka.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight 3-star hotel in one of the best Black sea resorts Sts. Konstantin & Helen or AlbenaDay 4: Sts. Constantine and Helen resort or Albena Black sea resort - second day on the beachStop At: AlbenaWe are not touring – just a day to enjoy the fine sand beach, sea and sun. We will have a repetition of all the dances we learned till the day and get a bonus dance from the area, the easy and enjoyable – ‘Var-nen-sko Ho-’ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight 3-star hotel in one of the best Black sea resorts Sts. Konstantin & Helen or AlbenaDay 5: Sozopol - the most romantic ancient Black sea townStop At: Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol, Burgas ProvinceWe are moving south to the romantic and artistic ancient town of Sozopol. We’ll have fun along the cobblestone streets of the old town and its bustling beaches. Here we learn the Thracian Ra-che-‘ni-tsa (a bit different from the one you know from day 1 - you’ll have to tell the difference).Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in SozopolDay 6: Sinemorets - the smallest Black sea townStop At: Strandja Nature Park, Sinemorets, Burgas ProvinceIn the morning we depart further down south to the small village of Bulgari in The Strandzha Mountains. This is the only place where the barefoot dance on smoldering embers called “nestinari” is still performed as a ritual in its almost authentic form. During the day we will repeat the dances we already know, out in the open air. We will have the opportunity to witness the ritual activities around the celebrations dedicated to Sts. Constantine and Helen and to dance together with local people. In the evening we will have a unique experience watching the authentic nestinari dance.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in SinemoretsDay 7: Eastern part of Rhodope mountainStop At: Mezek Thracian Tomb, Mezek, Haskovo ProvinceHeading towards the town of Ivaylovgrad, we will pass through the Thracian beehive tomb at the village of Mezek. It is the largest and one of the most impressive tombs of Mycenaean type in Bulgaria, famous for the remarkable archaeological find – a bronze sculpture of a wild boar in natural size. We will have the opportunity to taste some outstanding Bulgarian wines at the Katarzhina wine cellar, which will help us learn easily the next dance in our tour from the Rhodope area – ’Svor-na-to Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in IvaylovgradDay 8: Plovdiv - the cultural capital of Europe in 2019Stop At: Villa ArmiraWe get a break from the dance training and visit 3 significant places: an exquisite architectural monument. The first one is from the Roman era – villa Armira.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Perperikon, Kardzhali ProvinceThe second is the archaeological complex of Perperikon – one of the most ancient monumental megalithic structures, entirely carved into the rocks, where the famous Temple of Dionysius is located; Duration: 1 dayStop At: Bachkovo Monastery, Bachkovo, Plovdiv ProvinceAnd the last for the day is Bachkovo Monastery – one of the largest and oldest East Orthodox monasteries in Europe dated back to the 11th century AD.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in PlovdivDay 9: Plovdiv - second day in the cultural capital of Europe in 2019 Stop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceThe day is dedicated to Plovdiv – the oldest city in Europe and second biggest Bulgarian town. Remains of ancient, medieval, National Revival and modern culture coexist and are interwoven into the unobtrusive, irresistible and eternal beauty of this city. During the training we will learn a new dance – Pai-‘dush-ko Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in PlovdivDay 10: Pirin mountain - Bezbog, Vihren or Yavorov hutStop At: Bezbog - peak in Pirin Mountains, Dobrinishte, Blagoevgrad ProvinceWe will enjoy The Pirin Mountains. First we will visit Bansko ski resort and then go up the mountain. There will be walking tours, hiking and open air dance trainings. It is time to start learning some extraordinarily beautiful dances from the Pirin area like Dzhan-‘gu-ri-tsa and ‘Ma-le-shev-sko Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Bezbog, Vihren or Yavorov hutDay 11: Second day in Pirin mountain - Bezbog, Vihren or Yavorov hutStop At: Bezbog - peak in Pirin Mountains, Dobrinishte, Blagoevgrad ProvinceWe have the same program as the previous day.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Bezbog, Vihren or Yavorov hutDay 12: Koprivshtitsa - charming town-museum from Revival timeStop At: Municipality KoprivshtitsaDeparture to Koprivstitsa – an authentic village from the Bulgarian National Revival period.Nestled in the foot of The Sredna Gora Mountains, the village charms with its picturesque ornamented old houses and their large eaves, stone fences and wide wooden gates. Learning Chet-‘vor-no Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in holiday houses in KoprivstitsaDay 13: Roman town Hisarya famous for its mineral springsStop At: Thracian Temple of Starosel, Hissarya, Plovdiv ProvinceAgain, the day will be a mixture of sightseeing and dancing. We will start with Starosel – the Thracian temple complex, which is the oldest ever found Royal Thracian complex with a mausoleum. Duration: 1 dayStop At: HisaryaThen we continue to Hisarya – a town founded in 4th – 3rd century BC, famous for its healing mineral waters. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak - CopyLast for the day, we will visit the most significant tombs in The Valley of The Thracian Kings.The last new dance will be ‘Tri-te ‘Pa-ti.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star SPA hotel in HisaryaDay 14: Roman town Hisarya famous for its mineral springs - second SPA dayStop At: HisaryaTrainings, SPA and relax. Repetition of all dances.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star SPA hotel in HisaryaDay 15: Arrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for the return flightsStop At: Sofia Airport Transfer, Sofia, Sofia RegionArrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for the return flightsDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$2585.02 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bulgaria Round Trip Itinerary - 12 days, 11 overnights on FB

ItineraryDay 1: capital Sofia and Boyana churchStop At: Boyana Church, Sofia, Sofia RegionThrough this combined (walking and bus) tour you will discover the present day capital Sofia, as well as its ancient history. By bus we will reach Boyana Church, renowned for its 13th-century frescoes and included in the list of UNESCODuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in SofiaDay 2: Rila monastery, Bansko and SandanskiStop At: Rila Monastery, Rila, Sofia RegionOvernight in *** hotel in Sandanski or MelnikIn this day you will see the next UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site – Rila monastery, center of learning and church power during the time of Medieval centuries. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Archaeological Museum Sandanski, Sandanski, Blagoevgrad ProvinceThen we continue to Sandanski - one of the places in Bulgaria famous for its numerous mineral water springs. Duration: 1 dayStop At: The Melnik Pyramids, Melnik, Blagoevgrad ProvinceThe day will end in Melnik - the smallest town, natural and architectural reserve renowned for the unique Bulgarian kind of wine “Shiroka melnishka loza”Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Sandanski or Melnik Day 3: Melnik, Plovdiv and Bachkovo monasteryStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceThe day starts with walking tour of Melnik. Then we continue to the oldest town in Europe – Plovdiv. It is also a European capital of culture.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Bachkovo Monastery, Bachkovo, Plovdiv ProvinceLast for the day is Bachkovo monastery, which is one of the largest and oldest Orthodox monasteries in EuropeDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Plovdiv Day 4: Alexandrovo Thracian Tomb, Perperikon and Tatul Stop At: Thracian tomb of AleksandrovoThis day you will see a Thracian burial mound and tomb famous for its well-preserved frescoes. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Perperikon, Kardzhali ProvinceThe archaeological complex Perperikon is one of the most ancient monumental megalithic structures, entirely carved into the rocks, which is as well as a rock of worship. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Thracian Sanctuary at Tatul Village, Momchilgrad, Kardzhali ProvinceFinally we will visit Tatul, the place where is believed, that Orpheus was buried.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel In Momchilgrad or Kardjali Day 5: Armira villa, antique town of Kabile and SozopolStop At: Vila Armira, Ivaylovgrad, Haskovo ProvinceArmira Villa is one of the most interesting monuments from the time of the Roman Empire. Then we continue to the antique town of Kabile with territory of the archaeological reservation more than 600 decares. The day will end with a walking tour in a very romantic town of Sozopol.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Sozopol Day 6: Varna and Aladzha monasteryStop At: Varna Archaeological Museum, Varna, Varna ProvinceIn this day you will discover present day town Varna, where we will visit Archaeological museum in Varna, which houses an extraordinary collection, including 6,000-year-old gold. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Aladzha Monastery, Varna, Varna ProvinceThe last place for visit in this day is Aladzha Monastery - one of the few cave monasteries in Bulgaria.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in St. Konstantin and Elena, Golden sands or Varna Day 7: Veliki Preslav and Sveshtari tombStop At: Madara Rider, Shumen, Shumen ProvinceWe will visit the Horseman of Madara, a huge proto-Bulgarian basrelief carved into a cliff. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Veliki PreslavWe continue to the Preslav, the capital of First Bulgarian Kingdom. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari, Sveshtari, Razgrad ProvinceThen we go to the most famous Thracian tomb in Sveshtari, which is built in the early 3rd century BC and is painted and lined with semi-columns of goddesses with upraised arms.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in ShumenDay 8: Veliko Tarnovo and ArbanasiStop At: Tsarevets FortressThe day is dedicated to the the capital of Second Bulgarian Kingdom – Tarnovo and the gorgeous town-museum Arbanasi.Duration: 1 dayStop At: ArbanassiGorgeous town-museum ArbanasiDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Arbanasi or Veliko Tarnovo Day 9: Etar, Buzludzha monument, Shipka, Karanovo and Stara ZagoraStop At: Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR, Gabrovo, Gabrovo ProvinceWe will start with the lovely architectural and ethnographic complex Etar. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Buzludzha Monument, Kazanluk, Stara Zagora ProvinceThen we will continue to Buzludzha – the most important monument from communist era and Shipka National park-monument. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Shipka Monument, Shipka, Stara Zagora Province.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Neolithic Dwellings Museum, Stara Zagora, Stara Zagora ProvinceAt Stara Zagora we see a group of Neolithic dwellings, in Karanovo - the Thracian chariot tomb and the Karanovo Tell.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Pavel bania or Kazanlak Day 10: Valley of the Thracian Kings and KoprivshtitsaStop At: Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, Kazanlak, Stara Zagora ProvinceThis day we will visit the most significant tombs of Valley of the Thracian Kings. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Thracian Temple of Starosel, Hissarya, Plovdiv ProvinceTouring continues with the Thracian Temple Complex at Starosel - the oldest ever found royal Thracian complex with a mausoleum. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Municipality KoprivshtitsaThen continue to the wonderful architectural and historical reserve Koprivshtitsa townDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star SPA hotel in Hisarya or Pavel Bania Day 11: Hisarya - SPA dayStop At: HisaryaRelax day in the Late Roman Spa Town – Diocletianpolis, famous for its numerous healing mineral springsDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star SPA hotel In Hisarya Day 12: Arrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights homeStop At: Sofia International AirportArrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights homeDuration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$2850.09 Classes & Workshops

Dancing adventure - tour the unique folk dances of Bulgaria - 12 days on FB

ItineraryDay 1: Capital Sofia (Shopi ethnographic area)Stop At: National Palace of CultureWe start the day meeting our instructor-choreographers for about 2 hours. The training is focused on two of the most widely known Bulgarian folk dances – Ra-che-‘ni-ca and ’Pra-vo Ho-‘ro. Lunch follows, and then a walking tour and some free time in the capital Sofia. The day ends with dinner at a traditional Bulgarian restaurant with a folklore show program.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in SofiaDay 2: Northern ethnographic districtStop At: Tsarevets Fortress, Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo ProvinceWe depart to the old capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom – Tarnovo. There will be sightseeing and free time. The training presents the beautiful E-’le-ni-no Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayStop At: ArbanassiAfter visiting Veliko Tarnovo, we will go to the outstanding town-museum of Arbanasi. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Arbanasi or Veliko TarnovoDay 3: Dobrudzha ethnographic regionStop At: Varna Archaeological Museum, Varna, Varna ProvinceAfter breakfast we are going to the Northern part of the Black Sea coast. We will visit Varna – the third biggest town in Bulgaria, also known as the sea capital of the country.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Aladzha Monastery, Varna, Varna ProvinceThe same day we visit the magnificent Aladzha Monastery – one of the few cave monasteries in Bulgaria. The dance of the day is ’Sbo-ren-ka.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Sts. Constantine and Helen resort or AlbenaDay 4: Thracian ethnographic areaStop At: Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol, Burgas ProvinceWe are moving south to the romantic and artistic ancient town of Sozopol. We’ll have fun along the cobblestone streets of the old town and its bustling beaches. Here we learn the Thracian Ra-che-‘ni-tsa (a bit different from the one you know from day 1 - you’ll have to tell the difference).Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in SozopolDay 5: Thracian ethnographic areaStop At: Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol, Burgas ProvinceWe are not touring – just a day to enjoy the fine sand beach, sea, sun and Apollonia Arts Festival. We will have a repetition of all the dances we learned till the day and get a bonus dance from the previous area, the easy and enjoyable – ‘Var-nen-sko Ho-’ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in SozopolDay 6: Rhodopе ethnographic areaStop At: Mezek Thracian Tomb, Mezek, Haskovo ProvinceHeading towards the town of Ivaylovgrad, we will pass through the Thracian beehive tomb at the village of Mezek. It is the largest and one of the most impressive tombs of Mycenaean type in Bulgaria, famous for the remarkable archaeological find – a bronze sculpture of a wild boar in natural size. We will have the opportunity to taste some outstanding Bulgarian wines at the Katarzhina wine cellar, which will help us learn easily the next dance in our tour from the Rhodope area – ’Svor-na-to Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in IvaylovgradDay 7: Thracian ethnographic areaStop At: Villa ArmiraWe get a break from the dance training and visit 3 significant places: an exquisite architectural monument from the Roman era – villa ArmiraDuration: 1 dayStop At: Perperikon, Kardzhali Provincethe archaeological complex of Perperikon – one of the most ancient monumental megalithic structures, entirely carved into the rocks, where the famous Temple of Dionysius is locatedDuration: 1 dayStop At: Bachkovo Monastery, Bachkovo, Plovdiv ProvinceOne of the largest and oldest East Orthodox monasteries in Europe dated back to the 11th century ADDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in PlovdivDay 8: Thracian ethnographic areaStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceThe day is dedicated to Plovdiv – the oldest city in Europe and second biggest Bulgarian town. Remains of ancient, medieval, National Revival and modern culture coexist and are interwoven into the unobtrusive, irresistible and eternal beauty of this city. During the training we will learn a new dance – Pai-‘dush-ko Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in PlovdivDay 9: Thracian ethnographic areaStop At: Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, Kazanlak, Stara Zagora ProvinceAgain, the day will be a mixture of sightseeing and dancing. We will start with the most significant tombs in The Valley of The Thracian Kings.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Thracian Temple of Starosel, Hissarya, Plovdiv ProvinceStarosel – the Thracian temple complex, which is the oldest ever found Royal Thracian complex with a mausoleum.Duration: 1 dayStop At: HisaryaThen we continue to Hisarya – a town founded in 4th – 3rd century BC, famous for its healing mineral waters. The dance from the area will be ‘Tri-te ‘Pa-ti.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in HisaryaDay 10: Pirin ethnographic areaStop At: Ski Complex DobrinisteWe will enjoy The Pirin Mountains. First we will visit Bansko ski resort and then go up the mountain by chair lift. There will be walking tours, hiking and open air dance trainings. It is time to start learning some extraordinarily beautiful dances from the Pirin area like Dzhan-‘gu-ri-tsa and ‘Ma-le-shev-sko Ho-‘ro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Vihren, Yavorov or Bezbog hutDay 11: Pirin ethnographic areaStop At: Ski Complex DobrinisteWe have the same program as the previous day. Review all dances and a lot of fun... ;-)Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in Vihren, Yavorov or Bezbog hutDay 12: Arrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for the return flightsStop At: Sofia Airport Transfer, Sofia, Sofia RegionArrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for the return flightsDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.