Cultural & Theme Tours in Arbanasi

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This astonishing one-day trip to Bulgaria will start in the morning. We will transport you through a stunning landscape into the foothills of the Balkan Mountains, where the adventure begins. 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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Dimitrii of Basarbovo Monastery, Basarbovo, Ruse ProvinceThe 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.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Tsarevets Fortress, Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo ProvinceThe 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. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Church of Saints Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Arbanasi, Veliko Tarnovo ProvinceArbanasi 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.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Bottled water - Snacks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - St. Dimitrii of Basarbovo Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Tsarevets Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Church of Saints Archangels Michael and Gabriel