Getting There & Away

By road, Arbanasi is about 8km northeast of Veliko Târnovo; there are car parks shortly after you enter the village (grab the first spot you see). Taxis from Veliko Târnovo cost around 5 lv to 7 lv, but you can also hike (around 1¾ hours).

Buses reach Arbanasi from Veliko Târnovo's western Zapad bus station or market square (1.50 lv, 15 minutes, nine daily). Half the number of services operate at weekends.