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$114.17 Day Trips & Excursions

Bucharest to Bulgaria: Black Sea, Constanta, Balchik Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Romanian Navy Museum, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast RomaniaIn the morning we travel towards Constanta for a short panoramic tour and a visit to the Navy Museum. The building, which houses big part of the historical patrimony of the Navy, it is itself declared a historical monument. The exhibition of the museum is organized in four sections: ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary eras.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Constanta Casino, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast RomaniaIn a walking tour of the city we will be able to see the Casino (it is not possible to enter inside the building) and we will admire the beautiful architecture of one of the most iconic building in Constanta. Also we will admire the lovely views of the Black Sea. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: The Mosque of Constanta - Minaret, Constanta, Constanta County, Southeast RomaniaWe will be able to go up into the Minaret for a beautiful view of the old town and Constanta Harbour.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Balchik Palace, Balchik, Dobrich ProvinceAfter that we continue our tour heading towards Bulgaria’s town Balchik situated on the seashore. The greatest landmark of Balchik – the Palace – has remained from the period of the Romanian occupation. The Palace was the former summer residence of the Romanian Queen Maria Alexandrina Victoria De Edinburgh (1875 – 1938). The residence was constructed in 1924. The palace complex consists of a number of residential villas, a smoking hall, a wine cellar, a power station, a monastery, a holy spring, a chapel and many other buildings, as well as most notably a park that is today a state-run botanical garden. It was in 1940. In a glass jar in a chapel in Balchik on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast rested the heart of Queen Marie of Romania. It was her last wish before she died. She had loved Balchik.Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

$650.80 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day Private Tour to Romania and Bulgaria from Bucharest

Day 1: In the morning transfer from Bucharest to Targoviste. You will visit the former royal residence at Targoviste where Vlad Tepes ruled and the military unit in Targoviste where the former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was judged and executed in 1989.Depart from Targoviste for the drive to the regions of Prahova Valley and Brasov. You will get to visit Peles Castle a former royal residence and an architectural jewel. Overnight in Brasov Day 2: After breakfast, depart for a day of sightseeing. Today you will go further into Transylvania and visit the beautiful medieval citadels from Viscri and the astonishing Sighisoara Citadel. Sighisoara is one of the few citadels that are still inhabited. The main attractions in the city are the Main Gate, The Clock Tower , the Medieval Weapons Museum and the Torture Chamber,the Church of the Dominican Monastery,the Shoemakers, Tailors and Tinmakers Guild towers. In the evening you will return to Brasov for overnight Day 3:There are over 50 castles, fortresses and fortified churches in this ancient region. The tour will take you to two of the most beautiful of all, Bran Castle – better known as Dracula’s Castle, with its remarkable architecture and Gothic elements and Rasnov Fortess. This day ends in Bucharest with a panoramic tour of the city Day 4:Today we visit the Palace of the Parliament. The Palace is the world's largest, most expensive and heaviest civilian building with an administrative function.After the visit we head towards the great Danube Delta. It is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise. When we arrive you will embark on a journey by boat along one of Danube’s canals. Overnight in the Danube DeltaDay 5:In the morning we travel towards Constanta for a short panoramic tour and a visit to the Navy Museum. After that we continue our tour towards Bulgaria’s town Balchik. The greatest landmark of Balchik – the Palace – has remained from the period of the Romanian occupation and it is the former summer residence of the Romanian Queen Maria Alexandrina Victoria Of Edinburgh. In a glass jar in a chapel rested her heart as her last wish before she died. Overnight in Bulgaria, at the seashoreDay 6:Today we visit Veliko Tarnovo, often referred to as the "City of the Tsars". Here you will see: the historic hill Tsarevets, the Samovodskata Charshiya, numerous medieval and Bulgarian Renaissance churches, the ancient Roman fortress of Nicopolis ad Istrum. Overnight in Sofia the capital of Bulgaria. Day 7:Sofia preserves many valuable monuments to its long and storied past like remnants of The Eastern Gate from the days when Sofia was Serdika and Sredets, dating from the 2nd-4th centuries CE,The Saint Sofia Basilica and many more At noon we take the road back to Bucharest.

$108.46 Day Trips & Excursions

Secret Beaches, Breathtaking Views & Long Lasting Memories

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or apartment. During the journey you can stay as much as you want at particular location and to improvise as much as you want by changing the places you want to visit. If you like particular beach you can swim as much as you want. If you want you can stop for lunch at one of the charming local restaurants. Or if you fell in love with some magical place we can stay there as much as you desire.   The area around Varna is really amazing and full with so much interesting places. At the same time they are so different - you will enjoy breathtaking coastal views, hidden beaches, beautiful parks, ancient fortress and will learn about the local legends of these amazing places... • Make your choice among places in the list below or select something else. You choose the destinations, we drive you there.  • Travel with a new, specious and comfortable Kia Sportage SUV • Visit the beautiful Balchik botanical garden and see the summer palace of the Romanian Queen Maria. Enjoy a brief walk along the sea promenade and swim at the sea if you want.  • Cape Kaliakra - ancient site of many battles and tragedies, and a photographers paradise for scenery and nature. Visit the fortress, learn the legend of the 40 maidens who leapt into the sea, take a look at the small museum inside a cave and enjoy a wonderfull view of the Black Sea • The cove of Tyulenovo - find one of the most beautiful hidden coves in Bulgaria with its rugged shore and amazing photo opportunities.  • Enjoy the Krapets beach - one of the largest and finest beaches on the Bulgarian seaside. Swim in the sea, just lie on the sand, drink a beer or two at beach bar - the choice is yours.  • Check out Krapets, Bolata, Irakli, Silistar - wild, picturesque and one of the largest and finest beaches on the Bulgarian seaside. Swim in the sea, just lie on the sand, drink a beer or two at beach bar - the choice is yours.  • Fell in love with the Old Town of Nessebar - an UNESCO World Heritage Sites • See Madara Rider - one of the symbols of Bulgaria and an UNESCO World Heritage Sites • Visit Ovech Fortress - a magical place with breathtaking views where the history touches the sky • Aladzha Monastery and the Stone Forest - another two interesting places that are very close to Varna

$2164.72 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Night Bulgaria Tour from Sofia

Day 1:Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Sofia.Day 2:Breakfast. Tour of Plovdiv – known for its Old Town and the ancient theater, considered to be one of the oldest cities in Europe. Your guide will show you the fabulous remains of the Ancient Roman Empire: the Roman Stadium, the Roman Forum, and the Amphitheater as well as the typical houses in the Old Town.Overnight in Plovdiv.Day 3:Breakfast. We start with a tour to Kazanlak and the Valley of the Kings. Kazanlak is world famous with its Thracian tomb, a UNESCO heritage and with its Thracian golden treasures (4-5 century B.C.). After lunch we continue our day with transfer to the loveliest Bulgarian art city on the seaside – Sozopol. Tour of Sozopol. Overnight in Burgas.Day 4:Breakfast. Full day tour of Nesebar, one of UNESCO’s World Treasures and one of the most ancient towns in Europe. You will visit also Aladzha Monastery, which is one of the few cave monasteries in Bulgaria, where the different premises and their functions are clearly distinguishable. The next stop will be The Palace in Balchik, the former summer residence of the Romanian Queen Maria Alexandrina Victoria de Edinburg (1875–1938) and The University Botanical Garden in Balchik, which was created as a park, part of the palace and accommodates collections with more than 3500 plant species. The last stop for the day will be Varna, a city often called the Sea Capital of Bulgaria because of its history and its economic and cultural significance. Day 5:Breakfast. Full day tour across the ages through the first Bulgarian capitals: Pliska, the first capital of Bulgaria; Madara Rider, a mystic UNESCO heritage site, which is chiseled in the rock; Preslav, the second capital of ancient Bulgaria; Arbanasi, a beautiful village with views of Veliko Tarnovo; Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of the strongest Bulgarian kingsOvernight in Veliko Tarnovo.Day 6:Breakfast. Tour of Veliko Tarnovo which is the Town of Great Bulgarian.  Visit Etar, he ethnographic museum, situated on the outskirts of the town of Gabrovo. The open-air museum consists of 50 sites: houses with handcraft workshops, water installations and other buildings. Transfer to Sofia. Overnight in SofiaDay 7: Breakfast. Walking tour of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, which combines the ancient and the modern city in one. See the main sights: Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the Parliament, Banya Bashi Mosque, The Synagogue, the National Theater, the Kings’ Palace. Visit Rila Monastery, which is the biggest monastery in Bulgaria and the second largest on the Balkans. Overnight in SofiaDay 8:Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.

$250.04 Tours & Sightseeing

Vacation Photographer in Balchik

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productOne of the top photo spots in Balchik.Duration: 15 minutesLocation: Balchik Art Gallery, Balchik, Dobrich Province

$512.64 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tour to the Black Sea and Danube Delta from Bucharest

Day 1 | Bucharest - Balchik (approx. 330 km) We shall start from Bucharest to Balchik, covering a distance of approximately 300 km. This small, but full of history, legends and breathtaking landscapes town, guarantees a perfect city break. Upon the arrival we will head to the Queen Maria’s of Romania Castle, one of the main attractions in the area, built on the queen’s order and representing her summer residence, as well as her favourite spot. The castle is a mixture of few architectural styles impresses with its modesty and splendid taste at the same time. It still preserves some of the original objects, including the queen’s belongings. From the balcony, one can admire a panoramic view of the sea and the town. The castle is also known as the ‘quiet nest’’, having a garden that copies the famous Cretan labyrinth, and looks like a piece of heaven on earth. It showcases over 3000 species of plants, including many exotic types like Europe’s second most important collection of large-sized cactuses. After the visit, you can enjoy the leisure time for the rest of the day and explore on your own the beautiful town of Balchik. Day 2 | Balchik - Constanta - Tulcea (approx. 350 km) The second day, we shall leave from Balchik to Constanta. Constanta, the charming city by the Black Sea, is one of the oldest cities in Romania as well as one of the most important nowadays. You will discover the most memorable sites in the Old City: the Orthodox Cathedral, the Grand Mosque and the Archaeological Museum displaying the region`s rich history going back to the 6th century B.C. From the Old City we will walk to the seafront quay dominated by the impressive Constanta Casino, an imposing piece of Art Nouveau architecture inaugurated in 1910 and the main symbol of the city. Following the visit of Constanta city, we shall head for Tulcea, where we are to discover the Danube Delta. Day 3 | Tulcea – Bucharest (approx. 290 km) After breakfast at the hotel, you will explore the best preserved of Europe`s deltas by boat. This amazing area, part of UNESCO World Heritage, consists of floating reed islands, forests, pastures and sand dunes that cover 3,000 square miles and is home to a fascinating mix of cultures, people, and wildlife. The area is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts offering the chance to spot more than 300 species of birds and other animals. After this amazing experience, you will travel back to Bucharest with great photos and unique memories.