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The new town, known as 'Harmanite', lies south of the tiny bus station. The best beach is in this part of town, but otherwise, it's mainly modern hotels and residential areas.


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The most essential Bulgarian highlights

ItineraryDay 1: Sofia and Boyana churchPass By: 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 UNESCOMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in downtownDay 2: Rila monastery and Melnik cityStop At: Rila Monastery, Rila, Sofia RegionIn 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: The Melnik Pyramids, Melnik, Blagoevgrad ProvinceThen we continue to 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 MelnikDay 3: Bachkovo monastery and PlovdivStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceThe oldest town in Europe – magnificent Plovdiv, situated on seven hills, which will be the European Capital of Culture in 2019.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Bachkovo Monastery, Bachkovo, Plovdiv ProvinceThe largest and oldest Orthodox monasteries in Europe – Bachkovo monastery.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Plovdiv townDay 4: Valley of the Thracian Kings and KazanlakStop At: Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, Kazanlak, Stara Zagora ProvinceThe 4-th day is dedicated to the most significant tombs of Valley of the Thracian Kings and Kazanlak Thracian Tomb, included in the list of UNESCO. Then we go to the ancient town Apolonia (present day Sozopol), the most charming place on the Black sea coast.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in the Black sea ancient town SozopolDay 5: Sozopol and areaStop At: Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol, Burgas ProvinceRelax on the beach, sightseeing, leisure time.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in SozopolDay 6: Depart to Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights homePass By: Hotel DowntownDepart to Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights homeMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$2888.58 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.

$2560.90 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.

$2823.50 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, 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.

$2692.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Full Round Trip Itinerary 16 days 15 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: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Sofia Day 2: Rila monastery and Bansko Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila, Sofia RegionIn 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. Then we continue to Bansko – a magnificent combination between a small town and a modern ski resort. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Bansko Day 3: Pirin mountainStop At: Pirin National Park, Pirin, Blagoevgrad ProvinceThis day is dedicated to Pirin National Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its rich flora and fauna. There will be walking tours, hiking and open air activities.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Banya, Dobrinishte or BanskoDay 4: Sandanski and MelnikStop At: The Melnik Pyramids, Melnik, Blagoevgrad ProvinceOn this day we are going to visit Melnik - the smallest town, natural and architectural reserve renowned for the unique Bulgarian kind of wine “Shiroka melnishka loza”. The day will end in Sandanski - one of the places in Bulgaria famous for its numerous mineral water springs.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in **** SPA hotel in SandanskiDay 5: Plovdiv - European capital of cultureStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceWe continue to the oldest town in Europe – Plovdiv. Walking tour in the old part of the town and visit the most significant Revival houses, which are turned into museums today.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Plovdiv Day 6: Bachkovo monasteryStop At: Bachkovo Monastery, Bachkovo, Plovdiv ProvinceIt is time to get some rest. After visiting Bachkovo monastery, which is one of the largest and oldest Orthodox monasteries in Europe, the group will have a half-day free time for a walks and shopping in Plovdiv.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in PlovdivDay 7: Alexandrovo Thracian Tomb, Perperikon and Tatul Stop At: Thracian Tomb of Alexandrovo, Haskovo, Haskovo ProvinceThis day we will see a Thracian burial mound and tomb famous for its well-preserved frescoes.Duration: 2 hoursStop 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 worshipDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Thracian Sanctuary at Tatul Village, Momchilgrad, Kardzhali Province Finally we will visit Tatul, the place where Orpheus was buried.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel In Momchilgrad or Kardjali Day 8: 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.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol, Burgas ProvinceThen 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: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Sozopol Day 9: Varna and Aladzha monasteryStop At: Varna Archaeological Museum, Varna, Varna ProvinceIn this day we will discover present day town Varna with its Archaeological museum, which houses an extraordinary collection, including 6,000-year-old gold.Duration: 3 hoursStop 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: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in St. Konstantin and Elena, Golden sands or Varna Day 10: Srebarna Lake and Sveshtari Thracian tomb Stop At: Srebarna Nature Reserve, Srebarna, Silistra ProvinceThe first spot for the day is the Srebarna Nature Reserve, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Duration: 3 hoursStop 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: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in RuseDay 11: Ivanovo Rock Monastery and Churches, Madara rock relief, old capital PreslavStop At: Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo, Ivanovo, Ruse ProvinceThe tour will start with Basarbovski Rock Monastery “St. Dimitrius Basarbovski” and Ivanovo Rock Churches.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Madara Rider, Shumen, Shumen ProvinceThen we will visit the Horseman of Madara, a huge proto-Bulgarian basrelief carved into a cliffDuration: 1 hourStop At: Fortezza di Veliki Preslav, Veliki Preslav, Shumen ProvinceWe continue to the Preslav, the capital of First Bulgarian KingdomDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in ShumenDay 12: Veliko Tarnovo and ArbanasiStop At: Veliko Tarnovo - TrapezitsaThe day is dedicated to the, the capital of Second Bulgarian Kingdom – Tarnovo and the gorgeous town-museum ArbanasiDuration: 1 dayStop At: Church of Saints Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Arbanasi, Veliko Tarnovo ProvinceThe gorgeous town-museum ArbanasiDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Arbanasi or Veliko Tarnovo Day 13: Etar, Buzludzha monument, Shipka, Karanovo and Stara ZagoraStop At: Buzludzha Monument, Kazanluk, Stara Zagora ProvinceWe will start with the lovely architectural and ethnographic complex Etar. Then we will continue to Buzludzha – the most important monument from communist era and Shipka National park-monument. At Stara Zagora we see a group of Neolithic dwellings, in Karanovo - the Thracian chariot tomb and the Karanovo Tell.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in *** hotel in Pavel bania or Kazanlak Day 14: Valley of the Thracian Kings and KoprivshtitsaStop At: The Thracian tomb at Shushmanets, Shipka, Stara Zagora ProvinceThis day we will visit the most significant tombs of Valley of the Thracian Kings. Touring continues with the Thracian Temple Complex at Starosel - the oldest ever found royal Thracian complex with a mausoleum. Then continue to the wonderful architectural and historical reserve Koprivshtitsa townDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in **** SPA hotel in Hisarya or Pavel Bania Day 15: SPA & relax day in Hisarya Stop 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 ****SPA hotel In Hisarya Day 16: Arrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights homeStop At: Sofia Airport Transfer, Sofia, Sofia Region Arrival in Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights homeDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$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.