Day Trip to Ruse (Northern Bulgaria) from Bucharest

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ruse

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Visit the most elegant city in Bulgaria, Ruse.Due to its prosperity in the 19th century, the city acquired a pronounced central European look and was even titled a “Little Vienna”. You will start exploring Ruse from the Freedom Square, adorned with beautiful little park and fountains, the square still preserves the ambience of the old times. Bulgarian rich history and traditions will be revealed to you during the visit to Ruse Museum of History. It occupies a former local court building and has an exposition of around 140 000 items.Roman Fortress of Sexaginta Prista, overlooking the Danube, was once a mighty strategic Roman fort. Our guide will walk you through centuries of history to bring the place back to life. Lose track of time when visiting the oldest church of Ruse - Holy Trinity Church, constructed during the Ottoman rule and aiming to be as unobtrusive as possible, it goes below the ground level. The tour will end in a relaxing walk on the Danube Riverbank.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rousse Museum of History, Ruse, Ruse Provinceshowcases an extensive collection of artefacts, telling a long and illustrious past of the north Bulgaria regionDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Sexaginta Prista Fortress and Museum, Ruse, Ruse Provincetravel back in time to ancient times and find out how the city was bornDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Sveta Troitsa Cathedral, Ruse, Ruse Provincethe oldest one in the city, most part of which is located under the groundDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Danube River, Ruse, Ruse Provinceenjoy a promenade on the picturesque Danube Riverbank Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Freedom Square, Ruse, Ruse Provincestroll down the main streets of Ruse, created by eminent European architects (The Dohodno Zdanie, Opera House, Girdap, Regional Library Building)Duration: 45 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Pick-up or convenient meeting point

What’s not included

  • Entrance tickets (cost approx. 6 Eur/person)
  • Lunch expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Rousse Museum of History
  • Entry/Admission - Sexaginta Prista Fortress and Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sveta Troitsa Cathedral
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