In only a few hours this tour takes you from Bucharest to the foothills of the Balkan Mountains where the impressive medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo is located. The tour will start with a visit to St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, the only monastery in Bulgaria carved into rock and inhabited since its establishment, and will continue with a visit to the remarkable medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo, built high on the surrounding hilltops, and Arbanasi Village, full of medieval charm.
• 12 hours
Discover why Veliko Tarnovo was named one of the most beautiful cities built on a hill on this full-day tour from Sofia. In a small group of no more than eight, explore the medieval capital and its fortress which, proudly standing on the banks of the Yantra river, dominates the landscape to this day. Also, soak up the atmosphere and admire the 17th-century frescoes and iconostases of the nearby village of Arbanassi.
• 10 hours
This is a one-day private sightseeing tour by car starting from Varna, Bulgaria to Veliko Turnovo (228 km from Varna), one of the oldest towns in the country. You will visit the following places and will stay there enough time to fully enjoy the area: the old town; the medieval fortress Tsarevets; the temple “St. Forty Holy Martyrs” and some other temples nearby; the Transfiguration Monastery; the architectural reservation Arbanasi. The tour will start and finish at your accommodation in Varna.
• 11 hours
In a not very renown place awaits a gift created by nature for travellers. Let's go on one of the most beautiful eco trails in the Balkans, the Emen Canyon. And to make the most of the day, the trek is followed by an exploration of history in Veliko Tarnovo, the famously historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire.
• 1 day
Explore the picturesque Veliko Turnovo, the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom, boasting of many historical monuments including the imposing medieval fortress Tsarevets and the nearby Arbanassi - one of Bulgaria's most remarkable historic villages.
• 11 hours
Enjoy a full-day tour to Veliko Tarnovo -one of the highlights of Bulgaria and Hotnitsa Waterfall – described by many as piece of Heaven.
• 10 hours