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Plan on taking a chateau tour in the morning, followed by lunch and then a stroll around the other sites – they’re all close together. Don’t miss the terrace on the far side of the chateau, with superb views across the river.


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$513.78 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Melnik Chateau with Wine Tasting - a Day Trip from Prague

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Prague Castle, Prague, Bohemiapick up at you hotel in PragueDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Zamek MElnik, Melnik, Central Bohemian Region, BohemiaDiscover Melnik’s top highlights in just one day on this private, round-trip tour from Prague. Meet your guide in the morning directly at your Prague hotel, and set off in your private vehicle. After roughly 1 hours on the road, arrive in Melnik, and begin to explore. Mělník is a royal dowry town, meaning a town that a Czech king bequeathed to his wife, the queen. You’ll see the Mělník castle and its medieval wine cellar,have a lunch at local tavernDuration: 5 hoursStop At: Prague Castle, Prague, BohemiaDrop off at your hotel in PragueDuration: 15 minutes

$308.27 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bohemian Wine Degustation Day Trip!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zamek MElnik, Melnik, Central Bohemian Region, BohemiaExperience wine, history and love on this unique private day trip only one hour away from Prague. The town's history is closely connected with wine production, a tradition that has lasted here more than a thousand years. You will visit the place where 23 Czech queens and princesses have lived. A tour of the chateau presents the rich collections of paintings and furniture of the Lobkowicz family, which owns the chateau today. After the Chateau tour & wine tasting you will have a free time and we suggest to try some local cuisine and some extra wines or beer at the local restaurant.Duration: 3 hours

$1518.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

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.

$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.

$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.

$694.17 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cycling holidays on Elbe cycle route, Prag to Dresden, 8 days, self guided tour

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Prague - Individual arrival in Prague. Evening reception. Accommodation in Prague.Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, BohemiaIndividual arrival in Prague. Evening reception. Accommodation in Prague.Duration: 5 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Prague.Day 2: PragueStop At: Prague Castle, Prague, BohemiaToday is set aside for a sightseeing tour of the historical town and its most important monuments: Prague Castle and Hradčany, Charles Bridge, the astronomical clock on Old Town Square, and Wenceslas Square with the equestrian statue of the country’s patron saint. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in PragueDay 3: Prague – Mělník, 50 kmStop At: Zamek MElnik, Melnik, Central Bohemian Region, BohemiaDeparture from Prague by bike. Along the way, the trip passes through Nelahozeves (chateau and Antonín Dvořák memorial), Veltrusy (chateau and Red Mill), and the confluence of the Elbe and Vltava. The historical town of Mělník is home to the St. Ludmila Vineyards and a castle with a one-of-a-kind well in its cellarDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Mělník.Day 4: Mělník – Litoměřice, 50 kmStop At: Castle Litomerice, Litomerice, Usti nad Labem Region, BohemiaDeparture from Mělník by bike. The route passes through the historical town of Roudnice nad Labem, the fortress city of Terezín (small fortress and ghetto museum), and the historical town of Litoměřice. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Litoměřice.Day 5: Litoměřice – Děčín, 50 kmStop At: Decin Castle, Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, BohemiaDeparture from Litoměřice by bike. Along the way are the Píšťany gravel quarry, the center of the Velké Žernoseky wine region, the Porta Bohemica natural monument, the regional capital of Ústí nad Labem with Střekov Castle, the Větruše lookout point (cable car and church with leaning tower), Velké Březno (the Březňák Brewery and the Chotek family’s neo-classicist chateau), the royal town of Děčín (chateau and rose garden)Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Děčín. Day 6: Děčín – Pirna, 45 kmStop At: Pirna-Sonnenstein Memorial, Pirna, SaxonyDeparture from Děčín by bike. This stage offers wonderful views along the Elbe Valley as the river winds its way past the region’s sandstone cliffs. After you cross into Germany, there come the historical spa town of Bad Schandau, the monumental Fortress Königstein, and the historical town of Pirna.Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Pirna.Day 7: Pirna – Dresden, 25 kmStop At: Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, SaxonyDeparture from Pirna by bike. The shorter journey means that there is plenty of time after arriving in Dresden to see the historical city center. Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Dresden.Day 8: Dresden Stop At: Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, SaxonyWe recommend arriving in Dresden by car or train. You can then take advantage of our comfortable transport service for the trip to Prague. Your vacation will thus be hassle-free.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.