Sofia Airport transfer / 20 km and 20 minutes driving time
Welcome to Sofia Airport. We will meet you at the airport and if your flight hasn’t arrived too late we’ll do a welcome walk in Sofia. We love Sofia and will show you its charm and most amazing spots with the best views and places in the city.
Overnight in Sofia. Hotel 3*, 4* or 5* depending on your choice.
Sofia – Plovdiv – Bachkovo Monastery – Assen fortress – Plovdiv / 210 km and 3 hours drive / 1
We depart for Plovdiv which is less than 2-hour drive from Sofia.
Walking tour in Plovdiv city – the oldest alive city of Europe and Europian Capital of Culture for 2019.
Bachkovo Monastery with the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary in the Mountain of Orpheus – Rodopy.
Medieval Assen’s fortress and wine tasting of sacral Mavrud wine in the town of Asenovgrad.
Overnight in Plovdiv. Hotel 3*, 4* or 5* depending on your choice.
Plovdiv – Damascena – Kazanlak – Shipka – Etar – Veliko Tarnovo / 220 km and 4 hours driving time for the day
Damascena rose oil distillery in the bigest Rose Valley in the world.
Thracian tomb-temples of immortality and golden treasures in the Valley of the Thracian Kings.
The peak of freedom “Shipka” in the heart of the Balkans.
Ethnographic open-air museum “Etara” with working wooden technologies, powered by water.
Overnight in the town of Veliko Tarnovo.
Tarnovo – Arbanasi – Transfiguration Monastery – Veliko Tarnovo / 40 km and 1 hour driving time for the day
Historical up-down walking tour of the holly hils of Veliko Tarnovo.
The village of Arbanasi with the picturesque atmosphere and unique architecture of the houses – each with high and strong surrounding walls and massive wooden gates.
Transfiguration Monastery with the Wheel of Life.
Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo. Hotel 3*, 4* or 5* depending on your choice.
Tarnovo – Preslav – Madara – Pliska – Varna / 250 km and 3.5 hours driving time
Shumen plateau and the rock relief of the global bulgarian simbol “Madara Rider”.
The sacral geometry of First Bulgarian Capital – Pliska, since year of 681.
The Second Capital – Veliki Preslav and the message of the Round church.
Overnight in/around Varna. Hotel 3*, 4* or 5* depending on your choice.
Varna – Balchik – “Pobiti Kamani” – Historical Park – Varna 160 km and 2.5h driving time for the day
Botanic garden and the “Manifestation of God” in the palace of Balchik town.
Museum attraction “Historical Park” where the history form the past comes alive so that every visitor can experience it.
The phenomenon of “Pobiti Kamani”- Stone Forest or experimental field of time traveling.
The oldest processed gold in the World – Varna treasure, 5th millennium BC.
Overnight in Varna. Hotel 3*, 4* or 5* depending on your choice.
Varna – Nessebar – Burgas – Stara Zagora 300 km and 4 h driving time for the day
Historical tour in the old town of Nessebar – the town of the 40 churches.
The 9 names city – Stara Zagora city. This is the 5th largest city in the country. It’s built on top of an old Roman village called Irinopolis. Many valuable mosaics, tombs, and antiques from the old ages have been found there. A part of the antique theatre is still well preserved.
Overnight in Stara Zagora. Hotel 3*, 4* or 5* depending on your choice.
Stara Zagora – Sofia / 230 km km and 2.5 hours driving time
We can spend some shopping time if we have it and then – transfer and departure from Sofia airport
OR an extension of the tour.