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Bachkovo Monastery & Wine Cellar Tasting & Lunch

Spend the day connecting with nature, learning about Bulgarian wine and
taking in the tranquil atmosphere of the Bachkovo Monastery.

The orthodox Bachkovo monastery is situated in the luscious Rhodope mountains and is the second largest monastery in Bulgaria. It is an absolute must-see place when visiting Plovdiv!

Learn more about Bulgarian wines and the history of wine production during a visit to a local wine cellar. At the wine cellar, we will taste 5 Bulgarian wines in the tasting room!

Enjoy a traditional lunch in a Bulgarian village! Try some local delicacies and, hopefully, you will become a fan of Bulgarian cuisine!

Another fascinating place, seated on a high, rocky ridge in the Rhodopi mountains is Asen's Fortress, which is the last stop of our tour. This 6-hour tour combines culture, history, wine and food in the best possible way, and your friendly Tour Leader will be present to explain everything and answer any question that you may have!

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Wine tasting
    • Visits to Bachkovo Monastery, Asens Fortress and Local Wine Cellar
    • Tour Leader
    • Hotel drop-off and pickup
    • Transport by private vehicle/mini-bus
    • Entry/Admission - Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bachkovo Monastery, 10km south of Asenovgrad on the main road between Assenovgrad and Smolyan, Bachkovo 4251 Bulgaria

    We will visit Bachkovo Monastery on this day tour!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Plovdiv Province

    We will visit a winery in the Plovdiv region for a tour and tasting

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bachkovo, Bachkovo, Plovdiv Province

    We will have a traditional lunch in Bachkovo village before visting Bachkovo monastery!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress), Asenovgrad 4000 Bulgaria

    Make a stop at the amazing Asen's fortess!

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please inform us of your pick-up location. We can pick you up from your hotel, AirBnB or rental apartment.
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Wear weather-appropriate clothing and appropriate shoes
    • Bring camera, cash, sun glasses/hat
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Bulgaria Wine Tours

Activity ID: V-18825P11

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