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Private Day-Trip to Medieval Bulgaria from Bucharest

This private day-trip to Bulgaria will take you to see the best of Bulgaria in one day. Leave in the morning to the Romanian-Bulgarian border you will arrive at the Ivanovo Rock Churches, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site with perfectly preserved frescoes. Next stop will be done in Veliko Turnovo, the capital of the second Bulgarian Empire where you can tour inside the Tsarevets fortress from the 12th century. Step back in time on the Samovodene Artisans Street packed with workshops of locals where you can find a coppersmith, silversmith, icon painter and many more. Drive up to Arbanassi Village, an architectural reserve unique in Bulgaria. Visit the interior of Konstantilieva House, a merchants house from the 17th century. Before leaving Bulgaria take an exclusive visit to the town of Ruse with a short stroll in the central area.

per adult from

$282

AUD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    • Bottled water
    • Free Wi-fi in all our vehicles
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Private tour
    • Transport by modern A/C private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo
    • Entry/Admission - Konstantsalieva House
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • You will start the day by going over the border to Bulgaria, so be sure to have your passport with you. Your first stop will be at the Ivanovo Rock Churches, a UNESCO world heritage site which is actually carved in the rock and has among the best preserved frescoes. Afterwards we visit Veliko Turnovo, once the capital of the second Bulgarian empire and also Tsarevets hill with the remains of the castle and church of the Bulgarian Kings. It dates back to the 12th century. Enjoy a walk on Samovodene Artisans Street packed with workshops of locals were you can find a coppersmith, silversmith, an icon painter and many more. Many of the workshops are there for 3-4 generations already.

    The next stop will be the intriguing village of Arbanassi with an included visit to Konstantsalieva house, so you can discover the interior from a typical local house. Before setting off for Romania, last visit will be in the small town of Ruse that has a beautiful main square and pedestrian area. Together with your local guide you will be immersed in the town's charm and learn more about its history from the Roman times to modernity.

    Arrive back to your hotel in the evening after a wonderful day filled with great sights, history and friends from Bulgaria.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup possible from centrally located hotels, hostels, or apartments in BucharestAirports
    • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Eastern European Experience

Activity ID: V-16115P9

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