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Bulgaria Culture Tour

        

Highlights: For thirteen centuries, Bulgaria - the cradle of Slav culture, the land of Orpheus and Spartacus has given the world men of great achievements, mysterious Thracian treasures and burial tombs, magnificent frescos and many brilliant examples of ancient applied arts. Bulgarian festivals and customs date back to ancient times when men tried to appease the natural elements and trembled before their power. Full of beauty, gaiety, mystical voices, fiery dances and brightly colored  costumes - Bulgarian folklore has to be seen, felt and experienced!

7-DAY CULTURE TOUR IN BULGARIA

Day 1

Tour starts in Sofia. Meeting at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Sightseeing the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia and visit to the Alexander Nevski Catedral and Boyana Church - included in the UNESCO list of World Cultural & Historical Heritage.  Dinner in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant with a live fire dancing performance. Barefooted dancers performing on burning embers - a religious and mystical ritual for health, fruitfulness and expelling illness.

Day 3

Sofia - Village of Oreshak. Visit to the Permanent National Exhibition of Folk Art in Oreshak where you can find your own particular memento from the Bulgarian culture - a small carved wooden wine vessel, a Troyan pottery set, a fleecy Rhodope rug, an original piece of silver jewellery, a finely embroidered silk blouse or a colourful carpet. Departure for Fenerite - an original Bulgarian house hotel complex.

Day 4

Fenerite - Bojenci - Gabrovo - Etara Open Air Ethnographic museum - Veliko Tarnovo. Accommodation and sightseeing the organic architecture of the city. In the evening THE SON ET LUMIERE - spectacular show designed to tell the history of Tsarevets - the fortress is lit up by huge spotlights accompanied by a stirring soundtrack.

Day 5 Veliko Tarnovo - Shipka Historical Museum - Shipka Church - Kazanlak. Visit to the Museum of Bulgarian Oleaginous Rose that yields 70 percent of the world's attar of roses used by every perfume company in the world. If time allows, visit to the  Ethnographic museum in Kazanlak.
Day 6

In the morning visit to the Kazanlak Thracian Tomb under the UNESKO protection and departure for  Koprivshtitsa Architectural reserve. Sightseeing the architectural reserve and farewell dinner prepared from home made organic products. Overnight stay in a traditional Bulgarian guess house.

Day 7

Visit to the Starosel Thracian Tomb  discovered by teams of Bulgarian archeologists in the summer of year 2000 and  dated from 4-5 century BC.  In the tomb has been found a grave of what is believed to be a great Thracian ruler. Departure for Sofia. Arriving and transfer to the airport.

TOUR INFO Schedule Hotel Rent Meals Guides / Driver Transfers Tour quota
Tour map
All the year round 6 nights at 3-star hotels & traditional houses Rent a car / van 6 breakfasts
6 dinners
Driver for all transfers and a tour guide All the necessary transfers during the entire tour min 2 participants
TOUR PRICE over 14 pax 8-14 pax 4-7 pax 2-3 pax
Request about this tour 459 EURO 549 EURO 629 EURO 899 EURO
*Prices shown are per person and double room occupancy. Single room supplement is 150 US for the entire tour.
    Children 2-12 years old accommodated on an extra bed pay 1/2 of the regular tour price.

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