Day Tours From Sofia
The Rila Monastery from 10th century is Bulgaria’s most important cultural, historical and architectural monument. It is a top tourist attraction under UNESCO World Heritage protection offering incredible beauty and mountain location. On this must-do day tour from Sofia you will visit also Boyana church (UNESCO).
Plovdiv is one of the oldest European towns contemporary to Troya and Mikena and has existed as a settlement for 8000 years…A lot of history, culture, beautiful city and mountain landscapes, 3D goggles…unforgettable experience from Plovdiv – European culture capital in 2019!
The name Belogradcik literally means “small white town,” which is situated in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains just east of the Serbian border and about 50 km south of the Danube River. It has been known as a settlement since the Roman period and has passed through all the Bulgarian history.
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and it is one of the oldest cities in the Balkans and Europe. From ancient times has been considered a gateway between the East and the West. It is the birthplace of Constantine The Great and a buzzing enjoyable place with great food.
Skopje, the capital city of Northern Macedonia, will amaze you with its long and captivating history also shaped by its turbulent past. The city has always been desired by the empires. Thus Skopje today is unique in its charming diversity, an amazing mix of oriental and modern architecture.
Saeva Dupka cave’s five halls and 400 metres of corridors offer some of the most beautiful cave formations. Even more beautiful is Ledenika cave that has hosted many music performances, thanks to the excellent acoustic conditions. Saeva dupka and Ledenika caves are some of the top 100 Tourist Sites of Bulgaria.
Kazanlak is located in the very central part of Bulgaria, right in the heart of the Valley of Roses or also known as the Valley of the Thracian Kings. This valley has to offer both rich historical sites and beautiful rose and lavender gardens, rose oil distillery and rose museum.
Melnik is declared an architectural reserve and it is one of the most famous wine regions in Bulgaria. The first settlements were the Thracian tribes Medi (the famous Spartacus came from this tribe). The Slavs named later the settlement Melnik due to the sand formations surrounding it on all sides.
Veliko Tarnovo is a city in north central Bulgaria – the “City of Tsars”. Veliko Tarnovo is the famous historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1396), attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. The old part of the city is situated on the three hills Tsarevets, Trapezitsa and Sveta Gora, rising amidst Yantra river.
Koprivshtitsa (from the Bulgarian word kopriva, meaning “nettle”) is a historic town – the heart of the April Uprising in 1876 and is known for its authentic Bulgarian architecture and for its folk music festivals. Koprivshtitsa is one of the most charming historic Bulgarian towns, still preserving the atmosphere of the Bulgarian National Revival.
Spend a day relaxing at the thermal baths and spa of Borovets mountain resort on a day trip from Sofia. Visit Tsarska Bistritsa Palace and enjoy an optional lunch.
Protected by a huge fortress, home of two Bulgarian emperors, Lovech can be considered as one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Small but very old, Lovech will impress you with its cobblestone old quarter, called Varosha and its covered wooden bridge built by the greatest Bulgarian master Kolio Ficheto in the 19th […]
Plovdiv is one of the oldest European towns contemporary to Troya and Mikena. Visit Plovdiv on a private day tour from Sofia and learn everything about the long history, beautiful architecture and old town and Roman remains.
Once the wealthiest and most important city of the Thrace Valley, today Plovdiv still offers its visitors a lot of incredible places and memories. Standing proudly on the banks of Maritsa river, the town will amaze everybody with its beauty. With every step you make, Ancient Phillipopolis and Revival Plovdiv are revealing in front of […]
Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria’s most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments and is a key tourist attraction. A private tour is the best way to visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church in one day.
Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria’s most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments and is a key tourist attraction for both Bulgaria and Southern Europe. It is traditionally thought that the monastery was founded by the hermit St. Ivan of Rila, whose name it bears, during the […]
The Monastery of Rila is the most important cultural, historical and architectural monument and is a key tourist attraction. Combine the visit to this UNESCO site with some nice hikes around RIla Mountain – Stob pyramids and the cave of Ivan Rilski in the thick forest.
Rila Monastery – the top visited historical site of Bulgaria under the protection of UNESCO! Combine with some wonderful regional wine with snack and great views over Rila Mountain. Buy a bargain bottle of wine of your choice.
Sofia is the contemporary capital of Bulgaria. Its population grew rapidly during the Communist-Socialist era (1944-1989). At the time of the liberation from the Turks in 1878, the population of the city was 11,649 inhabitants and for a few decades after that the city experienced large population growth mainly from other regions of the country.
Sofia is the contemporary capital of Bulgaria. Its population grew rapidly during the Communist-Socialist era (1944-1989) – by the time of its liberation (1878) the population of the city was 11,649 and for a few decades after the liberation the city experienced large population growth mainly from other regions of the country.