Cultural Round Trips

Bulgaria has an exciting and unique past. Thousands of years ago, somewhere on the crossroad between East and West, in a country inhabited with warm people and adorned with true natural beauty, a new Culture was born. And the Culture had many parents and all of them gave it the best present they could!

Get close to the Bulgarian ways and traditions, dive into a centuries — old, turbulent history! With us you will not only see but take part in Celebrating the Bulgarian Rose — one of the jolliest and most "aromatic" festivals with no analogy around the world!

Take a look at our Culture & History round trips and finish the tale your way!

The archaeological highlights of Bulgaria
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 10 Days / 9 Overnights
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  • The Bulgarian capital Sofia - a blend of ancient archaeological monuments and modern-day landmarks
  • The Rila Monastery - an architectural masterpiece of its time
  • The archaic Old Quarter (Trimontium) of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The Bachkovo monastery and its stunning frescoes
  • The unique Thracian Cult Complex at Perperikon
  • The Deutum Archaeological Reserve
  • The idyllic Old town of Sozopol
  • The ancient maritime centre Nesebar perched on a tiny peninsula in the Black sea
  • The Bulgarian Black Sea capital - Varna
  • The Aladzha Rock monastery
  • The mystic archaic relief of the Madara Horseman
  • The preserved remains of the former Bulgarian capitals Veliki Preslav and Pliska
  • The Abritus Archaeological Reserve
  • The Sborianovo Archaeological Reserve
  • The Ivanovo Rock Monastery with its maze of chapels hewn into the sheer rock
  • The city of Ruse dubbed “The little Wien”
  • The ancient Roman city Nikopolis ad Istrum
  • The beautiful Medieval capital of Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings
  • The Starosel Thracian Complex

A Journey through Time
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 8 days / 7 overnights
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  • The Bulgarian Capital - Sofia: a colourful blend of numerous ancient sites and modern city landmarks
  • Visit of the city of the Bulgarian Tsars - Veliko Tarnovo
  • The city of Varna - The Sea capital of Bulgaria and its enchanting Sea garden
  • The Old town of Nessebar – an ancient UNESCO classified maritime town picturesquely built on a tiny peninsula
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings with its ancient tombs and the Rose Valley with the beautiful rose “Damascene” gardens
  • A walk in the winding cobble streets of the charming Old Quarter (Trimontium) of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • Marvel at the majestic Rila mountain while travelling to the biggest monastery on the Balkan Peninsula – the Rila Monastery
  • Farewell dinner at a traditional Bulgarian restaurant in Sofia

Bulgaria & the Black Sea coast revealed
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 13 days / 12 overnights
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  • The Bulgarian Capital - Sofia: a colourful blend of ancient heritage and modern urban culture
  • The Medieval capital of Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo
  • The city of Varna - The Bulgarian Black sea capital
  • The ancient maritime town of Nessebar perched on a tiny peninsula in the Black Sea
  • The splendid sand beaches of the Black Sea coast
  • The mystic Strandzha Mountain and the idyllic Ropotamo River
  • The charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The spectacular Rila mountain

Bulgarian Highlights & Traditions
Route: Bulgaria
Transport: Coach
Price: T/A
  • The Bulgarian capital - Sofia: a colourful blend of numerous ancient heritage and modern urban culture
  • The colourful frescoes at the imposing Rila Monastery!
  • Visit of the city of the Bulgarian Tsars - Veliko Tarnovo and the tranquil village of Arbanassi
  • The charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings with its ancient tombs and the Rose Valley with the beautiful rose “Damascene” gardens
  • The enchanting Trojan Monastery!
  • A magnificent voyage to the Avramovo railway station – the highest railway station on the Balkan Peninsula.
  • Taste the Bulgarian wines at the wine cellar of Lyaskovets!

Classic Bulgaria Caravan Tour
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 16 days / 15 overnights
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  • The beautiful Medieval capital of Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo
  • The Bulgarian Black Sea capital - Varna
  • The Aladzha Rock monastery
  • The ancient maritime town of Nesebar perched on a tiny peninsula in the Black sea
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings
  • The charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The Bulgarian capital Sofia - a blend of ancient monuments and modern-day landmarks
  • The Rila Monastery - the biggest monastery on the Balkan Peninsula
  • The spectacular Belogradchik rocks phenomenon

The Rose Festival and the top cultural landmarks of Bulgaria!
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 7 Days / 6 Overnights
Price from: T/A
  • We will be amazed by the dazzling rhythm of life in the Bulgarian Capital Sofia: a colourful blend of archaic monuments and modern-day urban landmarks!
  • We will drift back in time while strolling in the ancient streets of the charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv!
  • We will marvel at the spectacular Rila Monastery - an architectural masterpiece of it time!
  • We will explore Stara Zagora - a city of the poets, straight streets and lime trees!
  • The picturesque Valley of the Roses and of the Thracian Kings will be our main highlights!
  • We will take part in the traditional Rose-picking ritual - you will have the chance to pick your own rose bud!
  • We will visit an authentic Bulgarian Rose Essencial Oil Distillery to learn how the rose essential oil is extracted!
  • We will observe how traditional folklore costumes are made by hand by the ladies in Skobelevo!
  • We will enjoy a folklore music show at the Rose Damascene Ethnographic Complex in Scobelevo!
  • We will attend the International Folklore Festival in Kazanluk and try some Bulgarian dances!
  • We will indulge in the pampering care of the healing thermal water in a SPA Hotel near Stara Zagora!
  • We will take time for a cup of aromatic coffee at a traditional coffee house in the preserved Medieval capital of Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo!

Bulgaria’s historical treasure chest unlocked
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 10 days / 9 overnights
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  • The Bulgarian capital Sofia - a city of ancient historical heritage and modern-day landmarks
  • The Rila Monastery - an architectural masterpiece of its time that played a significant role in the Bulgarian history
  • A stunning scenic trip on the single narrow - gauge line on the Balkan peninsula
  • The charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The unique Thracian Cult Complex at Perperikon
  • The archaic Thracian sanctuary near the village of Tatul
  • The ancient maritime centre Nesebar perched on a tiny peninsula in the Black sea
  • The Bulgarian Black Sea capital - Varna
  • The Aladzha Rock monastery
  • The romantic coastal town of Balchik
  • The former Bulgarian capitals Veliki Preslav, Pliska and Veliko Turnovo
  • The wrapped in legends Troyan Monastery

Bulgarian Monasteries Tour
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 9 days / 8 overnights
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  • The Bulgarian Capital Sofia: a religiously tolerant city where you will have the chance to see a Jewish synagogue within a few minutes’ walk from a Muslim Mosque and an Orthodox cathedral
  • Koprivshtitsa - a small museum-town made up by authentic houses
  • The city of the Bulgarian Tsars - Veliko Tarnovo
  • The out-of the beaten track religious sanctuaries nested in the heart of the Balkan mountain range - Petropavlovski Monastery, Preobrajenski Monastery, Kilifarevski Monastery and Dryanovski Monastery
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings with its ancient tombs
  • A walk in the winding cobble streets of the charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre and the Bachkovo monastery
  • The majestic Rila mountain, home of the Rila Monastery - the biggest monastery on the Balkan Peninsula

On the tracks of the Orthodoxy
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 8 Days / 7 Overnights
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  • The vibrant Bulgarian Capital Sofia where you will have the chance to see a Jewish synagogue within a few minutes’ walk from a Muslim Mosque and an Orthodox cathedral
  • Veliko Tarnovo - the Medieval Capital of Bulgaria
  • The religious sanctuaries nested in the heart of the mighty Balkan mountain range
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings with its ancient tombs
  • The charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The Bachkovo monastery and its stunning frescoes
  • The spectacular Rila mountain, home of the Rila Monastery - the biggest monastery on the Balkan Peninsula

In search for the Bulgarian Christianity’s roots and traditions
Country: Bulgaria
Days: 8 Days / 7 Overnights
Price from: T/A
  • The Bulgarian Capital Sofia – where the young and dynamic vibe of the modern urban culture blends with the old east-meets-west feel in the scattering of onion-domed churches, Ottoman mosques, Jewish synagogues and socialist monuments
  • The spectacular Rila mountain, home of the Rila Monastery - the biggest monastery on the Blakan Peninsula
  • The charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre
  • The Bachkovo monastery and its stunning frescoes
  • The Valley of the Thracian Kings with its ancient tombs
  • The ancient maritime town of Nesebar perched on a tiny peninsula in the Black sea
  • The Bulgarian Black Sea Capital – Varna
  • The Aladzha Rock monastery
  • The city of Ruse dubbed “the small Wien” for its aristocratic 19th century architecture
  • The beautiful Medieval Capital of Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo and the spiritual sanctuaries in the heart of the Balkan Mountain

The Folklore Costume Festival in Zheravna and more!
Route: Sofia, Zheravna, Plovdiv, the Rila Monastery, Sofia
6 days / 5 nights
Transport: Coach
Price from: T/A
  • We will take part in a splendid costume “fiesta” that gathers people from all corners of the world in the picturesque village of Zheravna tucked in the heart of the Balkan Mountains to celebrate the colorful Bulgarian folklore traditions!
  • We will drift back in time while strolling in the ancient streets of the charming Old Quarter of the city of Plovdiv!
  • We will marvel at the spectacular Rila Monastery - an architectural masterpiece of it time!
  • We will take in the charms of the vibrant Bulgarian capital Sofia: a colourful blend of archaic monuments and modern-day urban landmarks!

Cultural Round Trips

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