Festivals & Events

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 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!

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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