CITY BREAK IN SOFIA
20/06/2024
€187
27/06/2024
€187
04/07/2024
€187
11/07/2024
€187
18/07/2024
€187
25/07/2024
€187
01/08/2024
€187
08/08/2024
€187
15/08/2024
€187
22/08/2024
€187
29/08/2024
€187
05/09/2024
€187
12/09/2024
€187
19/09/2024
€187
26/09/2024
€187
03/10/2024
€187
10/10/2024
€187
PRICE INCLUDES:
Arrival and departure transfers
3 nights accommodation on BB basis at a hotel of chosen category in Sofia
Walking tour of Sofia with professional English speaking guide.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
International flights
International travel insurance
Meals (lunch or dinner) and drinks
One day tour to Plovdiv
One day tour to Rila Monastery
Visit to Boyana Church and the National History Museum
Dinner at traditional restaurant in Sofia with folklore music and dances
Luggage porterage, tips to the guide and the driver
Visa support (if required) and any other documentation and services required by the authorities for entering Bulgaria
SOFIA – RILA MONASTERY – PLOVDIV – SOFIA
4-day excursion from €187
Day 1

Arrival in Sofia. Airport transfer and accommodation. Guided sightseeing tour of the city centre, including visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, Presidency, etc. Optional dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.

Day 2

Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional tours:


1) One day tour to Rila Monastery - drive to Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miraculous icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the woodcarved cross made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower. Tour duration - approx. 8 hours.



2) Visit to Boyana Church and the National History Museum. Visit to the National History Museum. Most interesting are the collections of Thracian and Old Bulgarian gold and silver treasures, rich collection of icons, church plates and cloths, numismatics, manuscripts and early printed books, ethnographic exhibits. Visit to Boyana Church (included in the list of UNESCO), located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the suburb of Boyana, where you can witness magnificent frescoes from 1259 - one of the masterpieces of Byzantine art. Tour duration - approx. 4 hours.


Overnight in Sofia.

Day 3

Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional one day tour to Plovdiv - European capital of culture 2019. Sightseeing tour in the Old Town, including the Roman Ancient Theatre, which was built in the 1st century AD and is nowadays considered to be the largest surviving Roman construction in Bulgaria, visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Roman Stadium, St. Constantine and Helena Church, etc. Drive back to Sofia. Tour duration - approx. 8 hours. Overnight in Sofia.

Day 4

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Departure.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES
One day tour to Plovdiv (minimum 5 tourists)
from €0 to €110
One day tour to Rila Monastery (minimum 5 tourists)
from €0 to €100
Dinner at traditional restaurant in Sofia with folklore music and dances (4-course meal, incl. aperitive, vegetarian menu is available), minimum 5 tourists
from €0 to €120
2 dinners at hotel, without drinks, vegetarian menu is available
€60
3 dinners at hotel, without drinks, vegetarian menu is available
€90
For up-to-date information visit: https://www.bulgaria-guide.com/tours/CITY_BREAK_IN_SOFIA/6000003381/