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Veliko Tarnovo

Culture and History tour in Veliko Tarnovo

Tour Price : 140 Duration : one day Languages: English, Russian, Macedonian

Welcome to Bulgaria! Yes, you have the chance to visit one of very few left in Bulgaria medieval fortresses - Tsarevets hill in what used to be the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom - Veliko Tarnovo! Situated on a hill surrounded by the Yantra river, Tsarevets is possibly one of the best places for you to learn the rich and proud history of the Bulgarian Empire during the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries!

Veliko Tarnovo is one of the most spectacular cities in Bulgaria and a visit to the nearby village of Arbanassi is included. What is to be discovered there - just wait! We will start from yout hotel and hit the main road to Veliko Turnovo. On our route we will drive through small townd and picturescue villages, while enjoing the landscape and scenery. At arrival we will enter the late 12th century fortress - Tzarevgrad Turnov - the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. There you will see the throne hall, will enter into the Patriarch's palace church and looking at the modern murals will learn in brief the whole history of Bulgaria, following the sumbolic paintings from 1985.

After Tsarevets we will go to the village of Arbanassi - an ethnographical reserve, with seven Orthodox churches. Estimated local cash needed: The estimated local payments may vary on your desire to by souvenirs, or to have lunch or other costs, that depend on you. Approximate exchange rate - 1.45 BGN for 1 USD, and 1.96 BGN for 1 EUR.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 140
Duration: one day
Group Size: 4
Languages: English, Russian, Macedonian
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO