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Philip Stanimirov - Private Guide in Sofia

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Wine Tasting

Wine tasting tour in Melnik

Tour Price : 590 Duration : 4 days Languages: English, Russian, Macedonian

This tour is designed to introduce to you the ancient civilization of the Thracians - the oldest population on the Balkan peninsula, in the same time learning about the origins of wine - this God blessed liquid, that has been approved by many and denied just by some!

We will visit Rila monastery - one of 9 UNSESCO heritage sites in Bulgaria, stay in Melnik - popular small town with its underground tinnel wine cellars, Devin - a SPA town in the heart of the Rhodope mountains and relax there, then go to Brestovitza village and taste some wine from the Thracian valley and try typical Bulgarian wine in Assenovgrad - Mavrud.

The fourth day will take us to Starosel where the biggest Thracian sanctuary was discovered, and taste some wine from this region. On the way back to Sofia - visit Koprivshtitsa, the town where the April uprising started and gave the beginning of the strong movement for liberation of Bulgaria. Itinerary:

Day 1 Sofia - Rila monastery - Melnik

Day 2 Melnik - Gotze Delchev - Devin

Day 3 Devin - Pamporovo - Plovdiv

Day 4 Plovdiv - Starosel - Koprivshtitsa - Sofia

Estimated cash needed - 200 BGN - As the tour does not include meals for the travellers, this is enough cash for meals and fees to the Wineries, some souveniers and some wine to buy.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 590
Duration: 4 days
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...) :YES
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 :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO