Explore the top highlights of Bulgaria
This amazing three-day trip taking you from the Romanian capital to the neighbouring country of Bulgaria is a great way to experience Eastern Europe's charm. Early in the morning, our guide will pick you up and begin the journey to the foothills of the Balkan Mountains.
Your first stop in Bulgaria will be close to the border, in Ruse - the city known as the “Small Vienna” with its exquisite belle epoque buildings and charming vibe. Walking tour in Ruse - the biggest Bulgarian river port on the Danube River will be a great start to this trip.
From Ruse, the trip continues with spectacular Veliko Tarnovo – the medieval capital of Bulgaria offering tourists breathtaking panoramic views. Walking tour will take you back in time while exploring this beautiful and unique medieval city.
You will have a chance to visit magnificent Tsaravets Fortress, the strongest Bulgarian fortification from the Middle Ages.
Next day, you depart to Plovdiv.
The city is the European Capital of Culture 2019 located in the heart of the Thracian valley with the best Bulgarian wines. During a walking tour you will pass by some interesting sites from the Roman times: the Roman stadium, the Amphitheatre, the Pharmacy and two of the most prominent houses of Hindliyan and Balabanov, architectural treasures from The Bulgarian Revival period. Overnight will also be in Plovdiv.
After one last look at the gorgeous Plovdiv landscapes, the journey will take you back to Bucharest. On the way, you will stop at Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex - an open-air museum that offers a great presentation to the Bulgarian National Revival period.
The last highlight on the route is 15th-century Basarabovo Monastery - the only one active rock monastery in Bulgaria.
You will return to Bucharest in the evening completely amazed by the Bulgarian beauty.