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Full-Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest

Product ID: 58194
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Visit spectacular Veliko Tarnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria, on an excursion from Bucharest. Travel in air-conditioned comfort to the foothills of the Balkan Mountains. Tour the historic Tsaravets Fortress and St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery.
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Duration: 11 - 12 hours
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Pickup is available from selected centrally-located hotels & hostels in Bucharest.

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  • Visit the St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, carved into a cliff and still inhabited today
  • Discover Veliko Tarnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria and home to the strongest Bulgarian fortification of that time
  • Admire the medieval architecture of Arbanasi village
  • Discover the Tsarevets Fortress, an inescapable symbol of Veliko Tarnovo
Full description
This 12-hour excursion begins in the early morning with a pick-up at your downtown Bucharest accommodation followed by a drive to the foothills of the Balkan Mountains. Spend an enjoyable day discovering the impressive medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo.

Veliko Tarnovo was the medieval capital of Bulgaria and is home of the Tsaravets Fortress, the strongest Bulgarian fortification of the Middle Ages.

Your itinerary includes visits to the St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, the only monastery in Bulgaria carved into a cliff that is still inhabited today and Arbanasi village, where the medieval architecture will transport you back a few centuries in time.
  • Pickup and drop off at downtown Bucharest hotels and hostels
  • Small group tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Round-trip transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and other personal expenses
  • Admission tickets for Basarabov Monastery and Veliko Tarnovo Fortress (7 Eur/person)

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Important information
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• A minimum of 2 people required for this tour
• There is a possibility of cancelation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• Please note that if pick-up is not offered from your hotel you may be asked to go to a convenient meeting point
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From US$ 94.21 US$ 75.37 per person

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Product ID: 58194