Sofia: 2-Hour Guided City Tour with Gourmet Lunch

Sofia: 2-Hour Guided City Tour with Gourmet Lunch

From $113.45 per person

With this guided tour you will have the chance to explore the most interesting historical sites of the Bulgarian capital and learn its fascinating history. End your day at the best local gourmet restaurant and enjoy its traditional specialities.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of Sofia, its old buildings and places
  • Explore the Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Visit the Saint Sofia Basilica
  • Take a trip to the Saint George Rotunda
  • Try local gourmet specialities in the best restaurant
Full description
Enjoy a guided tour and take your chance to discover the history behind Sofia's historical landmarks in the city center. See how the capital of Bulgaria has preserved its heritage from different cultures and epochs: from Roman, to Early Christian, Ottoman, Bulgarian and Soviet. With your tour guide, you will visit the city's most popular sights like Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (the second biggest in the Balkans), Saint George Rotunda (the oldest church in town, dating back to the 4th-century) and Saint Sofia Basilica - the medieval symbol of Serdica, built in the 6th-century.  Visit other places of historical significance such as the Parliament, National Theater "Ivan Vazov"- one of the most beautiful buildings in town, the former Royal Palace, the administration of the President, and the mineral springs. After your 2-hour walking tour of the city, you will visit one of the best local gourmet restaurants in town. Whilst here, you will have the choice of 3 menus: • Shopska Salad: Tomatoes, grilled peppers, cucumbers, pickled red onion, sheep, goat and cow cheese, parsley and grilled hot pepper Kapama Pork belly, ox-tails, rabbit, Petrohan sausage, prunes pestil, rice and manna croup popcorns Bulgarian rose II Vanilla sponge cake, yogurt ice cream with pink pepper, strawberry and rose sorbet, rose meringue • Moon salad: Moon beans from Kurtovo Konare, homemade luteniza, leek on charcoal, sheep cheese, lovage, spearmint Beef cheeks Trahana with spearmint, spinach puree, aged Smilyan cheese, seasonal mushrooms Banitza with boza Cheese mousse, rose jam, “boza” sorbet, crispy “banitza” • Pears with Green cheese: Green mix salads, dark craft beer, Vinaigrette jam of green walnuts, pickle of onion from Reselets Polenta with Brynza Porcini, cheese espuma, tomato confit, milk skin Tikvenik “Rachel” of pumpkin, caviar of smoked chilli honey, three types of pumpkin, cottage cheese, vanilla ice cream and long pepper
Includes
  • Private tour
  • 2-hour sightseeing tour in the heart of Sofia
  • Free entrance to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Saint Sofia Basilica and Saint George Rotunda
  • Gourmet lunch (1 of the 3 offered options)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional food & drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

In front of the Cathedral: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, 1000 Old City Center

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
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June 23, 2019

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