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- Day 7
Arrival in Sofia. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation. Guided sightseeing tour of the city centre. Visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction; the Parliament Square, Russian Church, St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman emperor Justinian in the 6th century, the National Theatre, former Royal Palace, the Presidency, etc. Free time in the city centre and main trade area around Vitosha Boulevard. In the evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia
Breakfast. One day tour to Veliko Tarnovo. Sightseeing tour of Veliko Tarnovo - the medieval capital of Bulgaria. Visit to the historical Tsarevets Hill, which served as a primary fortress of the capital town during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. Drive to the picturesque village of Arbanassi, famous for its well preserved 17 and 18 century churches and the typical Revival architecture of its houses. Visit to Konstantsalieva House. Drive back to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.
Breakfast. Drive to Rila Monastery, the most beautiful and the most important monastery in Bulgaria. Visit to the monastery church Nativity of the Virgin. One of its greatest valuables is the wooden iconostasis, some 14th and 15th century icons, wall paintings, made by the famous artist Zahari Zograph. Walk around the monastery - Hrelyo’s Tower, the old kitchen, and the history museum. Free time. Drive to Sofia. Overnight
Early breakfast. 7:30 am - departure for Macedonia. Walking tour in Skopje, including the old quarter Varosh, the Skopsko Kale Fortress, and the Church of St. Spas (The Savior). Departure to Ohrid, via the town of Struga. Arrival in Ohrid - the Pearl of Macedonia - a town with century-old history and traditions, combined with the incredible beauty of the Ohrid Lake and the warm hospitality of its residents. Accommodation in the area.Overnight.
Breakfast. In the morning - a tour to the St. Naum Monastery, situated on the southeastern bank of the Ohrid Lake. Visit to St. Archangels Church, where the tomb of the healer and miracle maker St. Naum is located. Walking tour in the old part of Ohrid, including the Tsar Samuil’s Fortress; St. Clement Church - a site under the protection of UNESCO, for its authentic architecture and frescoes; St. Pantheleimon Church; St. Sofia Church; the ancient theatre and the old town market. Free time. Overnight in Ohrid.
Breakfast. Departure for Bulgaria. On the way - a sightseeing tour of Bitola, the second largest town of Macedonia, that has preserved the spirit of the traditional old architecture and old Macedonian crafts. Arrival in Sofia around midnight. Accommodation and overnight.
Transfer to the airport and departure
More about this tour
- Veliko Tarnovo
- Rila Monastery
Price per person:
|1 pax||2-3 pax||4-8 pax||9-15 pax||16-24 pax||25-48 pax|
|1140 €||930 €||860 €||710 €||670 €||530 €|
- 1920 km round trip
- Children up to 12 years – 30 EUR.
- Single room supplement - 294 EUR;
- Farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant with music and dances - 28 EUR.
- Additional information:
- Prices may be subject to change without prior notice;
- Advanced booking is required;
- The hotel reservations are guaranteed as a rule, when they are made more than 20 days prior to arrival; For requests made less than 20 days prior to arrival, additional confirmation of hotel reservations is needed;
- Additional confirmation of hotel reservations is needed at National Holidays/Events and Official Orthodox Holidays, such as Christmas, New Years Eve, Easter, Rose Festival /1st week of June/, 6th May, 6th September, 22nd September, etc;
- For groups up to 4 persons, the guide could be also a driver