DAY 1 SOFIA
Arrival at Sofia airport - transfer to the hotel. Accommodation, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast city tour of Sofia - visit of the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the churches St. Sofia and St. Nedelia, the Russian church, the Rotonda, the Roman ruins and other sights of Sofia. Lunch. Free time for shopping. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 3SOFIA - VELKO TARNOVO
Breakfast. Departure to Veliko Turnovo - the ancient capital of The Second Bulgarian state. Visit of the village of Arbanassi, situated very close to Veliko Tarnovo, popular with its typical architecture from the period of the Bulgarian Revival period; Sightseeing tour of the village - The Constansaliev house, the churches, the street fountains. In the afternoon city tour of Veliko Tarnovo - visit of the Zarevets medieval fortress, the Samovodiane market place and other sites. Accommodation. Dinner and overnight in Veliko Tarnovo. Optional “Sound and light” show.
DAY 4 VELIKO TARNOVO - PRESLAV - VARNA
After breakfast departure to Varna. On the way visit of Shumen with one of the largest mosques on the Balkan peninsula. Visit of Veliki Preslav (Preslav The Great), one of the best developed cultural centers in the past. Lunch and wine tasting. Round tour of Preslav and departure to the Madara Horseman, an UNESO protected monument. Departure to Varna - the marine capital of Bulgaria. Accommodation and free time. Dinner and overnight in Varna.
DAY 5 VARNA
Breakfast. City tour of Varna - visit of The Ethnographical museum, The Historical museum, The Cathedral church, the sea-side garden and The Roman thermal baths.. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 6 VARNA - NESSEBAR - PLOVDIV
After breakfast departure to Nessebur, settled on a picturesque peninsula next to the largest tourist resort - Sunny Beach. Lunch and city tour of Nessebur. Departure to Plovdiv - vivid cultural center and extremely beautiful modern town. Special dinner in the old town of Plovdiv. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 7 PLOVDIV - RILA MONASTERY - SOFIA
After breakfast departure to Rila monastery. On the way lunch in Borovets – the oldest ski resorts in Bulgaria. Visit of Rila Monastery - the most popular and the most significant monastery in Bulgaria, under UNESCO protection. Tour of the monastery and visits to the monastery church and museum. Departure to Sofia. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in Sofia.
DAY 8 SOFIA - DEPARTURE
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.