Arrival at Sofia airport. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Sofia.
DAY 2: SOFIA
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Sofia – St. Nedelya Cathedral, St. George Rotunda, Russian church of St. Nicolas, St. Sophia Church, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Ivan Vazov National Theater. Lunch. Hotel accommodation. Free time for shopping. Dinner. Overnight
DAY3:SOFIA - PLOVDIV
After breakfast - departure to Plovdiv - the city of seven hills, built in IV century before Christ by the king Philip Macedonian. City tour of the ancient city and the old town with scenic houses from 19 century. In about a 2-hour you will learn about its history while exploring the charming historic quarter of the city
Return to Plovdiv. Overnight in a chosen hotel.
DAY 4:PLOVDIV - DEVIN
Departure to Devin, your SPA destination deep in the heart of the mountain Rhodopi - Orpheus mountain. In the afternoon a 30 minutes trip will take you to Bachkovo Monastery (est. the year 1083), a notable religious and tourist site. Enjoy the unique frescoes of the dining room and the facade of St. Nicholas Church, while your guide explains about the history, architecture and nowadays life in the monastery. Lunch in Shiroka laka. Accommodation in Devin.
Devin is mostly famous for its mineral springs whose temperatures vary from 16º to 76 ºС. Attracted by the healing powers of the mineral water, the Thracians settled in the region at the end of the 14th century BC and lived there up until late Antiquity (4th century AD). In the afternoon you can enjoy the SPA. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: DEVIN
Today, after breakfast, departure to Magnificent cave Devil`s throat. What entrances visitors is the possibility of embarking on a real journey of discovery, partaking of a mysterious and awe-inspiring underground kingdom. The cave’s entrance resembles a devil’s head, and down its throat rushes a massive waterfall that from ancient times has captivated imaginations and given birth to numerous legends.
After lunch visit to Yagodina Cave - a multi-level complex, primarily marble. The itinerary affords visitors the opportunity to observe almost every type of cave formation, but most impressive are the many cave pearls. They are formed as real pearls are, beginning with grains of sand that fall into the water and then are are coated with layer after layer of calcite, year after year, which is how they become round.
DAY 6: DEVIN
Breakfast. Free time for SPA. Possibility for a walk in the mountain.
DAY 7: DEVIN -SOFIA
After breakfast departure to Sofia and flight back.