Cities

Veliko Tarnovo

VELIKO TARNOVO - THE OLD CAPITAL

Dramatically set amidst an amphitheatre of forested hills divided by the ribboning Yantra River Veliko Tarnovo is one of the oldest settlements in Bulgaria. The first traces of human presence here date from the 3rd millennium BC. During the Middle Ages Veliko Tarnovo served as a capital of the Second Bulgarian kingdom when it became the most important political, economic and religious centre of the empire. It claimed to be the Third Rome” based on its preeminent cultural influence in the Balkans and the Slavic Orthodox world.

Today Veliko Tarnovo still tells many stories of that glorious time. Here we find some of Bulgaria’s oldest churches - a real treasure for those interested in religion and history. People from all corners of the world come here to visit the magnificent Tsarevets fortress, walk down the colorful crafts market and enjoy the variety of bar and restaurants. Whether you decide to discover the old capital yourself or join our walking tour, we’ll make sure your time here is worth every minute.

Hotel Meridian Bolyarski    

Hotel Bolyarski is perfectly located in the very heart of the Old City of Veliko Turnovo, just off the major historical and cultural landmarks of the town. The hotel has unique architecture of 15 floors, which amphitheatrically ascend from the picturesque Gurko up to the City Central Street, to grant guests a quick access to the city. 

Bolyarski Hotel features 57 elegantly-designed single and double rooms, 3 studios, 7 suites and 2 VIP Suites, with splendid Old City and Yantra River views. Guest rooms are furnished in pastel color combinations of yellow, tranquil green, brownish and red hues. Each room is equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, direct telephone line and free internet access. Sports facilities include: Indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, Two saunas and Turkish bath, Fitness hall, Solarium, Traditional and special massages, acupuncture, acupressure.

 

Grand Hotel Yantra    

The building of Yantra Grand Hotel is a cultural monument with a unique location at the heart of the Old Tarnovo Town. The hotel offers a marvellous panoramic view to Veliko Tarnovo University, Arbanassi architectural reserve, the historical hill of Trapezitsa and Tsarevets Stronghold. Yantra Grand Hotel provides year-round opportunities for recreation, educational and cultural and historical tours. Hotel has 71 elegant apartments and rooms, part of which with a view to Tsarevets Fortress. The hotel also incudes luxury restaurant serving typical Bulgarian as well as international cuisine, ViennaCafé, Lobby bar with a splendid view of Tsarevets Stronghold and a casino. The luxurious Yantra SPA and wellness centre offers a variety of classic and exotic SPA treatments and wellness programs with high-end cosmetics.

 

Panorama    

Situated in the heart of the town, hotel Panorama is very close by the most visited and primary tourist destinations and sights in the Old Capital. With its unique architectural and interior design the hotel offers to its visitors 24 double rooms, 3 single rooms and 5 apartments. The apartments have two separated rooms; all of them have two bathrooms and provide for our guests stile, comfort, and cosiness. The rooms have a panoramic view to the Asens` monument, the hill Sveta gora and Yantra River.

Hotel Panorama has a stylish panoramic restaurant offering a rich variety of national and world cuisine and a nice lobby bar. The wellness centre offers a variety of relaxing and beauty programs, together with jacuzzi, fitness, sauna and steam bath.