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UNESCO Sites Duration: 7 days  

Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna, , Plovdiv

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For several decades now, under UNESCO, attempts have been made to preserve the planet's most valuable cultural and natural heritage. Our company have designed a tour that will take you to all major UNESCO sites in Bulgaria providing comprehensive and multilingual travel guide services. The UNESCO tour of Bulgaria is a unique cultural experience and a great chance to explore one of Europe’s oldest lands.

UNESCO Sites
Days
Cities
Description
Day 1
Sofia

After arrival city tour of Sofia - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the 4-th century St. George Rotonda, the Synagogue. After lunch in the city we proceed to Boyana church (superb 13th century frescoes, UNESCO Site) and National Museum of History. Dinner at a folkore restaurant and overnight stay in Sofia.

Day 2
Veliko Tarnovo

After breakfast we drive to the Rose Valley for a fascinating glance at the old Thracians and their mysterious civilization. Upon arrival in Kazanluk visit the famous 4-th century BC Thracian tomb (UNESCO Site). After lunch we cross the Balkan Mountains through the spectacular Shipka pass and descent to Veliko Tarnovo.

Day 3
Varna

Morning Transfer to Shumen and the village of Madara. Visit Shumen Fortress and UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage listed Madara Rider. After lunch we proceed to the town of Isperih for another UNESCO sight - the Thracian Tomb оf Sveshtari. Late afternoon arrival in Varna - the biggest city at the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

Day 4

Today we drive down the Black Sea Coаst to reach the 3000-year-old town of Nessebar (UNESCO Site). Here we take a guided tour through the old town. Visit the Basilica of the Holy Mother of God Eleusa, Church of ST. John the Baptist, Church of Christ Pantocrator etc. While in Nesebar we taste some fresh seafood and local delicacies. Afternoon transfer to Burgas for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Plovdiv

After breakfast we procеed to Plovdiv. Guided walking tour of  the Old Quarter of the city including the Ethnographic Museum, St. Constantine and Helena Church, and Roman Amphitheatre. In the evening we have dinner at a famous traditional restaurant in the old town of Plovdiv.

Day 6
Sofia

Depart Plovdiv for Sofia. En route visit the 10-th century Rila Monastery the biggest and most spectacular in Bulgaria, one of Europe’s oldest and included in UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list. After lunch we proceed to Sofia for farewell dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7
Sofia

Free morning. Depart hotel for Sofia Airport (time to be advised).

Grand Hotel Sofia   , Sofia  

Settled in the heart of the city Grand Hotel Sofia is a deluxe business and tourist hotel that has been the natural home for many international travellers. It is located in the very city centre, overlooking the City garden, on the doorstep of the National Theatre and the City Art Gallery, within walking distance from Bulgaria Concert Hall and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Grand Hotel Sofia features 105 spacious rooms of over 50 sqm, all elegantly appointed and offering luxury, style and comfort on a 5-star level. At guests' disposal are also 17 comfortable suites including 2 Grand suites and 3 Panorama suites with extensive terrace. The hotel has an elegant Shades of Red Gourmet Restaurant offering international cuisine, great local specialties and exquisite "A-la-carte" suggestions. The Health Centre features Fitness room, Sauna, Steam bath, Solarium, Massage, Infrared cabin, Jacuzzi, Beauty parlour.

 

Golden Tulip Business Hotel Varna   , Varna  

Golden Tulip hotel is located in the central part Varna only a few minutes walk from Varna's pedestrian zone. Easily reachable, the complex offers accommodation to business travellers as well as visitors of the city looking to capture the history and the atmosphere of Bulgaria's sea capital.

The restaurant menu is mainly focused on the European cuisine, with some selection of traditional Bulgarian dishes. Golden Tulip hotel has 85 rooms and 5 apartments. The Executive rooms at Golden Tulip are between 35 and 41 sq.m., comfortably furnished. Some of the rooms are overlooking the central part of Varna and offer views over the Cathedral. The fitness centre is included in the rate. It has a dedicated massage area located in the relax center. The massage therapies servicrs include: Classical massage - full body, Healing massage, Massage with honey, Reflexology massage, Relaxing massage, Aromatherapy massage, Anti-cellulite massage, Sports massage, Facial massage.

 

Hotel Bulgaria    

Hotel Bulgaria is situated in the heart of Bourgas. It has 17 floors, each of them with a spectacular view to the Gulf of Bourgas or the old town part of the city. The hotel offers 158 rooms8 suites and 3 Presidential suites, each one of them with a private bath and bath-tub, air conditioning, minibar, direct phone, cable TV and radio.

Hotel Bulgaria offers two restaurants and two bars situated on different levels of the hotel building where you can try the typical Bulgarian cuisine or just have a drink in a calm and comfortable atmosphere. The fitness and relaxation center is situated on two levels of the hotel building. Qualified kinezo-therapeutists are at your service for preparing of individual programs and personal consultations. Swimming pool, the kid's pool and the fitness centre are free of charge .

 

Hotel Meridian Bolyarski   , Veliko Tarnovo  

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.

 
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