10 Nights / 11 Days
Sofia – 2 Nights: One of Europe’s oldest cities, visit the National Historical Museum – Bulgaria’s largest museum, Ivan Vazov
National Theatre, Sofia Central Mineral Baths, Eagles Bridge over the Perlovska river, National Museum of Natural History, Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Rila Monastery, Rila National Park, Borovets ski resort, ski and hike at Vitosha Mountains, the oldest nature park in the Balkans.
Melnik – 1 Night: Located in Pirin mountains with cultural monuments, visit the wine growing village, The Melnik Pyramids,
see Kordopulov’s house, sample wine in wineries, taste the unique Bulgarian brand Wide Melnik Vine.
Leshten / Kovachevitsa – 1 Night: Visit Rozhen monastery, stay in one of the Leshten cottages, or head deeper into the mountains to stay at Kovachevitsa (note that it’s worth exploring this heritage village), get panoramic view of Pirin mountains,
mountain hiking, fishing, herb and mushroom gathering.
Plovdiv – 2 Nights: En route explore the village of Dolen and Bachkovo Monastery, Plovdiv – an ancient city built around 7
hills, visit the Regional Archaeological Museum, Roman-era Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis which hosts operas and concerts.
Veliko Tarnovo – 1 Night: En route see the Kazanluk Tomb, head over the Shipka Pass to visit the Icon and Woodcarving museums in Tryavna, Veliko Tarnovo – located on the Yantra river, see the Sveta Gora monastery, Momina Krepost – a medieval stronghold.
Varna – 2 Nights: A port city on the Black Sea, clubs and bars on the beachfront, check the Thracian oldest gold treasures in the
Archaeological Museum, visit the Sea Garden with dolphinarium and zoo, Varna Cathedral, Stone Forest, Varna Roman Baths, The Wonderful Rocks.
Koprivishtitsa – 1 Night: One of the country’s prettiest heritage villages.
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