Bulgaria in Seven Days
Cultural and Sightseeing
This incredible 7-day tour of Bulgaria will give you enough time to explore, enjoy and feel most of the country’s engaging sightseeing attractions as well as some hidden and off-the-beaten-track places. The tour has been carefully designed to give you the best variety of sightseeing, cultural, historical, natural and religious monuments and venues. The tour can be easily customised (we can remove, add or change places for a visit or overnight stay) according to your wishes.
The tour will include: the main attractions this seven-day tour offer are Pirin Mountain- a mountain range in south-western Bulgaria most of which is protected in the Pirin National Park. Its highest peak is Vihren at 2914 meters (9560 feet) high; Rila Mountain – a mountain range in southwestern Bulgaria and the highest mountain range in Bulgaria and the Balkans, with its highest peak being Musala at 2925 meters (9596 feet); Boyana Church – a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church that belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage List; Rila Monastery – the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria that as well belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage List; Plovdiv – the second biggest city in Bulgaria, whose history spans 6,000 years, with traces of a Neolithic settlement dating to roughly 4000 BC, ranking it among the world’s oldest cities; Bachkovo Monastery – an important monument of Christian architecture and one of the largest and oldest Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Europe; Perperikon – an ancient Thracian city which is thought to have been a sacred place; Nessebar – a Black Sea city-museum defined by more than three millennia of ever-changing history; Varna – the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast; Balchik – a town that sprawls scenically along hilly terraces descending from the Dobruja plateau to the Black Sea; Veliko Tarnovo – the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire; Etara – Architectural And Ethnographic Complex ; Koprivshtitsa – known for its authentic Bulgarian architecture and for its folk music festivals.
Recommended period: May – October, all year round is possible.
Driving time: 24h 00m (1650 kilometres (1025 miles)) approximately.
Walking time: 3-4h per day approximately.
Special Requirements: Comfortable shoes.