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The most essential Bulgarian highlights

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Day 1: Sofia and Boyana church

Pass By: Boyana Church, 3 Boyansko Ezero Str., Sofia 1616 Bulgaria
Through this combined (walking and bus) tour you will discover the present day capital Sofia, as well as its ancient history.
By bus we will reach Boyana Church, renowned for its 13th-century frescoes and included in the list of UNESCO


Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in downtown

Day 2: Rila monastery and Melnik city

Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila 2643 Bulgaria
In this day you will see the next UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site – Rila monastery, center of learning and church power during the time of Medieval centuries.
Duration: 1 day

Stop At: The Melnik Pyramids, Pirin Planina, Melnik Bulgaria
Then we continue to Melnik - the smallest town, natural and architectural reserve renowned for the unique Bulgarian kind of wine “Shiroka melnishka loza”
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Sandanski or Melnik

Day 3: Bachkovo monastery and Plovdiv

Stop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000 Bulgaria
The oldest town in Europe – magnificent Plovdiv, situated on seven hills, which will be the European Capital of Culture in 2019.

Duration: 1 day

Stop At: Bachkovo Monastery, 10km south of Asenovgrad on the main road between Assenovgrad and Smolyan, Bachkovo 4251 Bulgaria
The largest and oldest Orthodox monasteries in Europe – Bachkovo monastery.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Plovdiv town

Day 4: Valley of the Thracian Kings and Kazanlak

Stop At: Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, General Radetski St. Parc Tubelto, Kazanlak 6100 Bulgaria
The 4-th day is dedicated to the most significant tombs of Valley of the Thracian Kings and Kazanlak Thracian Tomb, included in the list of UNESCO. Then we go to the ancient town Apolonia (present day Sozopol), the most charming place on the Black sea coast.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in the Black sea ancient town Sozopol

Day 5: Sozopol and area

Stop At: Sozopol Old Town, Apolonia str. 1, Sozopol 8130 Bulgaria
Relax on the beach, sightseeing, leisure time.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in 3-star hotel in Sozopol

Day 6: Depart to Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights home

Pass By: Hotel Downtown, bul. "Vasil Levski" 27А, 1040 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Depart to Sofia and transfer to the airport for flights home

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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