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Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Trip
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Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Trip

  • English English
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Veliko Tarnovo is one of the most important medieval cities in Bulgaria. Discover its beautiful architecture for yourself when you take our trip from Sofia on which will also visit the historical village of Arbanasi.

Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Trip

We will collect you from your hotel in Sofia early in the morning before heading towards the region of Veliko Tarnovo. After a journey of almost three hours, we will arrive at the tiny medieval village of Arbanasi which is famous for its large number of historical churches and religious monuments.

We will step into the Church of the Nativity of Christ to admire its beautiful interior frescos. The building is a good example of the typical architectural style of religious shrines from the late middle ages in Bulgaria.

After spending around one hour and a half in Arbanasi, we will hit the road once more and drive to the city of Veliko Tarnovo, regarded as the medieval capital of Bulgaria. Immediately upon arriving, we will take a break in a traditional restaurant where you can feast on some delicious local food (not included).

With your appetite whetted, we will then begin our two-hour tour of the municipality during which we will visit all the essential landmarks and important locations. Known as Bulgaria's 'City of Medieval Tsars', Veliko Tarnovo features a huge 12th-century fortress built on Tsarevets hill, on top of which sits the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Holy Ascension of God.

We will visit Baldwin's Tower, one of the fort's defensive turrets, and the Execution Rock, besides historic houses and government buildings.

We will return to Sofia at around 6 pm.

Price

Adults Children from 2 to 10 years old Children under 2 years old
Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Trip
US$ 66.50
US$ 33.20
Free

Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Trip

  • Adults

    US$ 66.5
  • Children from 2 to 10 years old

    US$ 33.2
  • Children under 2 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

10 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Tickets.

Not included

Food.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Sofia).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 66.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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