Melnik and Rozhen Monastery

  • Description
  • Departures and Prices
Melnik is the smallest Bulgarian town with less than 400 inhabitants. It’s well preserved architecture and beautiful nature
makes it a popular tourist destination. The town is associated with the impressive sandstone pyramids in its outskirts resembling giant mushrooms and towers. Melnik has also been famous for producing a strong red wine which was reportedly a favorite of Winston Churchill’s. You may visit the Kordopulou’s house named after the merchant Kordopulou to whom it once belonged (admission fee is not included). Today it is one of the largest wine cellars in Melnik. Continue to the nearby Rozhen monastery – one of the few well preserved medieval monasteries in Bulgaria. Drive back to Sofia.
8:30 Departure from Sofia
11:00 Arrive in Melnik and enjoy a guided tour 
13:00 Free time for lunch
14:30 Depart to Rozhen
14:45 Arrive in Rozhen and vist monastery
15:45 Departure back to Sofia
19:00 Arrive in Sofia


Dates and prices:
Price for minimum 6 participants 65,00 И
Price for minimum 4 participants 90,00 И
Price for minimum 2 participants100,00 И

Price includes:
  • Admission fee to Kordopoulou museum house and winery
  • English speaking guide-driver
  • Transport by private car / minivan / coach
Price excludes:
  • Any other admission fees
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Any meals, drinks and personal expenses

Atlantic Tour is a member of BCCCI (Bulgarian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry)