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.
 
TIME SCHEDULE:
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


 
All year round

Dates and prices:
Prices are on request depending on the number of participants and particular program. For more information please contact us. И

Price includes:
  • English speaking guide-driver
  • Transport by private car / minivan / coach
Price excludes:
  • Admission fees at museums
  • Camera and video fees
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Any meals, drinks and personal expenses


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