Veliko Turnovo and Arbanassi

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Today's tour is dedicated to the medieval capital of Bulgaria - the town of Veliko Turnovo. The old city is situated on three hills - Tsarevets, Trapezitsa and Sveta Gora above the picturesque meandras of Yantra river. During the tour you will see the most important sites: Tsarevets medieval stronghold – a present day architectural and museum reserve which during the Middle Ages housed the palaces of the Bulgarian Emperors and the Patriarchate along with some administrative and residential buildings. Walk along Samovodskata charshia - a lively craftsmen’s street where you can taste Turkish coffee and sweet delight "lokum" or you can watch the local artisans who produce their wares in front of you. Other points of interest are Assens’ monument, Gurko street. Free time for lunch on your own. In the afternon visit the neighbouring village of Arbanassi famous for its 17th and 18th centuries architecture and the unique church of the Nativity with its well preserved murals depicting over 2000 Old and New Testimaonial scenes.
8:30 Departure from Sofia
11:30 Arrive in Arbanassi and visit 
12:30 Free time for lunch
13:30 Departure to Transfiguration monastery
14:30 Arrive in Veliko Turnovo and visit
16:30 Departure back to Sofia
19:30 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
  • Transportation by AC car / minivan/ coach
Price excludes:
  • Admission fees at museums
  • Camera and video fees
  • Any meals, drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips for the guide / driver

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