4 DAYS FROM TURKEY THROUGH BULGARIA TO GREECE
Start Time : 09:00:00 - End Time : 10:00:00
Day 1 – Turkish-Bulgarian Border – Plovdiv
Tour starts with boarding on coach at the Turkish – Bulgarian state border. Arrival in Plovdiv around noon. Accommodation at hotel and short rest. In the afternoon sightseeing tour in the Old Town, including a visit to the Roman Ancient Theatre, which was build in the 2nd century AD under the rule of the Roman Emperor Trajan and is nowadays considered to be the largest surviving Roman construction in Bulgaria, visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Roman Stadium, St. Constantine and Helena Church, etc. Overnight in Plovdiv.
Day 2 – Plovdiv – Sofia
Departure for Sofia. Guided sightseeing tour of the city centre, including visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, today housing the National Revival Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum, Presidency, etc. Upon request – dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 3 – Sofia – Rila Monastery – Sandanski
Departure for Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miracle icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the woodcarved cross made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Drive to Sandanski in the afternoon. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Sandanski.
Day 4 – Sandanski – Melnik - Thessaloniki
Drive to Melnik – the smallest town in Bulgaria famous for its excellent wines and sandstone rocky pyramids. Visit to Kordopulova museum-house. Around noon departure for Greece. The tour ends in Thessaloniki.
Sofia – Rila Monastery – Sandanskii – Melnik - Thessaloniki
Arrival and departure airport transfersTransportation with comfortable motor coach1 night hotel in Plovdiv1 night hotel in Sofia1 night hotel in SandanskiVisit of Rila MonasterySightseeing tour in the Old town of PlovdivSightseeing tour of MelnikSightseeing tour of SofiaSpecial lectures on coach during long rides
Tour Does Not Include
International flightsInsurance: All typesBulgaria entry visaMeals – lunch and dinnerItems of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundryAny others expenses which are not mentioned at the included sectionEvening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances
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