During this one-day tour in Varna’s vicinity, you can visit the unique rock-hewn Aladzha Monastery, the park-museum “Vladislav Varnenchik”, the old glass production factory in… Read More »One-day Sightseeing Tour in the Vicinity of Varna
This is a one-day sightseeing tour starting from Varna, Bulgaria. The tour includes the following places: The Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo (UNESCO) and the Nature… Read More »One day sightseeing tour from Varna to the region of Ruse on Danube River
This itinerary/program is dedicated to what has remained of the communist regime in Bulgaria. The program includes the following types of subjects/places: Socialist industrial landscape… Read More »Eight Days Exploring The Remains Of The Communist Regime In Bulgaria
This long weekend itinerary includes some of the most exciting places in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains (Southeast Bulgaria). The first stop would be in the… Read More »Four days exploring the Eastern Rhodopes in Bulgaria
During this four-day itinerary, you will explore the unique Rhodope Mountain stone villages, outstanding samples of the typical Bulgarian Renaissance architecture. In some of them… Read More »Four Days Tour Exploring The Stone Villages In The Rhodope And Pirin Mountains
This is a one day guided tour that takes you to the famous Buzludzha Monument, National Park-Museum Shipka and the town of Kazanlak from Sofia. You will be picked up from your accommodation/hotel in Sofia at 8 AM. At the late afternoon we will sett off back to Sofia, where we will arrive at about 20.00 pm.
During this 7 days trip you will be able to explore the Bulgarian Socialist industrial landscape, a few places with Socialist collective housing and some of the most important monuments of the Socialist realism in Bulgaria.
We will have a special sightseeing tour dedicated to the monumental Stalinist architecture in downtown Sofia, the women’s market and the industrial district around the train station. We will visit the nearby industrial towns of Pernik and Radomir, which are sort of “an open-air museums” with an exposition of massive industrial buildings – strange “monuments” to Bulgaria’s socialist industrialism of 30 years ago. We will travel to the Buzludzha, maybe the most famous abandoned Socialist realism monument in Bulgaria.
The next stop will be Dimitrovgrad, one of the most characteristic examples of the architectural transformation of Bulgaria during socialism. Then we will continue to the former mining town of Madzharovo, with its typical collective housing constructions and where we also you will enjoy the magnificent meanders and beaches of the Arda River.
We will also visit the valley of Byala reka and the extraordinary villages of Odrintsi, Mandritsa, Dolno Lukovo, Gorno Lukovo and Meden Buk, where we will have a short walk along the meanders of the river. On our way back to Sofia, we will stop at the abandoned neighbourhoods of the village of Djanka.
The tour can be done from Varna.
This is a 6-day tour dedicated to the most picturesque, but almost abandoned villages and regions in the eastern, and to some extent, in the western part of the Rhodope Mountains.
The tour may start from Sofia or from Varna. The itinerary starts from Mezek, not far away from Svilengrad, with its winery and the fortress. We will pass by the tahini workshop in Ivaylovgrad on our way to the valley of Byala reka and the extraordinary villages of Odrintsi, Mandritsa, Dolno Lukovo, Gorno Lukovo and Meden Buk, where we will have a short walk along the meanders of the river. Beside the remarkable sericulture houses in the region, we will get familiar with the local traditional activities, as for instance the growing and processing of sesame, we will see how the group of German people lives in the village of Odrintsi and will visit the noteworthy church in the village of Dolno Lukovo.
We keep moving forward to the abandoned neighbourhoods of the village of Djanka, and afterwards we will pass by the dam lake of Studen Kladenets, reaching the guesthouse Tepavitsata, in the village of Rabovo, where we will have the chance to get acquainted with the cultivation of spelt and traditional preparation of bread. One day will be dedicated to villages in the area of the Valley of Borovitsa River. We keep moving forward to the Western Rhodopes and Ardino, the abandoned village of Dyadovtsi and Devil’s Bridge, Shiroka Laka and the abandoned village of Kukuvitsa (which we will visit depending on the circumstances). We finish this journey with walks along the gorges of Trigrad and Buynovsko, before we leave to Sofia/Varna.
This is a one-day slow sightseeing tour by car starting from Varna, Bulgaria to the region of Silistra on Danube river and Dobrich. You will visit the following places and will stay there enough time to fully enjoy the area: Srebarna Nature Reserve and Lake Srebarna, the town of Silistra, famous with the Turkish fort “Abdul Medzhidi” and the beautiful park alongside Danube river and finally the Old Dobrich Architectural-Ethnographic open – air museum.
This is a one-day slow sightseeing tour by car starting from Varna, Bulgaria. You will visit the following places and will stay there enough time to fully enjoy the area: the Sveshtarska Thracian Royal Tomb, part of the the historical and archaeological reservation of Sboryanovo; The Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo – both UNESCO-protected landmarks; Rusenski Lom Nature Park; The Monastery of Saint Dimitar Basarbowski, a Bulgarian-orthodox cave monastery.