Day 2 - Sofia city tour including Alexander Nevski cathedral, National museum of history and Boyana church. Afternoon visit to Rila Monastery (regarded as one of Bulgaria's most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments)
Day 3 - A great mountain drive through the back roads of South-Western Bulgaria on our way to Plovdiv.
Pleasant afternoon walk along the labyrinth of cobbled streets shaded by charming overhanging buildings in Old Plovdiv, including the Roman theater and the stadium, the Archaeological museum, "Trakart" private museum (where you can see the famous Millefiori glass work technique applied on Thracian ritual phials and Roman mosaics "in situ"), Nedkovich house (typical Revival period house, influenced by the European classicism and preserving the original furniture and mural paintings), etc.
Day 4 - En route to Veliko Turnovo, we will visit some of the Thracian tombs in the Valley of Thracian kings (Kazanlak), Ethnographic complex "Etara" (open air museum featuring typical Bulgarian crafts), the small picturesque town of Tryavna (famous for the authentic Revival architecture, the Clock tower and the wood-carved sun-ceilings of "Daskalova" house) and the heroic Dryanovo monastery (the Bulgarian Alamo).
In the evening we can enjoy the "Sound and Light show" over the Tsarevets hill
Day 5 - Morning city tour of Veliko Tarnovo, including a visit to "Tsarevets" the hill of the Bulgarian kings and a walk around the Old Crafts street. Tour of Arbanassi where you can see some of the most exquisite monuments of Bulgarian art like "Nativity" church, "St's Archangels Michael and Gabriel" church, "Konstancialieva" house, etc.
Afternoon departure to Varna on the Black Sea coast
Day 6 - Varna city tour in the morning including a visit to the Roman baths and the Archaeological museum showing the Oldest Golden treasure in the world.
En route to Rousse, we will visit two UNESCO sites - the Madara horseman and the extraordinary Thracian tomb in Sveshtari (the greatest sample of the ancient Thracian culture in Bulgaria)
Day 7 - Departure to Bucharest
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