Veliko Turnovo & Gabrovo

The Journey

Immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Bulgaria: a 3-day trip to Veliko Tarnovo and Gabrovo!

Discover the greatness of Bulgarian history and culture in this unforgettable 3-day tour that will take you to the heart of the old capital Veliko Tarnovo and the charming city of humour Gabrovo.

Gabrovo is still famous with the nickname of the Bulgarian Manchester, but it has also preserved the spirit of the First Bulgarian School, the old traditions and crafts. 

On the way we will stop at the Dryanovo Monastery and the Bacho Kiro Cave, hiding the earliest evidence of the presence of Homo sapiens in Europe. 

Naturally, we willvisit and the Ethnographic Open Air Museum Etarapresenting Bulgarian life and culture of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom and Renaissance culture and feel the emotion of time and place. 

A lot of emotions and impressions are waiting for you. And here are just some of them: 

Visit Arbanassi and get acquainted with authentic Renaissance architecture; 

Tsarevets and Saint 40 Martyrs Church. 

РWalk through the Samovodska Charshia, tasting of local specialties.

Gala Dinner at the iconic restaurant Stastlietsa

Program, map and dates

Day 1

09:00 Departure from Sofia. Short break and coffee break. 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch in Arbanassi. "Arbanashi Khan" household complex

14:00 - 15:00 Free time for a walk in Arbanassi

15:30 - Check in at the hotel 

16:00 - 18:30 Free time. Optional - Visit to Tsarevets

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dinner

Day 2

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. 

10:00 - Departure to Gabrovo and the region

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Visit to Dryanovo Monastery and Bacho Kiro Cave

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch in Gabrovo

14:00 - 15:30 Visit of Etara

15:30 Departure to Veliko Tarnovo

16:30 - 18:30 Free time

19:00 - 21:00 Dinner 

Day 3

09:00 ч. Breakfast.

10:00 - Check out of the hotel and departure to Sofia.

13:00 Arrival in Sofia

The price is 800 BGN

Remaining places

free places

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