Tour Monasteries and churches in Bulgaria
1 Day. Arrival in Sofia. Accommodation, dinner and overnight.
2 Day. Breakfast. Tour of Sofia – Cathedral “St. Nedelya”, Rotonda “Sveti Georgi”, Russian Church “St. Nikolay”, church “St. Sofia”, church-monument “St. Alexander Nevsky.” Visit of Dragalevski monastery “Virgin Mary of Vitosha”. Lunch in Boyana. Visit of Boyana church and National Museum of History. Dinner. Overnight.
3 Day. Breakfast. Visit of German monastery “St. Ivan Rilski”. Departure to Lozenski monastery “St. Peter and Paul” – a new monastery, contemporary monasticism. Departure to Vrachesh monastery. Departure and lunch in Pravets. After a trip to the Pravets monastery “St. Teodor Tiron” you continue to Etropole monastery “Holy Trinity”. Return in Sofia and free time. Dinner outside the hotel. Overnight.
4 Day. Breakfast. Departure for Zemen monastery. Departure for the Rila Monastery, built in X century. It is one of the oldest monasteries in Europe and is included in the List of World Cultural and historical heritage. Visit the monastery and lunch. Departure for the Rozhen Monastery. Arrive in Melnik, the smallest town in Bulgaria, declared a historical and cultural reserve, as well as town museum, draws Kordopulova house with stunning architecture and a unique selection of wine. Dinner and overnight.
5 Day. Breakfast. Visit the church “St. Nikolai”, “St. John the Baptist” church “St. Anthony” and departure to Pazardzhik. Visit the church “Holy Mother” and departure to Departure to Bachkovo monastery from the 11th century, the second largest in Bulgaria with original architecture and magnificent frescoes from the 17th century. Lunch in Bachnovo. Continue to Asenovgrad – visit the church “St. George”, church “St. Assumption “. Departure for Plovdiv. Dinner and overnight.
6 Day. Breakfast. Visit the old town of Plovdiv, known for its outstanding examples of houses from the Renaissance period – Ethnographic Museum / Museum preserves more than 40,000 cultural values associated primarily with the tradition of the population of Plovdiv and its cultural and economic hinterland / Lamartine’s house, the Roman amphitheater, church of St. Constantine and Elena mosque.. Lunch. Departure for the village of Shipka – visit the temple-monument “Nativity”. Visit the architectural and ethnographic complex Etura. Departure for Veliko Tarnovo. Dinner and night.
7 Day. Breakfast. Tour of Veliko Tarnovo – Tsarevets and Samovodska bazaar, – ethnographic complex that preserved the authentic atmosphere of the city from the XIX-th century. The church “St. forty Martyrs”. Departure to Arbanasi and lunch. Continue to winery Lyaskovski, and Kilifaravski Transfiguration Monastery. Return to Veliko Tarnovo, dinner outside the hotel and overnight.
8 Day. Brunch. Departure for Troyan Monastery. Lunch. Departure for Sofia. Accommodation and folklore dinner outside the hotel.
9 Day. Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.