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Full Day Tour To The Highlights Of Veliko Tarnavo
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Art, Culture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Language

    English, French

  • Activity Level



Visit the medieval fortress of Tsarevets and the old Marketplace Samovodska Tcharshia with its traditional crafts workshops, souvenir shops, and art galleries. Step back in time with a visit to the Bulgarian medieval capital Veliko Tarnavo. Situated 220 km northeast of Sofia, the city is known for its distinct and picturesque architecture which creates a feeling of warmth and cosiness. Stroll through many historical monuments that include Church of the Nativity,  the “Preaobrazhenski” monastery,  St. Peter & St. Paul 's church and much more on this full-day tour.

  • Visit the Church Of Nativity
  • Sightseeing tour to the Village of Arbanassi
  • See St. Peter & Paul's Church
  • Visit the Preaobrazhenski Monastery
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    09:00 am – Pick up from your hotel/address (the time of departure can be determined by the client).

    • 11:45 am – Scheduled time of arrival in Veliko Tarnovo. Commence sightseeing tour. 

    • 13:00 pm – Stop for a lunch break.

    • 14:00 pm – Departure to the village of Arbanassi situated 4 km from Veliko Tarnovo. Visit the Church of the Nativity. Possible to include a visit to St Peter and Paul church, the Holy 40 Martyrs church, and the “Preaobrazhenski” monastery situated in the vicinity of Veliko Tarnovo.

    • 14:45 pm – Drive back to Veliko Tarnovo and enjoy some free time.

    • 16:00 pm – Departure to Sofia.

    18:30 pm – 19:00 pm – Return to your hotel/address.

What's Included
  • Admission fees at the Tsarevets fortress and the church of the Nativity in the village of Arbanassi

  • Transport, parking fees, vignette

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel

  • Professional, English-speaking guide. Upon request, we provide guides in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese

What's Excluded
  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expences

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Paypal fees, bank fees

Know before you go
  • For 800 years now it has towered over the Yantra river which meanders at its feet. The houses are perched one above the other on the steep slopes of the almost sheer banks. Only 4 km from Veliko Tarnovo is Arbanassi, a charming village with an eventful history and fascinating architecture. Thirty-six of its 80 houses and the five local churches have been declared national monuments of culture. Veliko Turnovo is brought to you with more than 7000 years of history. The houses, stacked one above the other, situated on the sloppy hills of the town show a remarkable, unique architectural style. The bridges, unexpectedly flying over the river, palaces and towers, spectacular museums, ancient columns with writings left by our proud rulers, monasteries with unique murals and the Arbanassi fortress-houses.

  • The nights are filled with the constant voice of the river, the glitters and dazed lights, playing on the fairy face of the town and the noise of the energy-filled stormy student’s life.

  • From its rich historical value to its thriving modern nightlife and lush natural surroundings that provide many excellent opportunities for outdoor recreational activities, Veliko Tarnovo offers you everything you could ever want for the perfect holiday.

  • Explore the medieval capital of Bulgaria at your own pace

  • See top attractions like the Tsarevets Fortress and the church of the Nativity

  • Choose your own departure time

  • Have a comfortable transport. All our vehicles see here

  • The schedule is subject to change

Meeting Point

Sofia, Bulgaria

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Kristijan

    Pavlina Docheva is the best.

    From all turist guide which i saw,and i saw them a lot,Pavlina is the best.

    From the first moment she make me feel important,safe and show me that she is a real profesional.She came erlier on the meeting point and  wormly welcome me.Doring the tour she exide all my expetation. 

    Conclusion: Pavlina is a real profesional,a beautiful lady and a great companion(turist guide).What you wont more?

    If i can give her 101 stars i will give. 

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USD 207 / Per Person

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