Vacation in Varna
Days : 4 | Nights : 3Sofia , Bulgaria
Bulgaria is not only the sea and the sun. This country is noted for its history and culture, museums and picturesque towns, ancient monasteries and modern architecture. Shuttle from Sofia to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church, this 04 Days Bulgaria Package is the most affordable way of visiting the most famous Bulgarian attractions.
In Sofia tour package, the tourists will find the peaked minaret of the Banya Bashi mosque, and the mineral bath with colored tiles on its walls, St. George Rotunda, Rila Monastery is a must-see if you are a tourist with a free day in Sofia. The peristyle balconies of Boyana Church’s frescoes, bring significant change in the famous Bulgarian Revival Period painters considered predecessors of the European Renaissance. The fabulous mountain views and the medieval streets of the Old Plovdiv the unique combination of them all makes the tourists to the monastery astonishing and memorable one. You will have two full hours of free time at the Rila Monastery to explore it for yourself, during your holiday in Sofia admire the exhibits in the History Museum of the Monastery. Booking luxury Sofia holidays will let travelers have memorable times discovering several cities, which are beyond appreciation.
Day 01: Arrival Sofia
Arrival Sofia, meet and assistance by the representative at the airport. After a short and comfortable transfer, you check in at a centrally located hotel for three nights. No programme is scheduled for the rest of the day. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Visit Rila Monastery and the Boyana Church
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you travel to one of the largest orthodox monasteries in the world – the Rila Monastery. The monastery was founded in the 10th century in the heart of the Rila Mountains, at an elevation of 1150 m. above sea level. In the Middle Ages it developed into an important centre of intellectual and cultural life in Bulgaria. The buildings on the monastery grounds are home to around 300 ornamented chambers, each one – a unique work of art. Explore among others the main church and the monastery museum with its valuable exhibits of religious books, ancient weapons of the monastery guards, deeds by Bulgarian Tsars, jewellery and church objects. Lunch including freshly caught trout. On the way back to Sofia in the afternoon, you visit another UNESCO monument – the Boyana Church. It is world-famous for its symbolic frescoes, forerunners of the Renaissance. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Sofia city tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy today a Sofia sightseeing tour. You can admire the main attractions of Sofia such as the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the St George Rotunda, founded in the 4th century, the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Serdika, the St Sofia Basilica -.one of the oldest churches in South-eastern Europe, the Bulgarian National Bank, the National Assembly building, the Russian Church and the National Theatre. No programme is scheduled for the afternoon. Upon request, a visit to a traditional restaurant with folklore programme and Nestinari fire-dances can be arranged. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Departure Sofia
After breakfast transfer to Sofia Airport to catch a flight.
Days : 4 | Nights : 3