Days : 5 | Nights : 4Varna , Bulgaria
Bulgaria, a Balkan country offers everything for the visitors from sun-kissed beaches to captivating historical attractions, show-capped ski resorts to buzzing party towns. It is a favorite destination for many holidaymakers as it offers everything for them at affordable prices. It is a country known for its Black Sea coastline. The long stretches of sandy beaches of this coastline are dotted with traditional fishing villages, hotels and fascinating historical sites. The city beaches in places like Burgas and Varna are more beautiful. The historic town of Nessebar is a great attraction of Bulgaria which often referred to as the 'Pearl of the Black Sea'.
The group of glacial lakes located high in the majestic Rila Mountains is a major tourist attraction in Bulgaria. A trip to the Black Sea coastal town of Balchik can be a beautiful idea. Located in the Southern Dobruja area, this stunning destination is only 42 kilometers away from Varna. People who visit this region include the awe-inspiring Kaliakra also in their travel itinerary as it is not too far away from Southern Dobruja. It is a nature reserve where visitors can watch cormorants and dolphins at close quarters. Rila Monastery is another great attraction of this country which popularly known as the ‘Jerusalem of Bulgaria’.
Day 01: Arrival Varna
‘Welcome to Bulgaria’ greets you your local tour guide at Varna Airport. Short drive to Varna. Check-in at the hotel for 4 nights followed by a city tour including the Assumption of the Virgin Cathedral and the Roman Thermal Baths, which are among the best preserved in Europe. Finish your tour with a visit at the Archaeological Museum and admire the oldest so far discovered processed gold in the world (4600-4450 BC).
Day 02: Varna – Kaliakra – Balchik - Varna
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, you undertake a journey to Kaliakra. The natural and archaeological reserve is located on a rocky headland that reaches out into the sea for 2 km and from where you can enjoy a stunning panoramic view. Then you visit a working mussel farm and look forward to a special 5-course lunch menu with seafood. Admire the unique Balchik Palace and the accompanying botanical garden in the afternoon. Legend has it that Queen Marie of Romania was so enchanted by the nature of the town that she decided to have her summer residence built here. She gave strict orders: the construction of the villa must not destroy nature, but rather complement its beauty. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Varna
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you are left to your own devices for the whole day. You can stroll along the promenade or relax on the beach with a book. No matter what you decide, Varna has a lot to offer. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Varna – Nessebar - Varna
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you travel south to Nessebar. The old town of Nessebar was founded 3200 years ago on a picturesque peninsula and experienced Greek, Roman and Ottoman rule during its rich history. The entire old town of Nessebar is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. After an organised tour you will have the opportunity to explore the romantic town on your own. Afterward, you will enjoy a wine tasting and sample local sausage and cheese products. Return to Varna. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Departure Varna
After breakfast transfer to Varna Airport to catch a flight.
Days : 5 | Nights : 4