Belogradchik Full-day Tour From Sofia

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Tour Starting Point, ul. Oborishte, ул. „19-ти февруари“, 1000 Old City Center, София, Bulgaria
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Visit the Bulgarian town of Belogradchik on this guided, full-day, minibus tour from Sofia. Just180 kilometers north of Sofia, nature has sculpted the amazing Belogradchik rocks, a group of strange shaped sandstone and conglomerate rock formations. The view from the old fortress of the fascinating formations is breathtaking. Use some imagination and visions of 'the Rabbit,' 'Adam and Eve,' 'the Ice-Age Squirrel,' 'the Rebel' and many more can be seen. On the way back to Sofia, visit a beautiful cave called Venetsa (aka the Wreath). This small-group tour includes a Sofia hotel pickup and drop-off.


  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Belogradchik Fortress, Belogradchik, Vidin Province

The fortress has existed since Roman times. In 1st 3rd century AD the Romans built roads in the new provinces of the empire on the Balkan peninsula, as well as fortresses to guard them.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Belogradchik Rocks, Belogradchik, Vidin Province

On the way we can enjoy the funny-looking forms of the rocks and use our imagination to "see" the figures of the Madonna, the Rabbit, the Turtle, The Ice-Age Squirrel, the Rebel and many more, learn the history of the Fortress during the different periods, hear the frightening legends of prisoners and rebels.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Venetsa Cave, Belogradchik, Vidin Province

We drive to a nearby newly-opened cave Venetsa (The Wreath), smaller in size than Magura cave but more impressive and shorter drive from Belogradchik. It contains only natural formations.

Duration: 40 minutes


Driver/guide in English

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Entry/Admission - Belogradchik Fortress

Entry/Admission - Venetsa Cave


Food and drinks


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infant seats are available upon request, if advised at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 23-Aug-2017

    I was fortunate to be the only one on this tour, and it was incredible. Belogradchik is a great place to visit. It is a place that I wouldn't be able to visit by myself and, thus, getting this tour was the right choice. During the trip, unfortunately, Venetsa was closed, so I visited Magura Cave which is amazing instead.

    Georgi was an excellent guide. Apart from being very knowledgable about his country and the whole Balkan region geographically and historically, he made sure that all my questions answered. He helped me get sheep-milk yoghurt, and on the way back to Sofia, he drove along the scenic route so I can see more of Bulgaria.