Belogradchik Rocks And Belogradchik Fortress - Sofia

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from any address in Sofia city
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Embark on a tour of the extraordinary Belogradchik Rock formations, recognized as one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. Take a visit to Belogradchik Medieval fortress. The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Stop At: Belogradchik Fortress, Belogradchik, Vidin Province

The mission of Belogradchik Fortress was to control the road from the town of Ratsiaria (nearby todays village of Archar, in the region of Vidin). The Romans constructed the highest part of the fortress, called The Citadel.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Belogradchik Rocks, Belogradchik, Vidin Province

Belogradchik Rock formations recognized as one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe

Duration: 2 hours


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by modern vehicle

Professional Guide

Entry/Admission - Belogradchik Fortress

Entry/Admission - Belogradchik Rocks



Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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  • 03-Aug-2022

    It’s a long car journey but worth it! Guide was really informative, friendly and approachable. Very good level of English too! Lots of interesting spots and breathtaking views! Would recommend A++

  • 10-May-2022

    Pretty impressive. Not all that easy to reach, unless you have car, or book a tour from Vidin, but looks like the photos. I am 69, and while it not entirely easy for me to reach the top level, neither was it too difficult, and the view was worth it.

  • 22-Sep-2021

    The fortress and rocks are stunning! Additionally, my guide, Mariya, was extremely kind and knowledgeable. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • 24-Aug-2021

    A great day-trip! Maria, our guide, took great care of us. On the way to Belogradchik, she talked about the fortress and its history but also about Bulgarian culture, agriculture (glorious fields of sunflowers) and even infrastructure. (Yes. There really needs to be a tunnel.) Along the way, she stopped and got us a nice treat of fresh raspberries from a local person selling by the road. When we arrived at the fortress, there were a number of big tour busses. Maria surmised that they wouldn't be there long, so she showed us another formation and viewing area until the crowd thinned out. Belogradchik Fortress is not only impressive but unique. Red rocky fingers of iron-ladden rock project upwards from the top of a hill where Romans began the fortress. Around that, are the remains from when it was expanded in medieval times. Then finally it is framed by stone walls erected during the Ottoman occupation. The view from the summit was breathtaking. Maria explained the geology that formed the landscape, beginning some 250 million years ago. On the way back, Maria wanted to take us to a little local place for lunch, but, alas, it was closed on Mondays (due to Covid). Instead, we stopped in Montana and found a very charming, very non-touristy place next to a lovely park (where they were rehearsing for a concert -- and that little girl could sing!!). This was a delightful, unexpected treat! In summary, it was a fantastic trip. Maria was professional, knowledgeable and just good fun. I greatly recommend the tour, Maria, Zelanos and Get Your Guide.

  • 10-Oct-2020

    This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience! The red rocks are breathtaking and so is the fortress. You should also ask for my tour guide, Mariya. She is very warm-hearted and a wonderful person. I enjoyed this place more than the Eifel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Leaning Tower. It’s the most astonishing place in Europe, in my opinion.

  • 18-Jul-2020

    Hi, very nice experience, both for the fortress and the natural fenomen of the rocks. Magura cave is also near by so really nice trip to go in Bulgaria.

  • 23-Sep-2019

    This is an amazing attraction that is a must. Wear good footwear because it’s difficult steps in certain areas. The magnitude of the formations are unbelievable and a must to get to the top and see the panoramic view. The truck up may be a challenge but doable with care. An amazing historic place!

  • 08-Apr-2019

    Fantastic nature. Absolutely true to call this place one of the world wonders. I've also had an amazing guide, that told me all legends and histories about this place. You gonna come back to Belogradchik Rocks again and again.

  • 07-Apr-2019

    Fantastic nature. Absolutely true to call this place one of the world wonders. I've also had an amazing guide, that told me all legends and histories about this place. You gonna come back to Belogradchik Rocks again and again.

  • 15-Jan-2019

    This sight was incredible! The only slight issue with my trip was the ice and snow. Walking was a bit hazardous, but the tour was still great. My guide was intelligent and provided good company. He was able to answer all my questions and gave a great deal of information about this site. I enthusiastically recommend this tour.

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