Private Day Trip To Veliko Tarnovo And Arbanassi From Ruse

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Ruse port/Your ship or Your Hotel
  • 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.

Overview

This private day trip to Bulgaria is taking you to see the best of Bulgaria in one day. Tour the Unesco Ivanovo Rock Churches, the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo, Tsarevets fortress from 12th century, Samovodene Artisans Street and Arbanassi Village.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Skip the line
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

You start the day by departing from your ship and start driving on scenic country roads. First stop will be at the Ivanovo Rock Churches, a UNESCO world heritage site which is actually carved in the rock and has among the best preserved frescoes.

Afterwards you visit Veliko Turnovo, once the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire and also Tsarevets hill with the remains of the castle and church of the Bulgarian Kings. It dates back to the 12th century. Enjoy a walk on Samovodene Artisans Street packed with workshops of locals were you can find a copper smith, silversmith, an icon painter and many more. Many of the workshops are there for 3-4 generations already.

Next stop, will be the intriguing village of Arbanassi with an included visit to Konstantsalieva house, so you can get the chance to discover a real interior from from a typical local house. Before setting off for your ship, last visit will be in the small town of Ruse that has a beautiful main square and pedestrian area. Together with your local guide be immersed in the town's charm and learn more about it's history from the Roman times to modernity. Arrive back to your ship after a wonderful day filled with great sights, history and friends from Bulgaria.

Inclusions

Bottled water

Professional guide

Port pickup and drop-off

Guaranteed to skip the long lines

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle

Entry/Admission - Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo

Entry/Admission - Tsarevets

Entry/Admission - Konstantsalieva House

Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions

Lunch

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Good walking shoes are recommended