A Taste of Bulgaria (Full day tour)
Immerse into cultural treasures of Bulgaria’s Black Sea coastline, journey through history and religion, take in the magnificent views and experience local traditions and practices on our daylong Taste of Bulgaria tour. We’ll visit Varna’s must-see sights and travel along the Black Sea shoreline to see the beautiful Balchik palace, explore treasures of Aladzha Cave Monastery and take in the stunning views, history and legends of one of Europe’s most picturesque capes, Cape Kaliakra.
In the millennia since humans first put down root in the lands along the Black Sea, many civilizations have risen and fallen on these sun-blessed soils. We’ll start the tour with a walk through Varna’s historic quarter to uncover its must-see treasures: the impressive Assumption Cathedral, the Roman Thermae, the largest public structure in the ancient days Varna, and the oldest ever found worked gold. The tour will proceed with a trip to a medieval rock monastery, Bulgaria’s national monument of antiquity, which dazzling history goes all the way back to the 4th- 6th century A.C. Taking in the ambience and religious history of this part of the Black Sea coastline, you’ll marvel at incredible frescoes and visit monks’ caves, cut in the rocks centuries ago.
We’ll drive further along the shoreline to enjoy one of the most beautiful and historic Capes in Europe, Cape Kaliakra. Its stunning location, amazing history and enchanting legends are sure to take your breath away. And finally, you’ll be introduced to royal history of the area during a visit to the charming palace in Balchik, a summer retreat of Romania’s Queen Maria, a granddaughter of the British Queen Victoria.
SPECIAL OFFER for the #HALcruises Prinsendam travelers cruising the Black Sea in October 2015: 20% OFF on our Constanta and Varna private tours.
Terms and Conditions: the offer is conditioned upon booking tours in the both ports and having a group of 8 people and more for the both tours.
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