Sofia:day tour to old capital Veliko Turnovo vs Arbanasi

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Cultural historical walk to one of the capital of Bulgaria, a history described with fortres and churches from the Middle Ages, to see the face of Bulgaria from this period of battles.

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  • Old capital
  • Tsarevets fortress
  • Arbanasi complex


Veliko Turnovo historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, The old part of the town is situated on three hills, Tsarevets, Trapezitsa, and Sveta Gora, rising amidst the meanders of the Yantra. On Tsarevets are the palaces of the Bulgarian emperors and the Patriarchate, the Patriarchal Cathedral.Tsarevets primary fortress and strongest bulwark between 1185 and 1393, housing the royal and the patriarchal palaces. Veliko Tarnovo is an important administrative, economic, educational, and cultural centre of Northern Bulgaria.Veliko Tarnovo is one of the oldest settlements in Bulgaria, with a history of more than five millennia. The first traces of human presence, dating from the 3rd millennium BC. Arbanasi it is known for the rich history and large number of historical monuments, such as 17th- and 18th-century churches and examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture.


The experience includes shared transport from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo about 3 hours one way, guided tour about 3 hours.

Important Information

  • the journey lasts 3 hours in one direction or 6 hours in both directions you have a tour (about 3 and a half hours) of the sights the old capital of Bulgaria and the Arbanasi complex, time for lunch, the city is modern and you can pay with bank cards is not local Bulgarian currency is required

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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