Veliko Tarnovo: Medieval Fortress and Old Streets Walking …

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Explore the medieval fortress of Veliko Tarnovo and the charming streets of the Varusha area on a guided walking tour.

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  • Step back in time as you explore the medieval fortress of Veliko Tarnovo
  • Stroll through the charming streets of the Varusha area of Veliko Tarnovo
  • Visit the General Gurko Street, known for its charming and calm atmosphere
  • Explore the Samovodska Charshia, a street full of hand-made workshops
  • Discover the history of the town and the second Bulgarian Empire


Explore the medieval town of Veliko Tarnovo on a guided walking tour. Visit the charming streets of Varusha, see the medieval fortress, and stroll down the street of Samovodska Charshia. Meet your guide and set off to explore the city's old town, Varusha. Admire the landscape on the Yantra river from street of General Gurko and continue to the epic medieval fortress, which was once the center of the second Bulgarian empire. Finish your tour with a stroll down the street of Samovodska Charshia, where you can see hand-made workshops with silks, tapestries, leather crafts, and art galleries. Add on a visit to the ethnographic museum, located between Gurko street and the fortress, or to the riverside medieval area, just below the fortress. It's a rather mountain-like city with lot's of cobblestone pavements, so be sure to have good walking shoes...


4-hour guided walking tour Visit to General Gurko Street Visit to the medieval fortress Exploration of Samochodska Charsia (hand-made workshops street)

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  • Lots of cobblestone pavements, mountain-like city, be sure to have good walking shoes.

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