Wine Tasting Weekend Break in Thracian Lands
Do not miss to spend an unforgettable weekend full of wine from the Thracians! This ancient people are famous for their skils in making unique wine. Learn about the traditions preserved in this land. Taste the wines produced by their successors.
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- Experience the ancient history of the region. Relax in unique places of accommodation. Feel the spirit of the Thracians while tasting the wine.
- The beautiful scenery and hospitality of the Bulgarians will inspire you to add unforgetable memories for life. Taste delicious Bulgarian food.
- Do not miss to get some bottles of the offered wines and to make your friends feel the taste.
DescriptionThis tour will take you out of Sofia. You will be transfered by A/C vehicle to some of the picturesque places in Bulgaria. The accommodation is in the wine cellars - Starosel Winery is on the spot of ancient archaeological remains of the Thracians. Chateau Kopsa Winery is an unique place that offers high quality services. You will not only taste the wines and food but you will learn about the process of making wine in the past and now. Day 1 Sofia - Starosel 200 km. Meet & Greet at Sofia International Airport. Transfer to the Complex of Starosel. The winery of Starosel is situated at the foot of the biggest Thracian religious complex and tomb in Bulgaria. The immediate vicinity of the shrine gives us the unique opportunity to feel the spirit of the antient Thracians, bequathed the art of making wine. The complex includes winery with destilation cellar,basements with unique halls for tasting, hotel, restaurant and SPA centre for wine therapy. Accommodation and free time to relax in the spa zone. In the evening wine tasting of 3 types of wine. You will hear a story of wine making in the region. Have your dinner in the Complex. Day 2 Starosel – Chateau Copsa 70 km. After breakfast, visit the Thracian Heroon – a sacral place for the ancient Thracians where the wine played important role in the rituals. The Thracian Temple Complex at Starosel dates back to the end of 5th and the beginning of 4th century BC. The entrance of the temple has a parade staircase and two pedestals, on which statues of lions were sitting. The staircase leads the visitors to a flat platform, used for ritual dances. Religious ceremonies, related to the cult to the Mother Goddess, her son the Sun and Orpheus were performed in the temple. Transfer to Chateau Copsa - located in the heart of the Valley of Roses in the Thracian Plain. Copsa is the ancient name of Karlovo - the main town of the Valley, a place rich in history and tradition. The impressive building of the elegant castle stands on a hill among the vineyards of their family cellar Chateau Copsa.Wine tasting of 3 types of wine. Have your and dinner in the Chateau. Day 3: - Chateau Copsa - Sofia 150 km. After breakfast, transfer to Sofia International Airport for departure. Optional Activities or Extra Days: Sightseeing tour of Sofia including the Thracian gold treasure and other artifacts in the National Historic Museum and visit of the Boyana Church (UNESCO list of world heritahe); Discover the charming museum town of Koprivshtitsa where you can go back in time with 3 centuries (55 km. form Chateau Copsa).Visit Plovdiv – one of the most revealing towns of Roman history.Attend traditional hand crafts lessons in Casa Art, village of Oreshak (72 km. from Chateau Copsa).
IncludesThe package includes the following services: Meet & Greet at Sofia International Airport; All transfers as per program; Accommodation in Complex Starosel for 1 night on Bed & Breakfast basis; Accommodation in Chateau Copsa for 1 night on Bed & Breakfast basis; 2 wine tastings; Private live guide throughout - English, German, French, Italian, Russian/. Other languages - on request. All local taxes. The package does not include: Air tickets to/from Sofia; Food and beverages not mentioned in the program; Personal expenses, tips for driver and guide; Additional excursions or prolongation of program;
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