Veliko Tarnovo, Etar and village of Bozhentsi

Destination: Veliko Tarnovo
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Day tours from Plovdiv

Tour schedule:

From 155 BGN

Price for Adult: 175 BGN with VAT.

Price for Child (3-16): 155 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 155 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 165 BGN with VAT.

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Veliko Tarnovo

The upsurge of Veliko Tarnovo is related to the period of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185 – 1393). In 1185, the town was declared a capital of the restored Bulgarian State by the brothers Asen and Petar, who declared the end of the Byzantine dominion, which continued for 167 years. 

The village of Bozhentsi is one of the most beautiful architectural reserves in Bulgaria.  Was proclaimed an architectural and historical reserve in 1964 and is part of UNESCO’s cultural monuments.

 Architectural and Ethnographic Complex Etar is an open air museum, established in 1964. Its purpose is to present the architecture and the style of life in Gabrovo and the region during the second half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century.

Highlights:

Places You’ll See

Tour Interary:

09:00: Tour starts from the parking in front of Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv) you will be picked up from the place, if arranged with member of our booking team in advance.
11:00 – 12:30: Discover the medieval fortress Tsarevets, where the medieval kings reigned over the centuries.
13:00 – 14:00: Visit to the Architectural and Ethnographic Complex Etar. You will discover the only collection in Bulgaria of technical installations driven by water – filling mills, water mills, grindstones, etc., which is situated there. 16 houses can be seen on the crafts bazaar (the central commercial street) in the Etar, which are exact copies of buildings existing in the past in Gabrovo and the region. On the crafts street, the visitors can watch in real-time the work of the craftsmen. Multiple crafts are presented there – bell-making (manufacturing of wrought bells for animals), pottery-making, sugar-making (manufacturing of sugar articles), furriery, manufacturing of copper vessels, etc.
14:00 – 15:00: Lunch and relax in a traditional country restaurant while enjoying deliciously prepared food, fine wine and lovely atmosphere.
15:00 – 15:30: Departure to the Historical and Architectural Reserve “Bozhentsi”near the town of Gabrovo.
15:30 – 16:30: An enjoyable afternoon in the village of Bozhentsi , the village was proclaimed an architectural and historical reserve in 1964 and is part of UNESCO’s cultural monuments. The National Revival architecture has been preserved in the village and due to this, it is forbidden any construction of buildings that do not fit to the village’s style.
17:00: Departure back to Sofia.
19:30: Expected time of arrival in Sofia at the parking lot behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking.

We are glad that we spent memorable moments together and we will be happy to meet you soon!

Pick up/ Drop off points:

Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking in front of Hotel Ramada (Trimoncium Hotel Plovdiv), http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point Plovdiv. google/maps!!!, or you can  arranged your Pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time for boarding.

Architectural and Ethnographic Complex Etar.
As we enjoy a scenic journey to Architectural And Ethnographic Complex Ear, your expert storytelling guide for the day will provide you with an overview of the history of the city and its most famous sights.
The Complex is situated on the outskirts of the town of Gabrovo established in 1964. It is an open air museum. The purpose of which is to present the architecture and the style of life in Gabrovo and the region during the second half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century.
The museum contains a total of 50 sites – houses with craft workshops, water installations and other buildings. The only collection in Bulgaria of technical installations driven by water – filling mills, water mills, grindstones, etc., are situated there. 16 houses can be seen on the crafts bazaar (the central commercial street) in the Etar, which are exact copies of buildings existing in the past in Gabrovo and the region. On the crafts street the visitors can watch in real time the work of the craftsmen.

Reserve Bozhentsi
The village of Bozhentsi is  UNESCO protected World Heritage Site since 1964 was proclaimed an architectural and historical reserve.The National Revival architecture has been preserved in Bozhentsi due to this, and there is a ban on the construction of any buildings that do not fit with the village’s style.
The noble’s sons engaged in trade and the village gradually grew to become an important trade junction during the National Revival towards the middle of the 18th century. The main production consisted of leather, wool, beeswax and honey.
Various thematic stores ,coffee shops and restaurant ,well-preserved Bulgarian National Revival architecture style and history, and is thus a well-known tourist destination in the area.

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Why to choose us:

Immersive Experiences
Expert Storytelling Guide
Wi Fi on Board
Instant confirmation
Comfortable Bus
Entrance all Attractions/Museums
Optionally lunch in a country restaurant
Hotel/Apartments

(pre arrangement required)

Easy cancelation
Optional Hotel pick up and Drop Off

(pre arrangement required)

Veliko Tarnovo, Etar and village of Bozhentsi

Destination: Veliko Tarnovo
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus
Type: Day tours from Plovdiv

Tour schedule:

From 155 BGN

Price for Adult: 175 BGN with VAT,

Price for Child (3-16): 155 BGN with VAT.

Price for Senior/Student: 155 BGN with VAT.

Price for Group over 4 people: 165 BGN with VAT.

Choose Date:

Add Details:

Full Name *
Email *
Phone *
Pick up point:

Choose how many:

Adults
Seniors/ students
Childs (3-16)
Groups over 4
TOTAL PRICE (lv. with VAT.)
0.00

Price included:

The excursion is Upon request.
 Returning transport will be by coach from pick up point and drop off point.
Visit to the town of Veliko Tarnovo.
Visit to the Historical and Architectural Reserve Bozhentsi.
Visit to the Architectural and Ethnographic Complex Etar.
Professional local guide included.

Price excluded:

Personal expenses.
Lunch.
Entrance fees for all museums and attractions.

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