Veliko Tarnovo, Arbanasi and Etara

Destination: Veliko Tarnovo
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus, Car
Type: Day tours from Sofia

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From 146 BGN

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Veliko Tarnovo, Arbanasi and Etara

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. 

 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.

Prices (Full day tour):

2 x Participants: € 135 p.p (264 BGN p.p)
4 x Participants:€ 105 p.p (205 BGN p.p)
6 x Participants: € 85 p.p (166 BGN p.p)
8 x Participants: € 75 p.p (146 BGN p.p)

Highlights:

Our team will be waiting to greet you at the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA google/maps!!!, or you can arrange your pick up point in advance with member of our booking team.
Visit to the medieval town of Veliko Tarnovo. Our first stop will be the Tsarevets fortress.
Visit to the town of Arbanasi.
Lunch and relax in a traditional country restaurant while enjoying deliciously prepared food and lovely atmosphere.
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.
Departure back to Sofia.
Our tour guides will tell you many interesting facts about the history of these magnificent places.

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

Places You’ll See

Tour Interary:

08:00: Tour starts from the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral or at your preferable location if requested in advance at the time of booking. The trip to the Architectural and Ethnographic Complex Etar lasts about two and a half hours through picturesque Bulgarian nature, towns and small villages.
Discover the medieval fortress Tsarevets, where the medieval kings reigned over the centuries.
Visit to the town of Arbanasi.
Lunch and relax in a traditional country restaurant while enjoying deliciously prepared food, fine wine and lovely atmosphere.
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.
17:00: Departure back to Sofia.
20:00: 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 behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral, http://!!!Green Valleys meeting point SOFIA 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.

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. After its selection to be a capital, the town developed fast, as within the period 12th – 14th century it was the most unconquerable Bulgarian fortress, as well as the cultural and intellectual center of Bulgaria.
You will  enter the Wax Museum. At the Museum you will have the opportunity to learn priceless cultural historical  and architectural heritage.
Visit the fortress Tsarevets and Trapezitsa, feel the romance of the old town, where the medieval kings  reigned and unique churches  below the fortress pillars of Bulgarian spirit through the centuries.

The village of Bozhentsi is one of the most beautiful architectural reserves in Bulgaria. It is located 15 kilometers east of Gabrovo and impresses with its well-preserved houses and public buildings. From the time of the Bulgarian Revival.
The village of Bozhentsi 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.
Also the complex is one of the top attractions for a day tour. In fact the museum contains only collection in Bulgaria of technical installations, driven by water a total of 50 sites – houses with craft workshops, water installations and other buildings.

Food:

Our guests can choose between different diet menu, including vegetarian, Jain or non-vegetarian meals (Halal will not always be available).
Guests should advise the tour representative of their preferred diet on day one. You should always consult member of our staff if you have any alergy to the ingredients of the dishs or you not sure of what ingredients a dish contains.

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, Arbanasi and Etara

Destination: Veliko Tarnovo
Duration: 1 days
Travel by: Bus, Car
Type: Day tours from Sofia

Tour schedule:

From 146 BGN

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:

Prices (Full day tour):

2 x Participants: € 135 p.p (264 BGN p.p)
4 x Participants:€ 105 p.p (205 BGN p.p)
6 x Participants: € 85 p.p (166 BGN p.p)
8 x Participants: € 75 p.p (146 BGN p.p)

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 town of Arbanasi.
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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