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Veliko Tarnovo

Short trips from Bucharest to
2 days / 1 night
All year round.
Short description:
A short trip to the ancient city of Veliko Tarnovo, the primary fortress of The Second Bulgarian Kingdom, a popular tourists attraction;
The Sound and Light Show available in the evening, with lasers, lights, dramatic music and church bells.
Tour code:
Cathedral, Veliko Tarnovo
Bulgarian Traditional Dance
Old Center,Veliko Tarnovo

Detailed tour program

Day Location Activities Tour snap-shots
Bucharest - Veliko Turnovo *A.M.: (driving time 3h)
- short stop in Ruse;
- visit Rock Church (UNESCO site) in Ivanovo Village;

*P.M.: (driving time 30min)
- visit to Arbanassi Village, established in 15c. by rich merchants; unique architecture for the houses and religious monuments;
- hotel in Veliko Tarnovo. 3*-4* hotels available.
Veliko Turnovo - Bucharest *A.M.: (walk)
- Veliko Tarnovo city tour; visit Samovodskata Charshiya ( Samovod Marketplace); it was famous street market in 19c; craftsmen worked there and offered their hand made products to the passers-by;

*P.M.: (driving time 3h)
- visit to Tsarevets medieval stronghold, housing the royal and patriarchal palaces;
- drive to Bucharest.
Samovod, Veliko Tarnovo

Photo gallery

Flower Market
The Old Town
Nativity Church.
Art Museum
Shopska salad
Gurko Street