Bulgarian Monasteries

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Customized Tours Bulgaria Day 1

Let your customized tours Bulgaria start. On that first day of tours Bulgaria we travel to the Rila Monastery. It is not far from the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, which is 120 km away. (private guided Sofia tours) As soon as we reach the monastery, we check in into a hotel in the region. Then, dinner and overnight.

Customized Tours Bulgaria Day 2

After breakfast we will visit the Rila Monastery. It’s a unity of spirituality, culture and nature. It is a National Museum and a National Historical reserve. The Rila Monastery is also in the List of World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. It’s one of the symbols of Bulgaria and also a very popular Bulgaria tourist destination for customized tours Bulgaria. There we will see the church of the Nativity of the Virgin and the grave of Tzar Boris III. We will also see the Tower of Hrelyo and the Rila Monastery History Museum. Follows lunch after which the smallest town in Bulgaria, Melnik and its Pyramids are awaiting you. Surely, let’s not forget the wine produced there. When we are there, we will relax from the journey with wine trying in Villa Melnik Winery. Check in into the hotel in Melnik, dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Aftre breakfast there will be a short city tour around Melnik. It includes a visit to the Kordopulov’s House which is supposed to be the biggest residential building on the Balkan Peninsula from the Revival Period. Also a visit to the Museum in the town. Another monastery is awaiting us – this is the Rozhen Monastery, built in 1890, with fine frescoes and amazing wood carvings. Before we leave the small, picturesque town of Melnik and head for the Bachkovo Monastery, we will have lunch. Once at the monastery, we will check in into a hotel, dinner and overnight.

Customized Tours Bulgaria Day 4

Your holiday in Bulgaria gets another ‘’flower to the wreath of Bulgarian monasteries’’, a visit to the Bachkovo Monastery. This is the monastery that ranks second to the Rila Monastery, regarding size, architecture and artistic and literary significance. Following lunch is a short journey to the ‘Asenova Fortress’ (Asen’s Fortress) – a medieval fortress in the Rhodope Mountains. Then, our tour will proceed to the town of Kazanlak – the Rose Valley and the Valley of the Thracian Kings. There we will visit a Thracian Tomb, which is in the UNESCO list. Check in into a hotel and stay overnight in Kazanlak.

Day 5

There will definitely be breakfast after which we will leave for the Dryanovo Monastery. On the way we will visit the Architectural-Ethnographic Complex “ETAR” – Gabrovo. It’s a lovely open-air museum which presents Bulgarian customs, culture and craftsmanship. Back on the road and off to the monastery. When we reach the Dryanovo Monastery, we will have a tour around it. After that, we will leave for the town of Troyan. Check in into a hotel and overnight in Troyan.

Customized Tours Bulgaria Day 6

In the morning, after breakfast, we will visit the Troyan Monastery. It belongs completely to the Bulgarian Revival Period. As part of that period the monastery is associated with the April Uprising of 1876. Later we will make a short tour around the town of Troyan. After lunch we are going back to the place where we started customized tours Bulgaria. Contact us for more information. We also offer personal Istanbul tours.

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  1. I love music so much and I very often write lyrics for songs. What I know about myself is I get so much inspired after visiting such places, monasteries, churches. thank you guys for the tour!:-)

  2. In my family we are interested in monasteries, synagogues, mosques, churches, temples. We always look for new places to visit and enjoy these places for worshipping. Monasteries in this tour sound promising especially Rila monastery


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