Bulgaria&Greece

Day 01 – Arrival at Sofia airport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02Departure from Sofia to Veliko Turnovo - capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (12th-14th C.). On the way visit of Koprivstitsa – museum town with original architectural heritage from 19th C. Drive to Troyan. Entrance to Troyan monastery (17th C.). Arrival in Veliko Turnovo. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 – Sightseeing of Veliko Tarnovo with entrance to Tsarevets hill, picturesquely situated on the hills at the banks of the meandering river Yantra and of Arbanassi village – architectural reserve and museum town with houses and churches from 17th –19th C.  with entrance to the Jesus Christ’s Nativity Church which interior is covered in frescos depicting 2000 scenes. Drive to the town of Kazanlak through Shipka pass. Visit of the Ethnographic outdoor museum Etara with its 18th -19th C. crafts. Visit of the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak – included in the UNESCO List.  Continue to Plovdiv. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 –  Sightseeing of the old part of the town  with beautiful old houses from the Bulgarian Revival period (18th – 19th C.). Entrance to St. Konstantin and Elena church and to Roman Theatre. Drive to Sofia. Half-day sightseeing tour of the city, including a walk in the central area with visit of Al. Nevski Cathedral, St. Sofia Church, Russian Church, Ruins of Serdica and St. George Rotunda (4th C. AD). Entrance to Boyana church with unique frescos from the 13th C. (monument of the UNESCO World Heritage List).  Optional dinner with folklore show at tavern in the suburbs of Sofia. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05 – After breakfast drive from Sofia to Rila Monastery  - visit of the largest and one of the oldest Bulgarian monasteries (10th C.), included in the UNESCO World Heritage List with medieval defence tower from the 14th c. and fine frescoes. Departure to Sandanski – famous spa resort with wonderful climatic conditions. Crossing border with Greece. Departure to Thessaloniki – transfer to the hotel.  Оvernight at hotel.

Day 06 –  After breakfast - city tour of Thessaloniki - visit to White Tower, the Archaeological museum, Galerius Arch, the Castles, the Church of St. Dimitrios and Agia Sofia. Departure to Kalampaka – on the way stop in Tempi for coffee break. Arrival in Kalampaka. Оvernight aт hotel.

Day 07 – After breakfast visit to the Rock monasteries of Meteora -  unique phenomenon of cultural heritage. Departure and arrival in Delphi.  Visit to the archeological site. Departure to Athens. Optional dinner at tavern in Plaka with live music. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08 – Sightseeing of Athens – visit to the Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. Driving down Herod Atticus Street to see Evzones and the Presidential Palace, then the Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games were held, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Visit the Acropolis, its museum and masterpieces of the golden age of Athens. Transfer to the airport. Departure.

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