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  2. Varna

Varna: 5-Hour Museum and Monastery Tour

Product ID: 5947
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Explore the Varna Archaeological Museum and the Aladzha Monastery on this 5-hour tour from Varna. Discover Bulgaria’s history as you admire the ancient artifacts at the museum and explore the Orthodox Christian cave monastery complex.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pickup included

This tour begins from your hotel in Varna.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the rich collection of ancient artifacts at the Varna Archaeological Museum
  • Explore the picturesque Aladzha Monastery, a medieval Orthodox Christian cave monastery complex
  • Stop at the seaside resort of Golden Sands
Full description
On this 5-hour tour you will discover the rich collection of archaeological artifacts at the Varna Archaeological Museum that show how the prehistoric men lived in this area for thousands of years. You will also explore the picturesque Aladzha Monastery.

After the pick-up at your hotel in Varna, you will first stop at the Varna Archaeological Museum. Your tour guide will tell you many historical facts about the region and the city itself, revealing the exciting past of Varna and its surroundings.

Following a short walk through Varna's pedestrian area, you will head off to the Aladzha Monastery, a medieval Orthodox Christian cave monastery complex. It is situated in a protected forest area adjacent to the Golden Sands Nature Park in northeastern Bulgaria, 17 kilometers north of central Varna. The monastery dates back to the 14th century and existed until the 17th century. Its picturesque location and preserved frescoes are absolutely unique and a highlight of every trip to Bulgaria.

On the way back you will stop for a cup of coffee in the seaside resort Golden Sands before returning back to your hotel in Varna.
Includes
  • Round-trip transfers from your hotel
  • Transportation throughout the tour
  • Tour guide
  • A cup of coffee and snacks
  • Entrance fees for the Varna Archaeological Museum and the Aladzha Monastery
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

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Important information
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You can pay a lower price for the tour if there are more than 2 participants.