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  1. Romania
  2. Bucharest
  3. Rock Hewn Churches of Ivanovo

From Bucharest: Bulgaria Small Group Day Tour

Product ID: 65706
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Discover Bulgaria and it's astonishing stone churches built in caves, such as Ivanovo Church, the impressive Veliko Tarnovo city and Tsarevets Stronghold, the charming Arbanassi stone village and cross the famous Friendship Bridge.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pick up from your hotel in Bucharest
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit Veliko Tarnovo
  • See Tsarevets Stronghold
  • Explore Arbanassi Village
  • Visit Ivanovo Church
  • Admire the Friendship Bridge
Full description
You will start your trip with a stop by a very famous Bulgarian church, very near to the Romanian border. The Ivanovo Churches are UNESCO heritage since 1979 and are highly appreciated for the rock-hewn churches and thanks to their impressive XIII-XIV century fresco.

After this, continue your journey towards the heart of Bulgaria, where one of the most amazing cities of this country is located. Veliko Tarnovo is located on the banks of Yantra River, also known as the City of Tsars, Veliko boasts an impressive fortress with the ruins of the former Tsarevets Palace and the patriarchal church, today with modern and intriguing paintings.

After Veliko Tarnovo, a visit by a most wonderful village follows. You will discover together the famous stone village of Arbanassi. This is the only village in Bulgaria that keeps the old architecture style of Bulgarian medieval times. With the batteries full charged you will drive back to Bucharest. You arrive back around 20:00.
  • Licensed English speaking travel guide
  • Private pick-up and drop off at your hotel in Bucharest with bus or minivan
  • Guidance by all sights
  • All transport and road fees
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour
• There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Product ID: 65706