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One Day Tour from Sofia to Skopje, Macedonia

One Day Tour from Sofia to Skopje, Macedonia

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Upon request: On the way to Skopje you can pass by the Osogovski monastery. NO FURTHER CHARGE WILL BE APPLIED. This tour is a great possibility to visit Skopje during your trip to Bulgaria. You will get acquainted with the Macedonian history and generally with the historical and political points of our region. Skopje is worth to be visited in one day and you can use the occasion to see it while in Sofia. It is easy to book and with our guides you will feel safe and comfortable. The guide will give you information also on places where you can taste local food or buy some local stuff. A tour worth to be done.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.10
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$123.10
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Guided Walking Tour of Sofia

Guided Walking Tour of Sofia

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Forget planning routes, researching sites, and boning up on history. See all Sofia’s key attractions and learn the stories behind them too on this great-value small-group walking tour: perfect for history buffs. Sights include the ruins of the Roman-era east gate, the 4th-century Rotunda of St. George, the Byzantine St. Sofia Basilica, the Ivan Vazov National Theater, and the Cathedral Saint Alexander Nevsky.
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  • 2 hours
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$34.62
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$34.62
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Tour to Lovech, Devetaki cave & Krushuna waterfalls

Tour to Lovech, Devetaki cave & Krushuna waterfalls

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Sofia on a day tour to Lovech, Devetàshka cave, and Krushuna Falls, and explore with a professional guide for intimate insight into the rural region’s landscape, history, and culture. Take advantage of round-trip transfer from your hotel via air-conditioned vehicle for a hassle-free experience, and benefit from the more personalized service of a small-group tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.55
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$86.55
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Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

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Learn what life was like in communist-era Bulgaria on a Sofia city walking tour. Meet your informative guide in central Sofia and check out the buildings and monuments that testify to its and Bulgaria’s 45 years on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain. See the Largo complex, former home of Bulgaria’s Communist Party; the Monument to the Soviet Army; the National Palace of Culture and more as your guide explains communist ideology and the everyday lives of Bulgarians during the controversial Cold War period.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.69
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$12.69

Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

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Appreciating the diversity of Balkan culture can be difficult, especially with limited time in the region. Explore Macedonian culture on a day tour to Skopje from Sofia, and tick off another Balkan capital in just one day. Travel the distance with ease via private vehicle, and discover landmarks including the Skopje Fortress, Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and Old Bazaar, with insights provided by your guide.
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  • 11 hours
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$69.24
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$69.24
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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

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Immerse yourself in the beguiling beauty of two of Bulgaria’s most spectacular sights on a full-day trip from Sofia. Admire the natural splendor of rural Bulgaria as you travel to the Rila Monastery, a sacred structure cradled by the dense pine forests of the mountains. Delve into the history of the medieval landmark and browse the intriguing exhibitions of the on-site museum. Continue to Boyana Church to gaze at the fascinating pre-Renaissance frescoes that decorate the walls within. Please note, entrance fees are not included on this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.85
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$28.85

Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

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Reaching the Seven Rila Lakes by public transport typically involves two buses, a shuttle and most of your day. Take the pain out of transportation—while maintaining total independence—with this cost-effective shared transfer. Visit both these beautiful glacial lakes and the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with ample time for hiking.
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  • 13 hours
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$46.15
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$46.15

Full-Day Rila Monastery, the cave of St.Ivan and Boyana Church Tour from Sofia

Full-Day Rila Monastery, the cave of St.Ivan and Boyana Church Tour from Sofia

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The Rila Monastery and Boyana Church are two of Bulgaria’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites and this full-day tour from Sofia visits both in one day. Tour the medieval Boyana Church, famous for its magnificent 13th-century frescoes; admire the natural landscapes of the Rila Mountain Nature Park; then explore the churches and caves of the Rila Monastery complex.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$34.03
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$34.03

Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

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Visit Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa on a full-day trip from Sophia, and discover the art and architecture of two iconic Bulgarian cities. Stroll the narrow lanes of Plovdiv’s old town, and discover historic traces of the Romans, Thracians, and Byzantines who swept through this region. Continue to Koprivshtitsa for a walking tour to the homes of the city’s most storied residents, and learn how a local revolutionary committee freed Bulgaria from Ottoman rule during the Russo-Turkish war before ending your tour in central Sophia. 
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.93
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$51.93

Day Tour to Nis, Serbia

Day Tour to Nis, Serbia

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Enjoy a day away from the bustling capital on a small-group day tour to Niš in Serbia. Explore top attractions including Mediana, the Skull Tower, and Niš Fortress with your professional guide for intimate insight into the region’s history and culture, and benefit from round-trip transfer from your hotel to travel the distance with ease.
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  • 10 hours
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$58.00
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$58.00
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Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia
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Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

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Visit the fascinating city of Plovdiv on a full-day tour from Sofia, and explore ancient ruins, some of Bulgaria’s most historic landmarks, and the city’s Ethnographic Museum. This full-day Plovdiv trip includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Sofia, a guided walking tour of Plovdiv, and admission to the museum and the Plovdiv Roman Theatre.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.62
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$34.62

Sofia by Night Panoramic Tour with Dinner and Folklore Show

Sofia by Night Panoramic Tour with Dinner and Folklore Show

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Admire the sights of Sofia by night before dinner and a folklore show on this evening tour. Take a panoramic drive around Bulgaria’s capital to see its illuminated highlights, including the floodlit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, National Palace of Culture, and more. Then, savor a 3-course Bulgarian dinner complemented with a live folklore show of traditional local music and dance. Dinner, show, air-conditioned transport, and central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.24
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Small group tour to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

Small group tour to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

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Knowing the best spots to experience Bulgaria’s rich and varied cultural heritage can be tricky for visitors on limited time in the capital. Tick off Plovdiv, Asen’s Fortress, and Bachkovo Monastery in just 1 day on a small-group tour from Sofia. Save time with seamless round-trip transfer between landmarks, and learn about their Roman, Ottoman, and modern history from your professional guide.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.16
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$91.16
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Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

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Grab your passport and head over the border to Serbia on this full-day tour of Nis from Sofia. Learn about the turbulent history of former Yugoslavia as you visit the Nis concentration camp; visit city sights including the Roman ruins of Mediana, the Skull Tower, and the Nisava riverfront; and sample delicious Serbian cuisine with lunch (own expense) at a local grill house.
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  • 10 hours
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$114.24
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$114.24
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The Seven Rila Lakes & Rila Monastery

The Seven Rila Lakes & Rila Monastery

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The mountains are one of Bulgaria’s great joys—especially for hikers—but can be hard to reach independently. Tailor-made for lovers of both walking and history, this action-packed day features a hike around the beautiful Seven Rila Lakes and a tour of the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Tour includes chair-lift ticket to the lakes but excludes monastery entrance fees.
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  • 12 hours
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$111.94
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$111.94
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Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress

Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress

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Visit the town of Belogradchik and its two notable attractions—Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress—on this day trip from Sofia that combines the natural scenery and history of northwestern Bulgaria. Be wowed by the natural formations of sandstone rocks in the Balkan Mountains, and admire the fortress, which dates back to Roman times.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.24
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$69.24
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Private Day tour from Sofia to Skopje, North Macedonia

Private Day tour from Sofia to Skopje, North Macedonia

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Make the most of your time in the Balkans on this full-day tour to Skopje, the capital of neighboring North Macedonia. Travel the distance easily with included round-trip transportation from your Sofia hotel and enjoy more time to immerse yourself in the diverse city. Benefit from the personalized insights and attention of your small-group guide as you take in landmarks such as the Old Bazaar, Stone Bridge, and Mother Teresa Memorial House.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.48
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$138.48
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Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Tour from Sofia

Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Tour from Sofia

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Tour two of northern Bulgaria’s top attractions on this private 10-hour tour from Sofia. Visit the traditional village of Arbanasi, famous for its rich past and fresco-coated Church of the Nativity. Then, continue to Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria’s former medieval capital and home to the Tsarevets palace-fortress. Tour the hilltop ruins, including the main church and execution rock, where traitors were pushed to the deaths, and discover the town’s history. Private transport and entrance fees included.
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  • 10 hours
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$69.24
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$69.24
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Sofia full day tour

Sofia full day tour

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Get an in-depth exploration of the Bulgarian capital on this full-day tour of Sofia. Set out from your hotel and travel in an air-conditioned minivan. Accompanied by a guide, visit Boyana Church, the National Historical Museum, Pancharevo Lake, and more. Take a walking tour through the city center and learn about Bulgarian history from your guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.47
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$63.47
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Private Day Trip to Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa

Private Day Trip to Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa

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Combine the flexibility you value in independent travel with the knowledge and efficiency of a professional guide on this private tour. Stop when and where you want as you explore two of Bulgaria’s most charming spots: scenic Plovdiv Old Town and the quaint little town of Koprivshtitsa. Your tour includes door-to-door transport with free Wi-Fi but excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.48
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$138.48
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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Tour

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Tour

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Travel with a small group to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church, two UNESCO World Heritage sites. An informative guide points out 19th-century paintings depicting the Bulgarian Renaissance at the country’s largest monastery, set against the beauty of the Rila mountains. In the afternoon, visit Boyana Church to view its medieval frescoes. You’ll travel round-trip by air-conditioned minivan from Sofia’s Alexander Nevski Square.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.51
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$35.51

The Essential Western Bulgaria in 4 Days

The Essential Western Bulgaria in 4 Days

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The Essential Western Bulgaria - Rila Monastery, Boyana, Bansko, Plovdiv, Kazanlak, Veliko Tarnovo, Troyan Western Bulgaria offers you a full variety of cultural and historical sights to help you explore Bulgarian lands from Antiquity, Mid centuries and Revival period (18th-19th century). The tour is ideal if you wish to spend 2-3 days in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria and then spend the rest of your week on this loop trip to the country side. Compared to day tours from Sofia, this 4-Day Bulgaria trip will give you more intimate contact with your guide and with local people, it will save you time spent sitting in a car for several return trips, and it will also save you money for more expensive Sofia hotels. In our tours we have included accommodation in our chosen family 2* or 3* hotels, where we have confidence in their quality of service. Whenever possible, you can upgrade to 4* and 5* hotels or opt for a more budget accommodation.
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  • 4 days
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$664.69
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$664.69
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Bulgaria and Macedonia Full-Day Tour from Sofia

Bulgaria and Macedonia Full-Day Tour from Sofia

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See two of Bulgaria’s religious treasures and another in Macedonia on this full-day tour from Sofia. Admire Sofia’s Boyana Church, a UNESCO-listed gem famed for its 13th-century frescoes, and then travel to the rural Zemen Monastery, a medieval complex graced with murals and portraits of Bulgarian nobles. Finally, cross into Macedonia to the mountainside Osogovo Monastery, considered one of the country’s most beautiful. Lunch, Boyana and Zemen admission, and Sofia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.32
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$92.32
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3 Caves tour - Saeva dupka , Eyes of God cave & Devetashka Cave

3 Caves tour - Saeva dupka , Eyes of God cave & Devetashka Cave

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Venture away from the bustling city of Sofia and discover the natural landscapes of Bulgaria during this small-group tour. Visit three of the country’s most popular, and beautiful, caves and learn about how these underground locations have been used throughout the centuries. See the corridors and halls of Saeva dupka, then head to Bulgari’s most famous cave, Prohodna—also known as the ‘Eyes of God’—before concluding at Devetashka.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.55
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$86.55
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