Half-day excursions on September 8

Excursions will be organised for groups of at least 8 people. The prices are calculated for small groups, cost for groups of 15 and more peopple is substantially less. Please register at vassia.atanassova@gmail.com.

SOFIA TOUR (22 Euros)

Bulgarian National Museum of History

Photo courtesy: Author : Svilen Enev | Source : Wikimedia Commons | License : CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GFDL

The National History Museum in Sofia is Bulgaria’s largest museum. It was founded on 5 May 1973 and its first representative exposition was opened in 1984 to commemorate 1300 years of Bulgarian history. The museum was moved to a former governmental residence in 2000 and currently stores and owns over 650,000 objects connected to archaeology, fine arts, history and ethnography, although only 10% of them are permanently exhibited. Read more…



Photo courtesy: Author : TwoWings | Source : Wikimedia Commons | License : GFDL / CC-BY-SA 3.0

Koprivshtitsa is a historic town in Sofia Province, central Bulgaria, lying among the Sredna Gora mountains. The town is huddled in the mountain folds 111 km east of Sofia. It is known for its authentic Bulgarian architecture and for its folk music festivals, making it a very popular tourist destination. It is one of the characteristic Bulgarian towns, still preserving the atmosphere of the Bulgarian National Revival period of the 19th century. Read more…


View at the Old Town of Plovdiv

Author : Klearchos Kapoutsis | Source : Wikimedia Commons | License : CC-BY 2.0

Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after the capital Sofia, and the tenth-largest city in the Balkans. It is an important economic, transport, cultural and educational center. The city is situated 120 km away from Sofia in south-central Bulgaria on the two banks of the Maritsa River. It has historically developed on seven syenite hills, and for this reason it is often referred to in Bulgaria as “The City of the Seven Hills”. Read more…

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