Bulgaria – the Balkans’ hidden treasure
Bulgaria is astonishing for its varied landscapes but perhaps more so for its unique blend of ancient history and contemporary culture. During our riveting tour, you will experience Sofia, the exuberant capital, and Plovdiv, the ancient cultural centre. We will also visit some of the world’s best-preserved and most important religious sites, including the revered monasteries at Rila and Bachkovo, plus the incredible Boyana Church with its exceptional medieval art.
> Discover Sofia on a guided walking tour > Explore the picturesque Old Town of Plovdiv > Visit Boyana Church, a 900-year-old chapel
> Experience Bachkovo Monastery, one of the most important monuments of the Eastern Orthodox world
> Discover the Thracian Lowlands, one of Bulgaria’s oldest wine regions, and visit a local producer to sample delicious wines
Departures from April to October, 2018