Heritage Of Bulgaria And Romania | Centre Holidays
Heritage Of Bulgaria And Romania | Centre Holidays


Authentic, natural and cultural are the words that best capture the essence of Bulgaria and Romania, two countries offering countless unique experiences.

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Trip Code: HBR97

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  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Bulgaria, Romania
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 15 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
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    • Visit 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • See the legacy of ancient Thrace
    • Explore the Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo, the Wooden Churches of Maramures and the Churches of Moldovia
  • Sofia

    Day 1

    Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

  • Sofia • Rila

    Day 2

    Explore Sofia, visiting Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the churches of St. George and St. Nikolas, the Banya Bashi Mosque, the Synagogue, the ruins of ancient Serdica and the Boyana Church*. Drive to Rila Monastery*, to visit the monastery and return to Sofia.

  • Plovdiv • Kazanlak

    Day 3

    Travel to Plovdiv to visit the Roman ruins, the old town, St. Konstantine and Elena Church & Hindliyan's House. Continue to Kazanlak to visit a replica of the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak*, the History Museum and a rose distillery in the Valley of Roses.

  • Nessebar • Varna

    Day 4

    Drive to the ancient city of Nessebar* to explore the acropolis, remains of Thracian fortifications, Stara Mitropolio Basilica, the medieval fortress and 19th century wooden houses. Continue to Varna on the Black Sea, for an evening walking tour.

  • Madara • Sveshtari • Veliko Tarnovo

    Day 5

    Travel to Madara to see the Madara River*, Sveshtari to visit the Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari* and Veliko Tarnovo for an evening walking tour.

  • Veliko Tarnovo • Arbanassi • Ivanovo • Pitesti

    Day 6

    Travel to Tsarevets Hill; Arbanassi, to visit the Nativity Church; Ivanovo, to explore the Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo* and Pitesti, Romania.

  • Horezu • Sarmisegetuza • Hunedoara

    Day 7

    Visit the Monastery of Horezu*, a masterpiece of Brancovan style and continue through Jiu Valley to explore Sarmisegetuza and Ulpia Traiana, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains*, before arriving in Hunedoara.

  • Hunedoara • Alba Iulia • Sibiu

    Day 8

    Visit Hunyad Castle and travel to Alba Iulia to visit the historical buildings of the town before your drive to Sibiu.

  • Sibiu • Axente Sever • Biertan • Sighisoara

    Day 9

    Take a walking tour of Sibiu, explore the Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania*, visiting Axente Sever, Biertan and the Historic Centre of Sighisoara*, where you visit the Clock Tower and the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler.

  • Sighisoara • Surdesti • Budesti • Hoteni

    Day 10

    Explore the Wooden Churches of Maramures*, visiting the Church of Surdesti, the Church of Saint Nicholas in Budesti, before arriving in the village of Hoteni, where you will spend the night in a traditional Maramures style house.

  • Sapanta • Barsana • Moldovita • Sucevita

    Day 11

    Travel to Sapanta to visit the Merry Cemetery, Barsana to visit the Church of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple and Moldovita Monastery* before your arrival in Sucevita.

  • Sucevita • Humor • Voronet • Lacu Rosu

    Day 12

    Visit Sucevita Monastery, the Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin in Humor and Voronet Monastery*. Continue to the Red Lake driving through Bicaz Canyon. Free time.

  • Brasov • Bran

    Day 13

    Drive to Brasov to visit the Black Church and continue to Bran, a castle made famous by Bram Stoker's novel as the residence of Count Dracula. Evening free.

  • Sinaia • Bucharest

    Day 14

    Travel to Sinaia to visit Peles Palace and Sinaia Monastery and continue to Bucharest to visit the Parliament Palace, the open-air Village Museum, and other important sites.

  • Bucharest

    Day 15

    You will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.


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