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Cultural Landscapes15-day/14-nigh cultural tour, featuring authentic Bulgaria. Along with the main sites, you will spend some time in small villages off the beaten track, meeting local people and experiencing laid-back lifestyle.
Highlights: Koprivshtica, Troyan, Beli Osam, Tryavna, Melnik, Nesebar.
Jewish Heritage Bulgaria Tour 9-days | Brill TravelYou will get acquainted with the history of Bulgarian Jews, with the religious tolerance of the people and find out why Bulgaria is proud with saving its Jewish population from extinction during World War II.
Highlights include visits to the largest Sephardic synagogue in the Balkan Peninsula, to Arie's House inSamokov
3-day Bulgaria Cultural Tour “Mediaeval Fortresses & Rocky Legends”North-Western Bulgaria is one of the off-the-beaten track destinations, still undiscovered, but full of history, legends and spectacular views. On this three-day tour you will visit Vidin with its mediaeval fortress and century-old Jewish-heritage, the river Danube, Belogradchik fortress and Belogradchik rocks
Bulgaria – Romania: Guaranteed Departures with Brill Travel12-day adventure in history, ancient culture, legends, fiction, beautiful landscapes and ...great cuisine.
UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in Bulgaria12-day/11-night cultural tour, revealing Bulgaria's rich cultural heritage, dating as far back as the dawn of European Civilization. Highlights include 7 UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage sites: Boyana Church, The Rila monastery, Thracian beehive tomb in Kazanlak, Nesebar, Madara Horseman, Thracian Royal Tomb in Sves...
Bulgaria for Archaeologists: Ancient History, written in Gold13-day/12-night cultural tour, designed for both professional and amateur archaeologists. Bulgarian lands boast an amazingly rich cultural and historic heritage. Frequently, artifacts and monuments from different ages create scientific sensations. The excavation of the chalcolithic necropolis near Varna back in 1972...
Bulgaria – A Visual AdventureWe designed this tour for travellers who love nature, history and the art of photography. You will discover the beauty spots of Bulgaria; you will wander around to find the best places and faces to inspire you. Walking on ancient cobbled streets, visiting mediaeval churches, tasting local organic food and wine or ...
Ancient Macedonia Shared Cultural Heritage Tour: BG, N.Mk,GRAncient Macedonia – A legendary past, land full of mysterious beauty of nature, cultural heritage shared today between Bulgaria, Northern Macedonia and Greece, where ancient myths and legends meet modernity.
Highlights of Romania and Bulgaria TourHighlights of Romania and Bulgaria Tour is one of Brill Travel's best-selling tours. It features cultural highlights of the two countries. Starts in Bucharest, ends in Sofia. You will visit 7 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites: Bucovina painted monasteries, Sighisoara,Biertan, Sibiu, Boyana, Rila monastery +Thracian
Rose Festival in BulgariaBulgaria Rose Festival Tour reveals the secrets of producing the best quality rose attar. It includes visits to 4 Rose Oil distilleries. You will meet the local producers and discuss with them the quality of the Rose Oil produced in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria.
Country Roads of Bulgaria8-day cultural tour "Country Roads of Bulgaria" will show the beauty and quietness of Bulgaria's countryside. You will feel the spirit of creativity of Bulgarian Renaissance
Highlights: 4 UNESCO sites and museum villages of Arbanassi, Bansko, Old Plovdiv, Kazanlak, Melnik.
5-day Jewish History and Jewish Heritage Tour in BulgariaDuring this 5-day Jewish Heritage Tour you will get introduced to the history of Bulgarian Jews. The religious tolerance of the people in Bulgaria and the brave attitude of the civil society were among the reasons why Bulgaria saved its Jewish population during World War II.
Bulgarian Wine …Or How To Resist Old AgeBulgaria is the country that gave the world the ancient God of Wine in whose honour Bacchanalian orgies were thrown. Archaeologists prove that the motherland of the wine plant was in the region of the Black Sea, nowadays-Bulgarian lands. Wine-producing traditions here are centuries old, since the times of the ancient..
Bulgaria Aroma Tour in the Valley of RosesBulgarian Rose Festival Karlovo - Join the local community for the traditional Rose Festival in Karlovo. It is the second most-popular rose festival, held in the Rose valley of Bulgaria. You will find out why one of the world's most beautiful rose oil comes from Bulgaria and why one of the highest per cent of the world
Macedonia – Cradle Of Culture, Land Of Nature І Brill TravelThis 3-day tour from Sofia provides an excellent opportunity to see the roots of a century-old culture, impressive mediaeval churches and monasteries and Nature, which beauty will take your breath away. We visit Plaoshnik where St. Clement of Ohrid founded the first University in Europe and educated 3,500 students at..
10 days Bulgaria – Romania: Fiction, Legends and More10-days Bulgaria-Romania tour reveals a land of magical obscurity, mixture of culture, fiction and history. Explore Old Europe, dive into a mediaeval world that Vlad the Impaler-Dracula once ruled with despotism and butchery. You will admire fantastic landscapes and mountains of savage beauty and ancient castles.
Bulgaria for Beginners4-day/3-night tour of Sofia, Plovdiv, Rila monastery, an excellent introduction to the well-known sites of Bulgaria. Highlights include visits to 2 World Cultural Heritage Sites - Rila Monastery and Boyana Church /13 c AD/, riding the Narrow-Gauge Railway with the highest (1,267 m) railway station in Europe.
Best of Bulgaria – on a BudgetBest of Bulgaria tour on a budget is designed for travellers with deeper interests and limited time. Along with Sofia and Plovdiv, you will visit the mediaeval capital Veliko Tarnovo and the open-air ethnographic museum Etara. Highlights: Sofia, Rila monastery, Plovdiv, Kazanlak, Etara, Veliko Tarnovo.
Top 10 Private Tours
Top 10 Private Tours
Top 10 Private tours of Bulgaria, Romania, N.Macedonia and Northern Greece. All tours include visits to main cultural and historical must-see sites. Along with off-the beaten track visits, we can customize a tour just for your party. We offer self-guided packages, too. Take your time and browse our Top 10 private tours focused on UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, Aromatherapy, History and Culture.
Private Special Interest Tours
All in all, Bulgaria, Romania and N.Macedonia are rich in cultural attractions. In fact, our tours offer visits to top Bulgaria’s prehistoric sites and cave paintings (Magura Cave).
2-Country Private Tours
We offer combined tours with Romania. You may choose the longer 14-day “Highlights of Romania and Bulgaria”, or the shorter 10-day tour „Fiction, Legends and more”.
The two combined tours with North Macedonia are among our best-selling tours. Stunning landscapes, century-old culture and authentic hospitality- these are the reasons for popularity of the destinations.
Cultural Attractions in Private Special Interest Tours
In reality,Bulgaria, Romania and N.Macedonia are rich in cultural attractions. We are trying to provide a diverse variety of visits during our tours. Above all, local cultures in the region offer genuine diversity. So, our tour programmes include visits to historic and some religious sites of significance.
Rural Attractions in Private Special Interest Tours
Generally, there are plenty of rural attractions in the region. Bulgaria, in particular, is renowned for natural yoghurt, goat and sheep’s milk cheese, wine and rose attar. Romania, for example, is Europe’s largest corn and sunflower producer. It is in the top five of EU wheat and soybeans producers. N. Macedonia is famous for its tobacco, lamb meat, fresh and processed vegetables and fruits.
Last, but not least, our tours cover the main cultural festivals. In Bulgaria it is the Rose Festival at the beginning of the rose harvest season (May-June). The George Enescu Festival in Romania is one of the biggest classical music festivals. You may be lucky to be in Romania during the festival’s period (end of August- September). Ohrid Summer Festival in N.Macedonia is an event worth attending, too.