THE VALLEY OF ROSES & KOPRIVSHTITSA FULL-DAY TOUR

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The Valley of Roses and Koprivshtitsa - Full day Tour

An exciting full-day trip revealing the secrets and splendor of the Bulgarian rose oil production, the ancient Thracian tomb of Kazanlak and the breathtaking mountainous area of the Freedom monument in Shipka.

About this activity

Prices: 60 euro per person

Approximately 11 hours

Printed or mobile vouchers accepted

Instant confirmation

Live guide in English for the Valley of the Roses

Audio guide/headphones: English, Spanish, Italian, French (only for Koprivshtitsa)

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Immerse yourself in the blossom and tender fragrance of the Rose Valley (roses bloom only once annually)
  • See the iconic Kazanluk Thracian Tomb (world heritage UNESCO site)
  • Learn about the technology of the rose oil (and rakia (Bulgarian brandy) as well) production and sample some rose products at the Damascena Ethnographic Complex
  • Visit and tour on your own the Revival-period Koprivshtitsa

TOUR ITINERARY
  • 07:00: Departure from the starting point at the parking lot behind the main entrance of the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, in front of “la Cathedrale” restaurant.
  • 09:30: Arrival in the town of Kazanlak. A tour through the rose fields, where you’ll have an excellent opportunity for some great photos.
  • 11:00: Arrival at the Ethnographic Complex “Damascena”, where you will learn more about the production and use of the rose oil.
  • 12:30: Some free time for lunch. The guide will be with the group the entire time.
  • 13:30: A visit to the Thracian tomb, a UNESCO world heritage site, dating back from the 4th century BC.
  • 14:30: A guided visit to the beautiful Russian style church of the Nativity and if time allows to the Shipka peak for great panoramic views.
  • 16:00: Taking on a route between the Balkan and Sredna Gora Mountain heading to Koprvishtitsa – small town showcasing the Bulgarian Renaissance architecture in a perfect picture sceneries.
  • 17:00: Arrival at Koprivshtitsa and a short tour of the town.
  • 19:30: Arrival at the starting point at Aleksander Nevski Cathedral.
PRICES
  • 60 euro per person

Prices include:

  • English speaking guide throughout the whole tour
  • Transport by modern vehicle (car/minibus) with air condition

Prices do not include:

  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
EXTRAS
  • Entrance fee for the Kazanluk Thracian Tomb (UNESCO) –
  • Entrance fee for the Ethnographic Complex “Damascena” –
  • Pick up from your accommodation – 5/10 euros per reservation, depending on the hotel
  • Drop off at your accommodation – 5 euro per reservation

GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Before going on your Valley of Roses day tour, be prepared and aware of:

  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable to walk on cobbled streets
  • Especially in summer bring a sun hat, sun lotion and sunglasses
  • The tour is not suitable for disabled people

If you have any questions before booking your day tour, contact us!

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