Romania, Bulgaria and Greece Tour

Romania, Bulgaria and Greece Tour

Tsarevets Fortress

Tsarevets Fortress

See the home of the original “Dracula” in Romania, the Tombs of the Thracian Kings in the Valley of Roses in Bulgaria and the stunning Meteora Rock Monasteries in Greece – and these are just the highlights of this incredible 11-day tour

Your friendly and fully licensed guide will be showing you the very best of the Balkans – including Bucharest, medieval Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv and Thessaloniki have to offer.

Plus, you’ll see the natural beauty of the rose valleys and mountain monasteries of Bulgaria.

Your itinerary is open to changes. How about an airport pick-up? An extra “free” day for exploration? We’ll customize your itinerary and create an ideal tour just for you.

Tour highlights
A city tour of jaw-dropping Bucharest, Sinaia, Bran Castle (of Dracula fame), Sighisoara Castle and Vlad Dracul House, city tour of Sibiu, Veliko Tarnovo (the City of the Tsars), Tsarevets Fortress and craft street, Plovdiv (the European Capital of Culture), Shipka Pass, the Valley of Roses and Tombs of the Thracian Kings, Sofia city tour, Bachkovo and Rila Monasteries and optional wine tasting, Thessaloniki city tour and the Meteora Rock Monasteries.

Your tour price includes

  • Insight and knowledge – your tour guide or driver will always be on-hand to assist you during your trip. They will offer cultural and historical insight.
  • Easy itinerary customization – personalize your itinerary to include extra trips or do the tour in reverse! Whatever makes sense for your travel plans.
  • No hidden charges – you’ll get a free, no-obligation quote alongside your itinerary. It will show everything your tour price includes.
  • Your privacy – we take small group bookings of up to 8 people.
  • Spacious, air-conditioned vehicles – all of our minivans have plenty of legroom and full air conditioning so you travel in comfort.

11-Day Romania – Bulgaria – Greece Itinerary

Day 1

Bucharest 10 day tour balkans→ Arrive in Bucharest

→ City tour of Bucharest
Visit the Palace of Parliament, Old town, Piata Victoriei, Cec Palace, Unirii Square, Revolution square, National Museum of Romanian history, Constitution square, Lui Carol monument, Palace of justice

Overnight in Bucharest

Day 2

Explore the inside of Peles castle→ Transfer to Sinaia area

→ Visit Peles castle and Bran (Dracula) castle

→ Transfer to Brasov

Overnight in Brasov

Day 3

See all Sighisoara from the clock tower→ Transfer to Sighisoara

→ City tour and free time
Visit the Sighisoara Citadel, The Clock tower, The Vlad Dracul House

Overnight in Sighisoara

Day 4

Exploring the urban parts of Sibiu→ Transfer to Sibiu

→ City tour and free time
Visit the Consul tower of Sibiu, the Large Square, the bridge of Lies, Sibiu Lutheran Cathedral;

Overnight in Sibiu

Day 5

Exploring the vicinity of Velike Turnovo→ Transfer to Veliko Tarnovo via Bucharest and Ruse
Visit the Tsarevets fortress and the craft street

→ Free time in Veliko Tarnovo

Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo

Day 6

Enjoying and exploring the old town of Plovdiv→ Transfer to Plovdiv area via Shipka pass

→ Visit the rose valley and Kazanlak area
Explore the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak or the Buzludzha monument

→ Free time in Plovdiv

Day 7

→ Visit the Bachkovo monastery in the morning

Learn and touch the history Bachkovo monastery→ Walking city tour of Plovdiv and free time in the afternoon
Visit The Old town from the 19th century; the Ethnographic museum (outside); Balabanov house; the Ancient theatre of Philippopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis, The St St Constantin and Elena church, The Djumaya mosque and square, The building of the Regional Historical Museum, Saint Ludvik cathedral, Agara (Marketplace), the Main walking street, “The Trap” neighborhood; Nebet tepe)

→ Free time in Plovdiv in the afternoon

Overnight in Plovdiv

Day 8

Urban exploring in the city ofSofia→ Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria

→ City tour and free time
Visit the: St. Nedelya square; Nedelya church; St Sofia Monument; St. Petka Church; The old Serdika Ruins; The mineral springs; The council of ministers; The Rotunda “Saint George”; The Presidency; The mosque “Banya Bashi”; The National archaeology museum (not going inside); The National Bank of Bulgaria; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The King’s palace; The Russian church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument of the “unknown soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; The city garden.

Overnight in Sofia

Day 9

Learning about the Rila monastery and exploring→ Transfer to Rila monastery
Explore the monastery complex and the church

→ Transfer to Melnik

→ Sightseeing and wine tasting (optional)

Overnight in Melnik

Day 10

Spendingf the day in Thessaloniki→ Transfer to Thessaloniki

→ City tour and free time
Visit the White tower, Arch of Galerius and Rotunda, Hagia Sophia, Thessaloniki, Aristotelous Square, the Church of Panagia Chalkeon

Overnight in Thessaloniki

Day 11

Visitting the metora monateries→ Day tour to Meteora rock monasteries
Explore the area with guide

→ Transfer back to Thessaloniki

End of the tour

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