Full-day tour to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi

The tour begins in Ruse and takes us to the 14th century rock-hewn church of Ivanovo, one of Bulgaria’s UNESCO monuments. The scenic drive through huge agricultural fields takes you to the village of Arbanassi to visit one of the most spectacular Bulgarian Churches- the 16th century Nativity Church with over 2000 biblical frescoes inside. Take a stroll in the peaceful streets of Arbanassi to discover the architectural traditions of the 18-19th century. Visit Konstantsaliev house, built in the 17th century, nowadays a museum, presenting the Bulgarian lifestyle during this period. Free time for lunch in Arbanassi. After lunch continue to the Medieval Capital of Bulgaria- Veliko Tarnovo. Explore the grounds of the Tsarevets Fortress with our guide and enjoy breath taking views over the Balkan Mountain. Enjoy a walk through the picturesque cobble stone streets of the Old Town and return to your hotel in Ruse in the late afternoon.

Additional trips and excursions can be booked at your convenience. We will be happy to assist you in your personal travel plans. If you wish to explore more of the scenic Ruse Region, don’t hesitate to contact us. We would like to help you make the most of your stay at the Allegra Festival.