The Communist past of Bulgaria

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Itinerary - The Communist past of Bulgaria

Day 1: Sofia
Arrival in Sofia airport. Meet and greet by your guide. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation. Orientation walk and free evening. Overnight.
Day 2: Sofia
Breakfast. Sofia city tour including the most interesting communist sites such as: National Palace of Culture,
Park “The Bells”, former Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters, National History Museum, Museum of Socialist art and Soviet Army Monument. Free time for shopping. Overnight in Sofia.
Day 3: Sofia - Kovachevtsi – Radomir – Pravets
After breakfast  we will head to Kovachevtsi village, which is the birth place of Georgi Dimitrov, one of the earliest leaders of the Bulgarian Communist Party. Continue with Radomir, famous with its grey communist architecture and concrete residential blocks. After city walk, we will head to Pravets. The town is a birthplace of Todor Zhivkov, the leader of the Bulgarian communist party during the period 1954 – 1989. Overnight in Pravets.
Day 4: Pravets – Vratsa – Kozludui – Pleven
Today, we will go northwest to visit Vratsa, town famous for its plant for chemical solutions and the communism style blocks. After the city tour, we will visit the Nuclear Power Station in Kozlodui, built in the 1970s due to the collaboration of Bulgaria and the Soviet Union over energy. Afterwards we’ll have an hour and a half transfer to Pleven. Visit the pedestrian area and the famous “Pleven Epopee 1877” panorama museum. Overnight in Pleven.
Day 5: Pleven – Veliko Turnovo + Arbanasi – Shumen
Breakfast. Depart for Veliko Turnovo, where we will have city tour including Tsarevets fortress, Asen’s monument and time for shopping on the Samovodska charshia street. After that we will visit ex-communist residence in Arbanassi, built in 1975 for the former president Todor Zhivkov. Transfer to Shumen for a visit to the impressive monument to the Founders of Bulgaria. Overnight in Shumen.
Day 6: Shumen – Varna
Breakfast. Today we will continue with Varna. After the city tour, we will visit Euxinograd, a Bulgarian former royal summer palace and park on the Black Sea coast. Free afternoon. Overnight in Varna.
Day 7: Varna - Buzludza – Sofia
After breakfast we will head to Kazanluk, but our first stop we’ll be Buzludzha monument. Buzludza is one of the symbols of socialism in Bulgaria and listed among the most famous abandoned places in the world. We will continue with Kazanluk, where you will have the chance to visit the Rose museum and learn more about one of the symbols of Bulgaria. In the afternoon we will head back to Sofia for our last overnight.
Day 8: Sofia Departure
Free time after breakfast. Transfer to the Sofia airport. End of our services.The communist past of Bulgaria


Rates for The Communnist Past of Bulgaria 2020

   2 pax  4 pax  6 pax
3* Hotels  810 euro  540 euro    440 euro
4* Hotels  850 euro  580 euro  480 euro
5* Hotels   930 euro  660 euro  560 euro

What is included in The Communist past of Bulgaria Tour?

Price is per person
7x hotel accommodations
BB board, private tour with personal guide/driver
Transport with air-conditioned modern car or mini-van
Road taxes and parking


What is excluded from The Communist past of Bulgaria Tour?

Tipping (no fixed amount)
Entrance fees 
Personal expenses

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