Communist Bulgaria Tour Day 1 Sofia – Pravets – Varshets
For Communist Bulgaria Tour; the guide will meet you at the airport in Sofia and you will leave for the town of Pravets as the first place to visit on communist Bulgaria tour. Pravets is the birthplace of Bulgaria’s longtime communist leader Todor Zhivkov and the hometown of Pravets computers.
Varshets – the oldest spa resort in Bulgaria and founded around a mineral spring. It is famous for its curative mineral springs, mild mountain climate, beautiful scenery and a large well-kept park.
Overnight in Varshets.
Communist Bulgaria Tour Day 2 Varshets – Yablanitsa – Kozloduy – Pleven
In the morning we will leave for the small town of Yablanitsa. The place is Known throughout the country as a centre for traditional production of confectionery, halva and Turkish delight, lokum.
Kozloduy is not a big town, situated on the Danube River and it is best known for the Nuclear Power Plant, which we will visit, built in the 1970s.
Our journey will proceed to the town of Pleven where we will visit the “Pleven Epopee 1877” panorama museum. It is the only monument of the kind on the Balkan Peninsula. It depicts the events of the Russian-Turkish War of 1877–78 and it stands on the actual battlefield.
Check into the hotel and overnight in Pleven.
Communist Bulgaria Tour Day 3 Pleven – Lovech – Lyaskovets – Mindya – Veliko Tarnovo
We will start the day with a short journey to the town of Lovech where we will visit he first virtual Museum of Water in Europe. The old Deli Hamam bath in the town, now houses the unique water museum.
Our next stop will be Lyaskovets which is famous for the wine production. There we will visit the winery museum and it is the right place for wine tasting.
Back on the road and back to the world of communism. The village of Mindya is a beautiful place situated at the foot of the Stara Planina Mountain and it houses the first Museum of Communism in Bulgaria.
Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo.
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