$90 - $186 / person
The smallest Bulgarian town Melnik offers an amazing scenery. The town is at the foot of a unique nature phenomena – the Melnik sand pyramids. In the year 1215 Melnik emerged as a capital of an independent feudal principality, ruled by Despot Alexis Slav. The ruins of his fortress near the town, are preserved till the present days. The houses in Melnik date from the National Revival period, with their interesting and typical architecture.
The region of Melnik is famous also with its specific sort of grape. The town is the perfect place for wine tasting – there are numerous very special wine cellars in the area, where one can learn the history of the magic drink.
Rozhen Monastery is the biggest monastery in Pirin Mountains, in the southwest of Bulgaria. It’s one of the few medieval Bulgarian monasteries, well preserved until today. The unique architecture of the monastery makes it a popular tourist destination.
Enjoy this tour of the medieval Rozhen monastery, the picturesque town of Melnik and the best wines of this beautiful corner of Bulgaria
|Tour type||Group tour|
|Age requirement||All ages accepted|
|Your group size||Minimum 1 person|
Tour of Melnik and Rozhen Monastery; transportation with modern vehicle, Licensed English speaking guide, wine tasting in Melnik.
Lunch, beverages, gratuities to the guide and the driver (optional)
Explore the eating routines of Bulgarians while strolling through beautiful Sofia - enjoy a traditional breakfast, full on Bulgarian lunch and the best part - wine tasting session of exquisite Bulgarian wines, cheeses and meat cuts. Visit 4 specially selected food venues and munch on local specialities during a relaxed walk.