Many customers ask us for suggestions of day trips they can make, to combine places to see and things to do in the region. These are the places our groups and independent travellers enjoy visiting….
Day Trip 1
Morning: Visit Veliko Tarnovo – 11am Free Walking Tour from Tourist Information Centre. There is a big choice of places to see and things to do in Veliko Tarnovo. If you have children, don’t miss the museum of illusions.
Late Lunch: Go to Arbanasi to dine overlooking Veliko Tarnovo. Sevosekrator Hotel has a spectacular terrace where you can eat whilst looking across Veliko Tarnovo and the Balkan Mountains beyond.
Afternoon: Walk around Arbanasi or book a Jeep Tour with Hillview Veliko Tarnovo. Then Return to Camping Veliko Tarnovo for a swim.
Evening: Relax under the stars with a drink at your camping place.
Day Trip 2
Morning: Buzludzha Communist Monument.
Etar Ehtnographic Complex – Dine at the restaurant here (or bring a picnic and eat it on Shipka Peak)
Evening: Back to Camping Veliko Tarnovo for a swim and a drink in the Coffee Shop
Day Trip 3
Morning: Hotnitsa Waterfalls Eco Trail . Take a picnic.
Afternoon Go to Nikololis ad Istrum Roman Ruins
Day Trip 4
Afternoon: Tryavna Wood Carving Village (The best Indian Restaurant in Bulgaria is there!)
Day Trip 5
Morning: Elena Remember to download the walking tour and don’t forget to stock up on Dried Filet Elena and Elena White Cheese & Yoghurt
Eat lunch at Tihia Kut (The Quiet Place) or find a café in the centre of the town.
Afternoon: Hristovski Waterfalls & Yovkovstsi Lake – Gentle walk / relaxing by the lake.
Day Trip 6
Day Trip 7
Whole Day: Ivanovo Rock Churches
This could form part of your journey to Ruse / Romania as it is on the route to the border.