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Sofia Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

Experience Sophia’s rich culinary traditions on a 3-hour food and walking tour through the city’s atmospheric markets and neighborhood restaurants. Walk alongside a local foodie as you learn about Bulgaria’s regional cooking traditions, and duck into a café for a fresh salad with ayran, a lightly-fermented yogurt drink. Sample Bulgarian sweets in the bustling aisles of Tsentralni Hali, browse displays of aromatic spices and finish your trip through Sophia’s food culture with mezze with wine at a beloved restaurant. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sofia by Night Panoramic Tour with Dinner and Folklore Show

Admire the sights of Sofia by night before dinner and a folklore show on this evening tour. Take a panoramic drive around Bulgaria’s capital to see its illuminated highlights, including the floodlit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, National Palace of Culture, and more. Then, savor a 3-course Bulgarian dinner complemented with a live folklore show of traditional local music and dance. Dinner, show, air-conditioned transport, and central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia City Tour with Wine Tasting

Explore Sofia in comfort and taste local wines on this private tour. Depart from your hotel in an air-conditioned car equipped with WiFi, so you can stay connected throughout the day. Explore the city with a guide and learn about Sofia’s history. Make your way to a local winery and taste three different Bulgarian wines.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Pub Crawl Tour of The Hidden Unique Bars

Socialites can escape the beaten path, make new friends, and discover a new side of Sofia on this pub crawl that focuses on the city’s hidden bars. Exploring at a civilized pace, with no drinking games or rowdiness, learn about Bulgarian history as you discover four bars and finally a club. Tour includes free drinks and free entry to the club.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rila Monastery and Wine Tasting Tour

This private tour of World Heritage–listed Rila Monastery includes a tasting at Medi Valley, a classic winery with locally produced wines. Travel in the comfort of your private vehicle to the country’s largest monastery, where your own personal guide points out 19th-century paintings depicting the Bulgarian Renaissance. Admire the beauty of the Rila mountains en route to the winery, where you’ll sample five different wines and learn more about the region.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melnik Wine Tasting tour from Sofia

Take a break from the crowded city streets and discover the best of Bulgarian wine on a 9-hour tour to Melnik. Comfortable transportation collects you from your Sofia hotel and takes you into the sprawling Bulgarian countryside. Upon arrival in Melnik, explore the wine cellar at an 18th-century mansion. After a bit of sightseeing in Rojen, taste some the country's best wine at Villa Melnik.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Market Food Tour

Designed with foodies in mind, this off-the-beaten-path market tour visits three essential Sofia markets: Flea Market, Zhenski Pazar Women’s Market, and the covered market known as Central Market Hall. Alongside your guide and a small group, enjoy access that would be impossible to achieve independently and savor tastings of classic Bulgarian fare at a range of venues.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Afternoon Delights in Sofia Tour

Feel like a Sofia local on this 3-hour afternoon city and food walking tour. Check out historical highlights such as the National Theater and King’s Palace, and see the Rotunda St. George, Banya Bashi Mosque, Synagogue, and St. Nedelya Church. Stop on route to taste ‘shopska’ salad and an ‘ayryan’ yogurt drink; shop for culinary goodies at the Central Hali Market; and finish with tastings of Bulgarian wine and cold meats at a traditional restaurant.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Plovdiv and Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sofia

Combine a city tour of Plovdiv with wine tasting at a local winery on this full-day tour from Sofia. With a small group of up to eight, learn about Plovdiv's history and the area's winemaking from your local guide. Small group travel ensures personalized attention from your guide. Pickup and drop-off in Sofia included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Wine Walk

The wine has always been a part of the Bulgarian culture and history, and Sofia is home to some of the country’s most vibrant wine bars and craft wine shops. Sofia Wine Walk organizes wine related walking tours and tastings in Sofia. The tours specialize in small, boutique Bulgarian wineries that produce limited editions of wines. If you are looking to expand your knowledge about Bulgarian wine and experience something different, Sofia Wine Walk offers an opportunity to explore Sofia’s inspiring wine scene.On this tour, you will visit a range of unique venues chosen for their excellent wine selections and contribution to Bulgaria’s wide variety, and listen to their fascinating stories. I also can introduce you to Sofia and Bulgaria’s history, culture and traditions so you can learn as you walk.The duration of the tour is 2-2.5 hours. The minimum number of people per tour is 2, and the maximum is 10. The tour is in English.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Pub Crawl Tour of The Hidden Unique Bars

Mingle with fellow travelers from all over the world on this action-packed pub crawl. Discover Sofia’s hippest nightlife hotspots with an insider guide as you explore the Bulgarian capital with new friends. Tours include complimentary wine, beer, or liquor shots at each of five different locations, plus free dance club admission on weekends.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Plovdiv and Perushtitsa Day Trip with Wine Tasting from Sofia

Journey through Bulgaria’s history from Roman times to modern day on this full-day tour of Plovdiv and Perushtitsa from Sofia. Marvel at the ancient ruins of Plovdiv, including the Roman Stadium, Roman Forum, and Amphitheater, admire the magnificent Red Church and the Three Generations Monument in Perushtitsa; then enjoy wine tasting at a local winery. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Hour Private Bulgarian Food Tasting Tour of Sofia

Discover the rich flavors and culinary traditions of Bulgarian cuisine on this private 3-hour tasting tour of Sofia. Experience Sofia through the eyes of a local as you visit restaurants, bakeries, and street food stalls, and sample an array of regional specialties including hearty soups, freshly baked breads, and sweet pastries.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Evening Tour with Folklore Dinner

Discover traditional Bulgarian culture and see Sofia’s sights by night on a private evening tour that’s perfect for couples. Relax as your private chauffeur drives you through the heart of the city, introducing all the key illuminated buildings. Then savor a 4-course Bulgarian menu as you watch a magic and folk dance show.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Panoramic Sofia Evening Tour with Bulgarian Folklore Show and Dinner

If you love folk culture, you’ll adore this guided evening tour—particularly as Sofia is at its most beautiful by night. Soak up the illuminated sights on a scenic drive, then savor a hearty Bulgarian dinner as you enjoy a folklore show with songs, dance, music, and traditional costumes. Tour includes door-to-door round-trip transfers for maximum ease.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Guided Walking City Tour with Traditional Breakfast

Discover the heart of Sofia without even thinking about a map on this convenient, fully guided walking tour. See key landmarks from the different cultures that have occupied the city and explore St. Sofia Church, the Rotunda of St. George, and Cathedral St. Alexander Nevski. Along the way, enjoy a traditional Bulgarian pastry breakfast with a glass of “ayran” salt yoghurt drink.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Eat Like a Local: Sofia Breakfast, Food and Sightseeing Walking Tour

Learn to eat like a local on a 3-hour walking tour through Sofia’s food and culture, with a traditional Bulgarian breakfast. Stroll past the city’s most iconic sights while chatting with your local guide, then step into a neighborhood café to try savory banitsa pastries with ayran, a lightly-fermented yogurt drink. Walk though a vibrant food market in the heart of the old city, pass an open-air book market, and finish your trip through Bulgaria's food scene with baklava and boza at a celebrated pastry shop. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Breakfast in Sofia Walking Tour

Start the day in true Bulgarian style on this 3-hour breakfast and walking tour of Sofia. Stroll through Sofia’s historical heart to see highlights like the Alexander Nevski Cathedral and King Liberator statue, and stop for a local breakfast of ‘banitsa’ (savory pastry) and ‘ayryan’ yogurt drink. Then, continue through Slaveikov Square book market to a pastry shop and finish with ‘baklava’ (sweet, nut-filled filo pastry) and Bulgaria’s traditional ‘boza’ malt drink. Breakfast and tastings included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Pub Crawl - Party Tour of Sofia's Best Bars & Clubs

Don’t squander your Bulgarian holiday at underwhelming tourist trap bars with overpriced drinks. Instead, experience the best of Sofia’s nightlife on a 3-hour pub crawl. Follow your party-loving guides to three of the city’s best watering holes. Throw back a welcome shot at each venue, then play Bulgarian drinking games with your new friends. End your night out with complimentary entrance to one of Sofia’s top nightclubs.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Melnik Day Tour from Sofia - Forgotten villages & Mystic Wine Traditions

We will travel to the most southern parts of the country, not far from the Greek border. The area you are going to visit is well-known for its healing waters, ancient history, and strong mystical energy. Immerse yourself into the legendary tales about Baba Vanga and learn more about the healing effects of the waters from the region. This experience will open up an exclusive opportunity to visit one of the forgotten villages in Bulgaria and meet the remaining of the local population who will share their authentic lifestyle with you. They will cook traditional dishes and will make you try one of their best selection of home produced wine and rakiya. Travel back in time and admire the fantastic medieval frescoes of Rozhen monastery after which you will be able to enjoy the peacefulness of the smallest city in Bulgaria - Melnik.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Market visit, cooking class and a traditional Bulgarian meal in a local's home

Kremena and Dimitar live with their beautiful daughter and cat in a quiet residential area in Sofia with panoramic views of the Vitosha Mountain from their balcony. Dimitar studied in an international culinary school and is a professional chef for the past 10 years. Kremena is a doctor, however currently she works in the field of clinical research. They both share a deep passion for travel, good food and cooking, especially homemade meals. Join them for a private market tour, cooking class and meal that will be cooked according to the traditions in Bulgarian cuisine, using fresh and seasonal ingredients.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Sofia Pub Crawl with a Twist

During our pub crawl you will visit 4 great bars in Sofia, and will end up in a club. For the price you will get a drink in each bar, and a free entrance in the club. However... you will meet a stranger that will join you, as he needs help as he does not remember what happened to him the previous day. He only has some business cards of various bars in Sofia, and he needs to visit them and find out what happened to him and why he can not recognize the city he was born into.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Balkan Mountains Day Tour from Sofia - Caves, Monasteries & Forgotten Recipes

For this trip, we will head to the northwest parts of Bulgaria, in the middle of the Balkan mountain range, a territory so interesting but rarely visited. We are ready to open the door of this world and show it to you! You will have the chance to visit the highest monastery in Bulgaria and to enjoy a real food adventure by trying a long-forgotten specialty which can be prepared only in this region. The journey will bring you back to prehistoric times as you will visit one of the most beautiful caves in the country. Get closer to Bulgarian traditions and lifestyle by meeting the local people and hearing the stories they have to share with you.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rila Mountain Village Experience - Cooking Class Tour from Sofia

Are you eager to spend a day like a true local visiting his small village away from Sofia? What do we do when we go back to our rural origins during the holidays and escape city life?What do we learn from our grandparents who are still living the country life? Come on this incredible adventure and see it for yourself. You will take a cooking class from the master of the village herself - Baba Pepi who will show you the tricks you need to know to prepare the famous Bulgarian bean dish. Stroll around the town and go raspberry picking in the fields. Taste the notorious raspberry rakiya and jam and if you are feeling more adventurous - hop on a 4x4 old-fashioned Russian military vehicle for a real experience among the magnificent nature of Rila mountain.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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