The Rose Festival, with its 116-years-old history, represents a true amalgamation of the senses - folklore music, scents of roses, delicious culinary specialties, crafts workshops, and traditional dances. Become part of this cultural adventure and immerse yourself into the authentic lifestyle of one of the oldest rituals in Bulgaria - rose-picking. You will actively participate in all the events of the festival, learning at first hand about the mastery of oil making and rose cultivation. The constant interaction with the local people will let you hear the intriguing stories about the notorious Rosa Damascena and her first arrival in Bulgaria. On top of that, you will get to explore the charming streets of the historical city of Koprivshtitsa and to taste the exquisite selection of wines from the Thracian Valley. A further leap back in time will lead you to the ancient world of the Thracian tribes by visiting the oldest Royal Thracian tomb ever discovered.