- In-depth exploration of one of Europe’s oldest cities
- Cover all of Sofia’s must-see highlights in one tour
This is an indispensable guided tour of Sofia, taking you around all of the major points of interest, from the onion domes of the Orthodox churches to the ancient St. George Rotunda, the city’s oldest building, and the 16th century Banya Bashi Mosque, which is the last remaining in Sofia. Led by a knowledgeable, professional guide and transported from your hotel in comfort with a modern vehicle, you’ll discover the city’s storied past, learn about its fascinating culture, and pause for lunch (not included in package) by the picturesque Pancharevo Lake.
Your Sofia gift experience begins on the outskirts of the city, at the impressive, UNESCO-rated Boyana Church, where you can see the exquisite frescoes, before admiring some priceless artefacts from Balkan history at the National Historical Museum. In the city centre, you’ll pass the modern National Palace of Culture, and many other unmissable Sofia landmarks including the ornate Ivan Vazov National Theatre, St. Nedelya Church and of course the stunning Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, with its domes of gold and green and New-Byzantine architecture. Filled with photograph opportunities and interesting facts, this Sofia gift experience is is a fantastic time-saving tour that will enthrall you.