Northwest Bulgaria is between the Balkan mountain chain and the Danube river. It is still not discovered well by the tourists. Be the first to discover the fortune of nature and collect historical facts, hidden in the fortresses.
Explore one of the Bulgarian realms in the Middle ages and be a part of a new legend!
Pick up from your accommodation in Sofia – 07:30. The transfer to Belogradchick is 3 hours. Visit the fortress of Belogradchick and the magnificent rocks. The fortress “Kaleto” was used by different nations from the past and one of the Bulgarian kings used it as a tourist attraction and enjoyed the magnificent views.
The rocks of Belogradchick are from 2 to 200 meters high. Be with the guide and listen to some of the stories and the fairy tales about the Schoolgirl, The Madonna, the Dervish, the Haidut and others.
Time for lunch and free time. Transfer to the village of Rabisha, where is the Magura cave – 30 minutes. The cave is famous for its paintings, dated 20 000 years BC.
Transfer to Vidin – 1 hour. The city is with the old century history, where Thracians, Romans, Bulgarians, Hungarians, Ottomans left their signs here. For the Romans, this was one of the border cities between the civilization and the outer territories, a part of the Danubian limes. During the XIVth.-XVth. century this was one of the capitals of the Bulgarian kingdoms and survived more than the others. For the ottomans, this was a transit point to Viena and Central Europe. After the liberation, when Vidin became a part of the 3rd Bulgarian kingdom, it took a part in the wars, to protect the inner lands.
Accommodation in a hotel, close to the river shore, to enjoy the beautiful Danube. Walking tour of the town of Vidin and visit the fortress Baba Vida, the armory, the museum, neoclassic styles of buildings and some of the temples. Dinner.