🌸 Next Tour: May 25- 31
Experience a breathtaking journey in the very heart of Bulgaria- The Valley of Roses. A 7 days- bus Tour with Photographer Loic Lagarde !
Capture with your camera breathtaking landscapes of the Balkan Mountains, picturesque Villages & Monasteries
Visit the Thracian Valley, Rila Monastry, Melnik, Rozhen Monastry, The Valley of Roses, Sofia, Bansko, Plovdiv, Shipka Pass
What to Expect?
📷 Photography Workshops with Loic Lagarde, daily
🍷 Wine Tastings in famous Wineries
⛷️ Qualified English and German speaking Tour Guide & Sommelier
🥞 Delicious Traditional Bulgarian Cuisine Included
🌲 Accommodation in Katarino & Starosel in a Double room with Bath or Shower / WC, Satellite TV, free Wi-Fi
💖 Mineral Water Springs 45°, Sauna, Breathtaking Panorama, Steam Room
☀️ Admission to all Attractions
🚐 Travel with air- conditioned bus & airport transfer
🍀 7 days in Bulgaria
🏝️ Travel Price from $1390
Travel Journey with Loic Lagarde
Arrival in Sofia
A city with many faces: Sofia, Serdika, Sredets
A walking tour through the historic center of Sofia, one of the oldest cities in Europe. The highlight of our visit is the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – one of Sofia’s landmarks and a remarkable work of orthodox architecture and icon painting. Photography & Panoramic Landscapes.
Discover the wonders of Pyramids, formed by Nature
The Stob’s Pyramides at dawn – the Rila Monastery: fascinating frescoes and altars – Photography Workshop in the picturesque village of Melnik & Wine tastings – hiking to Rozhen Monastery & Natural wonders at sunset.
Accommodation in Rozhen 3*Hotel, Dinner & Wine
Melnik Pyramides at dawn – Winery Sintika: Wine tastings– Panoramic view from the top of Pirin Mountain (2500 m) & Bansko old town sightseeing.
Accommodation in Katarino SPA 4*Hotel,Dinner & Wine
The Secrets of the Frescoes
Photography & Frescoes – the ancient churches in Dobarsko and Delchevo – Winery Uwas Nestum: Wine Tasting – Katarino SPA & Wine Tastings
Pathways to Bulgarian Ancestry: Bachkovo Monastery – Plovdiv, the European Capital of Culture in 2019. Plovdiv‘s earliest inhabitants settled 4,000 BC– Explore the picturesque old town and enjoy the view from the Antique Roman Theater overlooking the city – Plovdiv’s pedestrian zone offers attractive shopping and diversion!
Dinner at traditional Mehana (Механа)- experience the dances and folk songs of the Balkans
Accommodation in 3* hotel in Plovdiv
Photography and Rose picking of small fragrant flowers of the Damaszena rose. We will then learn how to extract valuable rose oil from a visit to a rose oil distillery and taste some products made from rose petals. Photography at dawn – the Balkan Mountains and the Shipka Pass, with a scenic view of the Valley of Roses – the gold-shining Russian Church in Shipka
Bailovo – Photography & Sightseeing; Photography rewards & Rakia tastings
Time to say goodbye
Photography & Breakfast
Departure to Sofia – Time at your disposal before your scheduled flights.