One day tour to Melnik and Rozhen Monastery

The smallest town in Bulgaria, Melnik, is nested in the south slopes of Pirin, among sand pyramids with queer forms. The finds from the antiquity discovered upon the archaeological diggings testify for its centuries-old history.


date 01.03.2014

date 30.11.2014


PRICE - 60 EUR per person for min 2 persons


Included Highlights: Kordopoulova Museum-House, Wine tasting in Melnik, Melnik Sandstone Pyramids, Rozhen Monastery


Tour to Melnik and Rozhen Monastery Itinerary:


Departure at 8.00 a.m. behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria. Original mediaeval houses, together with the ruins of a fortress are preserved here. The town is famous for its wine cellars producing the best red wine in the country. The nature around is picturesque and you can see the biggest rocky pyramids in Bulgaria. The 13th century Rozhen Monastery is situated to the east of Melnik. The iconostasis, the wood-carvings and the miraculous icon of Virgin Mary in the monastery church are real masterpieces.


Tour to Melnik and Rozhen Monastery duration - approx. 10 hours.

Tour departs: Behind the Cathedral Alexander Nevski.

Tour ends: Behind the Cathedral Alexander Nevski.



Adult - 60 €

Child 5 - 15 yrs. - 50 €

Student - 50 €

Family ticket (up to 2 adults & up to 3 children under 15 yrs.) - 180 €

Group (min. 10 persons) - Special Price

Child under 5 yrs. - Free


The price includes:

 -  Transportation with comfortable bus or minibus

 -  Visit to the Kordopoulova Museum-House

 -  Professional guiding services in English and VAT.


The price excludes:

 -  Hotel pick-up (please check time table and prices for pick up from different hotels in Sofia here … )

 -  lunch

 -  coffee-breaks

 -  personal expenses


Please note: Children and students up to 18 years of age should be accompanied by an adult.