Rose Festival 2016
The air is filled with the fragrance of gentle rose The fields are colored in pink The city is full of people dances and celebrations Join in an unforgettable emotion
30.05 – 06.06.2016
From 599 euro per person
Min. 20 pax
30.05.2016 - Monday
Flight from Eindhoven to Sofia at 12:45, arriving in Sofia at 14:35. Transfer to hotel in Sofia . Accommodation at the hotel 4*. Free time to relax after flight.
19:00 – Welcome dinner.
31.05.2016 – Tuesday – Breakfast at hotel
09.00 – Departure for Rila Monastery /around 2 hours transfer/
On the way you will stop at Boyana Church.
13:00 – Lunch in restaurant near the monastery. Delicious fresh fish trout/optional/
15:00 – Departure to Sofia.
19:00 – Dinner in traditional Bulgarian restaurant
Overnight at hotel.
01.06.2016 – Wednesday – Breakfast at hotel. Check out
09:00 – Walking city tour of Sofia – one of the oldest cities in Europe.
12:30 – Lunch time/ optional/
14:00 – Departure to Plovdiv/ around 2 hours transfer/
Check in the hotel. Free time to relax.
19:00 – Dinner in a restaurant in the Old city of Plovdiv.
Overnight in hotel
02.06.2016 – Thursday – Breakfast at hotel. Check out
10:00 – Walking tour in the Old city of Plovdiv.
12:30 - 15:00 – Free time for lunch, shopping and walking in the Old city
15:00 – Departure to Kazanlak. Accommodation in hotel. Free time to relax
19:00 – Dinner. Overnight at hotel
*03.06.2016 – Friday – Breakfast at hotel
09.00 – Rose picking ritual
11.00 – Visit the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak with English speaking guide.
12.30 – Lunch in near bulgarian ethno restaurant.
17:00 - The bread of the Bulgarians: ritual, customs and faith, exhibition and
tasting of traditional bakery products, parc Rosarium. Free time.
19:00 – Dinner in Balagaran – Bulgarian ethno complex with traditional program and meals.
Overnight at hotel
*04.06.2016 - Saturday – Breakfast at hotel. Check out
09:00 - Visit Damascena – traditional rose distillery – Rose picking with traditional program and rituals
*option for lunch in Damscena.
12:00 - Go to Kazanlak for Festive parade, free time for shopping and lunch.
15.00 – Departure to Koprivsstitsa. / around 1.40 hours/
19:00 - Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Koprivstitsa.
*the program on the dates of the Rose festival could be change, depending on the official program.
05.06.2016 – Sunday - Breakfast at hotel.
10:00 – Departure to Koprivshtitsa
12.00 – Check in at hotel and lunch/optional/ in Koprivshtitsa.Free time for relax.
15.00 – Walking tour in Koprivsthitza.
19:00 – Goodbye dinner. Overnight at hotel.
06.06.2016 – Breakfast at hotel.Check out
08:00 – Departure to Sofia for your flight back home/ around 1.30 hours/
12:45 - Flight to Eindhoven
Including in the price:
- Transport in a comfortable bus for the whole itinerary.
- 2 nights and breakfast in hotel in Sofia
- 1 night and breakfast in hotel in Plovdiv
- 2 nights and breakfast in hotel in Kazanlak
- 2 nights and breakfast in hotel in Koprivsthitsa
- 2 dinners in Sofia in traditional Bulgarian restaurants
- 1 dinner in Plovdiv
- 2 dinners in Kazanlak
- 1 lunch in Kazanlak
- 2 dinners in Koprivshtitsa
- English speaking guide in the whole time
- All tours mentioned in the program
- Rose picking near Kazanlak
- Rose picking and visit to Damascena
- All taxes and surcharges
NOT including in the price:
- Flight tickets
- Entrance for the museums
- Tips for driver and guide
- Personal expenses
- Lunches on option
The price is valid for a group of 20 pax and its a subject to restatement when making reservations