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Day 4: Plovdiv - Kazanlak - Etara - Veliko Tarnovo

Leaving Plovdiv in the morning, after breakfast. Departure to Kazanlak. Entrance to the History Museum with exhibition of gold Thracian treasure found in 2004 and to the Thracian tomb - replica. The xet attraction in Kazanlak is the Rose Distillery – where we have the opportunity to discover the tehnique of rose picking process in the rose fields, visit the authentic rose distillery, discover the ethereal oils used in the perfumery and taste of rose jam and rose liqueur.

After this stop, we will head to the biggest open-air museum in Bulgaria – Etar. You will learn all about the traditional Bulgarian handy crafts. Etar futures typical Bulgarian revival houses with two floors, bay windows, a clock tower.

In the evening, arrival in Veliko Tarnovo, and city tour of the ancient capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (12th -14th C.), picturesquely situated on the hills at the banks of the meandering river Yantra. Visit of the medieval fortress of Tsarevets hill and of Samovodska charshiya - handy craft street, free time for shopping.

Accommodation in Veliko Tarnovo.