Sofia Morning Walking Tour with Traditional Bulgarian Breakfast Tasting

3 hr

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Empty your stomachs because on this tour you will taste one of the most typical breakfast specialties in the Bulgarian cuisine. Wake up like a true Bulgarian and start your day with a glass of Boza and a piece of Banitsa. Follow your leader for a historical walk around the city center after which you will get the chance to try the notorious Bulgarian Mekitsi with homemade jam and honey – a favorite breakfast dish...
Empty your stomachs because on this tour you will taste one of the most typical breakfast specialties in the Bulgarian cuisine. Wake up like a true Bulgarian and start your day with a glass of Boza and a piece of Banitsa. Follow your leader for a historical walk around the city center after which you will get the chance to try the notorious Bulgarian Mekitsi with homemade jam and honey – a favorite breakfast dish for children and adults. Don’t miss trying our national yogurt morning drink called Ayran. Except for low blood pressure, the magical drink also cures a heavy hangover. That is why it became the preferred drink by the youngsters nowadays.

Highlights of the tour:
- Russian Church
- National Gallery
- National Theatre
- The Presidency
- St. Nedelya Church
- St. George’s Rotunda
- Roman ruins of Serdica
- Banya Bashi Mosque
- Central Market Hall
- Central Baths
- St. Sofia Church
- St. Aleksander Nevski Cathedral
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski, bul.Tsar Osvoboditel 15, Sofia 1504 Bulgaria

This walking tour starts from the emblematic building of Sofia University, the first university to be constructed in the capital after the Liberation. Strolling around the charming little streets behind the university, you will learn to recognize the different architectural styles that are embedded in the buildings around you – from gorgeous royal palaces to communist's monumental ensembles. The whole neighborhood is considered one of the most beautiful in Sofia and a gathering place for the 20th-century Bulgarian aristocracy. Your guide will lead you to a local spot where you will have the chance to try the most typical Bulgarian pastry - banitsa. Learn more about our culinary traditions there and try some of our iconic drinks and specialties.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski, bul.Tsar Osvoboditel 15, Sofia 1504 Bulgaria

This walking tour starts from the emblematic building of Sofia University, the first university to be constructed in the capital after the Liberation. Strolling around the charming little streets behind the university, you will learn to recognize the different architectural styles that are embedded in the buildings around you – from gorgeous royal palaces to communist's monumental ensembles. The whole neighborhood is considered one of the most beautiful in Sofia and a gathering place for the 20th-century Bulgarian aristocracy. Your guide will lead you to a local spot where you will have the chance to try the most typical Bulgarian pastry - banitsa. Learn more about our culinary traditions there and try some of our iconic drinks and specialties.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia Bulgaria

Following this journey through tastes, your tour leader will reveal not only the main sites in the area but also Sofia’s well-kept secrets and places. Immersing yourself into the ancient history of the city, you will pass through Roman ruins and Medieval settlements only to reach the unique amalgamation of cultures and religions that emerged during Ottoman times. Get lost in one of the oldest streets in Sofia still teeming with local stories, nostalgy, and romanticism. Take a glimpse inside most of the landmarks, including St. Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, St. Sophia Church, Banya Bashi Mosque, the Market Hall and the oldest still functioning Christian temple in Europe - St. George's Rotonda. Your guide, who is an art historian herself, will explain in detail the meaning and symbolism behind the unique wall-paintings in those churches and the incredible history hiding behind each one of these iconic places.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Kyriaki Cathedral Church, pl. "Sveta Nedelya" 20, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

The last part of the tour will introduce you to one more typical Bulgarian pastry which is a favorite for everyone feeling nostalgic about their childhood and life in the small village. Taste the unique Mekitsi dish, made of deep-fried kneaded dough and yogurt. The specialty goes well with a portion of homemade jam or organic honey. After this small stop, the tour will continue, immersing you deeper into the history of this 7000 - old capital. Finally, we reach our finishing point which is the magnificent St. Nedelya Cathedral.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Professional Guide Services
  • Visit of All Major Landmarks
  • Traditional Bulgarian Breakfast Tasting
  • Walking Tour Sofia Historical Center
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
Departure Point
SU Sv. Kliment Ohridski, 1142 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
10:00 AM
Return Details
St. Kyriaki Cathedral Church, pl. "Sveta Nedelya" 20, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.