If you’re in, or heading to Varna, Bulgaria, chances are you’ll spend most of your time on the beach. These tours in Varna may tempt you away from the sand for a day.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM VARNA
Experience the special flavours of Varna on this 4-hour food and wine walking tour. Accompanied by a local guide, partake in 10 tastings that encompass the cuisine of the city. Sip four different Bulgarian wines and stroll through notable food-related sites to gain a deeper understanding of the cuisine.
ABANDONED RHODOPES IN BULGARIA 6 DAY TOUR: FROM VARNA OR SOFIA
During this six-day journey we will visit some of the most picturesque, but almost abandoned villages and regions in the eastern, and to some extent, the western part of Rhodopes Mountain in Bulgaria. Departure from Sofia or from Varna.
BULGARIAN BLACK SEA COAST DAY TRIP: FROM VARNA
A one-day slow travel guided tour along the northernmost part of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, from Varna, by car.
You will visit the following places and will stay there enough time to fully enjoy the area: the archaeological and nature reserve of Yaylata, near the village of Kamen Bryag, the village of Tuylenovo, the Shabla Lighthouse and Karia fishing village, the town of Shabla and the Green Centre, the Shabla Lake complex and the protected area Durankulak Lake with Durankulak archaeological complex.
VARNA WALKING AND WINE TASTING TOUR
Find the French traces in the history of the city by taking this walking and wine tasting tour of Varna. there are lots of gems for you to discover on this tour.
POKEMON GO PRIVATE WALKING TOUR IN VARNA
Be fascinated by the best and expert guide in Varna to show you around the place in hunt for Pokemons in unique surroundings in the sea capital of Bulgaria.
SLOW-WALKING GUIDED TOUR IN VARNA
Explore Varna, a port city and seaside resort on Bulgaria’s Black Sea, on this private, full-day sightseeing tour. This walking tour is perfect for those passing through Varna on a quick visit or anyone interested in slow travel programs. This 6-hour adventure visits many of Varna’s points of interest, like the popular Seaside Garden, and a variety of performing arts theatres and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Some entrance fees, local hotel pickup and drop-off, and a glass of wine or a cup of coffee are included.
ROUSSE ON DANUBE RIVER REGION DAY TRIP: FROM VARNA
This is a one-day slow sightseeing tour by car starting from Varna, Bulgaria to the region of Rousse on Danube River. You will visit the following places and will stay there enough time to fully enjoy the area:
The Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo – a UNESCO-protected landmark, situated on the territory of Rusenski Lom Nature Park; The Monastery of Saint Dimitar Basarbowski, a Bulgarian-orthodox cave monastery and the city of Rousse on Danube, often called Little Vienna. The tour will start and finish at your accommodation in Varna.
PRIVATE VELIKO TARNOVO CULTURAL DAY TRIP: FROM VARNA
This is a one-day private sightseeing tour by car starting from Varna, Bulgaria to Veliko Turnovo (228 km from Varna), one of the oldest towns in the country.
You will visit the following: the old town; the medieval fortress Tsarevets; the temple “St. Forty Holy Martyrs” and some other temples; the Transfiguration Monastery; the architectural reservation Arbanasi. The tour will start and finish at your accommodation in Varna.
SREBARNA NATURE RESERVE AND SILISTRA ON DANUBE DAY TRIP: FROM VARNA
This 1-day slow sightseeing tour by car starts from Varna, Bulgaria and heads to the region of Silistra on the Danube River. Visit Srebarna Nature Reserve and Lake Srebarna, the town of Silistra, known for its Turkish fort, Abdul Medzhidi and the beautiful park alongside the Danube River, and finally the Old Dobrich Architectural – Ethnographic open-air museum.
NESEBAR AND SOZOPOL CULTURAL HERITAGE ONE DAY TOUR BY CAR: FROM VARNA
Explore the ancient Black Sea towns of Nesebar and Sozopol on this 10-hour trip from Varna. Travelling in a climate-controlled car with your guide, visit church-dotted Nesebar and learn about its rich architectural history.
Get to know Sozopol’s old town, including many historical buildings constructed from the mid-18th century to the early 19th century. For convenience, your hotel pickup and drop-off is included in the tour price.
VARNA HORSES AND VINES TOUR
Delve into the equestrian and wine history of Varna on this 8-hour excursion with a local guide. You’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Madara Horseman, an 8th-century carving on a sheer cliff face. Visit local farms and taste Bulgarian wines while learning the equestrian history of the region. Lunch included.
VARNA: BECOME A WINE MAKER EXPERIENCE
Blend your own personal wine during this 2-hour workshop. Guided by a professional wine expert, also known as an oenologist, taste a variety of wines and learn how to make your perfect mix. Identify the different characteristics of flavours and bottle your ideal mix in a bottle with a personalised label. For a small-group, 12 people maximum.
VARNA WALKING AND WINE TASTING TOUR: THE PERIOD OF COMMUNISM
Immerse yourself in the Communist past of Bulgaria with this informative and enlightening walking and wine-tasting tour of Varna. This shipping city on the Black Sea is known for its monument socialist-era monuments. Visit the Retro Museum, a space dedicated to the Communist period from 1944 to 1989 and includes intriguing artefacts from the period.
Afterwards, you can relax and discuss everything over a few nice glasses of local wine.
VARNA WALKING AND WINE TASTING TOUR: CULTURAL TREASURES
Immerse yourself in Bulgarian history and culture during this 4-hour small group walking and wine tasting tour of Varna.
Wander through the archaeological museum and marvel at its vast collection of gold necklaces, bracelets and other jewellery. Learn how local discoveries changed historians’ perception of the development of civilisation. Take a guided tour of the Roman Baths and visit the Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral, with a friendly, knowledgeable guide.
VARNA TOUR INCLUDING CAPE KALIAKRA AND BOTANICAL GARDENS OF BALCHIK
Explore the picturesque Varna area on an 8-hour tour. Accompanied by a guide, discover the beautiful coastline of Cape Kaliakra with ruins dotting the white rocky cliffs.
Stop by a snail farm and partake in a wine tasting garden at Balchik Palace, and stroll through the Botanical Garden.
Learn about the medieval Monastery of Saint Athanasius. Travel comfortably in a climate-controlled vehicle.
FULL DAY PRIVATE CULTURAL HERITAGE AND SHUMEN SIGHTSEEING TOUR: FROM VARNA
Discover the heritage of Shumen on an 8-hour tour from Varna. Travelling by climate-controlled vehicle with a private guide, journey to the Madara Horseman and Archaeological Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Observe the Pliska National Historical and Architectural Reserve, the Tombul Mosque, and the Communist-era Memorial Complex. Explore, too, the town of Shumen and its local fortress before heading back to Varna.
FIVE INTERESTING PLACES AROUND VARNA IN ONE DAY
This is a one day guided tour that takes you to the west of Varna. You will visit the mouth of Kamchia River and Kamchia Reserve, the rock phenomenon “The Wonderful Rocks”, the Ovech Fortress in Provadia, Museum of Mosaics in the town of Devnya and the natural phenomenon – the Stone Forrest.
VARNA HOME COOKED FOOD TOUR WITH A LOCAL FAMILY
Sit down with a local family and enjoy a home cooked meal in Varna, on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Taste authentic Balkan cuisine, influenced by Asian, Mediterranean, and Eastern European culinary traditions – and 100% delicious! Bulgarians tend to take their meals leisurely, with chitchat, so expect plenty of conversation served up with your food!
VARNA ESCAPE ROOM GAME
Do you want to escape from everyday life and plunge into the atmosphere of a Venetian ball? Here, suddenly the masks fall and you find yourself in a secret room full of mysteries, the outcome of which you have a little more than an hour to find out. If you’re willing to meet this challenge and want to test your skills and smartness, welcome to the “Ball of Surprises”!
ONE DAY PRIVATE TOUR BY CAR TO BUZLUDZHA MONUMENT: FROM VARNA OR SOFIA
This is a one day guided tour that takes you to the famous Buzludzha Monument from either Varna or Sofia (please specify when booking).
The tours from Varna stop additionally at the Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex near Gabrovo.
The tours from Sofia stop additionally in the town of Koprivshtitsa. The Buzludzha Monument was built by the Bulgarian communist regime. Now the monument is abandoned and vandalised. The tour will start and end at your accommodation in either Varna or Sofia.