Veliko Tarnovo: Itineraries & tips



"Veliko Tarnovo is one of the oldest towns in Bulgaria, the first settlements there came from 3rd millennium BC!"mywanderlust.pl
"Veliko Tarnovo is one of the most spectacular pieces of architecture you can see in Europe."mscgerber.com
"Veliko Tarnovo is another city rich in history and with an authentic Bulgaria (see itineraries)n look and renovated old houses."explorista.net
"Veliko Tarnovo is one of the most beautiful cities in Bulgaria (see itineraries)."travelpassionate.com
"Veliko Tarnovo is a picturesque city in North Bulgaria built on the hills around which the Yantra River meanders."ipanematravels.com
"Veliko Tarnovo is a special place and I made a good choice stopping off here on itinerary to Plovdiv on my Bulgaria (plan Bulgaria itineraries)n adventure."dontstopliving.net

Middle Bulgaria

Veliko Tarnovos location

Veliko Tarnovo at a glance

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Around Veliko Tarnovo


Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport (GOZ)

About Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo – the impregnable Bulgaria (plan Bulgaria itineraries)n city in 12th-14th century. It is located on main road connecting Europe with Lesser Asia in the valley of the Yantra river. From its glory days as the kings capital we can still see even a lot today, but the town is still keeping the secrets of the legends for hidden kings library and the treasure from the burned monastery. The tourists on religious trip can visit 15 churches and 1 chapel, all of them examples of medieval architecture.. Thousands of tourists visit the old Bulgaria (Bulgaria itineraries)n capital to watch one of the only three examples in the world today the audio-visual performance “Sound and light”. From Veliko Tarnovo the eco tourists can make a trip on the numerous routes of Stara planina mountain.

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Things To Do In Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

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