Sofia City Province的獨特新鮮事
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Sofia City Province附近的所有活動
Sofia Communist Tour
Discover the main landmarks of communist history in the city of Sofia. Start your tour by passing by the former headquarters of the Bulgarian Communist Party. Continue on to see buildings such as the secret police investigation facility and the destroyed mausoleum. Head on towards the monument of the Soviet army and the National Palace of Culture. During the 3-hour-long walking tour, learn about the theory of communism and what Marxism-Leninism is. Find out about the history of communism in Bulgaria, the pros and cons of the period, and the relation between the communist government and religion, industry, economy, culture and everyday life of the people. End the tour with a fresh perspective on the city and a new insight into the country's communist past. Please note group size may vary depending on the season.
The New Sofia Pub Crawl
Join us for a pub crawl around Sofia's great night life! Don't miss the best opportunity to have fun with travellers from all over the world enjoying a few drinks and the best bars around town. During the week when less people join us, we go to some smaller and hidden locations with their own history and atmosphere. During the weekend we go to bigger venues, as more people (10+) are joining us. During the week: Our second place is a hidden bar with its own story that our guides tell to the guests. Our third place is an art location with a unique vibe. This venue has a special story which the guests of the pub crawl will learn. Our fourth place is is a lively bar on a weekday where the people on the pub crawl already know each other and level of enjoyment go on higher levels. Our last place during the week is a lively place where you can dance and have fun the rest of the night. We get there at about 12:30 - 1 am and you can stay until it closes in the early hours of the morning :) During the weekend: Our second place is a lively bar/club where the guests start enjoying the nightlife music in Sofia. Our third place is a venue where quite often the guests can hear live music) We have the sole intent to provide our guests with a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Any individual or group that is only interested in getting wasted as determined by the guides will be asked to leave
Sofia Pub Crawl
Sofia Pub Crawl is a guided tour of Sofia's best bars, clubs and nightlife overall. You get to join a group of locals and tourists from all over the world for a night of exploration and drinking. What you get: - A 4+ hour tour of Sofia's best bars (unique, secret & local favourites) + a club - A free round of shots at each place - A free round of beers at one bar - Free entry to the club at the end of the tour - Meeting locals, as well as travelers from all over the world - Drinking games, challenges and other types of entertainment - Your very own fun English-speaking guide
Photo walk in the city centre or in the mountain
We will meet in the city centre and will walk around. We will visit the best places in the area and in the meantime, I will take pictures of the guests. I will also share exciting information about the places we visit and Sofia. I will bring the guests to every interesting place in the city centre and at the same time will save the moment, by taking professional photos. Please note that the time in the schedule is set by default and it's approximate. That means that we can make the photo walk in an hour that is convenient for you. If a certain date is not available in the calendar you can text me a message and see if we can make a photo walk that day. For a photo walk outside of the city, please make a request first. Other things to note The guests will receive all the photos in a week in an email. If you have any questions about available dates and hours, don't hesitate to contact me!
Hiking to the Seven Rila Lakes
Our meeting point will be behind Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, in front of "La Cattedrale restaurant". The departure is at 07:00 o'clock sharp. (GPS coordinates: 42.695601, 23.333790). We'll drive to Panichishte Resort chair lift, which takes us to the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque (chair lift ticket 25 BGN). Then we start exploring them one by one. Each lake is named after its most characteristic feature. The highest one (at 2500m above sea level) is called Salzata "The Tear", from where we have a bird’s eye view over all seven lakes, as well as surrounding outcrops and deep valleys; the next one in height carries the name Okoto "The Eye" after its oval form; Babreka "The Kidney" is the lake with the steepest shores of the entire group; Bliznaka "The Twin" is the largest of all; Trilistnika "The Trefoil" has an irregular shape; the shallowest lake is Ribnoto Ezero "The Fish Lake" and the lowest one is Dolnoto Ezero "The Lower Lake" (2100m above sea level), where the water that flows out of the other lakes is gathered to form the source of Dzherman River. Once you visit the last lake, we'll return to the upper station of the chair lift, ride it, and head back to Sofia. You'll be dropped off at the starting location. Other things to note: Be physically prepared for this hike. Depending on the month that you book, you might need winter clothes. Hiking boots are a must!
Cook and Eat Bulgaria
I will take you on a culinary adventure of the national Bulgarian cuisine. We will prepare seasonal meals and use fresh and locally grown products from the small local grocery stores. Together we will cook a hands-on four-course, traditional Bulgarian meal, including banitsa, a main dish, a salad or a soup, and a light dessert. We will start with the preparation of the classic pastry for banitsa from scratch while talking about mystical Bulgarian food and culture habits stories. Our soup will be traditional Bulgarian cold soup - Tarator (we will cook it only when cucumbers are tasty and in season - spring, summer or early autumn time, for the wintertime we will prepare a winter salad) followed by the main course, which will be based on your food preferences (vegetarian or classic meat dish) and finishing with delicious Bulgarian yogurt dessert with homegrown/made ingredients. You will have the chance to learn classic recipes and secret tips for mastering Bulgarian cuisine. I will be happy to share with you products grown in my family's back yard with a lot of love and care, like homemade alcoholic drinks and classic Bulgarian preserves. Other things to note Vegetarian and Vegan options are available upon request. Please, inform me about any food allergies.
Wine tasting in heart of Sofia!
During your personal tasting experience I will guide you through the distinctive world of Bulgarian wines. Although Bulgaria has been producing wine for 5000 years it is still relatively unknown to the rest of the world. Now a rising new generation of Bulgarian boutique winemakers are devoted to the craft and bringing new attention to our country. You will taste 5 wine varieties of local grapes unique to Bulgaria, that can not be found anywhere else: Miskets, Melnik, Mavrud, Gumza and Rubin. Plus, local cheeses, artisanal bread and mineral water. The tasting is held in one of the best boutique wine shops in Sofia – Tempus Vini, which is located on an artsy street in the city center, known for its fine restaurants and boutiques. And just a few streets away from Sofia’s main pedestrian boulevard. During the tasting I can tell you about the wine regions of Bulgaria including the history and the wine culture of my beautiful country. All tastings are held in English or Bulgarian. Duration is about 1.5 hours. Then I can offer you suggestions of my favorite restaurants nearby to finish your evening. :) Other things to note Please inform me if some of the guests have any allergies. Thank you. We are expecting you!
The night e-scooter tour of Sofia
My favourite part of the day is the time when the sun begins to set and the locals start gathering in lively groups to enjoy the evening. The city lights turn on one by one, shedding light on Sofia's main landmarks. There is almost no traffic - the perfect moment to explore the city on electric scooters! I can't wait to share this moment with you! We will tour most of the sites in the centre and ride through Borisova garden (The local Central Park), which walking tours skip. We will pass by the Soviet Army Monument, the romantic Lilies Pond, and the small Astronomic Observatory of Sofia University. Then we will ride back to the centre. It will already be dark and I will show you some nice places where you can enjoy the rest of the evening like a local or have a late dinner. The itinerary is about 9 km (5.5 mi) long. It doesn't include any direct riding with heavy traffic. We will be going mostly through bike lanes and areas where cars are not allowed. The e-scooters' top speed is 25 km/h (15 mph). Max load is 100 kg (220 lbs). Min. age is 16. Helmets will be provided for everyone and we will start with brief but precise instructions on how to use the scooters. Safety 1st! Note that insurance is not included. Group tours are in English, privates can be in Bulgarian, Russian or French. IMPORTANT: if you can't ride a bike, you can't ride an e-scooter - they are quite similar!
Wonders of Bulgaria - Rila and Boyana
We'll meet up at the starting location behind Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, next to "La Cattedrale" restaurant at 8:45. Departure is at 09:00 sharp. (GPS coordinates: 42.695601, 23.333790). We would then travel in a comfortable and modern vehicle to our first destination - Boyana church, where we'll see the magnificent frescoes of this UNESCO site. After this, we'll head to the Rila monastery complex, have our tour there and you'll also have some free time for a quick snack, buy souvenirs or explore on your own. Departure will be at around 15:00 At the end of the day, around 17:30 o'clock we'll be back at the starting point. During the entire trip, you'll be provided with all the information about the locations and you can feel free to ask anything! Other things to note: -There is a dress code in the Monastery: you'd have to be with long trousers/skirts and no sleeveless tops. -The visit inside Boyana is limited to 10 minutes due to the preservation rules of the church. - We advise you to bring cash. There is no working ATM at the Monastery. They do not accept cards everywhere! - Please note, that on 24,25, and 26 December (Christmas), the 1st of January, and 14, 15, 16, and 17 April 2023 (Orthodox Easter) the Boyana Church will NOT be visited, as it's not working. - Please, kindly note that on the 1st of January the tour is starting at 11:00!!!
The Seven Rila Lakes and the Holy Rila Monastery
Our meeting point will be behind Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, in front of La Cattedrale restaurant. (GPS coordinates: 42.695601, 23.333790). The departure is at 7AM! We'll drive to the Panichishte Resort around 9AM from where a chair lift will take us to the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque. The ticket is not included and costs 25 leva (= 12.5 euros per person for both directions). Then we will start exploring the lakes. Each of them is named after its most characteristic feature: The Lower Lake (2100 m/ 6900 ft above sea level), The Fish Lake, The Trefoil, The Twin, The Kidney, The Eye and The Tear (2500 m/8200 ft above sea level). Be physically prepared for this hike. Depending on the month that you book, you might need winter clothes. Hiking boots are a must! We also advise you to bring some snacks and a water bottle. Once we visit the last lake, we'll return to the upper station of the chair lift, ride it and head to the Rila Monastery (UNESCO), which is within a 2-hour drive. This is Bulgaria's biggest and most beautiful monastic complex. A place where unique architecture, faith and nature live in symbiosis. Note that there is a dress code at this holy place. All visitors must have their shoulders and knees covered. We will have a guided tour around the monastery and then head back to Sofia which is within a 2.5 hour ride.
Wines & cheese tasting from Bulgaria
I will introduce you 5 types of the most popular Bulgarian wines from local grapes as well as two types of local cheesе. Along the tasting I'll recount you about our wine regions and the history. Our customers are some of the best restaurants in Sofia, so a recommendation for your next gourmet experience in Sofia will be provided to you at the end of the tasting. All you need to do is to enjoy the true essence of Bulgarian wines and cheesе.
Discover Bulgaria with dance
"Discover Bulgaria with dance" is the only experience in Sofia that gives guests the opportunity to explore the culture of Bulgaria with the art of dance. You will have the chance to learn a folklore dance and to feel the spirit of Balkans by immersing yourself in the magic of Bulgarian folklore. At the same time we will give you interesting trivial information and insights on the customs of the region. To top it off, you will take a photo in a traditional dance costume(garb).
UNESCOS Rila Monastery and Boyana Church
This is usually a small group tour. The meeting point for it is behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, next to Cafe La Catehdrale at 8;45am. The departure is at 9am. The monastery is situated in the beautiful Rila mountain. The traveling time to it is about two hours. The monastery is UNESCO heritage site and it is the biggest monastery complex in Bulgaria. There you will have about 40-minute guided tour with which you will learn about the history and the legends related to the monastery. If you are interested, we can visit its museum as well (the ticket is 8 lev per person and it is not included in the price of the tour). After that, you will have some free time to check the shops, take some photos and have lunch break. If your tour is on a weekend day during the summer, the restourants next to the monastery could be crowded, so you can bring your own food from Sofia in order to save some time. At about 2pm we will depart to Sofia and on the way back we will stop at the Boyana Church- another UNESCO heritage site, situated in the footsteps of the Vitosha Mountain. The entrance ticket here is 10BGN - you pay should pay it on spot (it is not included in the main price of the tour). Once again, the guide will tell you about their history and what they represent. The visit in the church is about 20 minutes. The return in the center of Sofia is at about 5;30 pm.
Bulgarian Rakia&Pickles Tasting
Join the unique Bulgarian Rakia&Pickles tasting. Learn more about the Bulgarian brandy culture - history, traditions and production. Three different types of Rakia (two shots from each) along with a selection of homemade vegetable pickles and many interesting stories will let you feel the spirit of the Bulgarian traditions. Come fire up your taste buds!
Sofia Graffiti and Street art tour
You are about the hunt down the graffiti and street art of Sofia on your own or with your friends. Follow the paths of the urban art and get know featured artists and the stories behind the walls! Your tour wil start at Statue of Sofia and end up near by. While exploring the artsy and a bit hidden central part of Sofia, you will learn about the styles of graffiti, where is the difference to street art and who are the most influential artists on the streets. During the walk you will have a chance to feel the unique vibe of Sofia while trying to escape from the big boulevards. Along the way we will see graffiti walls, murals, street art, created by Bulgarian and International artists and learn about the process and stories behind each piece. Who knows, we might even get lucky and catch an artist at work..... or you will start your street art career.