Samouil's fortress

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  • From Sofia: Rupite and North Macedonia Private Day Trip

    1. From Sofia: Rupite and North Macedonia Private Day Trip

    The day starts at 8:00 AM with pickup from your accommodation in Sofia. Travel approximately 2.5-hours to Rupite and explore the sanctuary associated with the famous Bulgarian prophet, Vanga. See where Vanga spent the last years of her life and visit the church of Saint Petka, with its different styles of frescoes and icon paintings.  Next, cross the border into North Macedonia and visit the Swan Lake complex. Explore the lush park and try the local cuisine while admiring the natural surroundings.  On the return journey, you will stop one more time on the Bulgarian side to see the remains of the medieval King Samuil's fortress. Learn about the tragic battle between the Bulgarians and Byzantines in 1014 and explore the very site where it happened.  Return to the bus for the trip to Sofia. Hotel drop-off will be provided at around 7:00 PM.

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