1. Bulgaria
  2. Sofia Province
  3. Sofia
  4. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Sofia Afternoon Walking Tour with Wine and Food Tasting

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Spend few hours on an afternoon walking tour of Sofia to see the city’s main attractions. Try the delicious cold drink Airyan and the traditional Shopska salad. Taste wines from around Bulgaria in a typical Bulgarian restaurant.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 3:00 PM
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Highlights
  • Visit the main sights of interest in Sofia on an afternoon walking tour
  • Stop at the historical Central Hali Market and sample the goods on offer
  • Taste the most delicious Bulgarian wines and foods at a typical restaurant
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Begin your tour in front of the 5-star Grand Hotel Sofia, where you’ll meet your guide. Visit the beautiful National Theater, the former Royal Palace, and the Presidency.

On this 3-hour afternoon walk your guide will take you next to the Art Club café, a favorite spot of many locals. Try the world famous shopska salad, prepared from fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, and spices, and taste traditional Bulgarian cold soup, called tarator, prepared from yogurt and cucumbers.

See the Rotunda St. George, St. Nedelya Church, St. Joseph Catholic Cathedral, the Banya Bashi Mosque, and the Sofia Synagogue, all around a square known as Small Jerusalem.

Visit the historic Central Hali Market that dates from the beginning of the 20th century. Taste typical sweets such as baklava and tolumbichki, or buy fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, or sausages.

Head to Europe’s newest underground and travel 1 stop to Lions' Bridge.

Near the stop is a typical Bulgarian restaurant, created from 4 houses with a common garden. The restaurant features the architecture and furnishings of the 19th century, representing the 4 corners of Bulgaria. Taste fantastic Bulgarian wines together with different meze of meats, including lukanka, babek, fillet Elena, and pastarma.

The tour ends at this point, but you may want to continue sampling different hot or cold appetizers, traditional dishes, and Bulgarian desserts.
Includes
  • Half-day walking tour of Sofia
  • Professional guide
  • Tastings of local food and wine
  • Tips and gratuities

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In front of the Grand Hotel Sofia

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From £26.76 per person

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Product ID: 40785