Enjoy the history and atmosphere of Bulgaria on this full-day tour of Pleven, near Sofia. See all of the landmarks, including the Pleven Panorama, that make this town so important in the history books.
What to Expect
Experience the history and culture of the Balkans with this full-day tour to Pleven from Sofia. Capturing the essence of the region, this tour offers a look back at what makes this town so important in Bulgarian history.
Starting at the city center, you'll visit St Nicolas Church and the Mausoleum Ossuary first, before moving on to Pleven Panorama, the one-of–a-kind monument on the Balkan Peninsula - built in honor of the 100th anniversary of Bulgaria’s Liberation from the Ottoman Empire.
The Pleven Panorama is built on a hill near Skobelev Park. Here you'll learn about the battles near Pleven during the Russo-Turkish Liberation war (1877-1878), which brought about the end of 500 years of Turkish enslavement.
In the Panorama you can see recreated events from the Russo-Turkish war and the epic battles for Pleven. Historical facts have been artistically recreated on the Panorama canvas to leave an unforgettable impression.
You'll also get some free time and the opportunity to take a walk in Kaylaka Park, a favorite place for recreation and relaxation with Pleven’s residents and visitors alike.
After your tour, you'll be returned to Sofia, directly to your hotel.
- Pick up from your hotel in Sofia and transfer by car, minibus or coach to Pleven
- Tour of Pleven with a professional English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Russian speaking guide
- Entrance fees for the Panorama “Pleven Epopee 1877”
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses