This is a full day trip to the town of Melnik situated in the southern part of Bulgaria near the Greek border. The distance from Sofia to Melnik is about 200 km and takes 3,5 to 4 hours depending on the road conditions. Departure is 08:00 in the morning from Sofia. Arrival is expected around 19:00-19:30.
/All timings are approximate and depending on the road conditions/
On the road see the beautiful landscape; pass through the majestic Kresna Gorge along the Struma River.
Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria, declared Architectural Reserve Museum town and center of red wine industry. Melnik is picturesquely situated between bar cliffs of sandstone, eroded into odd shapes.
Visit to the Kordopoulova House with beautifully decorated walls and ceilings in the rooms and in the main hall. Visit the wine cellar in the ground floor and have a welcome glass of red wine.
Lunch in a local restaurant with a 4-course menu and wine tasting of locally produced red wines - Melnik, Merlot and Cabernet.
Minimum persons for the tour: 2
Rate per person: 179 EURO
Transportation by A/C car or minibus
Professional guide service
Entrance fee for the Kordopoulova House in Melnik
One 4-course lunch at a local restaurant in Melnik with wine tasting
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