1. From Sofia: Multi-day Balkan Trip to Istanbul via Greece
Day 1 – Arriving in Sofia. Arrival at Sofia airport. Transfer and accommodation at your hotel. Evening - late short walking tour on lovely place - Vitoshka street – orientation tour for opportunities for dinner in one of Sofia's local restaurants, grocers, wineries, or beer pubs. Pickup from your hotel. Overnight stay. Day 2 – Explore Sofia. Breakfast is served at the hotel. Check – out. After Breakfast at 9:30 a.m - walking tour of Sofia's historic center (duration - about 2 hours and 30 minutes). Pick up from hotel. Landmarks: St. Sophia Church - dating to the 6th century. National Assembly (Parliament) of the Republic of Bulgaria. St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral - (visit inside). Natoinal Gallery – Kvadrat 500 Saint Nikolas Russian Church - with best elegant domes… National Art Gallery - The former Royal Palace... National Theater and Garden – Research and Feel the aristocratic spirit of Sofia. The Presidency Building - Watch the change of the guards Sveta Nedelya Church - (visit inside). Departure by bus to Rila Monastery (transfer 2 hours) - most important orthodox cloister in the country – is, without any doubt, the jewel of. Spare time and opportunities for lunch. Departure for Thessaloniki (Greece) - approx. 3,5 hours transfer. Accommodation at your hotel. Spare time and opportunities for dinner in one of local restaurants and taverns. Overnight stay. Day 3 - Discover Thessaloniki.. Breakfast is served at the hotel. Check – out. Walking tour in Thessaloniki begin at the 09:30. Pick up from your hotel. Landmarks: Including the Church of Saint Demetrius (visit inside). The White Tower. The Coastal Boulevard. The Rotunda and Emperor Galerius' Arch. A stroll through Thessaloniki's central district, including Aristoteles Square, Ttsimiski Street. Spare time for lunch and shopping. Departure to Alexandroupolis - approx. 5 hours transfer. Accomm. at your hotel. Free time or just relax to the beach. Opportunities for dinner in one of local restaurants. Overnight stay. Day 4 – First impressions of the magic of Istanbul... Breakfast is served at the hotel. Check out. Departure to Istanbul by bus at 9:30. Approx. 4 hours transfer (depend from depends on the traffic on the Greek-Turkish border) Arriving in Istanbul. Old city short walking tour. Blue Mosque. Hippodrome - Sultanahmet Square or the Hippodrome of Constantinople is a square in Istanbul, Turkey. Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Transfer to your hotel. Check in. Spare time for shopping, relax or individual explore Istanbul. Overnight stay. Day 5 - The treasures of Istanbul Breakfast is served at the hotel. Morning - Istanbul sightseeing city tour journey by bus and boat – total 3 hours. Pick up from your hotel. Discover Istanbul on this 90-minute bus tour and a 90-minute Bosphorus cruise. Cruise along for 90-minutes over the Asian and European shores. Drop off to hotel. Spare time. Day 6 - Coming home Check out and transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight.