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Varna and Aladzha Rock Monastery

Access from: Varna


Key info

  • Tour ID: 54036
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Varna cruise port
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Aladzha Rock Monastery
  • Orthodox Cathedral
  • Varna City

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 54036
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Varna cruise port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Aladzha Rock Monastery
  • Orthodox Cathedral
  • Varna City

Itinerary

- Depart from Varna Port - Travelling to Aladzha Rocky Monastery - 30 minutes driving time - Visiting the Aladzha Rocky Monastery for 1 hour - Travelling to the center of Varna - 30 minutes driving time - Visiting the Cathedral approximately 20 minutes spent here - Walking tour in the city center for approximately 1.5 hours - Travelling back to Varna Port which will take approximately 10 minutes - Return to Varna Port

You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to commence your tour.

The tour will commence with a scenic drive to the Aladzha Rock Monastery around 20kms from Varna port. This Monastery dates back to the 12th century and has wonderful (mosaics) wall paintings inside the rocks walls, arranged on two levels and around 40m high. The Monastery is a big focal point of the area, your guide on hand will be given the known history of this beautiful site.

After the guided tour of the monastery we will then depart to the centre of Varna, where the beautiful Orthodox Cathedral is situated.  Built in 1880 shortly after the liberation of the Ottoman rule, the cathedral is home to the local religious art of the 19th century, paintings, icons and frescoes are discovered inside with an array of lighted candles in an atmosphere of peace and silence.

The tour will then continue with a walk through the charming streets of Varna with your guide pointing out the theatre, the opera, the central boulevard Vladislav Varnenchik and the Sea Garden. 

After the short walking tour you will be able to have a little free time to explore the area or just take in the picturesque scenery and the culture.

 

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    Key info

    • Tour ID: 54036
    • Duration: 4 hours
    • Pick up point: Varna cruise port
    • Activity level: Moderate

    Top highlights

    • Aladzha Rock Monastery
    • Orthodox Cathedral
    • Varna City

    Itinerary

    - Depart from Varna Port - Travelling to Aladzha Rocky Monastery - 30 minutes driving time - Visiting the Aladzha Rocky Monastery for 1 hour - Travelling to the center of Varna - 30 minutes driving time - Visiting the Cathedral approximately 20 minutes spent here - Walking tour in the city center for approximately 1.5 hours - Travelling back to Varna Port which will take approximately 10 minutes - Return to Varna Port

    You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to commence your tour.

    The tour will commence with a scenic drive to the Aladzha Rock Monastery around 20kms from Varna port. This Monastery dates back to the 12th century and has wonderful (mosaics) wall paintings inside the rocks walls, arranged on two levels and around 40m high. The Monastery is a big focal point of the area, your guide on hand will be given the known history of this beautiful site.

    After the guided tour of the monastery we will then depart to the centre of Varna, where the beautiful Orthodox Cathedral is situated.  Built in 1880 shortly after the liberation of the Ottoman rule, the cathedral is home to the local religious art of the 19th century, paintings, icons and frescoes are discovered inside with an array of lighted candles in an atmosphere of peace and silence.

    The tour will then continue with a walk through the charming streets of Varna with your guide pointing out the theatre, the opera, the central boulevard Vladislav Varnenchik and the Sea Garden. 

    After the short walking tour you will be able to have a little free time to explore the area or just take in the picturesque scenery and the culture.

     

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Air-conditioned transportation
    • English speaking guide
    • Aladzha Rocky Monastery & Cathedral entry fees
    Activity Level Scale: 3
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity Timing
    Included:
    Air-conditioned transportation
    English speaking guide
    Aladzha Rocky Monastery & Cathedral entry fees

    Joining instructions

    Clients will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the cruise port, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo.
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