Melnik and Rozhen Monastery Day Trip

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Duration: 10:00
Provided by Zelanos Tours
English  |  8:00 AM
from €115

Overview of the tour in Sofia

The smallest Bulgarian town Melnik offers an amazing scenery. The town is at the foot of a unique nature phenomena – the Melnik sand pyramids. In the year 1215, Melnik emerged as a capital of an independent feudal principality, ruled by Despot Alexis Slav. The ruins of his fortress near the town are preserved till the present days. The houses in Melnik date from the National Revival period, with their interesting and typical architecture.

The region of Melnik is famous also with its specific sort of grape. The town is the perfect place for wine tasting, and there are numerous very special wine cellars in the area, where one can learn the history of the magic drink. Rozhen Monastery is the biggest monastery in Pirin Mountains, in the southwest of Bulgaria. It’s one of the few medieval Bulgarian monasteries, well-preserved until today. The unique architecture of the monastery makes it a popular tourist destination. Enjoy this tour of the medieval Rozhen monastery, the picturesque town of Melnik and the best wines of this beautiful corner of Bulgaria.

This activity includes:

  • English speaking licensed guide
  • English speaking driver
  • All tour assistance
  • All transfers
  • Wine tasting
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Meeting point

Your accommodation

On arrival

You will be picked up at your accommodation.
Please note that we prefer accepting cash.

Things to note

Important message: It's VERY important to make a booking with at least 24 hours notice. All bookings made within the time limit will be rejected by tour provider.
Please note that the price does not include gratuities to the guide and the driver (optional).

Free Cancellation

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.

English  |  8:00 AM
from €115
Tours Organized by Zelanos Tours