In your free time, you can visit the historic towns and wineries nearby, take advantage of the resort’s exceptional spa facilities or enjoy the friendly atmosphere at the new Zi-zzi Beach & Bar, which organises youth parties with famous DJ-s every Sat.
Sample itinerary, 9 days/8 nights
Note: You can adjust the itinerary depending on how many days you would like to spend.
Town of Banya is mineral water resort located in the Rose Valley and it is open whole year round. The water treats neurological and joint diseases. After unsuccessful attempts at treatment in Karlovy Vary and Baden Baden, King Boris III was healed right here.
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Day 2 Karlovo (10 km): Visit the old town of Karlovo with renovated revival houses and the house-museum of Vasil Levski, a national hero of Bulgaria, Apostol of freedom. Have lunch at a restaurant with traditional cuisine and then walk to the nearby “Suchurum” falls. Afternoon: relax in pure mineral water, and then –free time.
Day 3 Starosel (35 km): Visit largest ever found Thracian royal mausoleum complex. On your way back, taste the unique wine in the famous Starosel winery, where you can have your lunch. Afternoon: relax in pure mineral water, and then –free time.
Day 4 Guided tour: Go on a 1,2 or 3 day guided tour or go horse riding in the National park Central Balkan. Enjoy unique locations and unforgettable scenery. Picnic lunch.
Day 5 Koprivstica–Chteau Copsa (65 km): Visit the old town of Koprivstica with renovated revival houses. On the way back visit Chteau Copsa, enjoy the scenery and the local wine and food. Afternoon: relax in pure mineral water, and then –free time.
Day 6 Kalofer (20 km): Visit the old town of Kalofer with revival houses and the house-museum of Hristo Botev, мeet the master of Kalofer lace. Have a stroll at the magnificent track along “White River” (grade: easy to moderate). On the way back have lunch at the sea food restaurant, offering fresh trout and enjoy beautiful mountain view. Afternoon: relax in pure mineral water, and then –free time.
Day 7 Rose museum (50 km): Visit the Rose museum to learn about rose oil production, so characteristic for this region, and taste rose jam, rose honey and rose brandy. Lunch at the restaurant. Afternoon: relax in pure mineral water, and then –free time.
Day 8 Plovdiv (49 km): There are a lot of attractions in Plovdiv. Here are the must see: old town & roman amphitheatre, roman stadium and the main shopping street, garden of king Simeon and fountains with light and music show, museums. Have lunch at a restaurant with modern cuisine and dinner at a restaurant with modern cuisine and rich folklore program each night.
Day 9 Depart the hotel. Hope you enjoyed your stay with us!
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