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Nessebar Walking Tour

Nessebar - this is the only city in Bulgaria in the UNESCO World Heritage List, included in 1983. Today it is a true museum of history and Christian art under the open sky, each of its exhibits being an independent museum.

2 h.

Full description

The peninsula of Old Nessebar covers a small area from 850 to 300 meters. For the richness and power of this city, dozens of Christian temples and powerful fortresses from the period 4-5th century to the end of the 19th century testify. Much of them are hidden under water. The unusual architecture and the wealth of cultural heritage gain him the epitaph Pearl of Orthodoxy!

In the past, Nessebar is not only an inaccessible fortress in the portico of The Bosphorus Strait but also a suburb for the residences of the Ancient medieval aristocracy. The tour in Nessebar will show the places, where the chosen ones lived.

Our authoring route - A search for little-known facts, stories, and legends. One of the legends you will know more about is about the Nessebar vampire. Found during archaeological excavations, it wasa skeleton of an elderly man found with a knife in the heart that caused a scientific sensation.We will also tell you about the legend of the miraculous tree and its remains, which will take you to the working temple "St. Assumption of Mary".

The tour in Nessebar includes 15 interesting sites, for our guests. We made a special map for you and we have marked the places suitable for beautiful pictures.

In addition, we have added in the audio guide devices, videos of ancient finds and discoveries in the old town. Watching these videos will give you a better understanding of Ancient Nessebar.

The tour in Old Nessebar ends with a visit to a famous winery. The cozy atmosphere and friendly hosts will tell you about the Bulgarian wine and you will be able to try the most fascinating ones.

Highlights

The content of the hiking trip will be equally interesting for children and adults, and you will be able to determine the time and pace of movement within 2 to 3 hours.

The price includes

  • Audio-Guide device in: Russian, Bulgarian, English, German and Polish
  • Videos of ancient finds in Nessebar
  • Route Map
  • The tour ends with a free wine tasting.

The price excludes

Entrance tickets to sites with paid entrance.

Meeting point

You can rent a device and make the tour: every day from 9:30-19:30 h

You can pay via our website using PayPal account or at our office in Nessebar, using cash or credit/debit card.

Starting point of the tour - Info Center Audio-Guide Bulgaria, Old Nessebar, South Port, Angelo Ronkali Str. (in front of the bus stop), in restaurant "Flagman-Panorama" (on Google Maps it's "Greek Restaurant").

Working hours: every day from 9:30 to 21:00.

Important information

TOP 15 Historical places in Nessebar

Route:

  • About Old Nessebar
  • Windmill
  • Fortress gate
  • Church - Museum "St. Stefan"
  • The "Unbaptized" temple
  • Old Nessebar houses
  • Church "Christ Pantocrator"
  • Nessebar today
  • The hidden altar
  • "St. Sofia" Basilica
  • Active Temple "St. Assumption of Mary"
  • Late antique therms
  • Churches - Museums "St. John the Baptist and St. Spas"
  • The Nessebar vampire
  • Winery. Wine tasting
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