Sofia Communist Tour by a Trabant Car

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Tour Number

Activity Level

209588


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No. The kids enjoy it very much especially if they are older than 10.

Friendly: No.
It can be adapted to disabled people, but the car is very small and it is not very comfortable while driving.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

Sofia Communist Tour by a Trabant Car


The Sofia Communist Tour will take you back to the communist period of Bulgaria when the country was behind the so called "iron curtain". You will hear real stories of people and will learn much about the way of living of the Bulgarians at that time. You will get acquainted with the historical events and facts that led Bulgaria and the countries from Eastern Europe to fall under the communist regime. You will hear stories never heard before and you will dive into completely another world - the world of the communism. Surely afterwards you will be happy living in the free world of today and will much more appreciate the liberty of Europe.

Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel/address by the Trabant car
Drive to the central part. Have some short walk while seeing some of the biggest communist buildings in the center of Sofia.
Drive to the Museum of Socialist Art and visit it.
Drive back to the center through one of the neighborhoods typical with its communist architecture.
Drive back to the center and drop off in your hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel or address

End location: Your hotel or address

Duration: 3 hours

The tour will take approximately 3 hours. We will pick you up with the Trabant from your hotel and after the visit to the museum we will get back to the city center were we will drop you off in your hotel.

Transportation

You will get around by the most emblematic car for the Communist era The Trabant interesting with the fact that it was made by compressed paper and plastic and epoxy raisin instead of iron.

What’s Included

Other: Tour of Sofia emphasizing on the Communist past of Bulgaria. Pick up with a Trabant car from your hotel and drive to the Museum of Socialist Art and back by the Trabant Car. Also included entrance fee at the museum.

A Recent Review of this tour

Pavlina was amazing, collected us from the hotel in her Trabant and then drove us around the city telling the story of Bulgarian communism and the history of the city. Not only did she tell us the politics of the time but also personal memories and stories that have a real insight into how Bulgarians lived under communism. Excellent! Really good value and unique.
Luke Godber

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Private tour guide Pavlina D.

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