Private tour behind "The Iron curtain"
Feel the atmosphere of the Cold war when everything was black and white, except for the red color of the Communist Star . . . . Visit Soviet monuments, abandoned defensive bunkers, barbed wire fences, run-down factory buildings, stay in old fashioned Soviet hotels, "enjoy" some Communist style frescoes . . . .
Come and see for yourself how half of Europe had to live for almost 50 years, come and visit Communist Bulgaria!!!
Day 1: Communist Sofia city tour
Day 2: Departure to Veliko Tarnovo. Visits to one of the most illogical structures build during the Communist period - "The bridge to nowhere" and the grotesque frescoes in the Patriarch's church on Tsarevets hill
Day 3: Departure to Varna. Visit to the Shumen monument - regarded as the only monument in the world to depict the history of a whole country from its creation to the present day. Afternoon tour of Communist Varna
Day 4: Visits to some non-communist style sights as Nessebar and the little mountain village of Jeravna
Day 5: Departure to the border with Turkey. Visit to the infamous "Iron Curtain" - bunkers, trenches, barbed wire fence gates, watch towers, abandoned soldier barracks
Day 6: Departure to "The Dream town" of Dimitrovgrad - built in 1947 by 50 000 members of the Bulgarian Communist youth brigades. Continue to Buzludja monument - the biggest communist building in Bulgaria!
Day 7: Communist Plovdiv city tour
Day 8: Departure to Sofia
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 days
The following might affect visiting some of the sights included in the itinerary - weather, traffic, time of year etc.
Air - conditioned car
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1600 BGN - Money for food, drinks, entrance fees
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks