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Patrick P.

Varna, Bulgaria

My name is Penev a. k. a. Patrick and I am a private independent tour guide based in Sofia, the capital of the wonderful country of Bulgaria.

I cater for small groups (maximum four persons) in order to offer the best personal and exclusive service to each and every one of my customers. I am fluent in English and Spanish and of course Bulgarian.

I have an unparalleled knowledge of Bulgaria having been a tour guide here for over 20 years (I know, difficult to imagine for one who looks so young), with a passion for my country's history, legends, traditions and culture.

Working with you before your arrival, we will plan together a 100% customized itinerary tailored to your group's tastes and needs. I can help you get preferential rates for accommodation, whether you want local guest house hospitality, or 5 star pampered luxury. This pre-planning is key and ensures that your tour never backtracks or repeats.

I can facilitate that you travel in an air conditioned vehicle that is spacious for all passengers and is extremely comfortable on both highways and mountain roads. I love talking about my country as I acompany you, but I can assure you I do have an on/off button if you prefer just to listen to music and soak in the countryside.

Having me as your private tour guide guarantees you a wide range of cultural experiences throughout Bulgaria, including Sofia, the Black Sea coast, archaeological and historical sites, foodie and wine adventures, not to mention an ardent company in outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding. As an addition to my Bulgaria private tour guide services I am more than willing to accompany you across the Balkans and Central Europe.

I have many guests who come back year after year and my private tour guide services have been featured extensively in the International Travel News magazine. I am fully licensed and a member of the Association of Bulgarian Tour Guides. I do not operate a tour agency, but engage to facilitate any other related tourist services, that you may need during your visit.

So that's me - come and let me show you my country!


Education :
1993 - 1996 International college of Tourism "Ivan Vazov", Varna
1997 - 2000 University of V. Turnovo "Sv. Sv. Kiril i Metodi", V. Turnovo
Experience : since 1993
Licenses : Official certificate issued by the Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism (PK-20-0018) and a long time membership in the Association of Bulgarian tour guides

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