Culinary tour: taste local specialities in Sofia - Guided walking tour

Highlights

  • Gourmet tour of the city

  • Stop at a well-known pastry shop

  • See the most beautiful sites in Sofia

Essential info*

Duration 3hrs

Tour with Commentary

Languages
  • English

Starting time 9:00 AM

Departure point/location

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* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Set off on a culinary tour in the streets of Sofia! 

Your tour will start with a visit to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, one of Sofia's landmarks. After a short presentation on this historic monument, you will go to a typically Bulgarian snack bar. You will also discover Sofia's most beautiful sites, such as: the Saint Sofia Church, the Parliament, the Monument to the Tsar Liberator, the University of Sofia, the market and Bulgaria's biggest open-air bookshop.

During this activity, your guide will let you try all local specialities that you run into. You will get the chance to taste:

  • Ayryan, a yoghurt-based drink
  • Baklava, pastries made of honey or sugar syrup with nuts or pistachios suiting your mood
  • Tolumbichka, a cream pastry
  • Boza, a drink made from fermented cereals
  • Bastina, a pastry made from dough and cheese with other ingredients
  • You will savour the best traditional Bulgarian pastries in a renowned bakery near Slaveykov Square

This tour is perfect for those who wish to discover the savours of Bulgaria! 

Good to know

  • Availability: every day except Sunday (except in exceptional circumstances)
  • Duration: Approx. 3 hours
  • Time: 9:00am (Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of your tour)
  • Point of departure: Alexander Nevsky cathedral in the centre of Sofia
  • Language: tour commentary in English
     
  • To take part in this activity simply present your booking voucher to the local tour operator
     
  • The tour will take place in a small group of up to 12 people
  • We advise you to wear comfortable walking shoes for this tour
  • Children under 6 years of age are not allowed to take part in this activity 
     
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Guided tour of Sofia
  • Tasting local specialities
  • Tour led by a professional guide (commentary in English)

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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