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Communism Tours in Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria
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About Communism Tours in Bulgaria
Experience the Communist Bulgaria, as your guide brings the old Sofia back to life. Join our tours and get to know what the everyday life under the communist regime was like. The tour will be guided by a professional tour guide. Prices depend on group size. The tours could be in English, German, Spanish, Arabic and other languages.
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Cook and Eat with a Local in Sofia

Join our Sofia cooking class, visit a local home and taste traditional Bulgarian food and drinks with locals. You do not need any special cooking skills for joining our class. Beginners are welcome in the kitchen as well. We are here to help you with experience and tips. All you need is interest in Bulgarian food and some free time. You will meet Mrs Greta, a curious cat, that loves food and people.
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5 hours
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Sofia walking tour

Sofia is one of the oldest cities in Europe. See it with a local guide by booking our Sofia walking tour. Learn about the history, culture and lifestyle of Bulgarians during a nice walk in the city center. Sofia walking tour would show you the main landmarks of our capital, plus leaving you with a nice impression of this part of Europe.
The tour could be in English, German, Spanish, Arabic and other languages.
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2 to 3 hours
from $143.01
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Rebecca S wrote a review Oct 13
Stockholm, Sweden2 contributions1 helpful vote
Really nice full day around Bulgaria with Beni and Betty! We contacted them on very short notice for a customized Buzludzha and Plovdiv day tour, and they responded promptly with great suggestions for a packed day program. The hours in the car were long, but they knew all the best little photo stops along the way, and also brought a lot of old material (newspapers, legal documents etc) from the communist era for us to look at. It was really like a day road-tripping with the gang, seeing both the historical and current-day Bulgaria. They even arranged the best weather for us ;) Absolutely recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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182tara04 wrote a review Jan 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands376 contributions62 helpful votes
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We booked online and the communication with Beni and her sister was quick and efficient. We booked a one day communist city tour and visited the major city sights as well as period housing and Soviet period monuments including the bell monument which was great. We had a great retro lunch at the rooftop restaurant in the Moscow hotel, that was great and a unique experience. Beni was very patient so we could take photos and she answered all our questions. Day two we went to Buzludzha, we knew from Beni it would be a challenge because of the weather and we agreed to take this on. We enjoyed many unique experiences on the way to Buzludzha. In reality the weather was worse than expected, blizzard, -15 and poor visibility but Beni and our driver Pepi went along with us. Big thank you for that. We had an unique experience in the mountain and we are grateful for that, even our phones froze! She looked after us well, with raki and food. She shared with us a lot of personal experiences of growing up in the communist period. Pepi was very professional and we felt safe all the time driving there and back. No hesitation to recommend Beni and the team, thank you!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Sandy wrote a review Dec 2019
Schweiz38 contributions15 helpful votes
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As I had the opportunity to have a week off and always wanted to see Bulgaria I have contacted Nvisiontravel to ask if they could do a customized tour for me. They responded very quickly and gave me different choices. Organisation/payment via internet was very easy and Nvisiontravel very helpful. As I was travelling alone I was a bit nervous how this trip would be. When I met Albena in Sofia I noticed immediately that she’s a very nice and competent person. Albena drove me to different sights including Rila monastery, Bansko, Plovdiv and Kazanlak. Albena is very knowledgeable, speaks perfect english and is fun too! All my concerns and requests were looked after immediately. Albena is a safe driver and every day I was provided with information about our day and a bottle of water. I very much appreciated Albena coming for dinner with me in the evenings. I had a great time with Albena and her furry friends. All of above made my trip unforgettable . Thanks again for this great tour and for the lovely pictures !
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Kensuke S wrote a review Aug 2019
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We did a full day trip to Buzludzha Monument & Plovdiv and it was definitely the highlight of my vacation. I look back and can definitely say this was one of my most enjoyable tours I've been in a quite some time. Beni and Betty were absolutely fantastic in providing an insightful, educational and unforgettable experience. I really enjoyed learning about the history and it was cool when they shared magazines and images of the communist era. They were really fun to hang out with and the day went by really quick. I really appreciate them being flexible and agreeing to take us to Plovdiv, which was a beautiful city. We are glad that we took the extra effort to visit Plovdiv in 2019. Buzludzha Monument was of course the main spot to check out, but Plovdiv is another place to check out. I want to try and make it out to Bulgaria again and tour another part of the country where I can see some historical communist era artifacts (Shumen). If that happens I will definitely schedule a tour with Betty and Beni. Highly recommend this tour with them!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Gblaq78 wrote a review Aug 2019
Jouy en Josas, France40 contributions9 helpful votes
We had the chance to visit Sofia as well as the Rila monastery with Betty a few days ago. She is very nice, we had a lot of fun while discovering this beautiful city (church, mosk, Roman ruins etc.). We were luck that the weather was good. Betty really knows what she's talking about and we can see that she enjoys her job as she is happy to make people discover her country. Thanks Betty :)
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Date of experience: August 2019
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