Guided Tour of Nessebar from Obzor
Excursions & day trips

Guided Tour of Nessebar from Obzor

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Great
Based on 6 reviews
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£41.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: German , English , French , Dutch , Polish
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Do this because
  • Explore the old town in-depth on a guided walking tour
  • Discover St Stephen's Church and marvel at its rich décor
  • Stroll through alleys fringed by historic wooden homes
  • Enjoy free time to stroll around Nessebar on your own
  • Expert local guide with unrivalled knowledge of Nessebar
What to expect

They call Nessebar the ‘Pearl of the Black Sea' for a reason – it's a treasure chest of cultural heritage without parallel on Bulgaria's coast. Stroll through its ancient alleys with your local guide and feel like you're stepping back in time. Penka, one of our expert local guides, says, ‘Buildings and monuments dating back to the 5th century are still in use today in Nessebar, making it a living museum. With such a strategic location, Nessebar has always been a hub for commerce, and over 2,500 years ago, money was invented here and first used for trade.'

After pick-up in Obzor, you'll head to Nessebar and begin with a guided walking tour of the old town, which is crammed into a narrow peninsula jutting out into the Black Sea. As you wander through alleys fringed by overhanging wooden homes, you'll stumble upon ancient Byzantine churches or ruins from classical antiquity. Such is the wealth of history on this narrow peninsula that it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There's evidence in Nessebar that reflects the architectural progress of the whole Balkan and East Mediterranean regions.

Your guide will explain the history and culture of the town, where some monuments date back to the 5th century, and accompany your visit to the richly decorated interior of St Stephen's Church. Once you've admired its frescos, if you've picked the lunch included option, you'll head to a restaurant for a three-course feast. In the afternoon, there's free time to explore on your own.

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What's included
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What to remember
  • Lunch is only included if option is selected
  • Not suitable for guests with reduced mobility
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Provider
TUI BULGARIA EOOD
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

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4/5

Based on 6 reviews from verified customers

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  • Fay

    From United States of America - June 2024

    Travelled with family

     

    25 - 34 years old

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Lovely place and well worth a visit but just felt like we were slightly overlooked as there were only a few of us that were English.. The trip was a b ...

  • Mrs B

    From United Kingdom - September 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    We enjoyed the trip, the guide was very knowledgeable and spoke to us imparting her knowledge of Bulgaria throughout the journey there and back which ...

  • Newly weds

    From United Kingdom - September 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    35 - 44 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Guide was really friendly and informative. Showed us all around the main sights of Nessebar. Would recommend that people taking this tour take water ...

  • DanTheRobot197

    From United States of America - June 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    18 - 24 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    I enjoyed the guided tour, the scenery while travelling, the information that was provided, and the pace of the tour, nothing too intense for people t ...

  • Mike

    From Ireland - September 2022

    Travelled as a couple

    Average

    Overall rated

    3/5

    We could have travelled there ourselves far cheaper. The purpose of going as an excursion is to be guided. The guided tour was poor, very little knowl ...

  • Hippo 2000

    From Ireland - June 2022

    Travelled with family

     

    18 - 24 years old

    Great

    Overall rated

    3/5

    There was no air conditioning on the bus and it was extremely hot. The bus driver was not confident in his ability to drive the coach which made us ex ...

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