b'City Breaks 75Sofia & PlovdivCity Hotel or similar HHHH BulgariaHalf Board3 NightsSofia is Bulgarias pleasingly laid-backcity centre and see the historical landmarksand creaky 19th-century mansions that capital with a scattering of onion-domedsuch as Alexander Nevski Cathedral and St.are now house-museums, galleries and churches, Ottoman mosques and stubbornSofia Basilica. In the evening we will have aguesthouses. We will visit the Ancient Red Army monuments that lend anSolos welcome drink and dinner at a localRoman Theatre, Stadium and Odeon and eclectic, exotic feel, whilst Plovdiv wasrestaurant. Day 2: Rila Monastery. We willthe Old Town (a UNESCO site), before a the 2019 European City of Culture and avisit Rila Monasterythe largest and mostvisit to The Trap (the vibrant little district melting pot of cultures and influences.famous Eastern Orthodox monastery inwith the best cafs and art shops). In the Join us on this great value, culture-themedBulgaria and listed UNESCO World Heritageafternoon we will return to Sofia. In the city break as we explore the magnificentSite. It is Bulgarias most famous monasteryevening we will enjoy a farewell dinner.historical landmarks of these twothat has been a spiritual centre for overDay 4: Depart for home.fascinating cities. 1000 years. Rila Monasterys fortress-like complex engulfs 8800 sq. m, and within itsIncludes: Return flights & transfersWhy go? Delve into Bulgarias history andstone walls well find remarkably colourfulAccommodation in 4-star hotelTwin/culture in the capital SofiaExplore thearchitecture and religious art. After a lightdouble room for single useBreakfast charming Plovdiv Old TownVisit Rilalunch we will return to to Sofia. The rest& dinner2 lunchesWelcome drinkMonasterya breath-taking UNESCO- of the day is free for you to explore SofiaGuided visits of Sofia, Rila Monastery & listed complexWhen you visit Bulgaria,independently. In the evening we will havePlovdivAccompanying Solos Tour Leaderyou can splurge without breaking thedinner at a local restaurant. Day 3: Plovdiv. bank!Sensational food and wine We will transfer to Plovdiv where we willAdded Value: 2 Lunches are includedvisit a local family and have lunch at their Day 1: LondonSofia. After arriving at Sofiarestaurant before our tour of Plovdiv. LikeDate 3ntsAirport, well proceed through immigrationRome, Plovdiv straddles seven hills; but as04 Jun 20 from 729and collect our luggage before heading toEuropes oldest continuously inhabited city, our hotel in Sofia for a short break beforeits far more ancient. It is best loved for its01 Oct 20 from 699the city tour. We will visit the old part of theromantic old town, packed with colourful 020 8951 2901|solosholidays.co.uk'