Day trip to Ruse and Northern Bulgaria from Bucharest
Day trips & excursions

Day trip to Ruse and Northern Bulgaria from Bucharest

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Do this because
  • Stroll down the main streets of Ruse, created by eminent European architects
  • Enter Ruse Regional Museum of History showcasing an extensive collection of artifacts
  • Visit Holy Trinity Church - the oldest in the city, most of which is located under the ground
  • See the Roman Fortress of Sexaginta Prista
What to expect

Explore the main highlights of the "Vienna of the East" in a day tour to Ruse and Northern Bulgaria from Bucharest.

Your guide will introduce you the main highlights of Ruse starting from the Svoboda (Freedom) Square, spreading right in the heart of the city. Dominated by the huge Monument to Freedom, adorned with beautiful little park and fountains, the square still preserves the ambience of the old times. There are dozens of buildings which have European heritage label and you will marvel at them during a walking tour. The sights will only convince you that Ruse was called the most European city in Bulgaria for a reason. It manages to combine several architectural styles, yet still giving the feeling of harmony.

Stop near the Girdap - first privately owned bank in the country, Opera House, School of Music, Hotel Plaza Charlino, Regional Library Building and more. You will lose track of time when visiting the oldest church of Ruse - Holy Trinity Church. The edifice, constructed during the Ottoman rule and aiming to be as unobtrusive as possible, goes below the ground level and has a 19 meters tall bell tower next to it. Bulgarian rich history and traditions will be revealed to you during the visit to Ruse Historical Museum. It occupies a former local court building and has an exposition of around 140,000 items, many of which date back to prehistoric times.

The Roman Fortress of Sexaginta Prista, overlooking the Danube River, was once a mighty strategic Roman fort. One can still see the remains of walls and columns nowadays. Your guide will walk you through centuries of history to bring the place back to life. The tour will end in a relaxing walk near the majestic Danube River. It not only gives the city its’ romantic look but also defines Ruse as a significant transport, logistics, business and cultural centre of Bulgaria. You can enjoy a breathtaking panorama before departing back to Bucharest full of exceptional memories.

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What's included
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up or convenient meeting point
What's not included
  • Entrance tickets
  • Lunch expenses
Reduced price
  • Seniors aged (65-99): reduced
  • Students aged (8-25): reduced
  • Childrens aged (4-7): reduced
Meeting point:

Please confirm the pick-up place directly with the local operator 24 hours before departure.

What to remember
  • The tour includes a 4-5 hour walking tour of the city, make sure your physical condition allows longer walking before making the reservation
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Maximum group size of 17 people
  • Participants must be at least 4 years old
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for the tour to operate
  • In the unlikely event that the minimum is not met the tour will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Note pick-up is provided from Bucharest selected centrally located hotels
  • The tour company is not responsible for any delays caused by traffic or any other unpredictable conditions
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  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9.00am
  • Please be ready in the lobby of the hotel with 5 minutes before the established pick-up time
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Mr.Tripp, Gray Line Romania
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 activity begins.

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