The Valley of Roses

Gallery
  • A rose from Kazanlak

    A rose from Kazanlak
  • rose fields

    rose fields
  • Etara

    Etara
  • Frescoes in the tomb

    Frescoes in the tomb
  • Frescoes in the tomb

    Frescoes in the tomb
  • Frescoes in the tomb

    Frescoes in the tomb
  • Rose distilery

    Rose distilery
  • The church in Shipka

    The church in Shipka
  • Etara

    Etara
  • Etara

    Etara
  • Etara

    Etara
  • Etara

    Etara
  • Etara

    Etara
  • Etara crafts

    Etara crafts
  • Etara crafts

    Etara crafts

The rose, the queen of flowers is the symbol of Bulgaria.
For centuries Bulgarians have planted roses, picked their flowers and extracted their heavenly essence – attar of roses.

The Rose Valley is magically transformed with breath-taking blooms in May and early June each year when The Festival of Roses is celebrated in many towns of the region. Rose picking rituals and folklore displays are presented.
Join us on this marvelous trip and treasure your memories of the essence of Bulgaria!
Wednesday: 23 May, 30 May, 6 June, 13 June
Guaranteed departures!


The Valley of Roses
Kazanluk, 1-Day Excursion
Early morning departure - 6 am
Drive via Kazanlak to the village of Tarnicheni, close to Kalofer. Visit the local old-time distillery and attend a lecture on rose water and rose oil distillation, and watch rose oil distillation. Meet the local producers and taste the aroma of natural oils, produced here: rose oil, lavender oil, etc. Take part bei picking roses.
Kazanlak -  lunch; a visit to the Memorial Church in the village of Shipka; picturesque drive via Shipka Mountain Pass and visit to the monument at the Mount of Stoletov; continue to Etura – an open-air ethnographic museum; late evening return.

Every Wednesday

Price per person: 104 Leva
Children 2-12 years: 50 %


The price includes:
A/C transportation;
lunch;
entrance fees;
guiding.
Pickup from OBZOR, price 114 Leva