Visit Bulgaria starts – Sofia – Vidin Firstly, we welcome you for your visit Bulgaria holiday in the city of Sofia. After that we leave for the town of Vidin, where we will have lunch. In Vidin we will see Baba Vida Fortress – the only fully preserved medieval fortress in Bulgaria.
The fortress that lies on the very bank of the Danube River. That is in the northern end of the beautiful town of Vidin. Next, for the nature-lovers we can offer a visit to the famous Belogradchik Rocks and Magura Cave.
A Taste of Medieval Bulgaria
They are both located no more than an hour away from the town. Overnight in a hotel in Vidin. Vidin – Ruse (360 km, approximately 4 hour 50 min) Our holiday Bulgaria continues. After breakfast we leave for the city of Ruse – Port of the Sixty Boats or later Ruschuk, the number one city in many terms in the past. Interestingly, the first railway station was constructed there.
A contemporary publishing house was established there as well. Also, they issued a newspaper there. The city was the Headquarter of multiple consulates. Of course, there will be a delicious lunch in Ruse. Our impulse to get to know the history of the place will take us to the Regional Historical Museum where more than 130 000 monuments of culture are stored in. The only National Museum of Transport in Bulgaria is situated in Ruse.
It is housed in the building of the first railway station in Bulgaria. Really interesting exponents can be found there like the coaches of the tsars Ferdinand and Boris III.