Nostalgic Railway Tour Bulgaria

We offer you a different kind of journey – Nostalgic Railway Tour Bulgaria. The beautiful sights of Bulgaria are so many that if you want to feel more of them it’s good to save some time. That is why railway tour experiences are very attractive and are often the perfect choice for nature lovers.

The Septemvri–Dobrinishte narrow-gauge railway is the only operating narrow-gauge railway in Bulgaria. The route leads from Septemvri to Dobrinishte over Velingrad, Yakoruda, Razlog and Bansko towns, linking the western part of the Upper Thracian Plain with the Western Rhodopes, Rila and Pirin mountains. Due to the characteristics of the route through the mountains, the narrow- gauge railway Septemvri-Dobrinishte is also known as the Alpine railway on the Balkans.

Feel the spirit of the past and visit the museum town Tryavna. The Clock Tower – one of the symbols of Tryavna, stands in the centre of the town. The tower was proclaimed an architectural monument of culture of national importance.

The Kazanlak Tomb is one of the most significant monuments of the Thracian culture on the Bulgarian lands. The monument owes its global fame to the remarkable frescoes in the corridor and the dome premise – one of the best preserved products of antique painting from the early Hellenistic age.

Rila Monastery is one of the symbols of Bulgaria and is also a popular tourist destination. Throughout the centuries The Rila Monastery has always been a spiritual, educational and cultural centre of Bulgaria.

The Nostalgic Railway Tour Bulgaria together with the picnics and the walks, this tour will be a dream journey for the tourists, who show interest in the nature, the culture and the beauty of Bulgaria.

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Day 1 Sofia

Day 2 Sofia – Mezdra – Veliko Tarnovo

Day 3 Veliko Tarnovo – Trjavna – Kasanlak – Stara Zagora

Day 4 Stara Zagora – Plovdiv

Day 5 Plovdiv – Septemvri – Velingrad – Bansko

Day 6 Bansko

Day 7 Bansko – Rila Monastery – Sofia

Day 8 Departure