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6 Days Wine Tour & Spa Holiday in Eastern Thrace

6 Days Wine Tour & Spa Holiday in Eastern Thrace

  • Plovdiv - Eastern Thrace

Wine, Spa, and Culinary Vacations in Bulgaria

You will be taken to the unspoiled nature of the Eastern Thrace wine region and introduced to some of the finest, award-winning wines of Bulgaria. The adventure starts in the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe - Plovdiv. A whole day is set aside for relaxation, rejuvenation and renewal at the splendid Midalidare Spa. Not a spa person? Take an optional excursion into the town of Stara Zagora, a stroll in the village of Mogilovo or curl up with a good book under the Bulgarian sun in the heavenly hotel gardens. This premium wine tour is well-suited for the bon vivants who have a deep passion for wines, food, and memorable experiences.

Highlights

  • Guided wine tours
  • Wellness and spa experience
  • A chance to explore Eastern Thrace wineries
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Welcome dinner
  • Daily breakfast
  • 6 days with instruction
  • English
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Day 1 - Arrival

  • Transfer from Sofia Airport (SOF) at 12:00 to Plovdiv.
  • Check-in to the Landmark Creek Hotel in Plovdiv.
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Plovdiv and the old town of Plovdiv.
  • In the early evening, there will be a wine tasting in Dragomir Winery Estate located in the town of Plovdiv.
  • Accommodation: Landmark Creek Hotel (4 stars)

Day 2

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Today, you will visit Asens fortress and Bachkovo monastery.
  • Opportunity for lunch in local restaurant in or close to Bachkovo village.
  • On the way back to Plovdiv, you will stop at the charming Starata Izba (the Old Cellar) for a show around and wine tasting session with the manager of the cellar.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Landmark Creek Hotel (4 stars)

Day 3 - Winery tour

  • After breakfast, check-out from hotel and transfer to Midalidare Hotel & Spa.
  • After check-in, a representative of Midalidare Estate will provide a tour of the winery facilities. The tour will be followed by a wine tasting.
  • Return to Midalidare Hotel & Spa.
  • Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the spa or take a walk in the small village of Mogilovo.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Midalidare Hotel & Spa.

Day 4 - Free day

  • Free day at Midalidare Hotel & Spa.
  • Optional excursion to the nearby town of Stara Zagora.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Midalidare Hotel & Spa.

Day 5 - Winery tour

  • After breakfast, a trip to the esteemed Angelus Estate will take place. A representative of the winery will show you around this prestigious winery that produces some of the finest wines in Bulgaria.
  • Wine tasting with appetizers and water.
  • Transfer back to Midalidare Hotel & Spa.
  • Enjoy the last night of your wine tour with a dinner at Midalidare Hotel & Spa.
  • Meals included: Breakfast and dinner.
  • Accommodation: Midalidare Hotel & Spa.

Day 6 - Departure

  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer to Sofia from Midalidare Hotel & Spa at 10:00.

Western Thrace is the birthplace of one of the main local grape varieties - Mavrud - which is present in the tastings of almost each winery visited. All the wineries are enchantingly picturesque and located in the broad, rolling terrain of the Rhodopean Collar wine region situated at the foot of the Rhodope Mountains.

  • 2 nights at Landmark Creek Hotel (4 stars) in Plovdiv in shared ensuite double rooms
  • 3 nights at Midalidare Hotel & Spa in Mogilovo in shared ensuite double rooms
  • All ground transportation with a car/minivan included in the tours itinerary
  • Breakfast on all days except for day 1
  • Dinner at Midalidare Hotel & Spa
  • Drop-off to Sofia Airport (SOF) / Sofia centre on day 6
  • Entrance fee to Assens Fortress
  • Excursion to Assens Fortress and Bachkovo Monastary
  • Guided tour of Plovdiv and Old Town Plovdiv
  • Guided tours of wineries by onsite winemaker
  • Pick-up from Sofia airport/Sofia centre on day 1
  • Tour leader from Bulgaria Wine Tours
  • Tour operator insurance from HDI Insurance in case of non-provision of services
  • Wine tasting at Angelus Estate incl. water and appetizers
  • Wine tasting at Dragomir Winery Estate incl. water and appetizers
  • Wine tasting at Midalidare Estate
  • Wine tasting at Starata Izba Parvenetz
  • Extras and incidentals
  • Flight tickets
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in the tour description
  • Optional excursion to Stara Zagora (Bulgaria Wine Tours can help with arrangements)
  • Private transfers
  • Spa services
  • Travel and medical insurance (please consult your insurance provider)
  • Tips
  • Visa fees, if applicable

Arrival by airplane

The nearest airport to the location is Sofia Airport (SOF). Bulgaria Wine Tours will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.