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March 25, 2019
FST Summer Schedule 2019

Summer Schedule 2019: Free Sofia Tour, 4 Times a Day!

Spring is here and all of us at Free Sofia Tour are extremely excited! Not only because of the great sunny weather but also because we are now able to share our Summer Schedule 2019 with you. Free Sofia Tour – 4 Times a Day! We know how tight your schedule is when visiting a new city. That’s why we decided to give you an extra opportunity to explore Sofia with us. Starting April 1st (until 31st of October), our daily Free Sofia Tour will be running not two, not three, but four times a day – at 10AM/11AM/2PM/6PM!  Free Sofia Tour is the general sightseeing walk around the main historical landmarks in the center of Sofia. In just 2 hours you will get acquainted with what Sofia has to offer – the perfect introduction to any trip to Sofia. We will be waiting for you in front of the Palace of Justice. Our tours run 365 days a year, no matter the weather conditions (including all national and religious […]
June 11, 2018
vrana palace

The Palace of Vrana – History, Opening Hours and Prices

History of Vrana Palace The Royal days of Bulgaria are long gone. However, all around the country you can still find evidence of this period of Bulgarian history. Only 15 kilometers away from the heart of the city center of Sofia you will find the Summer Royal Palace of Vrana. The chosen location was where the homestead of the Ottoman governor of Sofia – Osman Pasha used to be. During the timeline of history, those lands change their ownership quite a lot. At the end of the 19th century they became property of the royal family of Bulgaria. We owe this project to our Royal Highness Ferdinand I. Construction works began at the beginning of the 20th century. The project consisted of the construction of various buildings with different purposes – hunting villa, royal palace, garden, rockery, artificial lakes, greenhouse and stables. Vrana Royal Palace surroundings You will also find a simple wooden house built during the communist regime . It was used by Georgi Dimitrov, our first communist leader. There is […]