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Melnik Wine Tasting tour from Sofia

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  • 10 hr

Melnik and Rozhen Monastery is in the top 3 destinations in western Bulgaria. Melnik is a unique area for wine lovers and sommeliers where you will learn why Sir Winston Churchill used to order wine from Melnik every year.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Kordopulova House, Melnik Bulgaria

he Kordopulov (or Kordopulov's) House is a large Bulgarian National Revival house in the southwestern Bulgarian town of Melnik. It was built in 1754 specifically for wine production and was bought by the rich and known Greek merchant Manolis Kordopulos. The house, possibly the largest of its kind and period, is located in the town's eastern part and consists of a ground floor that includes a wine cellar, a semi-basement for economic needs and a bay floor intended to be inhabited.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: The Melnik Pyramids, Pirin Planina, Melnik Bulgaria

These unique natural formations attract tourists from all over the world. It is thought that the limestone of which they are composed is the result of erosion, and those forces continue to alter their shape.

These fantastically sculpted rocks have assumed the most varied shapes and details, resembling stone mushrooms, haystacks, minarets, alpine ridges and peaks, swords, obelisks, Egyptian pyramids, Gothic cathedrals, and so forth.

Stop At: Rozhen Monastery, Rozhen, Melnik 2820 Bulgaria

Вe will head to a nearby village - Rojen, where you could have nice lunch and a glass of excellent local wine. We will pay a quick visit to an old monastery, the third most important monastery in Bulgaria.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Villa Melnik Winery, The road between Melnik and Gotse Delchev, village of Harsovo 7km from Melnik, Harsovo 2819 Bulgaria

Our final stop will be one of the best wine cellars of Bulgaria - Villa Melnik. You will have a guided tour on site by the owner's family member. After wine tasting their products, you can buy some great wine at special price and we will head back to Sofia.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes