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Bulgarian Official Holidays

Bulgarian official holidays precidency 1 January – New Year’s Holiday

3 March – Liberation Day/Liberation from the Ottoman rule/ – National Holiday of Bulgaria

Easter – Velikden – Sunday and Monday according to the calendar

1 May – Labour Day

In Bulgaria Labor Day is a holiday since 1939, and is officially celebrated since 1945. The beginning of the holiday is connected to the international socialist movement during IX century, and the workers’ protests for basic social rights. Read more

Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo, a former capital of Bulgaria on 241 kilometers from Sofia and 220 kilometers from Varna, is one of the most ancient cities in Bulgaria.

Its history dates back to the 4th millennia BC. Veliko Tarnovo is famous for its remarkable architectural monuments, miniatures, mural paintings, literature, arts and crafts.

Do not miss to visit the architectural-museum reserve “Tsarevetz”, the audio-visual show “Sound & Light”, the churches “St. Dimitar of Read more