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Varna Tour including Cape Kaliakra and Botanical Gardens of Balchik
"Meet your guide for a unique walk direction the cape natural and archaeological reserve. In the way you will see wild steppes and unique coastal cliffs. This is a beautiful walk through the ruins and along the wild white rocks under the fresh wind that moves small waves in the Black Sea.There are popul a place revered by both Muslims and Christians. A unique monument with 7 rectangular shapes."""Explore the picturesque Varna area with cape Kaliakra and the wonderful botanical gardens in Balchik. A day to remember!title=Highlights&1=Private+day+trip+from+Varna+to+Cape+Kaliakra+and+Balchik&2=Explore+the+ruggedly+beautiful+Cape+Kalakria+to+see+its+cliffs+and+ancient+ruined+fortress&3=Stop+at+a+snail+farm+and+enjoy+an+included+lunch+in+the+farm+restaurant&4=Visit+the+""
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Varna Walking and Wine Tasting Tour: Cultural Treasures
"Your half-day Varna walking and wine tasting tour and adventure starts after meeting up with a friendly professional guide and starting off for the archaeological museum in Varna. More than 4000 years old this museum changed historians’ idea of how civilization developed. It is one of the oldest collections of gold objects in the world and houses thousands of necklaces bracelets and other ornaments. Take time to explore the collection and marvel at the ornate pieces on display. After the museum continue on to the famous cathedral of the Assumption one of the most iconic buildings in the city of Varna. Then enjoy a guided tour of the Roman Baths
From EUR57.00
 
Varna Horses and Vines Tour
"You will see several different type of horses and have a first coffee break is a farm for horses and exotic animals. Then you will discover the Madara Horseman carved rock dating from the 8th century and included in the UNESCO list of protected monuments. Relief of a horseman has a height of 23 meters above the ground on a 100-meter vertical cliff.Next you will examine and do some tasting in a cellar w from where a magnificent view of the Stara Planina. You will attend training and dressage horses. After a brief stop in the small Orthodox Church 'Holy Trinity' you will visit the 'Stone Forest' a natural phenomenon with unusual stone columns reaching up to six meters in height.""""This horses and vineyards tour is a product that will amaze you with the beauty of the UNESCO site (the Madara Horseman)
From EUR139.00

More Things to Do in Balchik

Queen's Maria of Romania Castle

If you are a romantic person, you can walk along the alleys of the beautiful gardens or along the seaside. Many flowers in hundreds of colours, cactuses, big trees, artificial rivers, pools and...
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leal38rom
Feb 21, 2012

Queen Mary's Palace

The most important place to visit in Balchik is the Palace of the former Romanian Queen Mary - wife of King Ferdinand of Romania (reign 1914-1927).The palace was built between 1926-1937 when Balchik...
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codrutz
Aug 23, 2011

"Dvoreca" (The Palace)

It 's referred as the Palace but actually is the former summer residence of Queen Maria of Romania. So u won't see luxurious palace! But the treasure is in the beautiful gardens. The villa is designed...
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zlatiq
Apr 04, 2011

Why not to bother with the Botanical Gardens

Visiting the Botanical Gardens... forget it if you are disabled. We were greeted by a surly guard at the gate who basically looked at our european disabled pass and told us to 'get lost'. the woman...
Ascelin
Oct 02, 2010

Architectural Diversity

Whilst Balchik is definitely trying to position itself as a tourist attraction it is still very much a working town and as such has quite a diverse range of buildings. This makes the town itself worth...
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johngayton
Jan 14, 2010

Queen Marie's Palace and Gardens

Unfortunately I didn't have time to visit these on this trip but they certainly look well worth devoting a couple of hours to on my next excursion.Whilst Balchik was under Romanian rule, 1913 to 1940,...
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johngayton
Jan 11, 2010
 
 
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Balchick Gardens

The Balchick Palace Garden is a truly Botanical Garden, established in 1955, it's huge (65,000 sqm), with 2000 species of plants and the second largest (after Monaco's) cactus species zone (1,000...
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codrutz
Nov 19, 2007

the botanical gardens and Queen Maria's Palace

The Queenn Maria's Palace is a nice place. There are some other buildings worth visiting in the complex too. The Palace itself is very nice but if you are looking for something special you can be...
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wroclawiak
Jan 16, 2006

The palace complex and the botanical garden

The picturesque park is arranged in 1924-1936 on the project of the French garden designer Jules Janine. It comprises more than 200 tree species, numerous flowers, boasting of a unique collection of...
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matza
Nov 06, 2005

The old palace

The old palace - built in 1924-1931 by the request of the Romanian queen Maria. The authors of the construction design are Italian architects.The main component buildings (10 villas and a chapel)...
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matza
Nov 06, 2005

The amazing botanical garden@Dvoreca

My favourite is the botanical garden. It's associated withe the Biology department at the Sofia University. So it's not only beautiful garden but also very professional and valuable! It has more than...
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zlatiq
Oct 19, 2005

Gardens at Baltchik

Visit these gardens at Baltchik, 10 lev to get in to both the gardens and the castle of the ex-Queen Marie of Romania, called the "Quiet Nest ". Surrounded by its whitewashed cottages that overlook...
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ettenaj
Oct 20, 2004

Botanical garden in Balchik

Entrance is 5 leva for one person and you can spend there as much time as you want. Don´t forget to see the cacti part and also the small minaret.
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swetluska
Aug 11, 2005

MOSQUE

Don't have any data about this mosque, neither about muslim population in Balchik, but it sure looks abandoned.
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jani79
Sep 04, 2003

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"BALCHIK"
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"Cute Balchik!"
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"Balchik - The Castle"
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"Hollywood It Ain't...But Nice Signage Anyway!"
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