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Breakfast with Sofia
- 3 hours
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<span lang="EN-AU">Shake off your jetlag (or hangover) with an early mini-food fest in Bulgaria's capital. Load up on traditional pastries, sweets and drinks all made by local masters and designed to fuel a day of sightseeing in Sofia.<br /></span>
* Start your day like a real local resident of Sofia
* Enjoy a famous banitsa with ayryan in a local snack bar
* Sample fresh fruits and vegetables from a street market
* Taste the best baklava in Sofia and drink it down with the unique local drink boza
* Explore Sofia’s best sights, like the biggest open air book market, the university, Parliament, and Hagia Sofia church
What's included in this trip
Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details
Please present your voucher to local guide at beginning of tour.
Confirmation of booking
Please contact Sofia Urban Adventures to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.
Children are travellers between the age of 6 and 11 inclusive.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
Want to start your day as real Bulgarian? Look no further! Here’s your opportunity to eat breakfast with the fine city of Sofia and its welcoming citizens on a unique, local food tour of Sofia.
Start your morning at one of Sofia’s icons – Alexander Nevski Cathedral. After a brief introduction, we’ll head over to a typical Bulgarian snack bar. Along the way, we’ll visit local symbols, including Hagia Sofia Church, a 6th century church and site full of energy and mystery. We’ll also catch Sofia University, Parliament, and the statue of King Libertador, all of which are the main icons of Bulgarian history in Sofia.
By this point, we know you’ll want breakfast – perfect, we do too! We’ll taste Bulgarian banitsa, combined with ayryan, as Bulgarians normally do in the morning. Banitsa is delicious small pastry prepared from dough and cheese and sometimes meat or nettle, and is unique to Bulgaria and the Balkans.
The ayryan is prepared from yogurt and gives the final touch of the breakfast.
Satisfied with our local breakfast, we’ll continue walking along the narrow streets, which are part of Old Sofia and exude centuries of rich history. The streets leads us to Graf Ignatiev Street, home to a famous market where you may buy fresh fruits and vegetables, or taste baked nuts or delicious.
snacks, as local do. It is a market on the street with many stalls, which all compete for shoppers’ attention, so you’ll experience a real lively atmosphere!
From there, we’ll make our way to a famous pastry shop that prepares the best traditional Bulgarian desserts. Along the way, we’ll encounter the biggest open-air book store in Bulgaria, and a favourite meeting point for many people.
In the pastry shop we will taste a sweet and delicious dessert - baklava. It is very sweet and full with nuts. We may also have the chance to try tolumbichka, cream-cake or other sweets. As is customary, we’ll combine the sweets with another unique beverage for the region - boza. Bottoms up!