Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital of Bulgaria, a place steeped in history with buildings clinging to the cliffs that rise up from the winding River Yantra.

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One of the most beautifully breathtaking towns you will find in Europe if not the world, Veliko Tarnovo is full of inspirational street art, romantic backdrops and plenty of historical monuments.

In Veliko Tarnovo there are plenty of things to do with many lush parks, museums and art galleries but not to be missed is the medieval fortress with its famous light and sound show.

The traditional craft street of Samovodska Charshiya offers wonderful handmade wares from traditional pottery to exquisite jewellery, a street lined with temptation that only a few can resist, ideal for purchasing that unique gift or souvenir.

To add to the towns wealth of interesting places to see the town is full of restaurants that have top notch cuisine at an every day price, boasting traditional and international dishes along side a great selection of Pizza, Pasta and Salads. The Bulgarian beer and wine is also of a very high standard, a great accompaniment to any meal, some of which is made locally in the Boliarka brewery and Laskovets winery - both places offer tours.