With the beginning of the active tourist season, all museums in the old capital are extending their working hours.
Tsarevets Architectural and Museum Reserve will receive visitors every day from 8.00 to 19.00 and closes at 20.00. The Museum “Patriarchal Church” Holy Ascension “is open from 9.00 to 19.00.
Trapezitsa Architectural and Museum Reserve receives visitors every day from 8.30 to 18.00. Closes at 19.00.
After a year-long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Arbanassi Summer Music Classical Chamber Festival returns with four magnificent concerts in the exciting environment of the churches “St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel” and “St. Georgi” in the architectural reserve Arbanassi.
A fun, unusual for the region and very addictive adventure on the hills of Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi is offered by Damyan Stefanov. The young man organises off-road safaris on different routes. But rest assured that all of them take tourists to breathtaking views of the old Bulgarian capital and Arbanasi.
Despite the large drop in tourists because of the pandemic, the Municipal Council has increased entrance fees for museums and popular sites in Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi for 2021.
A Euronews team visited Veliko Tarnovo in order to film a short video about the old capital. The episode “Tsarevets Fortress: The City of the Tsars” from the “Postcards” section of the multilingual news media emphasizes the historical significance of the old Bulgarian capital, which is defined as a “true national treasure” and a “popular tourist destination”.