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Things to do in Veliko Tarnovo this summer – new attraction tourist train

The attraction starts on July 1 and will offer panoramic tours of the old part of Veliko Tarnovo town

The tourist train will again travel by the Tsarevets and Trapezitsa fortresses, the Vladishki bridge, and the churches in Asenova Mahala. After a four-year hiatus, together with the Tsarevgrad Tarnov Municipal Tourist Agency, the Municipality is resuming the attraction tours from July 1. And as a gesture to all residents and guests of Veliko Tarnovo, on July 1 to 9, the train will be free.

One of the interesting things to do in Veliko Tarnovo this summer is to take an hour long trip with the tourist train

The train on wheels will run every hour from 11:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m on days from Wednesday to Sunday inclusive. The starting point is the parking lot on “Kraybrezhna” street under Tsarevets. On its route, the train will pass by the “Mini Bulgaria” park, the church “St. Peter and Paul”, the Tsarevets fortress and will reach the “Velchova Zavera” monument.

After a three-year hiatus, the tourist train is again in motion and will provide interesting experiences to residents and guests of Veliko Tarnovo. The train started on July 1st, with its route changed so as not to create additional traffic jams in the old part of the city.

What you will see

The starting point will now be the penal parking lot on “Kraybrezhna” Street. According to the manager of “Tsarevgrad Tarnov” EOOD, this will be a convenience for tourists, there will also be signposts showing the route of the train. The new thing is that in this way tourists can also use it as urban transport.

The first stop after the parking lot is the Park of Miniatures, followed by the Church of St. Peter and Paul” in Asenova Mahala, then continues to Tsarevets Square, where there is also a stop. Then it goes along “Nicola Piccolo” street and stops at the bus stop shortly before the “Yantra” hotel. “In principle, we will use the bus stops as places to stop, because the stay of the train will be very short and they will not hinder the movement”, explains Borislav Yordanov. From there, the train bypasses the “Velchova Zavera” monument, makes a U-turn and continues along “Ivan Vazov” Street.

It then stops again at Tsarevets, the route follows the road to the church “St. 40 Martyrs”, the next stop is the Church of St. Peter and Paul’, etc.

Prices and options for parking

This is a whole tour and the ticket for it costs BGN 8 for adults and BGN 5 for children. It is possible to use the train for part of the route. For example, if someone has parked their car in the parking lot on “Kraybrezhna” Street and wants to go up to Tsarevets, then they will pay a ticket of BGN 5, and a child’s ticket costs BGN 3. There is another option, which is also for the convenience of tourists and is introduced for the first time.

One can buy a ticket for a full tour, one can use it one way and stop at some point, get off the train and walk along the main street. Since there will be a schedule at the stops, when he decides, he can catch the train again with the same ticket and complete his tour. It is important to keep your ticket during this time. The conductor, who will issue the tickets on the spot in the train, will monitor who bought which ticket and what they have the right to use.

The entire roller coaster tour takes about an hour. The courses will also be on a round hour basis, with the first one at 11 a.m. from the penalty parking lot, and the last one at 4 p.m. There will be a break for lunch and it starts again at 2 p.m. This schedule can be extended to later hours if there is interest. Please note: An important clarification is that when it rains, the train will not run.

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