Ruse Day Trip
US$ 61.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Discover the charms of northern Bulgaria on this excursion to the picturesque city of Ruse from Bucharest. Explore ancient Roman ruins, historic monuments and a fascinating museum.

Exploring the centre of Ruse
Monument of Liberty in the Bulgarian city of Ruse
Ruse Library

Ruse Day Trip

At 8:30 am on the day of your tour, we'll pick you up from your hotel in Bucharest and set off on the journey south. After an hour and a half drive, we'll reach the city of Ruse, located on the banks of the Danube River just across the border in Bulgaria.

Often nicknamed Little Vienna, Ruse is known for its elegant 19th century architecture. We'll embark on a guided tour of the city's historic centre and visit its most emblematic places of interest, like the Opera House, the library and the Monument of Liberty.

Our next stop will be at the Regional Historical Museum of Ruse, where you're sure to be captivated by the impressive artillery collection amongst other fascinating exhibitions, before continuing onwards to admire the Church of the Holy Trinity.

We'll then take a well-earned break, and you'll have an hour and a half of free time for lunch. Don't miss out on trying the local cuisine at one of the restaurants in the area!

With renewed energy, we'll next visit the ancient fortress that remains from the Roman city of Sexaginta Prista, as Ruse was historically known. Wandering amongst the ancient ruins, we'll find the old city wall and the barracks.

For the finishing touch on our tour of Ruse, we'll head to the banks of the Danube River to enjoy a peaceful stroll alongside the water. At the end of the day, we'll make the return journey to Bucharest, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel at 5:30 pm.

Important information

To participate in this activity, you must bring your passport with at least 6 months validity on it to cross the border to Bulgaria. Citizens of the European Union can present their national ID.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 17 years old Children under 4
Tour in English
US$ 61.60
US$ 34.20
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 61.60
  • Children between 4 and 17 years old

    US$ 34.20
  • Children under 4

    not permitted

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

You'll need to present your certificate of complete vaccination and a negative PCR test. This information is for guidance only and may change depending on local regulations. Always check the restrictions before travelling.

You'll need to present your certificate of complete vaccination and a negative PCR test. This information is for guidance only and may change depending on local regulations. Always check the restrictions before travelling.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

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Duration

9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by bus.

Not included

Entry to Ruse Regional History Museum: Лв 12 (US$ 7) per person.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 61.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.