Pirin Mountain, Melnik and Rozhen Monastery Full Day Tour from Bansko
From Bansko you will visit the Roshen Monastery, the oldest and the biggest in Pirin Mountain. After that you will visit Melnik, the oldest and the smallest town in Bulgarian and the best area for wine tasting.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Bansko at 9am and head straight to the Roshen Monastery. It is the biggest monastery in Pirin Mountains, in the southwest of Bulgaria and one of the few medieval Bulgarian monasteries.
After touring the monastery and admiring its unique architecture, continue to Melnik, one of Bulgaria's smallest yet most scenic towns. In 1215 Melnik emerged as a capital of an independent feudal principality, ruled by Despot Alexis Slav, and the ruins of his fortress can still be seen close to the town. In Melnik itself, you will have chance to admire the National Revival period buildings, enjoy views of the dramatic Melnik sand pyramids, and stop at a local wine cellar for a wine tasting.
Your tour ends with drop-off at your accommodation in Bansko.