Culture

04
Jun
2020

Thu 04-06-2020 - Mon 08-06-2020
London
London
London, UK
£380.00
Rose valley, Plovdiv, Sofia and rose festival in Bulgaria 2020

NATURE GETAWAY IN OLD PLOVDIV AND THE VALLEY OF ROSES

Repeat trip! Explore the history-rich sites of the 6th oldest city in the world, Plovdiv, (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/galleries/The-worlds-20-oldest-cities/1old-plovdiv/) visit Bulgaria’s enticing valley of roses with its acclaimed Rose Festival and discover the secrets of the age-old tradition of rose oil production.

OLD PLOVDIV – A JOURNEY TO ANTIQUITY

Plovdiv is one of the most ancient cities in the world with signs of habitation dating as far back as the 6th millennium BC. The Old Town of Plovdiv is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s small, quiet and picturesque and a real gem for culture and history lovers!

Fascinating highlights:

The world’s most aromatic rose oil today comes from Bulgaria.
‣ The highest percentage of rose attar in the world is obtained from the Valley of Roses, Bulgaria
‣ The Bulgarian “attar” of roses is an important component in the perfume business throughout the world.
‣ Rosa Damascena is the name of the oil-yielding rose, which made Bulgaria famous for the production of the best rose oil in the world. Damascus, Rosa Damascena Mill was brought to Bulgarian lands during the 17th century.
‣ Plovdiv is the World’s 6th most ancient city and European cultural capital for 2019.

£380.00 10
05
Jun
2020

Fri 05-06-2020 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
£5.00
A Greek Wine Odyssey - Virtual Wine Bar with Lits for charity

Join Lits in the cafe to enjoy wine from  Greece

£5.00
07
Jun
2020

Sun 07-06-2020 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free
Virtual Cafe - Travel social evening hosted by John on Egypt

Join John in the virtual travel cafe to chat about Egypt

03
Jul
2020

Fri 03-07-2020 8:00 am - Sat 11-07-2020 9:25 pm
London Heathrow
London Heathrow
Heathrow Airport (LHR), Longford TW6, UK
£2,100.00
 A Historical & Cultural Tour of Russian (Moscow & St Petersburg)
£2,100.00 11
21
Aug
2020

Fri 21-08-2020 9:00 am - Fri 28-08-2020 11:00 am
1 Bainfield Drive Edinburgh
1 Bainfield Drive Edinburgh
Gibson Terrace, Edinburgh EH11 1AT, UK
£435.00
Enjoy Edinburgh Festival with Alan Boyd

Edinburgh Festival, the world’s largest festival of music, theatre, comedy, talks and events.

£435.00 8
19
Sep
2020

Sat 19-09-2020 11:10 am - Fri 02-10-2020 7:40 am
Vietnam
Vietnam
Vietnam
£4,100.00
Highlights of Vietnam Touring Holiday

There’s more to Vietnam than the traditional image of rice paddies and conical hats. It's a country bursting with energy and ambition. There's a buzz on the streets, the joy of tasting delicious food, and a pride in their rich culture.

This tour has twelve full days in Vietnam providing an introduction to the cultural and historical heritage of the country. A fascinating journey for anyone wishing to enjoy unique travel experiences in one of Asia’s most exotic and dynamic nations.

£4,100.00 12

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