Cooking traditions in Bulgaria are strong and are kept alive for many years by passing recipes from grandparents to parents to children to grandchildren.

Welcome to Bulgaria! If you would like to see something different in your life and if you like cooking or want to learn how to cook, we offer you very special itinerary to learn very good Bulgarian cuisines with smiley and friendly Bulgarian people. You can cook, taste and eat. First class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Rhodope Mountains.

Day 1 - Sofia- Arrival Day
(Welcome dinner included)
Welcome to Bulgaria, arrival into Sofia. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel, you will have a welcome drink and a chat with gourmet experts in Bulgarian cuisine. Tonight you will have a welcome dinner, be introduced to our friendly crew and other travelers while enjoying traditional Bulgarian food and enjoy the mystical atmosphere of Sofia at night.

Day 2 - Sofia - Devin - Cooking Lesson
(Breakfast included)
After a morning orientation sightseeing tour of Sofia, we will make our transfer to Devin in the late afternoon.
Devin is situated in the folds of the majestic and mythical Rhodopes, at 710 m. above sea level, amongst the chillness of pine forests and fresh mountain air. The resort boasts a various relief, picturesque surroundings, mild climate as well as several kinds of mineral waters.
Today you participate in your first Bulgarian cooking lesson in SPA Hotel PERSENK: Preparing dinner which you will enjoy! After the cooking lesson with Award-winning chef, you will eat what you cooked.
Overnight in Devin.

Day 3 - Devin Cooking Lesson
(Breakfast included)
After breakfast, you will visit village of Mogilitsa. There are not many places where the architectural monuments are combined with natural landmarks. The village of Mogilitsa is very famous with its Agushevi Konatsi (Agushev’s Konak). “Konak” is Turkish word and means big palace, big house. In this case this is something like summer residence, possession of Turkish feudal. The buildings were erected in the middle of the 19 th century by the Bulgarian masters – constructors and they are really impressive.
Then we will go to one of the area's most famous local dairy and cheese shops to watch the masters produce this favorite Bulgarian yogurt and cheese. This will be a good experience for you. In the afternoon you will go back to the kitchen for another cooking lesson followed by tea, coffee and goodies.
Overnight in Devin.

Day 4 - Devin Bio SPA PERSENK Temptation package
(Breakfast included)
Welcome to the SPA Persenk, where you can get rid of everyday stress and pressures – let that SPA feeling sweep over you! Shake off your bad moods with a suitable therapy for your body - aroma-therapy, wine therapy, hydrotherapy. Relax in the unique pleasure of a hydro-massage bath – a harmony that abounds in water, warmth, steam, vibration massage, music and aromas.
It is time to share with you our passion for wine! SPA Hotel PERSENK and YOU "Little Star" invite you to be involved in recreating a magical story - the creation of this divine beverage called wine!
Tasting of 3 wines in Enoteca "Little Star" with professional sommelier
Overnight in Devin.

Day 5 - Sofia- End of Tour
(Breakfast included)
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your cooking tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Bulgaria Cooking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing Etna Tour.

06.08.2016 - 10.08.2016
06.09.2016 - 10.09.2016
06.10.2016 - 10.10.2016


  • Arrival airport transfer from Sofia Airport
  • 2 different cooking classes
  • Tasting of 3 wines in Enoteca "Little Star" with professional sommelier
  • 3 nights at 5 star hotel in Devin - SPA Hotel PERSENK
  • 1 night at 3 star hotel in Sofia - Scotty's Boutique Hotel
  • 4 breakfasts and 1 welcome dinner
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour guides
  • Return airport transfer to Sofia Airport


  • International flights and departure taxes
  • Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras
  • Optional excursions