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Cari Mali Grad Family Tour (including Horse Ride)

Cari Mali Grad Overview

Cari Mali Grad is a fortress on top of the hill St.Spas which was first inhabited in the 4th century after the introduction of Christianity in Bulgarian lands. The place was chosen for its strategic position which allowed overlooking the valley and the nearby road.

Your Day in Cari Mali Grad

Cari Mali Grad is not far from Sofia and the road is very scenic around Vitosha and Plana mountains. About an hour away from Sofia is located a beautiful horse stable with some nice horses for ride around in full nature. The tour includes a 30 min ride for children and adults both for beginners (escorted) or experts.

After some more driving we arrive at the parking lot below the Fortress hill. There are two options: walk uphill on a beautiful forest trail for 30 min slow walk or take the funicular uphill. After a visit of the fortress, where children can dress up as warriors and see ancient tools and spears, there is a wonderful playground for children to play and make a picnic in the foot of beautiful mountain. 

Start: 9:00h / End: 17:00h

Recommended period: May - October

Driving time: 2h 40m

Walking time: 30m approx.

Handicap accessible: Yes, accessible.

Special requirements: No special requirements.


1 person

2 persons

3 persons

4-5 persons

      6-14 persons


 99 Eur

 65 Eur per person

 45 Eur per person

35 Eur per person

29 Eur per person

             The tour price includes: transfer to/from your hotel in Sofia, guide in English, entrance fees, activities as mentioned, parking fees. Meals, personal expenses and tips are not included.