Wine Tasting at Melnik


Visit Melnik with one of these wine tasting tours, if you want to learn more about the way the grapes are grown and how the wine is produced. Take advantage of the unique opportunity to breathe fresh air and enjoy the beautiful view over the vineyards with a glass of Melnik wine and taste some delicious local food with the wine.

Melnik is a town in in the southwestern Pirin Mountains and is about 440 m above sea level. The town is an architectural reserve and 96 of its buildings are cultural monuments. With a population of 385, it is the smallest town in Bulgaria, retaining its city status today for historical reasons.

Wine Tasting Tour to Melnik

This guided tour takes you to boutique wineries in Melnik. Melnik is Bulgaria’s smallest town, famous for both its splendid wine and its striking sandstone spires. Surrounded by lush vineyards, this vibrant little town has a spectacular backdrop of sandstone spires. Climb St. Nicholas Hill to see the ruins of Despot Slav’s fortress, visit the Kordulopova Kushta once home to wealthy wine merchants and finish off the day with a tour and tasting at one of the area’s finest wineries.

Departs Bansko daily 9am

Duration: around 5 to 6 hours.

Included: transport and guide

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Off-Road Safari from Bansko to Melnik Wine Tasting

Travel by jeep through the Pirin Mountains and visit Rozhen Monastery on route. Rozhen Monastery is the largest monastery in the Pirin Mountains and from the monastery travel to Melnik, well known for its wine making. In Melnik you will have the chance to visit a local vinery, taste some wine and learn a little more about the wine making process.

Duration: around 5 to 6 hours.

Included: transport, guide, lunch box and entrance fees.

Price: 70 Euros per person

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Bansko 4x4 Tour to Melnik with Wine Tasting and Rozhen Monastery

Full-day 4x4 Pirin Mountains trip to Melnik from Bansko Ride off-road through hills, rivers, and forests to Melnik Watch for wildlife and stop for photos See Melnik’s sand pyramids and 13th-century Rozhen Monastery. Savor Melnik’s famous wines at a wine tasting Lunch, 4x4 transport and Bansko hotel pickup and drop-off included.

PS: This experience is not bookable at present