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Veliko Tarnovo Guide


Veliko Tarnovo is a city that is located in the northern central of Bulgaria. The city is very important historically as it was home of the Tsars. With such historical richness the city is very popular as a tourist destination. The city plays an important part in the Bulgarian economy and is also reckoned as an educational and cultural epicenter of Bulgaria. Prebook cheap car hire in Veliko Tarnovo with us, and we'll search and compare quotes from over 50 top car rental suppliers in order to find you the best deal and the right car for you. Car rentals are the most convenient way of touring the outer areas, as you are provided with the freedom to explore at your own pace.

Explore Veliko Tarnovo

The city boasts of some rich ancient and modern architecture with some historic monuments such as the castles of Tsarevets still standing and are well preserved. There are also some wonders such as the Church of St Demetrius and the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. Then there are the fancy architectural buildings such as the Bulgarian National revival buildings which show off the Bulgarian style of architecture.

Veliko Tarnovo is home to an archaeological museum that has played a crucial role in the preservation of Bulgaria's ancient history. There is also a well recognized university in this city, the Veliko Tarnovo University. The university has contributed significantly to the Bulgarian economy through provision of trained graduates. There is also a military school in the city, which is mainly concerned in the training of ground force cadets.


Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport is the nearest to Veliko Tarnovo, but only handles charter flights. Varna Airport handles international flights and is located 2.5 hours drive east of Veliko Tarnovo along the coast. If this is your arrival destination then be sure to prebook car hire in Veliko Tarnovo online and select Varna Airport as your pick-up and drop-off location. Other transport options include buses and taxis, which can be found outside of Terminal 1.

There are car hire services around the city that will give you some good cars at cheap rates, making it so much easier for you to tour the city. You can access some of these car rental firms online and make bookings in the comfort of your home so that when you travel you have no hassles at all.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Bulgarian lev
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language

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To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

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What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

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Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

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