Rose Festival in Karlovo

Enjoy the glory of the Bulgarian Rose

The Bulgarian rose oil is famous all over the world. Each year in Karlovo is held a traditional Rose festival, dedicated to the rose harvesting season. In 2022 this event will take place on 28th of May. Therefore don’t miss this gorgeous and aromatic festival! Try to book tickets and other tour services in time!


09:00 Start the Rose harvesting ritual with folklore program. Enjoy your own rose picking in the rose gardens near Karlovo.

10:15 Watch the Rose Queen Parade, followed by folk dance performance;

12:00 Participate in the process of rose oil yielding in old style and besides that don’t miss to taste the rose liqueur, rose brandy and rose jam. Moreover taste the coffee prepared on hot sand and the homemade jam. Enjoy the rich program full of rituals and dancing.

14:00-17:00 Take part in a painting workshop complimented with a glass of rose-wine;

20:00 Enjoy the music program in the town central square.

Meanwhile make sure to buy some presents for your beloved ones. A plenty products made by Damascus rose essential oil are beautifully displayed around.

About this activity

Duration: 8 hours
Tour code: ROSE1
Ticket price: 30 EUR
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  • Participation in the event

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  • Meals and drinks
  • Transportation

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Please kindly note, that during such events everything is fully booked in advance.

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