What you'll do
1. Meet at the center of the city 2. Distributing the special Ivan's Tour T-shirts 3. We will visit a local fruits and vegetables market where you will experience the purchase process . You will feel the vegetables and choose them directly from the basket. The fruits and vegetables in those places are just brought from the farm and the taste and look are incredible. We will buy all the ingredients in order to make Shopska salad. Bulgarian Tomatoes and Cucumbers, you will choose from the many types of Bulgarian white cheese (and even try some) and you will smell the fresh parsley. You will have all the products to make the perfect Shopska Salad. 4. Visiting a pub for locals only- The Indian Bar. Here we will meet the most colorful owner of the most "Varna" Bar ever. We will eat Bulgarian cosine and together we will use the purchased products from the farmer market to do the Traditional Bulgarian Salad Shopska Salad. Pesho the Head (owners nickname) will serve us one of his mind blowing cocktails. The bar itself can be an interesting place for Football and beer lovers since it is serving a large selection of beer and the interior design is full of Football memorabilia and Pesho's crazy life. 5. After the bar we will go and have a short walk in the city center and visit the sights with Ivan's commentary.
- Passionate cooks
Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.
- Intimate settings
Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.
- Vetted by Airbnb
Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.
Hello my name is Ivan. I've been working in the hospitality industry for more than 15 years. What drives me to show my city Varna trough my eyes is the fact that I can do it better and in the end of my experience you will feel like a part of this city. Not only that, but you will know facts and been to places that no tourist have heard and seen. What I want to show you is an inside and safe look of the city trough my eyes. The eyes of a professional and a 4th generation Varna local. After Ivan's secret you will never look at Varna like a tourist.
The purchases from the Farmers market will be covered by the Participation fee
The coctail by Pesho The Head is covered by the participation fee
Transportation if needed
Special Ivan's Tour T-Shirt that is covered by the Participation fee
Where you'll be
A locals only pub the Indian ; A Farmers Market ; City center; Other secret spots for more local experiences;
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also…
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Please be aware that this tour's purpose is to show you a raw look of Varna trough my eyes. It Involves alcohol, bars and it is for grown ups only. You have to be 18+, no other age or gender restriction. You will have a minimum use of a knife during the salad making process.
Ivan's Secret - Farmer Market Tour