The clich-e? “you must see Plovdiv to see Bulgaria” is absolutely true and there is so much to explore in the country’s second biggest city. Plovdiv (160 m a.s.l.), a 2 hour drive from Sofia, is situated in the western part of the fertile Thracian Valley. It is also one of the oldest European towns contemporary to Troya and Mycenae. With about a 2-hour walking tour you will learn about its intriguing history while exploring the charming historic quarter of the city – a fabulous architectural ensemble of beautifully decorated 19th century houses, the ancient fortress-walls, magnificent churches and Roman structures like the 7000 seater theater and 30 000 seater stadium.
Take a guided tour in the Old Town of Plovdiv where art, culture and history collide into an unforgettable experience;
There is no better way to maximize your time in Plovdiv and learn about its major sights;
Plovdiv is the European Cultural Capital for 2019;
Enjoy the artistic and laid-back atmosphere of the colorful Plovdiv;
Wear comfortable shoes suitable to walk on cobbled streets.
Especially in summer – bring sun hat, sun lotion and sun glasses.
The tour is not suitable for disabled people.
Children under the age of 6 years old will not be permitted on this tour.
Meeting point: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (a detailed map will be provided with the reservation)
Duration: 8 hours; 4 hrs spent in transfer time
Live guide: English-speaking, Audioguide in different languages – English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian.
Drop off: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Prices per person:
English speaking guide-driver throughout the tour.
Transport in modern vehicle (car/minibus) with air condition.
*Online cloud-based audioguide. Internet connection required to download and use. Headphones required, too.
(*Included for the “live English speaking guide” and the “Audioguide” versions of the tour only; for the “Transport only” version of the tour the online audioguide is not included in the price).
What’s not included:
Food and beverages
Hotel pick-up (15 Euro per reservation)