From Sofia to Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip with Guide

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bulgaria
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Tour description

Discover two of Bulgaria’s most visited towns, Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa, on this day trip from Sofia. With a professional driver-guide, travel from the Bulgarian capital to the historical city of Plovdiv. Explore the winding streets of the Plovdiv Old Town on a walking tour and marvel at the 19th-century architecture and Thracian, Roman, Byzantine and Bulgarian antiquities. Then, continue to Koprivshtitsa, once at the heart of the Bulgarian fight for liberation. After a walking tour, enjoy free time to explore independently before returning to Sofia. Entrance fees not included.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia, Sofia Region08:00 departure time from the parking lot in from of "La Cattedrale" restaurant.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Municipality Koprivshtitsa10:00 - estimated arrival time in the center of Koprivshtitsa. Guided tour of the historical part of the city.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Municipality Koprivshtitsa12:00 - Approximate departure time from Koprivshtitsa Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv Province13:30 - Approximate arrival time in the Old Town in Plovdiv. Free time for lunch.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv Province14:30 - Guided tour of the Old Town in PlovdivDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv Province16:30 - Free time for shopping, when the guided tour concludes.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv Province17:00 - Departure time from the Old Town in Plovdiv, heading back to SofiaDuration: 2 hoursPass By: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia, Sofia Region19:00 - Estimated arrival time at the starting point of the tour

What's included

  • Driver-guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Audio-guide in Spanish or Italian in Plovdiv (if option selected)

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees (approx. 5 euros per person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Municipality Koprivshtitsa


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide