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$51.38 Cultural & Theme Tours

From Sofia to Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip with Guide

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

$68.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Private Day Trip from Sofia

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia, Sofia RegionThe tour starts with a pick up from any location in Sofia.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Plovdiv ProvinceThe cliche "you must see Plovdiv to see Bulgaria" is absolutely true and there is so much to explore in the country's second largest town. Plovdiv is about 1,5 hours’ drive from Sofia and is situated in the western part of the Thracian Valley. It is one of the oldest settlements in the world, having emerged on the three adjacent hills – the beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC. It has preserved Thracian, Roman and Bulgarian heritage from different epochs. There will be a 1,5-hour walking tour in the heart of the town and you will learn lots of historical facts and legends while exploring its most interesting sightseeing places. You will see the Roman Theater and parts of the Roman Stadium. Walk through the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Explore the magnificent Revival old town with its unique colorful houses from the 19th century. See the recently uncovered early Christian mosaics dating back to the 4th century! Since this year Plovdiv is the European capital of culture, you may be able to see some of the undergoing events as well! They will be in all different aspects such as exebitions, concerts, art permormances, street parades and many others. You can write us your date of traveling and we will inform you what events will be held during that period and can be included in the day trip. On requesrt, we can organize you a multiday trip to Plovdiv with an overnight stay as well! Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Municipality KoprivshtitsaIn the afternoon you will go to the charming town of Koprivshtitsa, with its fascinating history and authentic 19th century architecture. Spend the rest of the day in this small and picturesque town situated in Central Bulgaria among the slopes of Stara Planina Mountain that carries a specific spirit of tranquility and eternity. Learn about the dramatic Bulgarian History from your professional guide and get the chance to visit the original houses of the heroes of the April Uprising.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$74.21 Cultural & Theme Tours

Koprivshtitsa and Starosel Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Thracian Temple of Starosel, Hissarya, Plovdiv ProvinceYou will visit the Thracian temple of Starosel Duration: 1 hourStop At: Dimcho Debelyanov House, Koprivshtitsa, Sofia RegionKoprivshtitsa is a small settlement, with typical Bulgarian architecture from 19th centuryDuration: 3 hours

$62.80 Kid Friendly

Sredna Gora mountain hiking - Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Sofia History Museum, Sofia, Sofia RegionOften one route can be suitable at the same time for beginners and advanced hikers. This depends on the present conditions in the mountain.The tour starts at 07:30 am when our tripvam representative will pick you up from your hotel.After 2 hours drive, we arrive at the place from where we’ll start our adventure!09:30 am – Koprivshtitsa. We begin our hike towards Bogdan peak.12:30 pm– We reach Bogdan peak. Time for lunch and rest4:00 pm – We are back at Koprivshtitsa7:00 pm – Expected arrival back in Sofia

$34.25 Cultural & Theme Tours

Koprivshtitsa by train - unique local experience

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Central Railway Station Sofia, Sofia, Sofia RegionOur tripvam representative will meet you in front of the Central Railway Station in Sofia at 08:30 am.Our train to Koprivshtitsa leaves at 08:45 am so make sure you’re not late because this will mean we have to cancel your tour.We’ll travel by train for 2 hours in which we’ll share many stories, meet the locals, enjoy the views and get to experience that unique feeling which the Bulgarian Railways leave in each passenger. If you are looking for real local experience then the train ride in Bulgaria is a must thing to do. Enjoy it!In Koprivsthitsa we’ll visit the museum-houses and the first Bulgarian school. Each of the buildings has a unique architectural style and history behind it. There are also some hidden gems which you will explore like local.We’ll have something to bite in one the many local places which are offering traditional Bulgarian recipes.We leave for Sofia with the 3:07 pm train.

$312.83 Multi-day & Extended Tours

The Essential Western Bulgaria in 4 Days

Day 1: The first thing we are going to visit in the morning is Boyana church just outside Sofia - an amazing example of 13th century art. After a 2 hour drive we will reach the most visited UNESCO site in Bulgaria - the Rila Monastery. Our visit there takes 2 hours, admiring beautiful frescoes and wonderful mountain landscapes. Then we go to try the local specialty fresh grilled trout. Another 1h40min drive will take us to Melnik, the smallest town in Bulgaria. We will visit a house and wine cellar before we check-in into our neat and cozy hotel. Day 2: In the morning after a nice breakfast we say good bye to our hosts and  we head to Bansko for a quick walk around its old town, the house of Neofit Rilski (monk from the Monastery) and its charming cobblestone streets. From Bansko we start our 3 hour drive through Rodopi mountains, where you will have the opportunity to see the highest train station on the Balkans and learn about local Pomak people. We will spend the afternoon in Plovdiv and its old town, Roman Theater and Stadium where we will check-in into a beautiful family hotel right next to the old town. Overnight in Plovdiv.Day 3: From Plovdiv we head north to our Medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo via the Valley of Thracian Kings, where we will stop for a visit to Goliama Kosmatka Seuthus 3rd Thracian Temple and Shipka Memorial Church. We will then cross the Balkan range via Shipka pass, a historical place during the Russian-Turkish liberation war (1877-1878). If we have time we can stop at Dryanovo Monastery for a quick walk around. In the early afternoon we will arrive in Veliko Tarnovo for "an assault" of the Tsarevets hill fortress. In the evening we can relax in our hotel with a great view over the monument of Assen Dynasty of Kings. Overnignt in Veliko Tarnovo.Day 4: We will start our day early with a drive to Arbanassi village for a visit of the the Nativity of Christ church with its beautiful frescoes from 1632 and one of the oldest preserved iconostasis from wood. The mural paintings include the life of St. John the Baptist, patron of the church, and the wheel of life with the 12 zodiac signs. Then we go back East (3 hour drive) with a short stop in Troyan Monastery (the 3rd largest monastery in Bulgaria) to Koprivshtitsa. It is our most preserved historic town-museum with houses from the 1800s where we will have lunch and a walk to 3 of the houses. The last 2-hour drive will bring us back to Sofia along the beautiful Balkan range (Stara planina).