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Day Trips & Excursions

From Sofia to Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip with Guide

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.
$52
11 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

Discover the city of Plovdiv on this group full-day tour from Sofia. An amusing mixture of traditions, culture, and architectural masterpieces which are a must-see for every culture-hungry traveler.
$35
9 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Plovdiv and Thracia Valley with Wine Tasting

The tour includes a visit to vineyards, observation of the process of the production and tasting of several types of local wine. The tour proceeds with walk in the Old Town of Plovdiv, proclaimed as an architectural open-air museum. The tour includes a hotel pickup and drop-off.
$65
10 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Full-Day Plovdiv and Asen’s Fortress Tour from Sofia

Plovdiv and Asen's fortress tour is excellent way to see in one day Bulgaria's second largest city and Medieval fortress. Get back in time with our Virtual Reality Googles. Plovdiv is preparing for European capital of Culture in 2019 and it is more beautiful than ever in its 3,000 years of history.
$40
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Wonderful Bridges, Bachkovo Monastery, Assen's Fortress Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Discover 3 of the most famous 100 National Tourist Landmarks of Bulgaria during this bestselling day tour from Plovdiv. Walk around the 45 m high rock bridges named the Wonderful Bridges, situated at 1450 m. a. s. l. in the heart of the mystical Rhodope Mountains. On the way visit the impressive Asen's Fortress from 13th century and the second largest Bachkovo Monastery, founded in 11th century. Afterwards, visit the main church of Virgin Mary, which was built in 1604.
$44
6.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Plovdiv Full Day Guided Tour from Sofia

Visit the ancient city of Plovdiv, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Europe on a full day guided tour from Sofia! Explore: the romantic old town, packed with beautifully decorated 19th century houses; the ancient fortress-walls and gates; wonderful churches and Roman structures like the  Roman Odeon, the  Ancient Stadium  of Philipopolis and of course the best preserved  Roman Theater (2nd century) in Bulgaria. This full-day Plovdiv trip includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Sofia, a guided walking tour of the Old town and the modern, central part the city.
$33
9 hours
Kid Friendly

Day trip from Sofia to Plovdiv

Plovdiv is ancient and eternal. The first relics from village life are dated about 6000 years BC. This makes the city older than Athens, Rome, and Constantinopolе and makes the city as ancient as Troy and Mycenae.This city is one of the oldest living cities in Europe and it’s inviting you to take a walk at the cobblestone roads in the Old Town and see the beautiful houses and the sights from the Antiquity era - The Roman theatre of Philippopolis and the Roman stadium, but also the galleries and the bohemian coffee shops.Today Plovdiv is the second biggest city in Bulgaria, the cultural and artistic capital of the country and is just less than 2 hours drive from Sofia!Feel Plovdiv with all your senses!
$46
10 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

Men's river Horo dance in Kalofer

His name’s rooths come from the meaning of “kind-hearted person”. He knows that life is a magic encoded in a past filled with fairies and dragons. His music is the shaking sound of back-pipes, and his stories are sewn in embroideries. The sun is his sign and the storm his path. His rooths are deep and always bring him back home. He drives away evil with an energetic dance, hand to hand. He dances bear feet on the glowing embers, plays Horo in the freezing waters and does a ritual asking for rain…He is Bulgarian. He invites you to visit and see for yourself an unique and typical for Kalofer tradition - the men’s horo in the freezing waters of Tundzha river.You can trace the ritual’s beginnings back to the times of Ottoman rule over Bulgaria. Today the tradition is still alive! Thousands of people are dancing dressed in national dresses in the freezing waters of Tundza river which is going through the town of Kalofer.
$185
2 days
Cultural & Theme Tours

Plovdiv day tour from Sofia

During this tour you will be able to visit the first ever European capital of culture from Bulgaria - Plovdiv, recognized as one of the oldest existing settlements in the world. You will be able to feel the spirit of the seven hills, old town, longest pedestrian street in European Union, Bohemian quarter The Trap ("Kapana") or try the local "bichene na aylyak" (traditional way of enjoying life here).Plovdiv is one of the oldest towns in Europe. It was inhabited by the Thracians, Romans, Slavs, Bulgarians, Ottomans, whose traces have turned the town into a museum. Multicultural and multi-religious settlement with own spirit. Places of special interest are the old town, revival houses and churches, Roman stadium, Roman Theatre, old mosque. You can enjoy life drinking coffee or beer in the Bohemian quarter The Trap, shopping in the main pedestrian street or walking in the city park.
$60
9 hours
Kid Friendly

Transfer Sofia Airport to Plovdiv

Our service offers transportation from Sofia to Plovdiv with new and well maintained vehicles. Comfort and punctuality are our priorities. All of our drivers are kind and English speaking.
$83
2 hours