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.
• 11 hours
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.
• 10 hours
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.
• 9 hours
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.
• 8 hours
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.
• 6.5 hours
The city of Plovdiv, winner in the competition for 2019 European Capital of Culture, boasts something which is rarely found around the world - its own arts and crafts district called Kapana (the Trap). Join us and in around 2 hours you will have the chance to trace the development of the neighbourhood, see some of the hidden treasures of Plovdiv that one cannot find on his own and learn more about the work of the local artists and artisans by visiting a gallery and workshops and practicing a craft on your own!
• 2 hours
Discover the wines of the Plovdiv region on this full-day, small-group wine tour. Enrich your stay in the ancient Bulgarian city of Plovdiv with a day exploring the wine country surrounding Plovdiv. Discover why Bulgaria is an up-and-coming wine-producing nation and why it is referred to as the “New Old World” from your Tour Leader, as you are shuttled around from vineyard to vineyard. Visit up towards three wineries, snack on appetizers, indulge in a local lunch, and chat with the winemakers. Try unknown local wines such as Mavrud and Rubin. These full-day tours can be customized to your liking and interests.
• 1 day
Experience the beauty of The Valley of Roses in Bulgaria! Famous for its vast rose fields, rose oil production has been a main activity in Bulgaria for centuries. Venture out for a Full Day Guided Tour to The Valley of Roses with your enthusiastic English speaking guide, and enjoy a pleasant and educational visit to a family-owned rose oil distillery. Learn about the famous Damascena rose of Bulgaria, and the hard work it takes to produce the most expensive essential oil in the world: Rose Oil! Try some local Bulgarian wines at a nearby winery, and enjoy a hearty Bulgarian meal at the onsite restaurant at the winery! Join us on a unique excursion exploring the "Wines & Roses of Bulgaria"! This experience is only available during rose picking season in May and June!
• 10 hours
Discover the best of Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, on this guided sightseeing tour and wine tasting from Sofia. This full-day adventure combines a guided walk in the old city of Plovdiv and an exclusive visit to an amazing winery. Along the way, learn about Bulgarian history and traditions. All entrance fees are included on this small-group tour.
• 9 hours
Explore the largest biosphere reserve in the Rhodope Mountains – the Red Wall. This paradise for orchids was included in UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program back in 1977, due to its rich biodiversity. The centuries-old beech tree forests of the Red Wall host more than 20 species of orchids including the unique “lady’s-slipper”, which can be seen only in this reserve. Hike to one of the tallest waterfalls of the Rhodope Mountains – Slivodolsko Padalo (49 m,) where there will be a stop for a refreshing rest under the mist of the falling water, before visiting Bachkovo, among the largest Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Europe. The tour ends with a sightseeing tour of Plovdiv, one of the oldest cities in Europe, ranked by Lonely Planet as one of the best cities to visit in 2015.TOUR
• 1 day