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.
Meet a driver at your Sofia hotel for 9am departure, then begin the 2-hour journey to Plovdiv, a historic city that's built across seven rolling hills. Get your bearings on a walking tour of the city's UNESCO-listed Old Town, visiting remains of the Ancient Roman Empire including the Roman Stadium, Roman Forum and the Amphitheater. Walking along the main street is the perfect way to experience the charming mood of the town, passing a blend of historic architecture, modern shops, and cafes. Pause for a lunch of traditional Bulgarian cuisine then continue to a vineyard in the Thracia Valley, where mountain-ringed vineyards produce some of Bulgaria's best wine. Taste several varieties in a boutique wine cellar, visit the vineyards, and learn about typical Bulgarian wine production. Following the tasting begin the return trip to Sofia, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.