The tour will give you the opportunity to explore the charming old town of Plovdiv, to visit the Roman remains and enjoy a delicious traditional lunch. Plovdiv is preparing for European capital of Culture 2019 and it is more beautiful than ever, so now is the best time to visit it.
After being picked up from your Sofia hotel, set out on the around 1.5-hour journey to Plovdiv, Bulgaria's second biggest city.On arrival set out to explore the city and discover why it is considered to be one of the oldest settlements of Europe, with more than 7000 years of history. Trace the history of Bulgaria from Thracian times, through the Roman Empire period, the national revival, and the modern age. Explore the Old Town of Plovdiv, situated on the three hills of the ancient Trimontium, with its houses from the National Revival period, and marvel at the ancient Roman ruins including the Roman Stadium, Roman Forum and the Amphitheatre.During the day, stop at a local restaurant to enjoy a typical Bulgarian lunch.Back in Sofia, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.