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Join our one day tour to Plovdiv, the second biggest city in Bulgaria. It is famous with its beautiful old town, the Roman ruins and its cats. If you are a cat lover, in the old town you will meet the local cats. Most of them are friendly and come to play. So let us escape from Sofia for one day and visit together Plovdiv. The European capital of culture for 2019 will make you wish to stay longer.

Plovdiv: what to see

Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC. We will explore the Old town with the Roman ruins and the Kapana art area. Kapana means trap because it is so easy to get lost in the small streets with the bars and small shops. In the old town some of the beautiful houses today are museums. While walking on the cobble-stoned streets, we will see some of them. Also we will enjoy the shopping pedestrian street.

If you are a wine lover, we suggest a visit to a local winery. Here you will learn more about the wine making in the region.

Duration: 1 day / 250 km
Destination: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Departure location Pick up from your accommodation in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Departure Time 09:00
Arrival Time 18:00 (Drop off at your accommodation)
Transport and parking costs Licensed English speaking tour guide
Sightseeing of the Plovdiv Old town Free time in Kapana (the art area of the city)
Photos from the tour Mineral water
Not included
lunch entrance fee for the Etnographic museum: BGN 5 per person
entrance fee for the Roman teather: BGN 3 per person entrance for the Saint Konstantin and Elena Church: BGN 3 per person
When to visit: all year long
Group size: from 1 up to 15 people
Extra information We can combine the visit to Plovdiv with Bachkovo monastery and wine tasting at a winery in the region


9.00 AM

Meeting at your accommodation in Sofia. Departure in direction Plovdiv. It will take us approx. 2 hours with one stop on the way.

11.00 AM

Visit to the old town of Plovdiv, located on one of the 7 hills: Roman teather, St. Konstantin and Elena church, the Ethnographic museum and more.

1.30 PM

Free time for lunch. (optional)

3.00 PM

A walk and time for shopping in the Kapana art area. We can taste some local beer or enjoy a cup of coffee in art atmosphere.

4.00 PM

Departure to Sofia. (approx. 2 hour drive).

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