Day trip

Plovdiv: Small Group Day Tour

4.5 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: City Tour Sofia

Plovdiv: Small Group Day Tour

Activity provider: City Tour Sofia
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From US$ 30.64 per person

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Travel by shuttlle from Sofia to visit the oldest town in Europe. See the sights of Plovdiv dating from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman periods.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Enjoy a tour of historic Plovdiv, and visit its Roman monuments
  • Discover the beauty of Bulgarian Revival architecture
  • Learn more about Bulgarian history in the oldest town in Europe
Full description
Depart Sofia in the morning for a full-day excursion to Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria and one of the oldest towns in the world. Learn about the history of Plovidiv, dating back to Troya and Mycenae. During a 2 to 3-hour walk in the old town, discover the history and the culture of the 7,000-year-old settlement from its Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods to the present day. Admire the museums, churches, historic monuments, revival period houses, souvenir shops and cobblestone streets. See the Ethnographic Museum and the well-preserved ruins of the ancient Roman Theater.
  • Guided tour
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is behind the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, in front of La Cathedrala restaurant.

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Important information

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  • The tour is available in English
  • Excursion duration: 8 hours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 16 reviews

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fantastic city

the city is very beautiful and my husband and I were lucky enough to be the only two participants on the tour; It is a pity, however, that the guide, a young boy, did not put a lot of "passion" during the visit of the attractions of the city, while respecting the planned program.

May 30, 2019

Great and communicative guide,lots of helpfull information

October 2, 2021

The driver was careful and friendly, however, I was expecting a more in-depth tour in Plovdiv.

March 3, 2020

Product ID: 110029