Plovdiv And Asen's Fortress - Private Day Trip From Sofia


$70 - $220 / person

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Enjoy a great private day trip to the ancient town of Plovdiv and to the nearby Rhodopi mountain from where you will see magnificent panoramic views!

The tour departs at 9am with a pick up from your hotel. The cliché "you must see Plovdiv to see Bulgaria" is absolutely true and there is so much to explore in the country's second-largest town. Plovdiv is about 2 hours drive from Sofia and is situated in the western part of the Thracian Valley. It is one of the oldest settlements in the world, having emerged on the three adjacent hills – the beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC. It has preserved Thracian, Roman and Bulgarian heritage from different epochs.

There will be a 1,5 hour walking tour in the heart of the town and you will learn lots of historical facts and legends while exploring its most interesting sightseeing places. You will see the Roman Theater and parts of the Roman Stadium. Walkthrough the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Explore the magnificent Revival old town with its unique colorful houses from the 19th century.

After exploring Plovdiv, you will head to the mountains and visit the remains of the old medieval Asen`s Fortress (named after the famous Bulgarian king Ivan Asen II) and its church. It is situated on a very vivid place from where you can see amazing panoramic views and take astonishing photos.

You will also have free time for lunch in a traditional local restaurant. The expected return in Sofia is at about 6pm.

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City Tour is a Bulgarian travel agency, specilized in day trips and city tours. Our gudies are professional and passionate and they guarantee memorable experiences.

Plovdiv With Traditional Lunch - Private Day Trip From Sofia

Enjoy a great private day trip to the ancient town of Plovdiv - learn about its rich history and try a traditional Bulgarian lunch!

Plovdiv - Private Day Trip From Sofia

Enjoy a great private day trip to to the ancient town of Plovdiv and discover its rich history!

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