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Wonderful Bridges-Bachkovo Monastery-Assen's Fortress - day tour from Plovdiv

Wonderful Bridges-Bachkovo Monastery-Assen's Fortress - day tour from Plovdiv

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Escape the tourist trail and discover Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains on this private guided day tour. Explore the 13th-century castle, Asen’s Fortress, and the 11th-century Bachkovo Monastery with its murals and frescoes, then admire the naturally carved bridges known the Wonderful Bridges. Tour includes door-to-door round-trip transportation and a private guide but excludes the affordable entrance fees.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$79.16
Price varies by group size
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$79.16
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Kopitoto TV Tower viewpoint over Sofia tour

Kopitoto TV Tower viewpoint over Sofia tour

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Vitosha Mountain TV Tower, better known as Kopitoto – “The Hoof”, after the rock outcrop (1,348 m) it stands on, is a 186 meter tall TV tower built of reinforced concrete on Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, Bulgaria. The footprint of the tower has the shape of a hexagon with three of the sides extended (i.e. almost triangular). From the tower there is a commanding view of Sofia, and the tower can be seen from everywhere in Sofia, making it a landmark of Sofia’s skyline. It is the second tallest television tower in Bulgaria. It’s a magnificent and majestic view over Sofia which attracts young people and tourist every day and is a beautiful experience to overlook and grasp the city that you have just visited.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.22
Price varies by group size
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$25.22
Price varies by group size

Kazanlak-Rose Valley-Valley of the Thracian Kings - private tour from Plovdiv

Kazanlak-Rose Valley-Valley of the Thracian Kings - private tour from Plovdiv

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Get out of the busy city and explore Bulgaria’s history on this full-day private tour. Depart from your Plovdiv hotel with a guide. Visit the Rose Valley and learn about rose oil production. Continue on to the Valley of the Thracian Kings and visit the Golyama Kosmatka Tomb and the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.91
Price varies by group size
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$88.91
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Plovdiv - Private walking tour

Plovdiv - Private walking tour

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Get a fresh look at historic Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s cultural capital, on this private guided walking tour that hits the highlights but throws in plenty of surprises too. See the Roman Theater, 14th-century Djumaya Mosque, Bulgarian Revival mansions, and so much more, then enjoy the galleries and cafés of artsy Kapana. You don’t need to enter any attractions, but if you choose to tickets are at your expense.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.72
Price varies by group size
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$45.72
Price varies by group size

Self-Guided Tour in Damascena Complex Rose Valley

Self-Guided Tour in Damascena Complex Rose Valley

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Deep in Bulgaria’s Valley of the Roses, the Damascena Ethnographic Complex is devoted to the ancient art of distilling rose oil and rosewater. Particularly during the Rose Festival in early June, lines can be long. Book ahead to discover the gardens and distillery, taste rose jam, honey, liqueur, and brandy, and inhale the delicate scent of rose essential oils: An e-guide in your language keeps you informed.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.40
From
$13.40
Taking safety measures

Starosel Thracian Temple and Hisarya spa resort - private day tour from Plovdiv

Starosel Thracian Temple and Hisarya spa resort - private day tour from Plovdiv

Combine history and relaxation into one tour on a private 5.5-hour excursion to Starosel and Hisarya. Comfortable transportation takes you through the scenic countryside to a Thracian temple and two tombs believed to date back to the 4th and 5th-century. Later, head to the resort town of Hisarya where you can take a dip in a local hot spring and soak in the benefits of the mineral rich waters.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.04
Price varies by group size
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$84.04
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Veliko Tarnovo - Arbanassi - Shipka Memorial Church - private tour from Plovdiv

Veliko Tarnovo - Arbanassi - Shipka Memorial Church - private tour from Plovdiv

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Visiting the scenic town of Veliko Tarnovo from Plovdiv in a day can be tricky without a car. On this full-day private tour, travel with a guide directly from your hotel to Veliko Tarnovo. Visit Shipka Memorial Church, the village of Arbanassi, and Tsarevets Fortress during the day. Take time to explore the scenic streets of Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.39
Price varies by group size
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$108.39
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Plovdiv Arts & Crafts District Tour

Plovdiv Arts & Crafts District Tour

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Explore Plovdiv’s arts district and meet local artists on this small-group walking tour. In the company of a guide, explore the Kapana neighborhood, also known as “The Trap,” the center of arts and crafts in Plovdiv. Learn about the development of the neighborhood and stop in artist studios and workshops. Visit a contemporary art gallery in the area.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.40
From
$13.40

Plovdiv Sightseeing private walking tour

Plovdiv Sightseeing private walking tour

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Get an overview of Plovdiv’s notable historical sights on this private sightseeing tour. Learn about the history of Plovdiv and Bulgaria from your guide as you stroll through the city. Take time to visit the Roman Stadium, the Ancient Theater, Old Town, and Djumaia Mosque. As you stroll, get a feel for the laid-back nature of the city.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.28
Price varies by group size
From
$46.28
Price varies by group size
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Day-trip to the most mystical places in the Rhodope Mountains

Day-trip to the most mystical places in the Rhodope Mountains

This tour encompasses some of the Rhodope mountains’ most mysterious natural and archeological wonders. It is said that a powerful mystical energy surrounds the area, drawing spiritualists from all over the world. Their cultural and historical significance alone makes them well worth the visit. Starting from the Mostovo area, we will explore the ancient Thracian sanctuary of Belintash – a discovery unique in the territory of Bulgaria. Its deep historical significance, mysterious origin and the spectacular natural rock formations it rests upon make it one of the most beautiful areas in Bulgaria. We’ll then head for Krastova Gora, or “Crucifix Forest”, a spiritual place known for its many crucifixes and churches, some of which are said to heal ailments.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.26
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$82.26
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2-Hour Drawing Silk Scarf Class with Wine in Plovdiv

2-Hour Drawing Silk Scarf Class with Wine in Plovdiv

Two hour painting and drawing class full of colors, wine, music and friends, the best way to remember your visit to Plovdiv. If you like the culture, traditions, art and fashion, this is the right activity for you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.54
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$36.54

Private city walking tour of Plovdiv

Private city walking tour of Plovdiv

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On this 2,5 hour tour, you will have the chance to explore both the modern and old parts of the city of Plovdiv. You will learn about its century-old history, beautiful architecture, and unique spirit. The tour will cover all must-see city attractions.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.20
Price varies by group size
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$68.20
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Day Tour from Plovdiv full with History, Nature & Forgotten Village Experiences

Day Tour from Plovdiv full with History, Nature & Forgotten Village Experiences

Discover the ancient history and stunning nature of the Rhodope Mountains within an hour drive from Plovdiv. This tour will not only introduce you to the area's most prominent architecture examples - Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery, but also will lead you deep into the roots and traditions of the local people. You will visit a village which locals refer to as 'the village where time has stopped'. Not visited by many tourists today, this place still preserves the authentic lifestyle and architecture of its dwellers. You will get the chance to taste the most delicious specialities of the region made by our lovely hosts who have prepared a bag of stories for you. Your adventure ends with the magnificent natural phenomena - The Wonder Bridges, which fascinated its visitors with its grandeur beauty and mystical energy.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.34
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$161.34
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Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

Explore two historic Bulgarian towns in one day. This private tour lets you the Roman remains of Plovdiv—one of the world's oldest cities—and admire the Bulgarian National Revival buildings of the charming mountainous town of Koprivshtitsa, all at your own pace.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.25
Price varies by group size
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$85.25
Price varies by group size

Private Day Trip to Sofia from Plovdiv

Private Day Trip to Sofia from Plovdiv

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With this tour you will have the chance to visit the Bulgarian capital Sofia, while staying in Plovdiv. The tour starts at 9am when the guide will take you from your hotel. The traveling time to Sofia is about 2 hours. The capital of Bulgaria has preserved heritage from different cultures and epochs- Roman, Early Christian. Ottoman, Bulgarian, Soviet. The most popular sights are Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the second biggest on the Balkans, Saint George Rotunda- the oldest church in the town, dating back to the 4th century and Saint Sofia Basilica- the medieval symbol of Serdica, built in the 6th century. Other interesting places that will be seen are the Parliament, National Theater "Ivan Vazov"- one of the most beautiful buildings in the town, the former Royal Palace, the administration of the President, the mineral springs. The guided tour in the center is about 2 hours. Then you will have another 2 hours free time for lunch break and shopping and at 3pm you will depart back
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.61
Price varies by group size
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$109.61
Price varies by group size

Rila Monastery - private day tour from Plovdiv

Rila Monastery - private day tour from Plovdiv

No trip to Plovdiv is complete with a visit to Rila Monastery. Make your excursion to the UNESCO listed attraction memorable and stress-free on a private 10-hour tour. Skip the overcrowded tourist bus and relax in end-to-end transfer from your hotel. After a scenic drive through the mountains, enjoy an immersive guided tour through the monastery grounds. Along the way, feel free to ask questions and engage with your guide.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.70
Price varies by group size
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$115.70
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Self-Guided Koprivshtitsa Sights & Attractions

Self-Guided Koprivshtitsa Sights & Attractions

This is an unique product offering you to see the unique Bulgarian revival town of Koprivshitsa at your own pace individually without the need of an expensive guide. We prepare for you a personalized e-guide which you could load on your device and explore everything yourself whenever you want to. This is a very modern product which is cost-effective and very much liked by the travelers.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$17.05
From
$17.05
Taking safety measures

Ancient Thracian megalithic monuments - Private Day Trip

Ancient Thracian megalithic monuments - Private Day Trip

In the heart of Bulgaria, nestling in the midst of sloping hills and centuries-old forests, in the foot of Sredna Gora, an ancient Thracian culture center and megalithic sanctuaries are awaiting us. They were used by the ancient Thracians to connect with the Cosmos and get in tune with the Universe. There, the Thracians used to conduct pagan rituals for nature’s revival, the cult towards their God of Son and the Mother Goddess, and also to observe the cosmic events and celebrate the change of Thracian rulers and Tsars. Peace, quiet, delight, astonishment, legends and magic, greatness, miracles, and secrets - these are places covered with thousands of years of mysteries, stories, and many, many questions! Come and immerse yourself in the lost kingdom which antiquity left us!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.77
Price varies by group size
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$92.77
Price varies by group size

Guided tour

Guided tour "Love Stories of Sofia"

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Bulgaria is the oldest country in Europe so it has many legends to tell. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere around it. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Why are the Bulgarian roses the symbol of the country? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
From
$485.94
per group
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$485.94
per group

Walking tour of Plovdiv's top attractions

Walking tour of Plovdiv's top attractions

Tour Plovdiv's Central area, where all the city's most significant landmarks are within walking distance of each other. Learn about Bulgaria's history from a local guide with insight into the country's culture. See ancient Roman and Thracian ruins, architecture and art from the Bulgarian Renaissance and learn about life in Bulgaria's rural past.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.31
Price varies by group size
From
$25.31
Price varies by group size

Plovdiv guided walking tour

Plovdiv guided walking tour

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Make the most of your stay in Plovdiv with this guided walking city tour. Plovdiv 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 2- 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. Walk through the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Explore the magnificent Revival old town with its unique colorful houses from the 19th century. This year Plovdiv is the current European capital of culture. Important- please wear comfortable walking shoes (cubble stone streets).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.54
Price varies by group size
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$36.54
Price varies by group size

Bachkovo Monastery and Asen's Fortress - private day tour from Plovdiv

Bachkovo Monastery and Asen's Fortress - private day tour from Plovdiv

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Get out of the city and explore the notable religious sites around Plovdiv on this private day tour. Travel with a guide towards the Rhodope Mountains and visit King Asen's Fortress in Asenovgrad. Stop at the 11th-century Bachkovo Monastery and learn about its history. Choose to take a walk in the Red Wall Nature Reserve.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.90
Price varies by group size
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$60.90
Price varies by group size
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Koprivshtitsa - private day tour from Plovdiv

Koprivshtitsa - private day tour from Plovdiv

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Discover Bulgarian history and culture away from the crowds on a private 6-hour tour to Koprivshtitsa. Seemingly frozen in time, the town offers a snapshot of 18th and 19th-century Bulgaria with its well-preserved architecture and monuments. Explore the cobblestoned streets with your guide and break for lunch at a riverfront restaurant (at own expense). Round-trip transportation from Plovdiv spares you the headache of navigating public buses in a foreign country.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.82
Price varies by group size
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$82.82
Price varies by group size
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Thracian Temple of Starosel - Private Day Tour

Thracian Temple of Starosel - Private Day Tour

The Thracian civilization is the oldest among all European civilizations with the most impressive examples of the perception regarding the afterlife. The Thracians knew the secrets of life - to overcome Death by preparing for it. "Endless joy will wait for you in the underworld if you master Knowledge here." A knowledge - how to use the power of the mind, the vibrations of cosmic music, the sacral transformation through wine. These rituals turn a man into a divine hero. You also can try it and touch immortality!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.12
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$94.12
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