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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
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$80.01
Price varies by group size
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$80.01
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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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$109.56
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$109.56
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Full Day Rhodope Mountains from Plovdiv - Bachkovo, Shiroka Laka and Vacha Dam

Full Day Rhodope Mountains from Plovdiv - Bachkovo, Shiroka Laka and Vacha Dam

Embark on this journey through one of the most picturesque roads in the Rhodopes. Visit the second biggest monastery in the country and hear the incredible stories that are hiding within its confines. This tour will give you a unique opportunity to indulge in the traditional lifestyle of Rhodope people and to experience their food culture. Stopping at Shiroka Laka village, you will be introduced to the authentic architecture of the houses there. Our hosts will welcome you to take a look at the beautiful wood carved ceilings adorning the interiors of these monuments of history. Shiroka Laka is also famous as the birthplace of the unique folklore Rhodope music. After enjoying your specially prepared organic lunch, we will head back to Plovdiv passing through the scenic road of Vacha Dam. There, you will have the time to relax and drink your afternoon cup of tea/coffee while admiring the breathtaking view of the dam in front of you.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.51
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$168.51
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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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$83.14
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$83.14
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Day-Trip to the Valley of the Thracian Kings and the Rose Valley from Plovdiv

Day-Trip to the Valley of the Thracian Kings and the Rose Valley from Plovdiv

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Bulgaria is home to two fascinating valleys - the Valley of the Thracian Kings, strewn with millenia-old tombs, and the Rose Valley, home to spacious rose fields. See ancient tombs, among which is the UNESCO protected Kazanlak tomb, known for its remarkable ceiling frescoes. Visit the beautiful Damascena Ethnographic Complex, where you'll learn all about the oil-giving rose and the centuries-old traditions surrounding its cultivation.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.74
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$76.74
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Day-Trip to the Stone City of Perperikon from Plovdiv

Day-Trip to the Stone City of Perperikon from Plovdiv

The Stone City of Perperikon is one of the most fascinating archeological complexes in Bulgaria. Our tour gives you a first-hand account of its excavation from one of the archeologists who discovered it. First inhabited in the 6th millennium BC, it grew into a prolific city under the rulership of the ancient Thracians. It was continuously inhabited by many cultures over the centuries, until its eventual destruction at the hands of the invading Ottoman turks. The stone city was rediscovered and excavated at the turn of the century, and it is now open to the public. Visitors can walk through its very streets and see the remains of tombs, buildinds, forts and sacred structures belonging to multiple time periods.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.74
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$76.74
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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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$163.07
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$163.07
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Plovdiv, Bachkovo Monastery, and Red Wall Nature Reserve Hike Tour from Sofia

Plovdiv, Bachkovo Monastery, and Red Wall Nature Reserve Hike Tour from Sofia

Discover the natural wonders of the Red Wall Nature Reserve on this full-day tour from Sofia. Hike through the Rhodope Mountains, enjoy spectacular views of the wild orchid fields and Slivodolsko Padalo waterfall, then visit the magnificent Bachkovo Monastery and admire the ancient monuments of Plovdiv.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.39
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$55.39

Day-Trip to the Rensaissance Town of Koprivshtitsa from Plovdiv

Day-Trip to the Rensaissance Town of Koprivshtitsa from Plovdiv

The Bulgarian Revival Period, also known as the Bulgarian Renaissance, has left a rich legacy of colorful architecture and historical artifacts. Koprivshtitsa is a town-museum that preserves that legacy. Its historic Old Town is home to many house-museums, each beautifully decorated in its own unque way. See reproductions of life in Bulgaria's rural past, traditional arts and crafts, and historical documents. Enjoy a walk in an architectural reserve and learn about the local culture.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.18
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$74.18
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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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$110.79
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$110.79
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Full Day Wine Tour from Plovdiv

Full Day Wine Tour from Plovdiv

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Discover Bulgarian wine on a full-day, small-group winery tour of Thrace with round-trip transport from Plovdiv, tastings at two wineries, and lunch at a local restaurant. Get an insider perspective on Bulgaria’s up-and-coming wine scene as you try diverse bottles, and follow the wine making process from vine to glass.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.88
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$159.88
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Logistics Organization for Any Trip in Bulgaria

Logistics Organization for Any Trip in Bulgaria

Do not pay hundreds for your organization of a tour in Bulgaria. We are here to help you. With this product you get our expert knowledge of organization and logistics at the lowest price. We shall advise you and construct the best itinerary which suits your budget, needs and people in your group or individual travel. We charge 1 fixed fee for the whole organization which you have the opportunity to buy from us on supplier prices (the lowest available) or call yourself the businesses involved. Full support from us with at least 1 person responsible for you throughout your tour, no matter of the duration. Fully customizable until you are happy with all. That's a product like no other. Take advantage of it, we are here to help and support you for stress-free tour or activity at your own pace!
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  • 2 hours to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.94
per group
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$84.94
per group
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Day Tour Rose Valley from Plovdiv - In the Footsteps of Rosa Damascena

Day Tour Rose Valley from Plovdiv - In the Footsteps of Rosa Damascena

Follow the steps of the notorious Rosa Damascena and learn about the cultivation of the flower and the traditions embedded in its history. On this tour, you will have the unique opportunity to enter a rose distillery and observe the process of rose oil extraction performed by the local people every year. Get the chance to taste some rose food specialties and to learn more about the rosebud picking rituals. Also, you will pass by some of the most historical towns in the valley which still preserve the rebellious spirit of the local population that lead to the wars against the Ottoman empire. Driving up the scenic road towards Shipka Pass, you will have plenty of time to admire the breathtaking views which will open after every turn, revealing the beauty of the surrounding Balkan Mountain Range. The Shipka Monument is one of the symbols of Bulgarian struggle for political, cultural and religious freedom and independence.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.45
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$183.45
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Bachkovo Town & Monastery Self-Guided

Bachkovo Town & Monastery Self-Guided

Fully personalized electronic and audio guide with all info and logistics for you. Live maps and route for you to follow. An unique product which brings you stress-free travel at your own pace in Bachkovo Town & Monastery. Very flexible and easy for the customer.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.54
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$13.54
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Private Full Day Cycling Tour in the Rhodope Mountains from Plovdiv

Private Full Day Cycling Tour in the Rhodope Mountains from Plovdiv

Explore Bulgaria’s rugged wilderness on two wheels on this private full-day cycling tour in the Rhodope Mountains from Plovdiv. Hop onto your bicycle and follow your private guide into the Bulgarian countryside. Head through the Rhodope mountain range, home to plummeting river gorges, soaring peaks and mighty rivers. Discover dense forest and rolling hillsides, and visit top local sites including the Bachkovo Monastery and the village of Shiroka Laka. Finish with a soak in Devin’s wonderful hot springs and soothe aching muscles in style before your transfer back to Plovdiv.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.25
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$97.25
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Bachkovo Monastery & Wine Cellar Tasting & Lunch

Bachkovo Monastery & Wine Cellar Tasting & Lunch

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Take a break from the city without the hassle of navigating on a private day trip through the Plovdiv countryside. In addition to providing round-trip hotel transport, your guide offers background and historical anecdotes at each stop on the itinerary. Tour a winery and sample their selection, chat over a traditional Bulgarian lunch, and round off the day with a stop at the historic Bachkovo Monastery.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.56
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$125.56
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Koprivshtitsa Private Day Trip From Plovdiv

Koprivshtitsa Private Day Trip From Plovdiv

The tour departs at 9 a.m. from your hotel to the charming town of Koprivshtitsa, with its fascinating history and authentic 19th century architecture. Spend the day at leisure in this small and picturesque town situated in Central Bulgaria among the slopes of "Stara Planina" Mountain that carries a specific spirit of tranquillity and eternity. Inside the houses - museums from the National Revival Period you will explore works of art, fine fretwork, household weaves and embroidery, national costumes and typical Bulgarian jewellery as well as authentic furniture from 150 years ago. Learn about the dramatic Bulgarian History from your professional guide and get the chance to visit the original houses of the heroes of the April Uprising. You will also have free time for lunch in a traditional local restourant. The expected return in Plovdiv is at about 4- 5pm.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.79
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$110.79
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Private Day Trip to the Rhodopi Mountain from Plovdiv

Private Day Trip to the Rhodopi Mountain from Plovdiv

This tour is a great combination of nature and heritage. It starts at 9am when the guide will take you from your hotel and you will head to the nearby Rhodopi mountain. Your first stop will be at the remains of the old medieval Asen`s Fortress and its church. It is situated on a very vivid place from where you can see amazing panoramic views and take astonishing photos. After that, you will continue to the small mountain village of Bachkovo where you will visit the second biggest monastery in Bulgaria- Bachkovo monastery. It is famous for the icon of Virgin Marry, dating back to the 14th century, which is taught to be miraculous and thousands of people each year come to see it. Then you will go for a hike in the mountain. The trails starts just next to the monastery. The hiking is with moderate difficulty and takes about 1-2 hours. Finally, you will also have time for a lunch break in one of the traditional local restaurants.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.32
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$92.32
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Private 1-day Trip To Wonderful Bridges-Bachkovo-Asen's Fortress from Plovdiv

Private 1-day Trip To Wonderful Bridges-Bachkovo-Asen's Fortress from Plovdiv

Our private tour brings you to the top spots around Plovdiv at your own pace and starting time from Plovdiv. Your private local guide is also your driver with the comfortable vehicle. All entrance fees are included in the privately-guided option. Wonderful Bridges are a natural phenomenon, which is believed to had formed during the collapse of former cave formed in Proterozoic marbles from the waters of a small river deep gully probably an earthquake. Bachkovo monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno" was founded in 1083 by the Georgian Gregory Bakuriani, who made a donation to the building. Asen's Fortress - one of the most preserved fortresses in Bulgaria. Truly breathtaking scenery, views and history behind it!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.01
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$48.01
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Private Tour with a Local Experiencing With You the Gems around Plovdiv

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Private Tour with a Local Experiencing With You the Gems around Plovdiv

Nearby Plovdiv is located Asenovgrad town, better known as the Bulgarian Jerusalem.  It is also called the city of brides, but its symbol is the medieval fortress named after the Bulgarian king Ivan-Asen II. Asen’s fortress still controls the passage through the Rhodope Mountains, leading us to the Bachkovo monastery – the second biggest in Bulgaria and the most impressive with its miraculous stories. Once entered in this area, you’ll definitely hear about Mavrud – man, hero or wine? – Many legends are speaking about one fabulous wine – the Mavrud from Asenovgrad!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.64
$72.63
$7.99 savings
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$64.64
$72.63
$7.99 savings
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Buzludzha, Shipka Monument of Freedom, Shipka Memorial Church & Golyama Kosmatka

Buzludzha, Shipka Monument of Freedom, Shipka Memorial Church & Golyama Kosmatka

Travel through the notorious Valley of Roses to discover 4 of the most impressive monuments of Bulgaria from 3 historic periods. All of them are located on top of or at the foot of the longest mountain range in Bulgaria - The Balkan Range. Buzludzha is the most impressive monument of communist Bulgaria (from 1944 to 1989). Shipka Monument of Freedom and Shipka Memorial Church were built after and in memory of the Russian Turkish War of Liberation from 1877-1878. Golyama Kosmatka Thracian Tomb/temple was erected around 5-4 century BC by the ancient Thracian civilization inhabiting in huge numbers the Balkans at that time.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.32
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$92.32
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Day Tour from Plovdiv - Magical Koprivshtitsa, Landscapes & Wine

Day Tour from Plovdiv - Magical Koprivshtitsa, Landscapes & Wine

Embark on a journey through the most picturesque part in the country- the central Balkans. Pass the valley of wine and admire the breathtaking views which the two surrounding mountains – Sredna Gora and Stara Planina are hiding in their foot. Visit Koprivshtitsa - one of the most historical towns in Bulgaria, preserving the highest number of authentic houses and monuments from the 19th century. You will learn about Bulgarian Renaissance architecture and its peculiar elements. Our lovely hosts in Koprivshtitsa will introduce you to the most traditional dishes in the region, revealing the secrets of these long-kept recipes. In the end, take your time and relax in the surroundings of the beautiful vineyards of Starosel winery and indulge into the exquisite flavors of one of the best wine selections in the valley of the Thracian kings.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$176.66
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$176.66
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 Eastern Rhodopes Day Tour from Plovdiv - Thracian Tombs, History & Wine Culture

Eastern Rhodopes Day Tour from Plovdiv - Thracian Tombs, History & Wine Culture

Travel back in time and visit one of the most preserved Thracian tombs on the territory of Bulgaria. While admiring the stunning paintings on the ceilings, you will learn about the history of Thracian people and the traditions behind their ritual ceremonies. Following such an enchanting meeting with the ancient times, you will head towards the city of Haskovo, where you will get the chance to see the tallest statue of Virgin Mary and Christ in the world. Trying the local cuisine will be one of the highlights of this tour. Our lovely hosts will reveal the secrets behind Bulgarian culinary making. The journey ends with a stop at one of the few known monasteries in Bulgaria hiding a fascinating history behind its walls. Finally, take a moment to relax in the countryside surrounded by blossomed vinayards and the pleasant aroma of the Bulgaria Mavrud wine.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.25
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$190.25
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Private Day Trip to Hissarya & Starosel from Plovdiv

Private Day Trip to Hissarya & Starosel from Plovdiv

In Starosel is located one of the biggest Thracian cult complexes. Archaeologists presume that the most powerful Odrissy king - Sitalk -was buried here. Starosel Winery Complex offers not only the opportunity to taste wine grown in the land of the Thracians but only to immerse yourselves in the atmosphere of an age long gone. Hissarya is famed for its hot mineral springs, significant Roman ruins, archeological museum, green parks, and swimming pools. Our private day trip would bring you to 2 of the best destinations in proximity of Plovdiv. Your private local guide would make your trip unforgettable.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.94
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$84.94
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