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Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

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Visit the fascinating city of Plovdiv on a full-day tour from Sofia, and explore ancient ruins, some of Bulgaria’s most historic landmarks, and the city’s Ethnographic Museum. This full-day Plovdiv trip includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Sofia, a guided walking tour of Plovdiv, and admission to the museum and the Plovdiv Roman Theatre.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.87
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$36.87
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Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

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Grab your passport and head over the border to Serbia on this full-day tour of Nis from Sofia. Learn about the turbulent history of former Yugoslavia as you visit the Nis concentration camp; visit city sights including the Roman ruins of Mediana, the Skull Tower, and the Nisava riverfront; and sample delicious Serbian cuisine with lunch (own expense) at a local grill house.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.18
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$64.18
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Best of Bulgaria: Plovdiv, Rila Monastery, 7 Rila lakes in 2 day tours

Best of Bulgaria: Plovdiv, Rila Monastery, 7 Rila lakes in 2 day tours

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Skip the car hire costs and see so much more than you could by bus on this great-value small-group guided tour with onboard Wi-Fi. On day 1, explore historic Bachkovo Monastery and Plovdiv Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with monuments spanning 2,000 years. On day 2, discover UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery and capture gorgeous photos at Seven Rila Lakes (chairlift own expense). Transfers are included for larger groups.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.80
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$124.80
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Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Tour from Sofia

Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi Tour from Sofia

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Tour two of northern Bulgaria’s top attractions on this private 10-hour tour from Sofia. Visit the traditional village of Arbanasi, famous for its rich past and fresco-coated Church of the Nativity. Then, continue to Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria’s former medieval capital and home to the Tsarevets palace-fortress. Tour the hilltop ruins, including the main church and execution rock, where traitors were pushed to the deaths, and discover the town’s history. Private transport and entrance fees included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.74
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$73.74
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7 Rila Lakes and Rila Monastery tour

7 Rila Lakes and Rila Monastery tour

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Often called the 8th wonder of the world, the Seven Rila lakes are legendary for their beauty and awesomeness. They are one of the most visited natural sites of Bulgaria. We combine them with a visit to the Rila Monastery. The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. The driver will pick you up, will take you to the Monastery and will show you around. After that he will take you to the lift to the 7 Rila Lakes, you will be able to go up to the lakes, the driver will stay down and wait for you there. When you come back, he will pick you from the lift and bring you back to Sofia.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.22
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$60.22

Small group tour to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

Small group tour to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

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Knowing the best spots to experience Bulgaria’s rich and varied cultural heritage can be tricky for visitors on limited time in the capital. Tick off Plovdiv, Asen’s Fortress, and Bachkovo Monastery in just 1 day on a small-group tour from Sofia. Save time with seamless round-trip transfer between landmarks, and learn about their Roman, Ottoman, and modern history from your professional guide.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.10
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$97.10
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Boyana Church tour

Boyana Church tour

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Visit one of Buglaria's must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites, without planning a thing, on this hassle-free tour to Boyana Church. After an easy ride to the outskirts of Sofia, you can pay your entry fee and enter this stunning medieval religious space. See the church's three distinct parts—built in the 11th, 13th, and 19th centuries—and admire the renowned frescoes dating back over 1,000 years.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.45
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$25.45
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Plovdiv Full Day Guided Tour from Sofia

Plovdiv Full Day Guided Tour from Sofia

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You’d be remiss to visit Bulgaria without touring Plovdiv, a UNESCO World Heritage site that’s one of Europe’s oldest cities. But you don’t need to stay overnight to enjoy it. On this scenic, small-group day trip, enjoy a guided walk past Roman ruins, 19th-century houses, Orthodox churches, and mosques. Then explore the city at your leisure, with recommendations from your guide on where to have lunch.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.56
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$36.56

Valley of the Thracian Kings, Hidden Treasures

Valley of the Thracian Kings, Hidden Treasures

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Dive deep into Bulgarian history on a 10-hour group tour to the Valley of the Thracian Kings region. Beginning and ending at your Sofia accommodation, comfortable transportation enables you to cover a number of destinations in a short amount of time. Along the way, listen to mysterious stories about Orpheus and Spartacus. You also enjoy guided visits to Ostrusha Tomb, Golyama Kosmatka Mound, and the UNESCO listed Tomb of Kazanlak.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.68
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$121.68
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Kazanlak Full-Day Tour from Sofia

Kazanlak Full-Day Tour from Sofia

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Combine visits to Kazanlak, the rose oil extraction capital of Bulgaria, and the Valley of the Thracian Kings on this full-day tour from Sofia. Learn about the rose oil industry and visit the noble tombs in the valley, including one UNESCO World Heritage Site. Entrance fees and round-trip hotel transportation included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.05
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$129.05
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Koprivshtitsa and Starosel Tour

Koprivshtitsa and Starosel Tour

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Enrich your knowledge of Bulgaria’s rich culture and history on a full-day excursion to Koprivshtitsa and Starosel from Sofia. Alongside an expert guide, travel through the picturesque Bulgarian countryside and embark on a tour of Koprivshtitsa, a town whose architecture typifies the Bulgarian style. After admiring 19th-century houses, historical monuments and precious jewelry, continue to the ancient Neolithic ruins of Starosel, home to the largest underground temple in the Balkans. Conclude your tour with a visit to a popular wine cellar to sample some of the best wines in the region before returning to Sofia by comfortable coach.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.89
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$79.89
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The religion in and around Sofia

The religion in and around Sofia

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Sofia is one of the oldest cities in Europe, placed at crossroads. Life here began around the thermal springs. The traces of many cultures are found in the city. Despite the natural and human vicissitudes Sofia retains its spirit. Come with us and let’s see the ancient walls and temples, to drink the mineral water and feel like a local, and to understand why Sofia visitors become wiser.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.97
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$66.97
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Belogradchik fortress and Belogradchik rocks tour

Belogradchik fortress and Belogradchik rocks tour

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If you're interested in visiting the centuries-old Belogradchik Fortress from Sofia, you likely need to rent a car, pay for gas, and navigate yourself on the drive. Visit this top Bulgarian cultural sight—without the hassle and expense of renting a car—with this private tour. Along the way, enjoy a stop at the bizarre geologic formation known as the Belogradchik Rocks, spend two hours at the fortress—with entry at your own expense—and admire the landscape as you sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride from Sofia.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.43
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$92.43
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Full Day Sofia Tour

Full Day Sofia Tour

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Get an in-depth look at the culture, history, and architecture of Sofia on a private 7-hour tour. End-to-end transportation from your hotel enables you to cover a huge area of the city comfortably and efficiently. Get a better understanding of Bulgarian culture (plus free admission) during guided visits at the National History Museum and UNESCO listed Boyana Church. Round out your day with a comprehensive but leisurely tour of the city center.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.83
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$68.83
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Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery tour

Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery tour

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Save yourself miles of walking and hours on cramped public buses when you book this convenient small-group tour to historic Plovdiv, with its spectacular Roman theater, and Bachkovo Monastery, known for its gorgeous murals and frescoes. Onboard Wi-Fi lets you stay connected as you travel, your guide puts Bulgaria’s long history in context, and transfers from your accommodation are included for larger groups.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.77
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$61.77
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Private city walking tour of Sofia

Private city walking tour of Sofia

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In this 2,5h walking tour, you will have the chance to get a deeper understanding over local history, traditions, and habits. Pass by the must-see city landmarks and hear interesting stories related to their past and present use, famous people they are related to, and much more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.83
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$68.83
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Private Day Tour to Plovdiv from Sofia

Private Day Tour to Plovdiv from Sofia

Travel hassle-free from Sofia to Plovdiv and back in the comfort of a modern and air-conditioned minibus. Plovdiv is one of the oldest towns in the world. More ancient than Rome! With a guide explore and experience its millennia of epic history, monumental attractions, unique Bulgaria culture and way of life. Your guide will take you to the most interesting sites and pinpoint fascinating details missed by the general public. You will have free time to stroll on your own along the longest pedestrian street in Europe and sample local food and drinks.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.86
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$100.86
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Sofia Private City Tour

Sofia Private City Tour

The Sofia City Tour is a great opportunity to discover its rich history and to get acquainted with its present. The city of Sofia offers beautiful buildings, Romanesque remains, old churches, extremely interesting archaeological complexes and of course thousands of bars and restaurants where you can taste traditional Bulgarian dishes.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.02
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$43.02
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10 Days Bulgaria Round Tour - Urban & Sea Experience

10 Days Bulgaria Round Tour - Urban & Sea Experience

Roundtrip with a rent-a-car. Longer stays (2 days) at every location and day trips to close attractions. Ramble around the cobblestoned streets of the old towns, enjoy a refreshing walk in the woods, immerse in the luring waters of the Black Sea.
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  • 10 days
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$883.69
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$883.69

Sofia by night with folklore show

Sofia by night with folklore show

Discover the sights, food, and traditions of Sofia on a 6- to 8-hour evening tour. After the sun goes down and the tourist crowds have thinned, join your guide on a tour of the city by complimentary transportation. See the Holy Synod, King’s Palace, Parliament, and more. After a thorough sightseeing experience, enjoy a 3-course Bulgarian dinner at a popular restaurant. Round out your evening with a live folklore performance.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.62
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$110.62
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Hisarya, Starosel, and Wine Tasting Tour from Sofia

Hisarya, Starosel, and Wine Tasting Tour from Sofia

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Rewind to ancient Thracian and Roman times on this full-day Hisarya and Starosel tour from Sofia, including wine tastings. Visit the village of Starosel, where excavations have revealed a Thracian temple and palace from the 5th century BC. After tasting Bulgarian wines at a winery, explore Hisarya, whose mineral springs attracted the Romans. Tour the ruins of Roman walls and tombs, before returning to Sofia. Tour includes wine tastings and Sofia hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.74
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$73.74
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11 Days Bulgaria Round Tour - Stunning Big Voyage

11 Days Bulgaria Round Tour - Stunning Big Voyage

Intensive roundtrip where people see many different fragments of the colorful Bulgarian mosaic: past, art, lakes, caves, waterfalls, castles, small authentic towns, beaches. Perfect match for everybody who loves different new discoveries every day and wants to see the most of Bulgaria.
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  • 11 days
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$920.56
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$920.56

Private Tour from Sofia to Plovdiv

Private Tour from Sofia to Plovdiv

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We are from the new generation of guides - knowledgeable and entertainers. With us not only you will get enough historical information on the sites, but also you will get updated information on the current political and economical situation in Bulgaria. Our vehicles are new, comfortable and always impeccably clean.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.47
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$104.47
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Private Day Tour to Koprivshtica from Sofia

Private Day Tour to Koprivshtica from Sofia

This is a Private Tour so you will not be combined with other people besides those in your reservation- there will be a private car and a private driver- guide just for you!
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.86
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$100.86
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