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Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

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icon11 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Overview

Visit Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa on a full-day trip from Sophia, and discover the art and architecture of two iconic Bulgarian cities. Stroll the narrow lanes of Plovdiv’s old town, and discover historic traces of the Romans, Thracians, and Byzantines who swept through this region. Continue to Koprivshtitsa for a walking tour to the homes of the city’s most storied residents, and learn how a local revolutionary committee freed Bulgaria from Ottoman rule during the Russo-Turkish war before ending your tour in central Sophia. 
  • Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa day trip from Sofia, led by an expert driver-guide
  • Explore Plovdiv, one of Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited towns, during a guided walking tour
  • Stroll through the history-steeped Plovdiv Old Town and see highlights such as the Roman amphitheater
  • Visit Koprivshtitsa and discover how it was the center of the Bulgarian fight for liberation
  • See the town’s sights with the guide and choose to visit the homes of the town’s eminent residents
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Driver-guide
Transport by air-conditioned minibus or car
Audio-guide in Spanish or Italian in Plovdiv (if option selected)
Gratuities
Entrance fees (approx. 5 euros per person)
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

ул. Оборище +, ul. "19-ti fevruari", 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

From the car park in front of "La Cattedrale" restaurant, at the south-east corner of Alexander Nevski Square

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
  • Not wheelchair accessible or stroller friendly
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
  • If you select the option of the audio-guide in Spanish or Italian, you will have approx. 2 hours to visit the Old Town of Plovdiv at your own pace with the given device.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • In the summer months, the weather is very hot in Plovdiv. We recommend bringing sun screen, sun glasses and a hat with you on the tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Only part of the seat capacity of our vehicles will be used.
  • All touch points in our vehicles will be cleaned and disinfected regularly.
  • All customers are required to wear face masks during the transfers.
  • Hand disinfectant will be provided free of charge throughout the tour.
  • Our guides and drivers will be wearing masks and gloves during the transfers.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Traventuria

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

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star-5
Plovdiv & Koprivshtitsa Day Trip
joycegrech72
, Sep 2021
Good value for money. Worth visiting as a day trip from Sofia. Good English-speaking guide. Old town of Plovdiv was the highlight for me.
star-5
Extremely recommendable !!!
Sunny
, Oct 2020
Nice combination of Plovdiv and a pretty mountain village with interesting landscape, architecture and history. My guide Lubo is the best guide I ever had.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
Dear Bernd, Thank you for your positive feedback on our services! Looking forward to seeing you! Safe travels,
star-5
Excellent, fun tour
Marios_K
, Mar 2020
The tour was really great, our tour guide Philip was super friendly, smart, and made the experience even better. Other tour guides just leave you do your own thing, Philip made it feel like we were a group of friends exploring together. The itinerary of the tour was really well planned and I really have to say that I ended up loving Plovdiv. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Bulgaria.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Skip the hassle of driving
hcfoto
, Nov 2019
If you are not a fan of driving, this trip is for you. Our driver was very knowledgeable of the regions we were visiting and kept us entertained all the time. Make sure to have cash for tipping, this employees are very good at their work and don't make much.
star-5
Relaxing trip
wr180342019
, Oct 2019
The tour was very educative. Plovdiv is very beautiful and nice to walk around with typical small town atmosphere. The views from top of the mountain are impressive. The other village is very small and full of interesting spots to take nice pictures. The experiment was very relaxing since it is another experience outside the city life of Sofia.
star-5
Excellent
Krishan S
, Sep 2019
A long but excellent day led by Lubo who was fantastic. Plovdiv is beautiful. The day was made more fun by the tour being made up of a small group of like minded people.
star-5
Plivdiv and Koprivshtitsa
Sally C
, Sep 2019
It was great! The tour guide Chris at the start was a bit arrogant, but later until the end of the tour,, I found him to be nice and pleasant. He is knowledgeable and had given us a massive information about the places he had taken us. His service was above and beyond. He is a great tour guide and I highly commended him.
star-4
Excellent day trip
Lee -
, Aug 2019
Plenty to see, good trip, knowledgeable guide and great scenery on the journey. Only downside was the minibus could have been better, with a more robust aircon system.
star-4
Nice one day tour for Plovdiv & Koprivshtitsa
GurjitS79
, Oct 2018
It was fantastic experience, the guide was good but he should not act based on his preconceived notions about people from certain nationalities, somewhere I felt his behaviour with me was different than for others...maybe I am wrong, overall it was good anyways.
star-4
Excellent experience.
Travel746000
, Oct 2018
After visiting Sofia we had taken this trip and it was a great idea . We saw a lot as it was two towns at a time..Timing was perfect and so were the bus driver and the guide..Bulgaria has beautiful countrysides and is really worth viisting . Vasco, the guide, was a nice and friendly guy, and had a great knowledge of the history of the region and the country Plovdiv Old Town is charming and so is the little village in the mountains,Koprivshtitsa ,with its touching history..We fully recommend it.

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