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Koprivshtitsa Tours

The rolling hills and scenic landscapes of Koprivshtitsa attract plenty of travelers looking to explore Bulgaria beyond Sofia. Deep historical roots and a thriving population of merchants and artisans have made this town popular among tourists who find the town’s impressive collection of architectural, historical and artistic landmarks (388 in total!) worth a visit.

Travelers can experience the lifestyle of Koprivshtitsa’s early elite at the Oslekov House. Built in 1856, this popular museum showcases not only the rich interiors of a highbrow family, but some of its clothing and heirlooms as well. The unique rosewater fountain at The Lyutova House Museum, where authentic Koprivshtitsa wool, hand-painted murals and ornate woodcarvings are all on display, offers visitors a look at some of the region’s most impressive arts and crafts. Those who want to learn more about the area’s colorful history shouldn’t miss the birthplace of Gavril Gruyev Haltev, who played an influential role in the famous April Uprising. Travelers can explore collections of memorabilia, family photographs and historical documents that help frame how this single event dramatically shaped the nation’s past and future.

Practical Info

Koprivshtitsa is located 110 kilometers from Sofia. A tourist information center is located at 6, 20th April Square, and provides a full range of services to travelers. The cobblestone streets of Koprivshtitsa make comfortable footwear a must. Windy weather means travelers should prepare to layer and definitely pack an extra set of warm clothes.

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Ancient History Spa and Wine from Sofia, Sofia, null

Ancient History Spa and Wine from Sofia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Join this day trip from Sofia to see ancient history, spa and wine in Koprivshtitsa and Starosel. See the charming and diverse lifestyle of the locals, while ...  Read more

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $140.55
Koprivshtitsa and Starosel Tour, Sofia, Day Trips

Koprivshtitsa and Starosel Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

The tour includes a visit to the old town of Koprivshtitsa, an open-air museum. The buildings in Koprivshtitsa reflect the historical development growth of ...  Read more

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $71.15
Koprivshtitsa Full Day Tour from Sofia, Sofia, Full-day Tours

Koprivshtitsa Full Day Tour from Sofia

Discover part of Bulgaria’s rich culture and history on a group full-day tour to Koprivshtitsa-  a picturesque small town whose architecture shows the typical ...  Read more

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.20

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