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Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

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. 
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Guided Walking City Tour

Forget planning routes, researching sites, and boning up on history. See all Sofia’s key attractions and learn the stories behind them too on this great-value small-group walking tour: perfect for history buffs. Sights include the ruins of the Roman-era east gate, the 4th-century Rotunda of St. George, the Byzantine St. Sofia Church, the Ivan Vazov National Theater, and the Cathedral Saint Alexander Nevski.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes in one day from Sofia

Reaching the Seven Rila Lakes by public transport typically involves two buses, a shuttle and most of your day. Take the pain out of transportation—while maintaining total independence—with this cost-effective shared transfer. Visit both these beautiful glacial lakes and the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with ample time for hiking.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vitosha Mountains Hiking Day Trip including Dragalevtsi Monastery and Cherni Vruh Climb

Choose between hiking—in summer—and snowshoeing—in winter—to scale this classic Sofia peak. After pickup from your hotel and a stop at the medieval Dragalevtsi Monastery, climb Cherni Vrah—Vitosha Mountain’s highest peak—from the Aleko Hut with your guide. The views over Sofia, the Rila Mountains, and the Balkan Mountains are just spectacular.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

Learn what life was like in communist-era Bulgaria on a 3-hour Sofia city walking tour. Meet your informative guide in central Sofia and check out the buildings and monuments that testify to its and Bulgaria’s 45 years on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain. See the Largo complex, former home of Bulgaria’s Communist Party; the Monument to the Soviet Army; the National Palace of Culture and more as your guide explains communist ideology and the everyday lives of Bulgarians during the controversial Cold War period.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Ancient Thracian megalithic monuments - Day Tour

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!
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hours
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Private Sofia 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.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Afternoon Delights in Sofia Tour

Feel like a Sofia local on this 3-hour afternoon city and food walking tour. Check out historical highlights such as the National Theater and King’s Palace, and see the Rotunda St. George, Banya Bashi Mosque, Synagogue, and St. Nedelya Church. Stop on route to taste ‘shopska’ salad and an ‘ayryan’ yogurt drink; shop for culinary goodies at the Central Hali Market; and finish with tastings of Bulgarian wine and cold meats at a traditional restaurant.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Saeva dupka and Ledenika Caves Day-Tour from Sofia

Visit Saeva dupka and Ledenika — two of Bulgaria’s fascinating cave systems — on this 1-day tour from Sofia. Travel across the Balkan Range to Brestnica with a guide and explore Saeva dupka — a subterranean cave system of five halls and echoing corridors inhabited since the Roman era. Then, travel onward to Ledenika — widely considered to be Bulgaria’s most impressive underground cave. During your tour, admire mighty stalactites and stalagmites throughout the 10 halls, dip your hand in the Lake of Wishes and enjoy an amazing 3D laser show inside the cave.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Wine Walk

The wine has always been a part of the Bulgarian culture and history, and Sofia is home to some of the country’s most vibrant wine bars and craft wine shops. Sofia Wine Walk organizes wine related walking tours and tastings in Sofia. The tours specialize in small, boutique Bulgarian wineries that produce limited editions of wines. If you are looking to expand your knowledge about Bulgarian wine and experience something different, Sofia Wine Walk offers an opportunity to explore Sofia’s inspiring wine scene.On this tour, you will visit a range of unique venues chosen for their excellent wine selections and contribution to Bulgaria’s wide variety, and listen to their fascinating stories. I also can introduce you to Sofia and Bulgaria’s history, culture and traditions so you can learn as you walk.The duration of the tour is 2-2.5 hours. The minimum number of people per tour is 2, and the maximum is 10. The tour is in English.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia City Full-Day Tour

Experience the best of Sofia’s landmarks and attractions in just one day on an 8-hour group tour. The comprehensive route through the Bulgarian capital is perfect for visitors short on time or people who want to orient themselves to the city. Travel like a local on public transit using provided fare. You also enjoy complimentary admission to the National History Museum and the UNESCO listed Boyana Church.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Pub Crawl Tour of The Hidden Unique Bars

This is the only pub crawl in Sofia that runs every single night and people from all over the world can meet and talk to each other, while having fun visiting 5 different and unique nightlife venues in Sofia. During the week we go to the more hidden places, where you will learn the history to some of the bars. During the weekend we visit some bigger places where you can have some fun and dance. Socialites can escape the beaten path, make new friends, and discover a new side of Sofia on this pub crawl that focuses on the city’s hidden bars. Exploring the nightlife of Sofia at a civilised pace, with no drinking games or rowdiness, learn about Bulgarian history as you discover four bars and finally a club. Tour includes free drinks and free entry to the club.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia's religions - walking tour

Find out why Sofia is one of the few European cities that can happily host a mosque, synagogue, and 2 churches within 1 small district on a walking tour that offers insight into Bulgaria’s religious history and cultural identity. Discover landmarks including the Church of St. George, Banya Bashi Mosque, and Sofia Synagogue with your guide, and be immersed in the city’s relaxed atmosphere as you explore by foot.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Sightseeing Tour

Avoid the restrictions of a group excursion and discover the historic capital at your own pace on an audio-guided tour of Sofia, with commentary available in multiple languages. Be immersed in the city’s atmosphere as you stroll between top attractions, and take advantage of the self-led nature of the tour to depart at a time that suits you.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mt. Vitosha and Boyana Waterfall Hiking Tour from Sofia

Trek up Mt. Vitosha and see the Boyana waterfall on this full-day tour from Sofia. Don your walking boots and hike to the top of Bulgaria’s fourth-highest mountain, passing lush meadows and pine woods. After soaking up panoramic views of Sofia from the summit, enjoy lunch (own expense) and descend to the Boyana fall, whose waters tumble down a steep rock face. Your tour includes return transfers from Sofia, including hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Seven Rila Lakes & Rila Monastery

The mountains are one of Bulgaria’s great joys—especially for hikers—but can be hard to reach independently. Tailor-made for lovers of both walking and history, this action-packed day features a hike around the beautiful Seven Rila Lakes and a tour of the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Tour includes chair-lift ticket to the lakes but excludes monastery entrance fees.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Guided Walking City Tour with Traditional Breakfast

Discover the heart of Sofia without even thinking about a map on this convenient, fully guided walking tour. See key landmarks from the different cultures that have occupied the city and explore St. Sofia Church, the Rotunda of St. George, and Cathedral St. Alexander Nevski. Along the way, enjoy a traditional Bulgarian pastry breakfast with a glass of “ayran” salt yoghurt drink.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Breakfast in Sofia Walking Tour

Start the day in true Bulgarian style on this 3-hour breakfast and walking tour of Sofia. Stroll through Sofia’s historical heart to see highlights like the Alexander Nevski Cathedral and King Liberator statue, and stop for a local breakfast of ‘banitsa’ (savory pastry) and ‘ayryan’ yogurt drink. Then, continue through Slaveikov Square book market to a pastry shop and finish with ‘baklava’ (sweet, nut-filled filo pastry) and Bulgaria’s traditional ‘boza’ malt drink. Breakfast and tastings included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Seven Rila Lakes Circuit (small-group tour from Sofia)

Save well over an hour compared to public transportation and benefit from the local knowledge of a guide on this full-day trek around the Seven Rila Lakes. Experience one of Bulgaria’s most striking mountain landscapes at a leisurely pace and hike all the way up to the highest of the seven lakes. Please note the tour excludes the small chairlift fee.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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The Ultimate Sofia 2,5-hour Walking Tour

Get to know Sofia by foot on this 2-hour guided walking tour. Learn about the city’s history from your guide. Stroll past most of the notable sights in the city, including St. George Rotunda, the National Archeological Museum, the National Revival Art Gallery and Ethnographic Museum, Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and more.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Graffiti Tour

Veer from the well-trodden tourist path and follow your guide down Sofia’s alleys to discover the city’s street art scene. The offbeat 2.5-hour walking tour takes you away from the large tourist crowds and offers an intimate look at everything from colorful murals to hastily sprayed tags. Gain insight on the most famous Bulgarian street artists, many of whom the guides know personally.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The affordable Sofia Walking Tour

Lovers of history will thrill to this action-packed private walking tour that takes you from the 4th-century Rotunda of St. George to grand 20th-century architecture. Stops include the Ottoman-era Banya Bashi Mosque, the Cathedral St. Alexander Nevski with its glorious icons, and the Ivan Vazov National Theater.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia Tour with Unique Local Food & Drinks Experience

Discover the sights of Sofia and savor the flavors of Bulgaria on a 3-hour small-group food tour. The afternoon walking excursion is perfect for first time visitors with empty stomachs. Culinary highlights include ayran (a salty yoghurt drink), banitsa (white cheese pastry), local salami, and baklava. In between bites, learn about popular attractions such as Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Presidency, and Roman ruins.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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