Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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clock-o9 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
ticket-oMobile ticket
commentOffered in: English and 4 more


Plovdiv is the 2019 European capital of Culture and home to one of Bulgaria’s most impressive archeological sites. This full-day tour from Sofia takes in all the highlights, including a walking tour of the atmospheric Old Town and visits to the Roman Stadium, Roman Forum, and Amphitheatre. Tour includes hotel pickup, lunch, and entrance fees.
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide


Viator Traveller's Reviews

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, Aug 2018

Plovdiv is the EU’s 2019 European capital of culture and deservedly so. Both the old and new city are beautiful. Wear not just comfortable shoes but your most comfortable shoes. Lots of walking up and down on rough cobbled streets at the old part of town. Had a bit of a hiccup when told that 2 more will be joining what we booked to be a private tour but they were good fun and the tour operator upgraded our set lunch to an order whatever you want to eat and drink one, so yeah we ended up being a merry bunch!

, Dec 2017

Great Roman ruins and period houses.Our guide Chimy was very knowledgeable and fun to be with.

, May 2017

The tour and the guide Nellie were outstanding. Plovdiv is worth the visit. Our only complaint is that the lunch was terrible. It was billed as a traditional Bulgarian lunch. It was not. Bad tasting chicken was the fare. Tour company could improve the tour by fixing the lunch by allowing a selection of entrees, and outfitting the guide with a microphone. It was sometime very hard to hear given the crowds and road noise.

, Apr 2017

So unique and tasty was the traditional Bulgarian lunch served!! A special dish with 3 eggs and some cheese that is a typical meal specially in the interior of Bulgaria! Plovdiv does deserve a visit having a pedestrian área that connects with the historical places from the Roman Empire ancient time

, Jan 2017

We had a really good guide for this tour he was so informative, the lunch that was included was very nice too, only thing was some of the museums were closed on the day we chose so information on the web site would have helped us choose another day

, Nov 2016

This was an excellent trip. Very informative guide and great value for money. Plovdiv is a lovely place and very interesting. Recommended.

, Sep 2016

It was absolutely perfect!!! The guide, Methodi,is fantastic, lovable and is pending that we are always comfortable.To repeat. Highly recommended

, Jun 2016

Great tour perfect way to see Plovdiv in one day. We were picked up at our hotel just on time. There were out guide Stoyan Shirov and a lady driver who made it possible for Stoyan to focus on the tour not the driving an hour and a half each way.
Our guide Stoyan was just wonderful: Very knowledgeable about Plovdiv, Sofia, Bulgaria and European history in general as well as NBA, and more . Very accommodating making it possible to do the tour at our own pace. All in all, a very enjoyable day at a very reasonable price of US 90 for two people, which included: A nice private car with a driver, private outstanding guide and a nice lunch great value.

, Jun 2016

We didnt know what to expect since there werent any reviews on this tour, but it was great. It was a private tour, and our guide was fantasticvery knowledgeable, flexible, and accommodating. We were disappointed as we werent able to go into the Roman theater as it happened to be closed the day we visited, but that wasnt the tour companys fault. The launch was a la carte at a restaurant, which was fine. Definitely recommended, assuming you wind up with a great guide like we had.

, Jul 2018

Todo fantástico, lastima que estaba estropeado el aire acondicionado del coche y pasamos mucho calor

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