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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: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bachkovo Monastery and Asen's Fortress Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Get out of the city and explore the notable religious sites around Plovdiv on this private day tour. Travel with a guide towards the Rhodope Mountains and visit King Asen's Fortress in Asenovgrad. Stop at the 11th-century Bachkovo Monastery and learn about its history. Choose to take a walk in the Red Wall Nature Reserve.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-day Plovdiv Sightseeing, Roman Ruins, and Traditional Lunch from Sofia

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.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wonderful Bridges, Bachkovo Monastery, Assen's Fortress Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Escape the tourist trail and discover Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains on this private guided day tour. Explore the 13th-century castle, Asen’s Fortress, and the 11th-century Bachkovo Monastery with its murals and frescoes, then admire the naturally carved bridges known the Wonderful Bridges. Tour includes door-to-door round-trip transportation and a private guide but excludes the affordable entrance fees.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip to Plovdiv with Traditional lunch

Combine the flexibility of independent travel with the expertise of a private guide on this private Plovdiv tour. Learn about the Bulgarian National Revival as you wander the cobbled streets of the old town. See the Plovdiv Roman Theater, the Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis, and early Christian mosaics, and enjoy a 3-course lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Veliko Tarnovo - Arbanassi - Shipka Memorial Church - Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Visiting the scenic town of Veliko Tarnovo from Plovdiv in a day can be tricky without a car. On this full-day private tour, travel with a guide directly from your hotel to Veliko Tarnovo. Visit Shipka Memorial Church, the village of Arbanassi, and Tsarevets Fortress during the day. Take time to explore the scenic streets of Veliko Tarnovo.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kazanlak - Rose Valley - Valley of the Thracian Kings - Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Get out of the busy city and explore Bulgaria’s history on this full-day private tour. Depart from your Plovdiv hotel with a guide. Visit the Rose Valley and learn about rose oil production. Continue on to the Valley of the Thracian Kings and visit the Golyama Kosmatka Tomb and the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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Rila Monastery - Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Nestled in the imposing Rila Mountains Rila Monastery is the most famous landmark in the country, a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site. "The Holy Rila Retreat" founded in 10-th century is also the largest Bulgarian monastery and most visited tourist site in the country.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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PLOVDIV AND STAROSEL DAY TRIP FROM SOFIA BY CAR

Enjoy a day away from the capital on a private tour to Plovdiv and Starosel, and learn more about Bulgaria’s ancient history and culture as you explore landmarks including the Roman theatre and Thracian cult complex. Avoid hidden costs with entry fees, refreshment, and round-trip transfer included as per itinerary, and explore with a professional guide for intimate insight into the historic region.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Tour: Bachkovo Monastery & Wine Cellar Tasting & Lunch

Spend the day connecting with nature, learning about Bulgarian wine and taking in the tranquil atmosphere of the Bachkovo Monastery.The orthodox monastery situated in the luscious Rhodope mountains is the second largest monastery in Bulgaria, and an absolute must-see if visiting Plovdiv.Learn more about Bulgarian wines and the history of wine production during a visit to a local wine cellar. Taste 5 wines in the wine cellar.Enjoy a traditional lunch in a Bulgarian village!This 6-hour tour combines culture, history, wine and food in the best possible way, and your friendly Tour Leader will be present to explain everything and answer any question that you may have!
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
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1-DAY TRIP FROM PLOVDIV TO: VILLA YUSTINA AND CITY TOUR OF PLOVDIV

Departure for Ustina village and visit Villa Yustina wine cellar. The boutique winery has a capacity to process 300 tons own grapes.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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1-DAY TRIP FROM PLOVDIV TO WINE CELLARS AND WINE TASTING

Departure for Brestovitsa village and visit Villa Vinifera wine cellar. The wine cellar "Villa Vinifera" guarantees high quality of the product obtained.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Koprivshtitsa - Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Walk along the narrow cobbled streets of Koprivshtitsa - a charming historic town, one of the main centres of the heroic April Uprising against the Turks in 1876. Koprivshtitsa is also known for its authentic architecture from the Bulgarian National Revival period of the 19-th century.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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1-DAY TRIP FROM PLOVDIV TO WONDERFUL BRIDGES - BACHKOVO - ASENS FORTRESS

Wonderful Bridges are a natural phenomenon, which is believed to had formed during the collapse of former cave formed in Proterozoic marbles from the waters of a small river deep gully1 probably an earthquake. Bachkovo monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno"  was founded in 1083 by the Georgian Gregory Bakuriani, who made a donation to the building. Asen'sFortress - View of the fortress existed since the time of the Thracians.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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SOUTH BULGARIA SAKAR MOUNTAIN

“Sakar Mountain“ is a one-day tour in southern Bulgaria, near Greece and Turkey. Sakar is an area of the raptors and the largest vineyards in Bulgaria. Visit of modern architecture wineries in the country of Zagreus. The most beautiful Bulgarian vineyard landscapes and the most beautiful wineries will open for you - winelovers.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Starosel Thracian Temple and Hisarya spa resort - Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Near Starosel village discover the largest Thracian temple-tomb from 4-5 centuries B.C. belonging to a Thracian ruler. Visit the peaceful spa resort town Hisarya, famous for its hot mineral springs, significant Roman remains, green parks and swimming pools.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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1-DAY TRIP FROM PLOVDIV TO: HISSARYA AND STAROSEL

In Starosel is located one of the biggest Thracian cult complexes. Archaeologists presume that the most powerful Odrissy king - Sitalk -was buried here. Starosel Winery Complex offers not only the opportunity to taste wine grown in the land of the Thracians but only to immerse yourselves in the atmosphere of an age long gone. Hissarya is famed for its hot mineral springs, significant Roman ruins, archeological museum, green parks, and swimming pools.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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The Rhodope narrow gauge adventure

This unusual train, crawling through the mountains, will introduce you to the big stories of the “Little railway”.We’ll embark on a magical journey through one of the most romantic and beautiful railway routes in Europe - the narrow gauge railway which goes from Septemvri to Dobrinishte.A travel in time which will help you immerse in times past and breathtaking scenery while being on board a comfy and warm Little train saloon.An open intersection between the wagons, many stories, and meetups with the locals are just a few of the emotions that are awaiting you in this wonderful trip!The railway is in the rankings for “Most interesting railway routes in Europe” published in the European Railway Guide. It's also passing by the highest train station on the Balkan peninsula - Avramovo, situated at 1267m.Don’t hesitate and give yourself a magical and unforgettable winter day in the Bulgarian countryside filled with beauty, history, warmth, romantics and many positive emotions!
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sofia - Private Day Tour from Plovdiv

Discover the capital and largest city of Bulgaria - Sofia. Popular tourist landmarks are the gold-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the early Byzantine Church of St. Sophia, Ivan Vazov National Theatre, the Russian church, the late Roman Church of St. George, etc.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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