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Plovdiv and Thracia Valley with Wine Tasting

Discover Bulgarian history, cuisine, and winemaking on a full-day tour from Sofia to Plovdiv and the Thracia Valley. Spend the morning strolling through Plovdiv Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, pause for a traditional Bulgarian lunch, then visit a beloved vineyard for a guided tasting and tour. This 10-hour tour includes entrance fees at the Plovdiv Roman Theater, lunch, and tastings, with pickup and drop-off at Sofia hotels.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Plovdiv: Full-Day Tour From Sofia

Enjoy the best of Plovdiv, at your pace! Languages: English, Spanish, Bulgarian, Russian, Greek, Turkish. You will explore the city with the help of an Audioguide device and a map. The tour includes 25 of the most interesting sightseeing place in the old town of Plovdiv. If you get tired or hungry along the route, you will have the opportunity to benefit a 15 % discount in remarkable Paldin Restaurant...The tour starts at 10:00 AM from our office in Sofia and you will receive the necessary equipment in order to fully enjoy your tour including an audio-guide device and a map of Old Plovdiv. We will be in Plovdiv at 12:00 and than you can start with your tour. At 16:30 the van will drive you back to Sofia.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery tour from Sofia

Visit two of Bulgaria’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites on a full-day excursion from Sofia to Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery. Spend the morning exploring the Roman ruins in Plovdiv Old Town, then see the gorgeous icons in one of Europe’s oldest Eastern Orthodox monasteries. This 9-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at Sofia hotels as well as entrance fees at the Plovdiv Roman Theater, and it’s the perfect introduction to Bulgaria’s rich history and culture.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-Day Plovdiv and Asen’s Fortress VR Tour from Sofia

Discover Plovdiv, the 2019 European Capital of Culture, and the mighty Asen’s Fortress on this full-day small-group tour from Sofia. Explore the atmospheric Old Town of Plovdiv on a guided walking tour; go back in time with a virtual reality experience; enjoy a typical Bulgarian lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), then marvel at the views from the mountaintop medieval castle.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Plovdiv and Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sofia

Combine a city tour of Plovdiv with wine tasting at a local winery on this full-day tour from Sofia. With a small group of up to eight, learn about Plovdiv's history and the area's winemaking from your local guide. Small group travel ensures personalized attention from your guide. Pickup and drop-off in Sofia included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Half-Day Tour in Central Rhodope Mountain

Nearby Plovdiv is located Asenovgrad town, better known as the Bulgarian Jerusalem. It is also called the city of brides and its symbol is a medieval fortress named after the Bulgarian king Ivan-Asen II. Asen’s fortress still controls the passage through the Rhodope Mountains, leading us to the Bachkovo monastery – the second biggest in Bulgaria and the most impressive with its miraculous stories. Once entered in this area, you’ll definitely hear about Mavrud – man, hero or wine? – Many legends are speaking about one fabulous wine – the Mavrud from Asenovgrad!
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Communist tour in Dimitrovgrad

On the 2nd of September 1947, the central government of the newly proclaimed People’s Republic of Bulgaria issued a document which announced the start of the construction works of the newest town in Bulgaria - Dimitrovgrad.Named after the current prime minister and a leader of the Bulgarian communist party Georgi Dimitrov, Dimitrovgrad was meant to be an example and materialize the concept of the new socio-political order under the socialist regime in Bulgaria which lasted until 1989.Thus, during the four decades of the People’s Republic, the city was implementing the stages of the socialist way of development in social, economic, political, industrial and the daily sphere of the life of his inhabitants. This tour will guide you through the city and its outstanding role in the history of the era of the communist regime in Bulgaria.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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Rila Monastery Day Trip

Rila monastery is the biggest monastery in Bulgaria and one of the country’s most visited sites. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.The monastery estate is well known for its unique architecture and 24-meter tall walls which are keeping the centuries-long history of the place! It is difficult to describe the importance of this sacred place. All murals, shapes, and colors decorating its facade, make the heart beat stronger than pride and admiration. The sight of all this beauty amid majestic mountain is unspeakable.Come! Discover one of Bulgaria’s treasures and see where a real saint used to live!
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Tour with a Local experiencing with you the Gems around Plovdiv

Nearby Plovdiv is located Asenovgrad town, better known as the Bulgarian Jerusalem.  It is also called the city of brides, but its symbol is the medieval fortress named after the Bulgarian king Ivan-Asen II. Asen’s fortress still controls the passage through the Rhodope Mountains, leading us to the Bachkovo monastery – the second biggest in Bulgaria and the most impressive with its miraculous stories. Once entered in this area, you’ll definitely hear about Mavrud – man, hero or wine? – Many legends are speaking about one fabulous wine – the Mavrud from Asenovgrad!
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Miraculous Water Springs Tour

Water knows how to get on the path of the least resistance. It comes from above and reaches the depths of the Lower World. It connects the elements of the Universe vertically and horizontally and is never lost. It rotates in its cycle to rise up again and carries the collected from Down. And Down are the people with their thoughts, feelings, deeds, with their passions and sins, prayers and abominations. Water remembers and leads to God.In Bulgarian folklore, the water plays an essential role to unite the Universe. It comes from the Heavens and reaches the depths of the Underground world. It is on the border between Life and Death, Order and Chaos. That is why Bulgarian water has many names – alive, holy, sunny, silver, floral, silent, spoken, moon, love, good water… because water has a memory. This tour will follow the local faith of water. Natural springs loaded with miraculous value are waiting to share their unbelievable stories.Get your bottle and come to try its power!
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Plovdiv Full-Day Tour

This city of Plovdiv was established around 6000 BC and is the sixth oldest living city in the world!The best opportunity to explore Plovdiv is through our full-day tour, where you’ll feel and see this ancient city from all its corners. Take a look at the most iconic attractions in the city. Walk through the amazing old city of Plovdiv and enjoy the architecture of the buildings and the casual style of its citizens.In our walk, we’ll also reveal some of the hidden treasures of Plovdiv - the Singing fountains, which are a famous meeting point of the locals, The Rowing Canal which is the largest sports facility for rowing on the Balkans, and many more.Come with us to discover the city like a local, because Plovdiv is a must see place in Bulgaria!
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Plovdiv Sightseeing Tour from Sofia - City Tour and Local Attractions

You will be accompanied by a private licensed tour guide during the whole day. You can stop for pictures and refreshments any time. Plovdiv isn’t just the oldest city in Bulgaria… it’s one of the oldest cities in the world. Historians agree that this scenic valley in the south of Bulgaria has been inhabited for more than 5,000 years – but some will tell you that Plovdiv’s history goes back further still, for as much as 8,000 years of continuous habitation! So what can you expect on a Plovdiv day excursion or tour? During this day tour to Plovdiv we will visit the Bachkovo monastery, the Asen’s fortress and the must seen places in Plovdiv – the Old town from 19th century; the Ethnographic museum; Balabanov house; the Ancient theater of Philipopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis, The St St Constantin and Elena church, The Djumaya mosque and square, The building of the Regional Historical museum, the Main walking street, “The Trap” neighborhood; Nebet tepe and more.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Ancient Thracian megalithic monuments - Day Trip

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 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Ancient Bulgarian warriors tour

Get ready for a time travel and adventure which you won’t forget! You’ll learn some interesting history, shoot with a bow, ride a horse, fight with swords and taste the ancient Bulgarians’ food.We are going to a place where for a few hours we’ll get to live the life of the ancient Bagaturs. Those were Bulgarian warriors in the antiquity whose name means "heavenly sword". Being similar to the knights and the samurai, the Bagaturs were heavily armed and on a horse. They were extremely well-trained warriors. Some of their contemporaries wrote that a Bagatur can be compared to 100 ordinary soldiers.In order to check all of the above, we’ll embark on a trip to the city of Stara Zagora where Aul Baga-tur is situated. Aul is an old Bulgarian word which means “temporary village/fort” of the proto-Bulgarians. *** IMPORTANT NOTICE: The 2-hour Bagatur program costs an additional 150 euro per group and is not included in the price of the tour. It's payable to our Bagatur hosts on arrival.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Plovdiv: Full-Day Tour From Sofia

Discover the top sights of Plovdiv at your own pace on a 3- to 5-hour self-guided tour. After comfortable bus transfer from Sofia, pick up your map and audio guide. Available in five languages, the tour a great options for multi-national friend groups. A proposed itinerary is provided, but you're free to mix things up and only visit the landmarks that interest you.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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The Thracian God of Sun - Day Tour

From time immemorial the ancient Thracians which used to inhabit our lands were worshiping the God of Sun. This is one of the reasons they used to settle on a big and high rock with a suitable position from where they could observe the sunrise every morning.In order to get to feel what they were feeling and to touch the magic of this place, we’ll meet the sunrise with a gift to the Gods, just like the ancient Thracians used to do!The rock's name is Perperikon. It is a huge rock massif in eastern Rhodope mountain which is believed to exist since 8000 years ago (the rock). Perperikon is a symbol of one of the most ancient cultures who used to live on these lands.Our next stop will be another magical spot which was also created by the Thracians and served as a place to worship their God of Sun. There, high in the mountain, close to the Sun’s rays is situated the Tatul Thracian sanctuary.Come! Feel the spirit of the God of Sun and the ancient Thracian culture!
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Transfer Sofia Airport to Plovdiv

Our service offers transportation from Sofia to Plovdiv with new and well maintained vehicles. Comfort and punctuality are our priorities. All of our drivers are kind and English speaking.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Plovdiv walking tour

Plovdiv is ancient and eternal. The first relics from village life are dated about 6000 years BC. This makes the city older than Athens, Rome, and Constantinopolе and makes the city as ancient as Troy and Mycenae.Plovdiv is the sixth oldest living city in the world and it’s inviting you to take a walk at the cobblestone roads in the Old Town and see the beautiful houses and the sights from the Antiquity era - The Roman theatre of Philippopolis and the Roman stadium, but also the galleries and the bohemian coffee shops.Today Plovdiv is the second biggest city in Bulgaria, the cultural and artistic capital of the country and is just less than 2 hours drive from Sofia!Feel Plovdiv with all your senses!
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Rock sanctuaries and old rituals tour

A Day Trip for Initiations in Sredna Gora Mountain: Stone Cup, Solar Slab and Egg of the DragonIf you believe in the memory of the stone, then this is your journey. Three places with unique rock configuration tell us for the ancient cult of the Great Goddess Mother. Her emanation in the Universal concept is the Earth. The ancient inhabitants unmistakably have recognized the energy points in Nature. They have shaped them in such a way as to retrieve the information from there and to contribute to the general community welfare.Come and be a part of one magical Bulgarian adventure!
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Day Trip to Stara Zagora

Stara Zagora is one of the world’s oldest cities. During the centuries it has changed names many times and that has given Stara Zagora the nickname - the 9 names city. On our tour, we’ll learn what’s hiding behind each one of them while going back in history where we’ll find the Neolithic homes dated 5-6 thousand years BC - the most well preserved Neolithic homes in Europe!Together we’ll take a look into the museum of the “Neolithic home” and get to see how the people from the Flinstones’ times used to live :)We’ll discover how in later ages the city turns into the second biggest economic, administrative and cultural center in Trakia, one of the Roman empire’s provinces.Later on, we’ll visit the secret world of the first miners and metallurgists in Europe. In Stara Zagora’s region, about 8km away from the city is situated the oldest and biggest ore-dressing center in Europe.Come! Discover the centuries’ secrets!
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Plovdiv Wine Tasting Private Tour

Imagine one of those lovely winter days in which you stand in your sofa just next to the fireplace and you are reading an amazing book, while drinking a glass of amazing wine. Sounds really nice, are we right? Now imagine that you become part of the interesting book story, living the stories of the characters, but still keeping the wonderful wine in your hands! Well, we at Travel Society can make it happen. Let us be your guides in one remarkable place, which arrives to you from the intriguing history whirlpools of the 19th century, while tasting its wonderful wine – the mavrud!
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Plovdiv 2019 - European Capital of Culture

Plovdiv is European Capital of Culture for 2019, a well deserved honour for one of the most beautiful Bulgarian cities. Join our tour and let our guides take you to one wonderful adventure back in the past, using the cobblestone streets of the town as a time machine. Explore the secrets of the city in this private tour. We always add a personal touch to our tours and answering all the questions of our tourists, as well adjusting the day according to their preferences. Our tour is suitable for those, who want to explore Plovdiv in deep details.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Plovdiv by bike

Explore Plovdiv on a bike – one of the oldest cities in the world! In Bulgaria, Plovdiv is well-known as “the cyclist’s city”.We’ll be zooming in and out while visiting Plovdiv’s most famous and not so famous places. Together we’ll embark on a bicycles adventure and ride around the city just like the locals do!With our bikes, we’ll be able to reach most neighborhoods. We’ll ride on Maritza’s riverbank, next to the Rowing canal, into the parks. We can go extreme biking or just enjoy the tourist’s area.Our bikes tour will bring you many emotions and uniquely local experience which you’ll remember long after you’ve gone back home!Come! Spend a lovely day of cycling throughout Plovdiv! Lots of sightseeing exploration is waiting for you.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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