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Home of the Bulgarian Rose and the Thracian Kings - Day tour

There’s a place in Bulgaria where the greatest Thracian tombs, the secrets of rose-picking, and the production of the world renown Bulgarian rose oil all meet! There, the wonderful smell of the roses is bringing the memories of ancient cultures and great rulers who used to live on those lands and left their legacy until nowadays.If you are still wondering, this place is the meeting point of the Thracian’s kings valley and the Rose Valley near the city of Kazanlak!Together, we’ll embark on a journey during which we’ll get to know the history of rose production in the region while visiting a unique and still working rose oil distillery. There we’ll be able to try some of the products made of rose oil!After that, we’ll visit the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and later the Golyama Kosmatka mound which is considered to be the tomb of the famous Thracian ruler Seuthes III.Come and discover the Bulgarian legacy!
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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The capital of Bulgarian Communism by train

“Hello, one ticket to Dimitrovgrad, please!”. These words will mark the beginning of our adventure with the “iron horse” - the train which will take us to the first Bulgarian town which was built by the communist party from scratch.Will embark on a journey through the communist era on which we’ll find ourselves in Bulgaria’s “socialist capital”. This town is different than all other cities and towns in the country and symbolizes “the will for a new beginning and boundless opportunities” in front of the People’s Republic of Bulgaria in the early stages of the communist rule some 70 years ago.The town was built during the 1950s with the labor of thousands of volunteers and nowadays is a monument of a past age. Streets, factories, concrete buildings… Everything in this town is reminding us of the Bulgarian socialist idea.Come and explore the Bulgarian capital of communism with us!
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 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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Thracian Temple of Starosel Day Tour

The Thracian civilization is the oldest among all European civilizations with the most impressive examples of the perception regarding the afterlife. The Thracians knew the secrets of life - to overcome Death by preparing for it. "Endless joy will wait for you in the underworld if you master Knowledge here." A knowledge - how to use the power of the mind, the vibrations of cosmic music, the sacral transformation through wine. These rituals turn a man into a divine hero. You also can try it and touch immortality!
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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  • Duration: 7 to 8 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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Plovdiv Tour

Forget the restrictions of a formal itinerary and discover Plovdiv at your own pace on an audio-guided tour, with commentary available in multiple languages. Depart at a time that suits you and be immersed in the ambiance of the ancient city as you explore by foot, or take time to relax in a local restaurant with a 15% discount included.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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 Dark Tour

Join this guided Urbex walking tour through space and time and discover Plovdiv behind the curtains:Abandoned buildings, forsaken Communist monuments and lots of Decay!Feel the trill of Urban Exploratio while learning about the "history of this town and country from a local guide who lived through it all.You will visit places and secret local spots that most tourist will never see. This tour is a far cry from all the commercialised mainstream city tours you find everywhere. Book now and you won't be disappointed!
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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