Combine a tour of Plovdiv’s fascinating history with visits to some of the most impressive local landmarks – Bachkovo Monastery and Asen’s fortress.
You’ll be exploring the winding streets of the oldest living city in Europe with the eyes and insight of a local, fully licensed guide showing you the way. Then it’s on to visit two of the unmissable historical sites in the local area.
Explore the Oldest Living City in Europe and the Most Fascinating Attractions Around Plovdiv
It’s a day you won’t soon forget.
- You’ll be picked up at your door and returned to any point in the city you like
- Learn from a friendly, knowledgeable and licensed English-speaking tour guide
- Travel in a roomy, air-conditioned vehicle for the trips on the tour
- Handle the stress-free payment after your tour is over
- Enjoy completely flexibility – you can stop for coffee breaks or photos at any time!
Your Plovdiv day tour itinerary
Pick up at any location in Plovdiv.
Transfer to the Bachkovo area (20 minutes).
Guided tour of the Bachkovo Monastery.
Transfer to Asen’s Fortress.
Transfer back to Plovdiv (30-40 minutes).
Stop for lunch (optional).
Guided city tour of Plovdiv (2-3 hour walking tour with plenty of chances to rest).
We organise our full day tour of Plovdiv throughout the year. The tour is suitable for travellers of all ages, but keep in mind that it does include 2-3 hours of walking in the city centre. There’ll be plenty of chances to take a break, but smaller children might find it a little tiring!
Total duration: 5:00-6:00 hours
Total driving distance: 50 km
– 170 EUR for 1-3 people
– 190 EUR for 4-5 people
*Please send us a quote if your group is bigger than 5 people.
+ Transportation, parking fees;
+ Taxes and VAT
+ Local English speaking licensed tour guide/driver;
+ Entrance fees for the Ancient Theater;
+ Pick up and drop off from/to the hotel;
Food, personal expenses, tips.
View all the most intriguing parts of Europe’s oldest living city
On your walking tour of Plovdiv you will visit the Old Town of the city, which dates from 19th century as well as the outside of the Ethnographic Museum – reputed to be the most beautiful house in Plovdiv.
You’ll see the Balabanov house and the main sites of Ancient Philippopolis, the Roman-style amphitheatre and the ancient stadium, which is both the largest and best-preserved in all of the Balkans. The Roman sections of the tour also features the Roman forum.
Other outstanding sites of note will include the Church of the Holy Mother of God, Plovdiv, the St. Constantin and Elena church, the Djumaya Mosque and square, Glavnata – the main pedestrian street – and the “Trap” Neighbourhood (Kapana). You’ll finish at Nebet tepe, a hill which gives you a full view of the entire city.
Afterwards, we’ll be happy to drop you off anywhere in Plovdiv.
Book your day tour of Plovdiv
Set up your day tour of Plovdiv via our booking form.
Alternatively, give us a call or email us if you have any questions.
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