Exploring the oldest living city in Europe on foot is the best way to truly experience it. This is a private walking tour of Plovdiv. Your friendly and fully licensed tour guide will make sure you learn all about the history as well as get involved in the modern life of Plovdiv.
Your tour will last for between two and three hours. That’s a comfortable time to be strolling around for! But if you fancy turning it into a day full of sightseeing, we can build in visits to some of the best local sites – such as the Bachkovo Monastery – or include wine tasting at a local winery…
Explore the Oldest Living City in Europe, on foot
In all respects, your walking tour is tailored around you – you can ask questions, take photos, have a rest whenever you like. You’ll enjoy the benefits of a truly private service.
- We can pick you up from your hotel and take you to the start of the tour
- That transportation is a fully air-conditioned minivan with plenty of space
- There’s no need to pay until afterwards
- Experience Plovdiv as only a local can, with a fully licensed, English-speaking guide
Your Plovdiv private walking tour itinerary
- Pick up at any location in Plovdiv, with the transportation included in your tour.
- Walking city tour of Plovdiv, duration 2-3 hours.
- Stop for lunch in a traditional restaurant (optional).
- Drop off at any location in Plovdiv.
Your walking city tour of Plovdiv can be combined with trip to Bachkovo monastery, Asen’s Fortress and wine tasting at a local winery to create an entertaining tour which will last for an entire day.
See every part of the oldest living city in Europe
You will visit the following locations on your tour, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who’ll help you get the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime trip:
You’ll start in the Old Town of Plovdiv, the 19th-century heart of the city. You’ll move on to see some of the most interesting sites, including the Ethnographic Museum – often called the most beautiful building in Plovdiv – as well as the Balabanov house.
The Roman part of the tour takes in the Ancient theatre of Philippopolis, an amphitheatre of the Ancient Roman style, the Ancient stadium of Philippopolis – which is in the best condition out of all of those in the Balkans, as well as being the largest – and the Roman forum.
There are various places of worship included in the tour, including the Church of the Holy Mother of God, Plovdiv, the St. Constantin and Elena church and the Djumaya Mosque and square.
You’ll also have some free time for shopping on Glavnata (the main pedestrian street) and to visit the Kapana neighbourhood (also known as “The Trap”) before finishing with city-wide hill views from up on Nebet tepe.
Total time: 2:30-3:00 hours
Total distance: 70 km
– 90 EUR for groups up to 8 people
*Please send us a quote if your group is bigger than 8 people.
+ Transportation, parking fees;
+ Taxes and VAT
+ Local English speaking tour guide/driver;
+ Entrance fees for the Ancient Theater and Trakart museum;
+ Pick up and drop off from/to the hotel;
Food, personal expenses, tips.
*The walking city tour of Plovdiv can be combined with tour to Bachkovo monastery, Asen’s fortress and the wine tasting, to make a full day entertaining tour. .
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