Tour highlights: The ancient city of Plovdiv
Description: Plovdiv, the second biggest city of Bulgaria, is considered to be one of the oldest settlements of Europe, with more than 7000 years of history. Plovdiv is situated on the crossroads between the West and the East, amid the fertile plain of Thrace, where history and modernity go hand in hand, whereas since the ancient times until today culture and art thrive within a vivid medley of shapes, styles and colors. The city is home of the fabulous remains of the Ancient Roman Empire – the Roman Stadium, Roman Forum and the Amphitheatre. The Old Town of Plovdiv, situated on the three hills of the ancient Trimontium, with its houses from the National Revival period (18-19th century) is proclaimed an architectural open air museum. The tour offers visit to some of the main landmarks of Bulgaria from Thracian times, trough the Roman Empire period, the national revival, till the modern age.
Itinerary: This tour starts with pick up from your hotel. After a 2 hour transfer we will reach Plovdiv, where we will leave you in the center of the Old town. You will have a walking tour with the guide and the you have free time. Around 16:00 – 16:30 we will take you back to Sofia. The tour ends in your hotel.
Starting time: 09:00 AM
Finishing time: 18:00 PM
Duration: 9 hours
Price includes: Transport with comfortable minibus; Hotel Pick up and Drop off; English speaking Guide; Bottle of water;
Price does not include: Lunch; Entrance fee for the visited sights; Gratuities for the driver /guide (optional)
Price per person: 30.00 euro (per person)