Back to the Roman times
Plovdiv is one of the most appealing cities in Bulgaria and the Balkans with its first foundations laid here between 6-8000 years ago thus making it older than Rome or even Beijing. Plovdiv is a great combination of real historical and archaeological treasures with the liveliness of a modern city and great cultural and night life. The most visited and admired is the hilly Old Town, built on three hills called "tepeta". The maze of cobbled streets which meander the area and contain the cuddled up revival houses with their colorful facades and ornate decoration don't fail to impress and take you back in time.
10:00 - Pick up from your hotel/address in Sofia. Departure to Plovdiv.
12:00 - Scheduled time of arrival in Plovdiv. Guided sightseeing tour. Free time for lunch and shopping
16:30 - Departure to Sofia
18:00 - 18:30 - Return to your hotel/address
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 9 hours
For 1 - 3 pax - by car Renault Megane year 2007, fully insured, perfect A/C OR Citroen C4 Grand Picasso year 2011
For 1 - 6 pax - by mini van Mercedes Viano 2007 OR luxury Viano 2011,
For 1 - 10 pax - by mini bus Mercedes Sprinter 2007 or VW Crafter 2015
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 BGN - Personal expenses for food and beverages and some souvenirs.
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Pavlina impressed me tremendously on this tour. She presented the 8000+ year history of Plovdiv effortlessly, weaving it all together as we walked through the main square and traveled down the cobblestone streets. Everyone needs to see this city to appreciate how much history this region has, and I would recommend Pavlina to anyone interested. Her choice of restaurant for a traditional Bulgarian meal exceeded my expectations as well. A very memorable time I won't forget.