Combo Tour: Koprivshtitsa and Plovdiv
FULL DAY (11 HRS) SMALL GROUP COMBINATION TOUR TO THE TWO MUST-SEE TOWNS PLOVDIV AND KOPRIVSHTITSA
NEW: AUDIO GUIDE FOR PLOVDIV IN ITALIAN AND SPANISH.
- GREAT GROUP DISCOUNTS! Please enquire at: firstname.lastname@example.org (discounts are applied manually)
- CHILDREN DISCOUNTS: Children up to 12 years old are subject to a discount of 10 Euro from the price of the tour.
Pickup: 8:00 am from Alexander Nevski Square in central Sofia (map and exact location will be provided with the booking confirmation). Expected time to return to Sofia is 19:30 - 20:30 pm.
Total transfer time: 5 hrs in total
Sightseeing time: 5-6 hrs
Tour offered: Every Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday during the period between 01 Apr-31 Oct.
A 1.5-hour drive from Sofia will take you to the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city and one of its oldest towns. Within 2-3 hours of walking along the city you will discover history and culture behind a 7000-year old settlement, written by the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian civilizations. You can enjoy sightseeing in the Old Town with its museums, historical monuments, revival period houses, lined with souvenir shops cobbled streets or get impressed by the rich Ethnographic Museum and the ancient Roman Theater. Feel the atmosphere of this artistic and trade center and enjoy a lunch at the local restaurants. The amusing mixture of traditions, culture, and architectural masterpieces are a must-see for every culture-hungry traveler.
Next stop on your way back is the charming town of Koprivshtitsa with its fascinating history and authentic 19 th-century architecture. Spend the rest of the day in the leisure of this small and picturesque city situated in central Bulgaria, spread amongst the slopes of Stara Planina Mountains, that carries a specific spirit of tranquility and eternity. Once scene of battles for the liberation of Bulgaria, now the city is turned into museum of the Revival Period of Bulgaria. Here you can visit the homes of some of the most eminent Bulgarians, writers and rebels, admire the vast collections of ethnographical treasures, including ancient weapons, intricate national costumes and stunning jewelry.
- During May and June there will be a short (photo) stop on the way to Plovdiv the see and pick a few rose-oil yielding roses!
- The tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4 and disabled people.
- Bring comfortable walking shoes.
Price: 45 Euro per adult, 35 Euro per child
The price includes: English speaking guide-driver and transportation with modern vehicle equipped with A/C.
Not included: Meals, drinks etc. personal expenses and entrance fees (entrance fees are optional - 5 BGN/ 2.5 Euro for all Koprivshtitsa's museum houses and 10-15 BGN/5-8 Euro for the attractions in Plovdiv), a 3-course lunch usually comes up to 10-15 BGN/5-8 Euros)
Extra: Hotel pick-up is 5/10 Euro per reservation (depending on the hotel location)
For larger groups or guidance in other languages please ask for quotation.