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Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

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    Make your way to a central location by the Alexander Nevsky cathedral, then meet a guide and group for the two-hour trip to Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria.

    Upon arrival in Plovdiv, get your bearings on a 2- to 3-hour guided walking tour that explores the history and culture of the city, which was founded 8,000 years ago. You’ll see traces of the successive Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian cultures, and learn about the distinctive architecture of the Old Town.

    Throughout the tour, the guide will share stories and insights about Bulgarian culture and history, while leading the way down the cobblestone streets that wind through the heart of the city.

    This tour includes admission to the Ethnographic Museum, which explores Bulgarian folk culture, costumes, and lifestyles, as well as the Plovdiv Roman Theatre, among the best-preserved ancient theaters in the world. Following your time in Plovdiv begin the return trip to Sofia, where this tour concludes at the original departure point.
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    Departure Point
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Sofia Bulgaria, alexander nevsky cathedral, 1000 Old City Center, София, Bulgaria
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Audio guides
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Minimum age is 6 years
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The Old Town of Plovdiv is with cobbled streets (some of them steep) , please have comfortable walking shoes
    • During the summer months the weather in Plovdiv can be very hot. We highly recommend sunscreen, hat and sun glasses.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    Excellent tour which was well organised. The guide, Martin, was very knowledgeable and informative. Recommended.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 6jaynee
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I got to the suggested location on the back of Alexander N. Cathedral and waited in the parking lot... The bus never came... When I called they told me the bus left and it had been parked on a side street contrary to the indications...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank the_charlie__ve__
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A very small criticism: the journey (by comfortable minibus) from Sofia to Plovdiv takes nearly 2 hours each way - during which we saw some interesting countryside. We left at around 9am and returned at 5pm. The actual guided tour time was about 2½ hours,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank dhedwards
    AnnieKrumova, Guest Relations Manager at Traventuria - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Dear customer, Thank you for sharing your experience! We appreciate the fact that you took the time to give us this feedback because we strongly believe that listening to customers is the only right way to growing up. We always aim at providing аll of...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Comfortable vehicle with WiFi Pleasant guide Todov but I switched off after short time as too much information and stopping too often Avery stop start tour. Plovdiv nice place to visit for the 3 hours of the tour.More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank tonypU9244DH
    AnnieKrumova, Guest Relations Manager at Traventuria - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Dear customer, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the tour to Plovdiv. I want to ensure that all of our fleet is strictly followed by a GPS-tracking system. Stops, not included in the program, are carefully considered. The tour guide always gives to the...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The Plovdiv day trip was great. It's a beautiful city with lots to explore. Our guide gave us lots of information there as well as on the way there and home. The walking tour could be made shorter with more succinct information giving and a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Makfl
    AmeliyaIlieva, Guest Relations Manager at Traventuria - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello! All of us in Traventuria appreciate your feedback, thank you! Our highest priority is customers satisfaction and we will take into account your remarks. We will be happy to deserve your 5 stars next time when in Bulgaria. We will put an effort into...More

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    We had to book online the day before. You can't pay by cash
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