The day tour to Plovdiv as an awesome option to explore something more of Bulgaria and to visit the most beautiful city in our country. If you love the religious places you can combine Plovdiv with the second largest and oldest monastery – Bachkovo.
Plovdiv – one of the oldest cities in Europe for over 8000 years, which past can be traced back to prehistory to the presence. The life in the city has never been interrupted, making it even one of the world’s oldest inhabited cities. Deliberately, the motto of this unique and charming city is “Ancient and Eternal”.
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- THE OLDEST CITY IN EUROPE
- EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019
- ANCIENT PRESERVED THEATRE
- ANCIENT PRESERVED STADIUM
- MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
- MEDIEVAL FRESCOS
- 19th CENTURY PRESERVED TOWN-MUSEUM (KOPRIVSHTITSA)
Plovdiv combines unique natural resources and a tremendous historical and cultural value, enchanting you with its antique spirit and sights from different ages. Very well preserved are ancient monuments such as the ancient theater, the Roman Odeon, the agora (Roman Forum), the Roman stadium, the late antique building “Eirene”, the bishop’s basilica, the small basilica and others.
During the 2019 Plovdiv offers great variety of events, concerts, exhibitions and fests. No matter of the season, there is always something interesting
Read more about Plovdiv on our detailed page: Plovdiv city tours
Bachkovo Monastery The monastery was founded in 1083 by Prince Gregory Pakourianos, a Georgian military commander in Byzantine Army. The church in the monastery complex amazed with its frescos painted in the Narthex 17th century, in the Nave 19th century. There is a wonder-working icon of Virgin Mary, which gathers thousands of pilgrims every year. Very interesting are the Monastery Dinning room with 17th century’s frescos and marble huge table and the Ossuary with frescos from 12th century and a portrait of Bulgarian Tzar Ivan Alexander from 14th century.
On the way to Bachkovo Monastery there is a medieval Bulgarian Fortress known as Asenova Fotress with great view to the mountain and the valley.
Total duration of the tour Plovdiv day tour – 6-8 hours
Total duration of the tour Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery – 8-10 hours
Total duration of the tour Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa – 8-10 hours
PRIVATE DAY TOUR TO PLOVDIV AND BACHKOVO MONASTERY
Group of 2: 90 € per person
Group of 4: 55 € per person
Group of 6: 45 € per person
Group of 8: 40 € per person
PRIVATE DAY TOUR TO PLOVDIV
Group of 2: 80 € per person
Group of 4: 50 € per person
Group of 6: 45 € per person
Group of 8: 35 € per person
PRIVATE DAY TOUR TO PLOVDIV AND KOPRIVSHTITSA
Group of 2: 100 € per person
Group of 4: 65 € per person
Group of 6: 60 € per person
Group of 8: 50 € per person
– Transport with comfortable car/mini-van
– Bottle of water
– Private tour guide/driver
– Sightseeings like described in the programme
– Entrance fees
Price does not includes:
– Personal expenses
– Optional activities along the tour