Plovdiv and Bachkovo: Private Full-Day Tour from Sofia

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Travel from Sofia by private car to Plovdiv, one of the world's oldest cities. Enjoy a walking tour before continuing on to the Bachkovo Monastery.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy a tour of historic Plovdiv, one of the world's oldest cities
  • See the ancient city walls, Roman ruins and ornate 19th-century houses
  • Visit the Bachkovo Monastery and admire the unique frescoes

Description

Visit Plovdiv, one of the oldest towns in the world, on this full-day private excursion from Sofia. Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour in the charming old quarter, and take in its ornate 19th century houses, the walls of the ancient fortress and magnificent churches. Note the Roman structures as well, including the theater, forum and stadium. In the afternoon, continue on to the Bachkovo Monastery, a famous religious site that’s popular with visitors. Admire the unique frescoes in the dining room and also the façade of the St. Nicolas Church, as the guide provides commentary about the history, architecture and modern day life of the monastery.

Includes

Sightseeing tour in Plovdiv Visit to the Bachkovo Monastery (free entrance) Pick-up and drop off at your hotel Private guide

Important Information

  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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