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Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery Day Trip
  • Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery Day Trip

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Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery Day Trip

Enjoy the flexibility of a self-guided day trip from Sofia to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo monastery by private van with an English-speaking driver. Sightsee on your own or take advantage of the free guided tour.

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Highlights

  • Explore Plovdiv old town and ancient Roman heritage
  • See breathtaking mountain views from the medieval Asen's Fortress
  • Visit the second biggest Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria

Description

Depart Sofia at 8:00 AM in the morning and travel by private van with a friendly English-speaking driver. Travel in this air-conditioned vehicle for a two-hour ride to the Rhodope mountains and admire the beautiful views from the medieval Asen's fortress. Continue by short 15 minute transfers to the Bachkovo Monastery, built in 1083 AD, and explore the old monastic complex at your own pace. Continue to the city of Plovdiv and enjoy more than four hours to sightsee in Bulgaria's second largest city, famous for its old town, Roman ruins and the Kapana artistic district. You can explore the area on your own, or learn more the history from a free guided tour starting at 2:00 PM. Board the shuttle bus at 5:00 PM at the agreed meeting point and return to Sofia in the evening (7:00 PM) to be dropped off at the meeting point.

Includes

Round-trip shared transfer
Transportation by air-conditioned private van
Licensed driver
Admission for Asen's Fortress (BGN 3, per person)
Optional: Admission for the The Old Refectory at Bachkovo monastery (BGN 6, per person)
Optional: Museum visits in Plovdiv city
Food and drinks
Guide services
Optional gratuities

Important Information

  • Dress code for Bachkovo monastery: long trousers and skirts (at least knee length), no sleeveless tops (bring a piece of clothing to cover your shoulders)
  • This trip involves moderate walking on cobbled (stone) streets
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes suitable for walking
  • This trip operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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