Tour of Plovdiv Old Town
Enjoy the best of Plovdiv at your own pace. Visit the most interesting sights of the ancient town and learn everything about them with a map and an audio guide device.
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- See the best of Old Plovdiv with a map and an audioguide device
- Walk at your own pace
- Have a 15% discount in Paldin restaurant
DescriptionThe tour starts at the Tourist information center, 1, Rayko Daskalov str. where you receive the necessary equipment in order to fully enjoy the city tour: an audio guide device and a map. The first point is the Roman Stadium later you will have the opportunity to visit the ancient theater, Klianty and Lamartine’s house. Then you can relax with a cup of coffee, or perhaps something to eat at Paldin restaurant, where you receive 15% discount and can learn everything about the dervish tradition. When you are ready and feel recharged you can continue the trail through Saborna street and enter the unique Armenian Church Museum, where you can see the nail and a piece of the wooden board with the abbreviation in Latin INRI (Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews) which was nailed over the head of Jesus on the Crucifix. What is more, according to specialists, the museum possesses some of the richest collections worldwide, of artefacts related to the history of the Armenians. Then you can continue to Nebet Tepe, where you will enjoy a beautiful view over the city standing between century-old remains. Passing through the Artisans Street, you will be lead to the East Gate of Philippopolis and the Small Basilica, where you will discover a beautiful roman mosaic. Following the road you will appreciate the Great Basilica, and of course the Trakart Museum. The tour finishes with the new city center and a part of the Roman Stadium, after that you shall return the audioguide device in the office located next to the final point. The itinerary that is proposed is circular and seems to be the most convenient in order to see all the sights, but you can feel free to remodel it to your tastes because you decide when and to which audio recordings to listen. The duration of the trip may differ, according to you, from 3 hours to 8 hours. All along the way, you will be sure to learn the authentic history of Plovdiv from the voice of a certified guides and historians, with more than 30 years experience in the field.
IncludesMap of the ancient Plovdiv Air-conditioned vehicle Professional driver Audio guide Audio records for 'Trakart' Museum Audio records for 'Small Basilica' Audio records for 'Armenian Church' Museum Parking fees Food and drinks Entrance fee for 3 Museums (€7 per person) Hotel pickup and drop-off
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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