in Sofia, Bulgaria

From Sofia: Full-Day Tour of Plovdiv and Asen's Fortress


Sofia, Bulgaria

35

1 - 10

8 hrs


$ 35
per person
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Tour Information


Overview
  • Enjoy a full-day excursion from Sofia to Plovdiv, one of Europe's oldest cities. See Asen's Fortress, built in the medieval times.
    Highlights
    • Explore Plovdiv and its 19th-century houses, churches and Roman Theater
    • Discover Asen's Fortress and take memorable photos from the top
    • Learn about the local production of alcoholic drinks and rose oil products in Plovdiv

Location
  • Around:
    • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Pickup: Behind St. Alexander Nevski Memorial Church, in front of La Cattedrale restaurant

Categories
  • Food Food and Drink
  • Entertainment Entertainment

Time of Tour
  • Departure at: 9:00 AM
  • Duration: 8 hrs

Additional
  • Price per person: $35
  • Size: 1 - 10 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English

Inclusion
  • Includes
    • Transportation
    • Guide
    What’s not included
    • Entrance to Asen's Fortress (€2)
    • Entrance to Plovdiv Museums (€3 each or €8 for all including the Roman Theater)

Cancellation
  • Cancel up to 24h before, incurring a processing fee of 10%

From Sofia: Full-Day Tour of Plovdiv and Asen's Fortress

After a 2-hour drive, begin this full-day tour in one of Europe's oldest towns, Plovdiv. Walk along cobblestone streets and visit a 19th-century house to learn about the local production of alcoholic drinks and rose oil products. Explore the Roman Theater, Roman Stadium and church before enjoying 2 hours of free time to walk around and have lunch and coffee along the main pedestrian street.

After exploring Plovdiv, meet your van and guide to make the 30-minute drive to Asen's Fortress. Admire this beautiful, medieval structure and learn about the history of the place before taking photos from the top.

Start your journey back to Sofia with an expected arrival time of approximately 6:00 PM.
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Additional Information

• Warm clothes are recommended, even in the summer
• Women should have their knees and shoulders covered in the monasteries
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Reviews

5.0 stars, based on 4 reviews
Helga
Helga
Okay
Uop
09/06/2017 at 00:00
Nihit
Nihit
Enjoyable experience . Very knowledgeable guide
The group tour was amazing . The group was small ( 6 people) . Our guide was attentive and knowledgeable and was fluent in English . We reached Plovdiv before the anticipated time and spent more time in the city. We also saw the ethnographic museam in Plovdiv which was very interesting. Got to learn about Bulgarian customs ,people and their lifestyles. The roman theatre and Assen's fortress are quite expensive. The drive from Sofia to Plovdiv is scenic and you can see a lot of snow clad mountains and green valleys
20/04/2017 at 00:00
Katharine
Katharine
Awesome!
Fabulous day trip! Explore the streets and history of Plovdiv. my guide Chris was a superstar - full of knowledge and suggestions. It was great to see Asens Fortress and church. Thank you!!
17/04/2017 at 00:00
Anna
Anna
Mejor viajar en primavera-verano
El viaje fue muy bien, no tuvimos problema para quedar con el guía. La visita también bien, pero no pudimos verlo todo por la nieve. Nos recomendó un lugar típico para comer y mereció mucho la pena :) Repetiría!
21/01/2017 at 00:00