Self-guided day trip to Koprivshtitsa and Plovdiv from Sofia
Excursions & day trips

Self-guided day trip to Koprivshtitsa and Plovdiv from Sofia

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn the history and culture behind Plovdiv's 7000-year old settlement
  • Enjoy the historical monuments and revival period houses in Old Town
  • Journey to the charming town of Koprivshtitsa
  • Admire the slopes of Stara Planina Mountains
  • Experience a self-guided tour for only you, your friends and family
What to expect

Join a full-day self-guided combo tour to two of the most beautiful towns in Bulgaria - Plovdiv and Koprivshitsa. The European Capital of Culture of 2019 is a must-see destination and the revival town of Koprivshitsa in not to be missed while in Bulgaria.

A 1.5-hour drive from Sofia will take you to the city of Plovdiv (the European Capital of Culture for 2019), Bulgaria’s second-largest city and one of its oldest towns. During a 3 hour walk of the city you will discover history and culture behind a 7000-year old settlement, written by the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian civilizations.

You can enjoy sightseeing in the Old Town with its museums, historical monuments, revival period houses, lined with souvenir shops cobbled streets or be inspired by the rich Ethnographic Museum and the ancient Roman Theater. Feel the atmosphere of this artistic and trade center and enjoy a lunch at the local restaurants. The amusing mixture of traditions, culture, and architectural masterpieces are a must-see for every culture-hungry traveler.

Next, on your return journey stop at the charming town of Koprivshtitsa with its fascinating history and authentic 19th-century architecture. Spend the rest of the day leisurely exploring this small and picturesque city situated in central Bulgaria, spread amongst the slopes of Stara Planina Mountains.

Once the scene of battles for the liberation of Bulgaria, now the city is turned into a museum of the Revival Period of Bulgaria. Here you can visit the homes of some of the most eminent Bulgarians, writers and rebels, admire the vast collections of ethnographical treasures, including ancient weapons, intricate national costumes, and stunning jewelry.

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What's included
  • Reading material (PDF) for all sights
What's not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver guide
Reduced price
  • Children aged (11-17): Reduced
Where

ul. "Saborna" 24, 4000 Staria grad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Meeting point:

Begin your self-guided tour in Plovdiv Old Town.

What to remember
  • Note this is a self-guided tour, you will need to arrange your own transportation to/from the activity location(s)
  • This self-guided tour includes reading material (via PDF) available in English, Bulgarian, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese
  • Please contact the tour operator to request your preferred language. You will find their information on the voucher after booking
  • The reading material (PDF) will be sent to your email address
  • This reading material will be a customized PDF in your selected language and will include instructions on how to arrive to the starting location, travel tips and detailed explanations about the sights you will visit
  • Entrance to locations during the self-guided tour is optional - fees are not included in the price of the tour (5 BGN/ 2.5 Euro for all Koprivshtitsa's museum houses and 10-15 BGN/5-8 Euro for the attractions in Plovdiv)
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Provider
VIP-Sliven Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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