Self-guided Plovdiv Bachkovo Monastery and Assens Fortress day trip
Excursions & day trips

Self-guided Plovdiv Bachkovo Monastery and Assens Fortress day trip

Free cancellation
Language: English , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit three famous landmarks in one day
  • Explore small antique shops and galleries
  • Get lost in the artistic atmosphere of Bulgaria
  • Learn about the monastery and fortress
  • Enjoy a self-guided tour for only you, your friends and family
What to expect

On this tour you will visit three of the most important landmarks in Bulgaria – the Old Town of Plovdiv, Bachkovo Monastery and Assen’s Fortress with a self-guided tour.

In Plovdiv’s Old Town you will find houses from the Revival period, ancient churches and Roman ruins, most impressively the amphitheater. The art galleries, small antique shops and cosy restaurants complement perfectly the artistic atmosphere of its cobblestone streets.

Then, move on to visit Bachkovo Monastery, the second largest in Bulgaria, famous for its 17th c. wall paintings. Afterwards, travel to Assens Fortress and explore its unique two story church before heading back to Sofia.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Personalized reading material (PDF)
What's not included
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Driver guide
Reduced price
  • Children (age 7-17)
Where

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

Meeting point:

Begin your self-guided tour in Plovdiv Old Town at the location indicated in your reading material.

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, Italian, French, 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
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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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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