Private full-day trip to Koprivshtitsa and Plovdiv from Sofia
Day trips & excursions

Private full-day trip to Koprivshtitsa and Plovdiv from Sofia

Availability: Everyday
Duration: up to 10 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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 aboard a comfortable bus
  • Admire the slopes of Stara Planina Mountains
  • Experience a private tour for only you, your friends and family
What to expect

Join a full-day private 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
  • English/Bulgarian speaking guide-driver
  • Transportation with modern vehicle equipped with A/C
  • Hotel pick-up/dropoff
  • Entrance fees (to most of the sights)
  • Reading material for all sights
What's not included
  • Meals, drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees (entrance is optional - 5 BGN/ 2.5 Euro for all Koprivshtitsa's museum houses and 10-15 BGN/5-8 Euro for the attractions in Plovdiv)
Reduced price
  • Children aged (11-17): Reduced
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the agreed-upon meeting location. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking

What to remember
  • This tour includes hotel pick-up and dropoff
    • Indicate your accommodation name and address during the booking process
  • Reading material is 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
    • This will be sent directly to your email
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When
  • Daily at 8.30am
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Provider
VIP-Sliven Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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