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.

Read more
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)
Read more
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.

You might also like

Self-guided trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church
Excursions & day trips

Self-guided trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church

Check out 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites as you explore the medieval church on the outskirts of Sofia and the 19th-century monastery in the Rila Mountains.

free cancellation
Duration up to 10 hours
Available in:

en 

Self-guided birdwatching at 3 unique spots from Sofia
Excursions & day trips

Self-guided birdwatching at 3 unique spots from Sofia

Explore one of Sofia's city parks, then spots in the Dragoman marsh and Vitosha Nature park on a 6-hour birdwatch watching tour.

free cancellation
Duration up to 6 hours
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de, +3  ru, ja, zh

Self-guided tour to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi from Sofia
Excursions & day trips

Self-guided tour to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi from Sofia

Take a 12-hour self-guided tour to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi from Sofia. Walk in the medieval hill-fortress of Tsarevets and visit the Nativity of Jesus Church.

free cancellation
Duration up to 12 hours
Available in:

en 

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

Self-guided Plovdiv Bachkovo Monastery and Assens Fortress day trip

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 on a day trip from Sofia.

free cancellation
Duration up to 8 hours
Available in:

en, ru 

Exclusive self-guided tour to the Thracian Valley from Sofia
Excursions & day trips

Exclusive self-guided tour to the Thracian Valley from Sofia

Discover the history and culture of Bulgaria on a full-day trip to the Thracian Valley and explore the Old Plovdiv with a guide.

free cancellation
Duration up to 8 hours
Available in:

en 

Communist walking tour in Sofia
Top seller
Activities

Communist walking tour in Sofia

Discover the main landmarks of communist in the city of Sofia and find out about the history of communism in Bulgaria.

free cancellation
Duration 3 hours
Available in:

en 

Self-guided tour in the National Museum of Military History in Sofia
Attractions & guided tours

Self-guided tour in the National Museum of Military History in Sofia

Save time and book your self-guided tour in the National Museum of Military History. See the historic planes, tanks and artillery exhibits with a self-guided tour availble in your reading material.

free cancellation
Duration up to 3 hours
Available in:

en, it, fr, es, de, +1  ru

Private historical spa and wine tour from Sofia
Attractions & guided tours

Private historical spa and wine tour from Sofia

Book your day trip from Sofia to visit the nearby Koprivshtitsa and Starosel. Discover the architecture, enjoy the spa, and taste local wines.

free cancellation
Duration up to 8 hours
Available in:

en, ru 

Self-guided day trip to Plovdiv from Sofia
Activities

Self-guided day trip to Plovdiv from Sofia

When visiting Bulgaria, you can't miss a visit to one of the oldest towns in Europe. Explore Plovdiv, the European Capital of Culture for 2019, on a day trip from Sofia.

free cancellation
Duration up to 8 hours
Available in:

en 

Sightseeing tour of Kazanlak from Plovdiv
Attractions & guided tours

Sightseeing tour of Kazanlak from Plovdiv

Visit the town of Kazanlak on a guided day tour. Learn about Bulgaria's history and see the Kazanlak Tomb - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Duration up to 6 hours
Available in:

en 

Instant Confirmation