Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

Highlights

  • Choose to use an audio guide in Spanish or Italian in Plovdiv

  • Explore Plovdiv’s Old Town on a guided walking tour

  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan

Summary

Begin your day trip with a pickup in central Sofia and travel for by air-conditioned minivan with a driver-guide to Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second-largest city. When you arrive, embark on a walking tour of the city’s sights. Explore the cobblestone streets, cafes, and art galleries and learn about Plovdiv’s history from your guide. Stroll through the house museums and monuments in Plovdiv’s Old Town and hear about its restoration. Pause to take pictures of Thracian, Roman, Byzantine, and Bulgarian antiquities and observe the Plovdiv Regional Ethnographic Museum and the Roman amphitheater. Take a lunch break at a local restaurant (own expense). Continue on by minivan to Koprivshtitsa, a town with 19th-century architecture. Walk through the town and learn about the Liberation of Bulgaria during the Russo-Turkish War. Visit some of the town’s famous homes. At the end of the day, return to central Sofia.

Tour info

Duration
11 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa are both scenic and historical destinations in Bulgaria, but visiting them from Sofia can be tricky unless you rent a car. On this tour, travel to both cities in an air-conditioned minivan and learn about each from your driver-guide. If you wish, you can use an audio guide in Spanish or Italian in Plovdiv.

What’s included?

  • Driver-guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus or car

  • Audio-guide in Spanish or Italian in Plovdiv (if option selected)

  • Gratuities

  • Entrance fees (approx. 5 euros per person)

  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Entry/Admission - Koprivshtitsa

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 11h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Traventuria Ltd is a fully bonded Bulgarian tour operator, possessing a management with experience of over 10 years in the field of the incoming tourism in Bulgaria and the Balkans. The company offers cultural and active holidays, private transfers, ski and snow board packages. Flexibility, local knowledge and perfection in all our services are our distinctive feature!

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