Discover the cities of Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa on this full-day tour from Sofia. The amusing mixture of traditions, culture, and architectural masterpieces are a must-see for every culture-hungry traveler. Our first stop is the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city and one of its oldest towns. You will discover the 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 get impressed by the rich Ethnographical Museum and the ancient Roman Theater. Next stop is the charming town of Koprivshtitsa with its fascinating history and authentic 19th-century architecture. Once a scene of battles for the liberation of Bulgaria, now the city is turned into a museum of the Revival Period of Bulgaria. We'll return back to the starting point of the tour at approximately 19:00. During the entire trip, you'll be provided with all the information about the locations and you can feel free to ask anything!
Hi there! I'm Svetoslav from Traventuria. I'm passionate about showing the best that Bulgaria has to offer in various 1-day trips to cultural and historical locations. On this tour, either I, Lubo or Martin will be your guides for the day. The three of us have vast knowledge, experience and you'll see for yourself one of the oldest cities in the world and one of the most historically significant cities of the Bulgarian Revival period.
Modern and comfortable A/C equipped vehicle.
On this trip, we'll visit the cultural capital of Bulgaria - the ancient city in Plovdiv, where we'll explore the Old Town. Our next stop will be Koprivshtitsa - a small picturesque city, turned into a museum of the Revival Period of Bulgaria, spread amongst the slopes of the Sredna Gora Mountains.