Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery Tour

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Duration: 10 hours
Provided by Zelanos Tours
English  |  8:00 AM
from €95
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Overview of the tour in Sofia

Visit one of the greatest sites you can find in the whole Balkan Peninsula and Bulgaria's second biggest city - Plovdiv - that is widely considered to be among the oldest settlements in Europe, estimated to date more than 7000 years back in history!

Plovdiv is like an open-air museum with its many interesting monuments and historical buildings. Plovdiv features ancient remains from the Roman Empire such as the Roman Forum, Roman Stadium, and the Amphitheater. A part of the city features architecture from the National Revival period in the 18-19th century. The spectacular Bachkovo Monastery from the 11th century holds a special, meaningful place in the city one of the oldest and biggest Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Europe. Plovdiv also hosts the icon of Saint Mary.

This day tour covers some of the main monuments of Bulgaria and explores the different historical periods of the country. Join a journey to one of the most historical cities in Europe!

This activity includes:

  • Bachkovo Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno"
  • Roman Forum of Philippopolis
  • Transport with mini-van
  • English speaking driver
  • English speaking licensed guide
  • Entrance fee to the Ancient Roman Theater

Meeting point


On arrival

You will be picked up at your accommodation.

Please note that we prefer accepting cash.

Things to note

Important message: It's VERY important to make a booking with at least 24 hours notice. All bookings made within the time limit will be rejected by tour provider.

Please note that the price does not include lunch, beverages, entrance to cultural-historical objects in Plovdiv Old town and gratuities to the guide and the driver (optional).

There is an optional lunch option for extra 10 euros.

Free Cancellation

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.

English  |  8:00 AM
from €95
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