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Make your way to a central location by the Alexander Nevsky cathedral, then meet a guide and group for the two-hour trip to Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria.

Upon arrival in Plovdiv, get your bearings on a 2- to 3-hour guided walking tour that explores the history and culture of the city, which was founded 8,000 years ago. You’ll see traces of the successive Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian cultures, and learn about the distinctive architecture of the Old Town.

Throughout the tour, the guide will share stories and insights about Bulgarian culture and history, while leading the way down the cobblestone streets that wind through the heart of the city.

This tour includes admission to the Ethnographic Museum, which explores Bulgarian folk culture, costumes, and lifestyles, as well as the Plovdiv Roman Theatre, among the best-preserved ancient theaters in the world. Following your time in Plovdiv begin the return trip to Sofia, where this tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Ethnographic Museum
Plovdiv Roman Theatre
Traventuria - Day Tours
Visit the fascinating city of Plovdiv on a full-day tour from Sofia, and explore ancient ruins, some of Bulgaria’s most historic landmarks, and the city’s Ethnographic Museum. This full-day Plovdiv trip includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Sofia, a guided walking tour of Plovdiv, and admission to the museum and the Plovdiv Roman Theatre.
  • Visit Plovdiv on a day trip from Sofia
  • Guided walking tour of Plovdiv
  • Tour the Plovdiv Roman Theatre
  • Learn about Bulgarian culture at the Ethnographic Museum
  • Perfect for first-time visitors
  • Round trip transport from a central location
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Traventuria Day Tours

We took two tours with Traventuria - the Full Day Tour of Plovdiv was excellent. Our guide Phillip was very knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank DebHa60
Reviewed 1 week ago
Visit all day to Plovdiv

Our visit was a one-day visit. The tour guide Lubomir Petkashev was unique, very good and we had an exultation. Thank you very much!Everyone was very helpful from the driver but this kid, the tour guide was very smiling, too good!We highly recommend this visit...More

1  Thank giannostheodoulou
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This tour leaves Sofia at 9:00 and you arrive back around 17:00. Around 4 hours of this is spent travelling. In Plovdiv you are given a walking tour of around 2 hours with an hour and a half free time, including lunch. This is in...More

1  Thank Visaman1
Reviewed 28 April 2018
A wonderful day with Lubomir Petkashev

Early in the morning we left Sofia with our guide and driver Lubomir. The tour was excellent, we got a lot of information during the way to Plovdiv and back. Lubomir.has a lot of knowledge and he is ready to share it, It was a...More

1  Thank Travelfrik1
Reviewed 19 March 2018
Wonderfull Place and good service

A very nice village, with its different houses than anything I've ever seen. The Roman influence struck me, the Roman Theater present is beautiful, if you can imagine how life was a thousand years ago. The service of Traventuria is very good, always on time,...More

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