Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery Tour

Tour information

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 being one of the oldest and biggest Eastern Orthodoxmonasteries 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 tour includes:

Transport with mini-van — English speaking driver — English speaking licensed guide — Entrance fee to the Ancient Roman Theater

Traveler Reviews

  • “Excellent”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 23, 2016

    Perfect tour and excellent guide service during my one day tour Breakfast with Sofia. I would recommend it.

  • “We had an excellent 5 day tour!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 23, 2013

    The 5 day tour arranged for us, a Japanese family of four, by Zelanos tour was excellent.We had a very knowledgeable Japanese speaking guide and a good driver.After discussing where to visit, we…

  • “Fantastic trip to Plovdiv”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 21, 2013

    Always when I travel for business, I use the services of local travel agencies for organizing tours to local attractions. It is my third visit in Sofia and I always recover Bulgaria again and…

On arrival

Once you make a booking you’ll get an email confirmation that asks about your accommodation where you will be picked up.

Please note that we prefer accepting cash.

Things to note

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.

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From 08:00 to 18:00
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