Plovdiv and Koprivshtica

  • Description
  • Departures and Prices
Koprivshtitsa is a quiet mountain town nestled in the foothills of Sredna Gora. It was once a cradle of the revolutionary movement against the Ottomans, the birthplace of many renowned Bulgarian revolutionaries and writers. Today the town attracts the tourists with its specific spirit of tranquillity and eternity. You can explore the town on your own by visiting some of many museum - houses, admire the vast collection of ethnographic treasures, including ancient weapons, national costumes and stunning jewellery. 

Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria and a European capital of culture for 2019.  Philipopolis,  Trimonzium, Puldin, Plovdiv - a city with many names and millennium old history contemporary to Troy and Mycenae. It has preserved ruins from Roman, Byzanatine, Ottoman and Bulgarian Revival period. There is so much to discover in the enchanting Plovdiv old town with its winding paved streets, beautiful Revival houses, art galleries, old churches, ornamented mosques, museums, modern cafes and chic bars. Join our comprehensive tour and you will learn a lot of intriguing stories, funny urban legends and curious historical facts.  

Pick up point: 
St. Alexander Nevski Square (south-east corner; at the parking lot in front of La Cattedrale restaurant. You will receive a map with instructions after completing the booking. Hotel pick-up can be ordered, but is surcharged 5 - 10 euro per booking depending on your hotel location. The tour ends in the afternoon with drop off at Al. Nevski Cathedral.  

Timing:

07:45 Meeting at the parking at south-east corner of Al. Nevski Cathedral's square and in front of “La Cattedrale” restaurant. (you will receive detailed map after you complete the booking process)
08:00 Departure time
10:00 Estimated time of arrival in Plovdiv and start your guided tour 
12:00 Free time on your own 
13:00 Depart to Koprivshtica 
15:00 Estimated time of arrival in Koprivshtica and explore on your own
16:30 Head back to Sofia
18:30 End of the tour at Alexander Nevski Cathedral 

 
November 2018 - March 2019, every Wednesday and Sunday

Dates and prices:
Price per adult49.00 И

Supplements:
HOTEL PICK-UP: Between 5 and 10 Euro per booking, depending on your hotel location. Please be ready at least 5 minutes earlier!
AUDIO GUIDES: An audio guide for Plovdiv in English, Spanish, Italian is available with a supplement of 5 Euro per person.

Price includes:
  • All transportation costs along the route
  • English speaking guide
  • VAT and parking fees
Price excludes:
  • Admission fees to any museums

Note on prices:
Children between 5 - 12 years old are subject to a discount of 10 Euro. Please be advised that the tour is not suitable for children under 5 years old.

Remarks:
GROUP SIZE: The groups vary between 8 (small groups), 16 (medium groups) and more than 20 people (big groups). Kindly note that the group size is not upon request.


Atlantic Tour is a member of BCCCI (Bulgarian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry)