Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery

  • Description
  • Departures and Prices
Morning departure to Plovdiv - Bulgaria's second largest city. Plovdiv is a town with millenium old history - contemporary to Troy and Mycenae it has preserved ruins from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman periods. With about a 2-hour walking tour you will learn about its intriguing history while exploring the charming historic quarter of the city - a fabulous architectural ensemble of beautifully decorated 19th century houses, the ancient fortress-walls, magnificent churches and  Roman structures like a forum and stadium. In the afternoon a 30 minutes trip will take you to Bachkovo Monastery (est. the year 1083), a notable religious and tourist site. Enjoy the unique frescoes of the facade of st. Nicolas church. There is a possibility to visit one of the numerous wineries in the region and extend the program with a wine tour and a wine tasting. 
8:30 Departure from Sofia
10:30 Arrive in Plovdiv and visit
13:00 Free time for lunch
14:30 Departure to Bachkovo monastery and visit
16:00 Depart back to Sofia
18:30 Arrive in Sofia

All year round

Dates and prices:
Prices are on request depending on the number of participants and particular program. For more information please contact us. И

Price includes:
  • English speaking guide-driver
  • Transportation by AC car / minivan/ coach
Price excludes:
  • Admission fees at museums
  • Any meals, drinks and personal expenses
  • Tips for guide-driver

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