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Private Day Trip To Plovdiv And Asen’S Fortress Starting From Sofia

Enjoy a great day trip to the old town of Plovdiv and to the panoramic Asen's fortress. Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)
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The tour departs at 9 am with a pick up from your hotel. The cliché phrase: you must see Plovdiv to see Bulgaria, is absolutely true and there is so much to explore in the country’s second-largest town. Plovdiv is about 2 hours drive from Sofia and is situated in the western part of the Thracian Valley.

It is one of the oldest settlements in the world, having emerged on the three adjacent hills – the beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC. It has preserved Thracian, Roman and Bulgarian heritage from different epochs.

There will be a 1,5 hour walking tour in the heart of the town and you will learn lots of historical facts and legends while exploring its most interesting sightseeing places. You will see the Roman Theater and parts of the Roman Stadium. Walkthrough the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Explore the magnificent Revival old town with its unique colorful houses from the 19th century.

After exploring Plovdiv, you will head to the mountains and visit the remains of the old medieval Asen`s Fortress (named after the famous Bulgarian king Ivan Asen II) and its church. It is situated on a very vivid place from where you can see amazing panoramic views and take astonishing photos.

You will also have free time for lunch in a traditional local restaurant. The expected return in Sofia is at about 6 pm.

- What Will You Do

You will go around the old town of Plovdiv and learn about is history, you will visit the Asen's fortress in the nearby Rhodope Mountain and make some great pictures.

- What Is Included

- Professional private driver- guide
- Private tour
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Transportation by an air conditioned car with free Wi Fi
- Sightseeing tour in Plovdiv
- A visit to the Asen's fortress

- What Is Not Included

- Food and personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees (if present)

- Know Before You Go

- Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

- Transfers

Hotel pick up at 9 am - please indicate your hotel or address when making the reservation. Returns to the hotel at the end of the tour.

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- Duration: 9 hours
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