1. Bulgaria
  2. Plovdiv Province
  3. Sofia
  4. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Plovdiv: Private Sofia Day Trip

Product ID: 277932
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Explore the Bulgarian capital Sofia throughout this fantastic day trip from Plovdiv. You will see its old buildings, churches, and monuments, whilst learning about their rich history from your guide.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Pickup included

Hotel pick up at 9am- please indicate your hotel.

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  • Discover the history of Sofia, including its old buildings and palaces
  • Visit the Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Witness the Saint Sofia Basilica, which dates back to the 6th century
  • Explore the Saint George Rotunda
Full description
With this tour you will have the chance to visit the Bulgarian capital Sofia whilst staying in Plovdiv. Your tour starts at 9:00AM, at which point your guide will collect you from your hotel and you will travel for 2 hours to Sofia. The capital of Bulgaria has preserved heritage from different cultures and epochs, including Roman, early Christian, Ottoman, Bulgarian, and Soviet.

The most popular sights are the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the 2nd-largest cathedral of the Balkans, and the Saint George Rotunda, which is the oldest church in town and dates back to the 4th century. You will also discover the Saint Sofia Basilica, the Medieval symbol of Serdica which was built in the 6th century.

Other interesting places that you will see are the Parliament, the National Theater "Ivan Vazov" (one of the most beautiful buildings in town), the former Royal Palace, the administration of the President, and the mineral springs. Your guided tour will last for about 2 hours, after which you will have another 2 hours' free time for a lunch break and shopping. At 3:00PM, you will depart back to Plovdiv.
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Private tour
  • Professional English-speaking driver/guide throughout the whole day (other languages are available upon request)
  • Sightseeing tour in Sofia
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)