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  2. Sofia Province
  3. Sofia
  4. Day Trips

Plovdiv and Asen's Fortress Private Day Trip

Product ID: 190706
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Enjoy a great day trip to discover the ancient town of Plovdiv. See its old town, Roman heritage and majestic hills on a walking tour. Afterwards, head outside the city to Asen's Fortress for panoramic views over the surrounding landscape.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Your hotel in Plovdiv.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the longest pedestrian street in Europe
  • See the unique Bulgarian revival houses, the Roman Theater and the Roman Stadium
  • Climb to the old Thracian fortress hill from where you can see the magnificent view of the city
  • Visit Asen's Fortress and Church
Full description
Plovdiv is one of the oldest settlements in the world, growing across three adjacent hills, and its incredible history dates back to 4,000 B.C. A must-see in Bulgaria, the town has preserved Thracian, Roman and Bulgarian heritage from different epochs. On a 1.5-hour walking tour into the heart of town, you will learn historical facts and legends while exploring its most fascinating sites.

You will see the Roman Theater and parts of the Roman Stadium. Walk through the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Explore the magnificent revival old town with its unique colorful houses from the 19th century. See the recently uncovered early Christian mosaics dating back to the 4th 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 from high above the valley. From here you can see amazing panoramic views and take breathtaking photos. At the end of your tour you will be dropped off back at your hotel.
Includes
  • Professional private driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned car with free Wi-Fi
  • Sightseeing tour in Plovdiv
  • A visit to Asen's fortress
What’s Not Included
  • Food and personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees (if applicable)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes
Organized by

City Tour Sofia

Product ID: 190706