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

Plovdiv and Bachkovo: Private Full-Day Tour from Sofia

Product ID: 74280
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Travel from Sofia by private car to Plovdiv, one of the world's oldest cities. Enjoy a walking tour before continuing on to the Bachkovo Monastery.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

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

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a tour of historic Plovdiv, one of the world's oldest cities
  • See the ancient city walls, Roman ruins and ornate 19th-century houses
  • Visit the Bachkovo Monastery and admire the unique frescoes
Full description
Visit Plovdiv, one of the oldest towns in the world, on this full-day private excursion from Sofia.

Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour in the charming old quarter, and take in its ornate 19th century houses, the walls of the ancient fortress and magnificent churches. Note the Roman structures as well, including the theater, forum and stadium.

In the afternoon, continue on to the Bachkovo Monastery, a famous religious site that’s popular with visitors. Admire the unique frescoes in the dining room and also the façade of the St. Nicolas Church, as the guide provides commentary about the history, architecture and modern day life of the monastery.
Includes
  • Sightseeing tour in Plovdiv
  • Visit to the Bachkovo Monastery (free entrance)
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel
  • Private guide
  • Wi-Fi available
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera
Save up to 20%

From US$ 142.18 US$ 113.74 per person

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based on 6 reviews
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Value for money
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City Tour Sofia

Product ID: 74280