COMBO TOUR: KOPRIVSHTITSA AND PLOVDIV

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This is a guided tour with a long itinerary, but with an even longer list of historical sights and touristic attractions. Board a comfortable air-conditioned minibus and travel to Plovdiv - the European Capital of Culture for 2019 and one of the oldest cities in Europe. All top sites of interest are included in our 2.5-hour guided walking tour of the Old Town and the centre of Plovdiv. The afternoon is for Koprivshtitsa - a must-see town nested in the mountains. It is a place of extremely beautiful 19th-century mansions and many stories connected to the epic Bulgarian battles for freedom. 

About this activity

Prices from 40 euro

Approximately 11 hours

Printed or mobile voucher accepted

Instant confirmation

Live guide: English

Audio guide/headphones: Spanish, Italian - only for Plovdiv

Easy cancellation:Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Discover the cities of Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa on this full-day tour from Sofia
  • Admire the traditional 19th-century architecture
  • Visit one of the oldest continuously inhabited towns in Europe – Plovdiv
  • Enjoy a guided walk in the Revival – period Koprvishtitsa
  • Explore Plovdiv’s archaeological delights

TOUR ITINERARY

08:00: The trip starts from the parking behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral (you will receive a detailed map after you complete the booking process).

10:00: Arrival at Koprivshtitsa center, where the guided tour starts

12:00: Departure from Koprivshtitsa and heading to Plovdiv

13:30: Arrival in Plovdiv and free time for lunch.

14:30: Guided tour of the Old Town in Plovdiv

16:30: Free time for shopping

17:00: Transfer from Plovdiv to Sofia

19:00: Arrival at the starting point in Sofia

  • Please note that all of the timetables are approximate and are subject to change, depending on the size of the group and the traffic along the way.
PRICES

April – October
45 Euro per adult; 40 Euro per child (6-12 years old).

November – March
50 Euro per adult; 45 Euro per child (6-12 years old)

If you are a group of 4 – 6 people, you may use the discount code GROUP10 for 10% discount.

If you are a group of 7 – 10 people, you may use the discount code GROUP20 for 20% discount.

If you are a group of 11 or more people, you may use the discount code GROUP30 for 30% discount.

Please note, that the discount codes are valid for online reservations only and have to applied in the reservation process.

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • English speaking guide throughout the tour (for other languages please enquire)
  • Transport in a modern vehicle (car/minibus) with air condition

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees (about 7 еuro per person)
  • Gratuities
EXTRAS
  • Audio guide for Plovdiv can be booked for an additional 5 euro per device.
  • Hotel pick-up costs additional 5/10 Euro per reservation (not per person, depends on the hotel location).
GOOD KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
  • The tour is not suitable for disabled people
  • Clothes: Koprivshtitsa is more than 1000 meters above sea level in the mountains. The weather conditions can change within minutes. We advise you to bring warm clothes even during the summer.
  • The weather in Plovdiv can get very hot during the summer season. We advise you to bring a sun hat, sun lotion and sunglasses.
  • Shoes: We advise you to wear comfortable walking shoes as most of the streets in Koprivshtitsa and the Old town of Plovdiv are cobbled.
  • Cash is the king: Kindly note that payment by credit/debit cards is not possible everywhere (museums). There are cash machines in both Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa. For your personal expenses, we recommend bringing leva in cash with you.
  • Food: There are many restaurants in Plovdiv, offering both Bulgarian and International cuisine. The most famous place to eat is the Kapana neighborhood, located near the main pedestrian street. There are also several fast food options. If you wish to spend more of your free time exploring the city than you should consider bringing a lunch pack with you.