It was the capital of Ancient Thrace and a big trade centre in the Middle Ages. In the historic quarter of the city you will see beautifully decorated period houses, the ancient fortress-wall, the Roman forum and stadium and magnificent churches. The Old city of Plovdiv with its museums, historical sites, ancient houses and paved streets is a nice play for sightseeing.
After transfer to Plovdiv (2 hrs) we will make a sightseeing tour in the old quarters of Plovdiv, visiting the most interesting churches, museums, Roman Theatre and ancient houses. In the afternoon we will visit also Bachkovo Monastery - the second largest in Bulgaria and famous for its miraculous icon of Virgin Mary (14th century) and the galary of paintings in monks dining room (17th century).
- Transfer time: 5-6 hrs total
- Walking time: 2 hrs
- Best period: all year
Price: 1 pers. -99 Euro; 2 pers. - 60 Euro/pers.; 3 pers. - 49 Euro/pers.; 4-7 pers. - 46 Euro/pers.; 8-12 pers. - 43 Euro/pers.
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