1. Bulgaria
  2. Sofia Province
  3. Sofia
  4. Asen's Fortress

From Sofia: Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

Product ID: 188676
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Visit the oldest city in Europe famous for its cobbled streets and charming architecture from the Revival Period. Explore a historic monastery and marvel at its murals. Visit a medieval fortress set atop a mountain with breathtaking views.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick up from your accommodation in Sofia

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Plovdiv one of the highlights in Bulgaria
  • Indulge in nature at Asenova Fortress
  • Feast your eyes on the scenic views
  • Enjoy a comfortable transfer with a modern vehicle
Full description
After you have been picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia, enjoy an hour and a half scenic drive to Plovdiv.  Visit sights of historic importance such as the Roman Theatre and the Roman Stadium. Walk around the Old Town and admire the architecture of the houses, museums and cobbled streets typical of the Revival Period.

After a traditional Bulgarian lunch, take a 25-minute drive to Asenova Fortress situated on the top of a cliff in Rodopi Mountain. Admire this medieval building and breathtaking views across the valley. 

Visit Bachkovo Monastery, founded in 1083 and see the beautiful mural paintings which are still preserved today. End your tour with a drive back to Sofia where you will be dropped off at your accommodation.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Customer reviews
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Value for money
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Product ID: 188676