PLOVDIV AND KOPRIVSHTITSA TOUR

BACHKOVO MONASTERY - ASEENS' FORTERSS - PLOVDIV - KOPRIVSHTITSA

You have to spend more than 1 day in Plovdiv city if you have enough free time in Bulgaria. Plovdiv is very artistic and cultural town and you have to feel this magic not only during the day but at night as well. The city offers a lot of diverse opportunities for every interest and preference cultural activities, Bulgarian history, shopping, culinary suggestions, music and art. Koprivshtitsa is pretty nice small town which preserves the atmosphere and the spirit of old Revival Bulgaria. These two places are among the oldest Revivel Bulgarian cities and here you surely will feel the Bulgarian tradition and authentic.
The tour itself is very pleasant and the driving kilometers are not very long so you wont be very tired of travelling in the bus.

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Description
1 Day / SOFIA - BACHKOVO MONASTERY - ASEENS' FORTERSS - PLOVDIV
  Our meeting point in Sofia is behind St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral at 09:00 oclock. After 2.30 hours drive mostly on the highway we will visit Bachkovo Monastery the second biggest monastery in Bulgaria. Over there we will make a walk within the boundaries of the monastery complex, will enter the church Virgin Mary built in 1604, will make some photos and enjoy the power of the place. The guide will explain aboutthe history and architecture of the monastery. After that we head to Aseensfortress a medieval fortresswhere the most impressive thing is the view.We recommend you to wear comfortable flat shoes as the terrain here is rocky and steep (the cobblestone streets in Plovdiv are not also suitable for uncomfortable shoes). After the visit of the fortress we will go to Plovdiv which is 22 kilometers away. There we will have a lunch first before continuing with our walking city tour.
  The walking part of our programme includes a tour of the old town the Ancient Roman Theatre, Balabanova house a symbol of Plovdivs cultural life, the pharmacy museum Hippocrates where you will soak in pharmacy and medicine of the Bulgarian Revival 19th century and of the turn of the century.
  Around 17:30 oclock our tour will finish and we will check-in in the hotel. Overnight in Plovdiv.
2 Day / PLOVDIV - KOPRIVSHTITSA - SOFIA
  We continue with our walking tour after enjoying breakfast in the restaurant of the hotel. This time we will visit St.St. Constantine and Helena church (its considered to be among the oldestchurchesin the city), the Mosque on the main Djumaia Square together with the Roman stadium and there you will have short time for walk on the main pedestrian street or in the famous Kapana Creative district. Around 11:00 oclock we will meet again so to continue our itinerary with Koprivstitsa town. We will be in Koprivstitsa at about noon so right away we will sit for lunch in some of the local and traditional restaurants where the meals are so delicious and tasty. The tour continues with visition of some of the most famous old houses in Koprivstitsa Lyutovs House one of the most impressive examples of the Bulgarian National Revivalarchitecture, Todor Kableshkovs House the Chairman of the Secret Revolutionary Committee of Koprivshtitsa, Dimcho Debelianovs House a poet who wrote some of the most tender poems in Bulgarian literature. We will see also the first gun its devoted to the first gunshot which marked the beginning of the April Uprising. In the late afternoon we drive off to Sofia where should arrive around 19:00 oclock.

* IN REQUEST! THE PRICE DEPENDS FROM THE GROUP AND THE PERIOD!


PRICE INCLUDES:
  • transport;
  • English speaking guide;
  • parking fees;
  • entrance fees;
  • one night in Plovdiv;
  • breakfast.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • meals;
  • hotel upgrade;
  • personal expenses.
Additional info:
  • comfortable flat shoes (cobblestone streets);

  • hat during the summer;

  • women need to have kneels and shoulders covered in Bachkovo Monastery Church.




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