In and around Plovdiv
City Walking Tour of Plovdiv
Visit Plovdiv to discover its major attractions and museums with an experienced local guide. Tour around the Old town, Kapana art district, the Shopping Street.
The Rich History and Culture of Medieval Bulgaria
A guided multi-day tour of Bulgaria's Medieval capital and the Ivanovo rock-hewn churches, with a trip to Plovdiv and the Bachkovo monastery, ending with a tour of Sofia.
The Most Mystical Places in Bulgaria
Multi-day trip to Bulgaria's most mystical places, including churches, monasteries, the sites of ancient religious temples, the archeological complex of Perperkon and a day-tour of Plovdiv.
Weekend Among the Natural Splendour of the Devetashko Plateau
A weekend trip to Bulgaria's Devetashko Plateau, home to the spectacular Devetashka Cave and Krushuna Waterfalls, with accommodation in a boutique hotel in the style typical of the area
Round Trip to the Ancient Wonder of Sveshtari
A tour of Bulgaria’s UNESCO Heritage Sites near Shumen and the archeological reserves in the area, with sightseeing in Varna and Veliko Tarnovo.
Luxury Round-Trip from Rila Mountain to the Black Sea
Round-to Bulgaria with luxury accommodation and excursions to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Travel to Bulgaria’s Rila Mountain and the Black Sea coast in one trip.
Hiking from the Rhodopes to the Seven Rila Lakes
A week-long hiking trip from Plovdiv, through the historical, cultural and natural landmarks of the Rhodope and Rila mountains, to the Seven Rila Lakes.
Monasteries and Churches
Hidden in the mountains of Bulgaria lies a huge wealth of cultural landmarks, but the monasteries strewn throughout the country stand out. The monasteries of Bulgaria are known for their stunning architecture and historical significance and each and every of them is an unforgettable experience. Travellers interested in culture and medieval art, as well as the ones who are looking to get in touch with their spirituality, all flock to the famous Rila Monastery, the Bachkovo Monastery, the Troyan Monastery and the Rozhen Monastery. The Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo, carved directly into the side of a mountain, are one of the most stunning landmarks in Bulgaria, and rightfully recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their unique wall frescoes. The UNESCO protected Boyana Church, built all the way in the 10th century, is famous for its stunning collection of over 240 wall frescoes. The Old Town of Nessebar – also under the protection of UNESCO - is home to 13 churches dating back to as far back as the 4th century. Bulgaria is a treasury of breathtaking churches and monasteries all waiting to be explored.
A trip to Asen’s Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery
If you travel to Plovdiv, book a one day trip to Asen’s Fortress, Bachkovo monastery. Enjoy cultural and architectural sites and the beautiful Rhodopes nature.