Wine lovers will be in their element with tours in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria. Wine is popular, but some more strenuous activities are also on offer.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM PLOVDIV
This tour includes a visit to vineyards, observation of the process of the production and tasting of several types of local wine. The tour proceeds with walk in the Old Town of Plovdiv, proclaimed as an architectural open-air museum. The tour includes a hotel pickup and drop-off.
STAROSEL THRACIAN TEMPLE AND HISARYA SPA RESORT PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Near Starosel village, discover the largest Thracian temple-tomb from 4-5 centuries B.C. belonging to a Thracian ruler. Visit the peaceful spa resort town Hisarya, famous for its hot mineral springs, significant Roman remains, green parks and swimming pools.
SPARKLING DAY WATER AND WINE TOUR
“Sparkling Day Water & Wine“ is an exclusive day in your language, to make contact with two natural sparkling liquids, the water and the wine. Destination – the Rhodope Mountains and its natural sparkling water, one of four unique in Europe.
Visit a winery and taste sparkling wine in the vineyard. Lunch in an oasis of calm with amazing views of the gorges of the Vacha River valley. Stop in a distillery to taste “the water of life.” You will undoubtedly enjoy this day of vitalising and nature in the Rhodope Mountains, near Plovdiv.
HORSE RIDING TOUR IN RHODOPE MOUNTAINS: FROM PLOVDIV
Steal a day of your busy schedule and use it just for yourself without any remorse. Mount the horse and ride along the meadows and the deciduous forests in the lower parts of the Rodopi Mountains. Relax your senses, recharge your body with the energy of these mighty mountains and enjoy one of the most ancient human pleasures, horse riding!
PLOVDIV GOURMET WALKING TOUR WITH WINE TASTING
Explore Plovdiv on this 3-hour walking tour. With your choice of morning or afternoon departure, join in on a sensory adventure through the sights, smells, and tastes of the city. Take this opportunity to discover Plovdiv on this gourmet adventure paired with a touch of history. You will be taken in by Europe’s oldest and perpetually-inhabited city on this tour.
FULL DAY WINE TOUR FROM PLOVDIV
Get bibulous during your stay in the ancient Bulgarian city of Plovdiv with this full-day, small-group wine tour. Discover why Bulgaria is an up-and-coming wine-producing nation from the local guide, as you are shuttled around from vineyard to vineyard. Visit up to the three wineries, snack on appetisers, indulge in a local lunch, and chat with the winemakers. These full-day tours can be customised to your liking and interests.
PRIVATE FULL DAY CYCLING TOUR IN THE RHODOPE MOUNTAINS: FROM PLOVDIV
Take a pleasant cycling tour with a professional guide from Plovdiv to the heart of the Rhodope mountains. Experience the wonderful Bulgarian nature on a road bike. This tour includes a hotel pickup and drop-off.
PLOVDIV WINE TASTING WORKSHOP
Create a wine of your taste with a Bulgarian native variety Mavrud and an international grape Cabernet Sauvignon. All guests have the opportunity to bottle, cap, capsulate and label their very own wine blend. Make your very own wine!
POKEMON GO PRIVATE TOUR IN PLOVDIV
Exclusive Pokemon hunt in the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Plovdiv. Are you ready to explore the old and new town?
WONDERFUL BRIDGES, BACHKOVO MONASTERY, ASSEN’S FORTRESS PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Discover three of the most famous 100 National Tourist Landmarks of Bulgaria on this bestselling tour from Plovdiv.
Walk around the 45 metre high rock bridges, named the Wonderful Bridges, standing 1450 metres above sea level in the heart of the mystical Rhodope Mountains.
On the way visit the impressive Asen’s Fortress from 13th century and the second largest Bachkovo Monastery, founded in 11th century. Afterwards, visit the main church of Virgin Mary, built in 1604.
KOPRIVSHTITSA PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Walk along the narrow cobbled streets of Koprivshtitsa, a charming historic town, one of the main centres of the heroic April Uprising against the Turks in 1876. Koprivshtitsa is also known for its authentic architecture from the Bulgarian National Revival period of the 19th century.
PLOVDIV URBAN WINE TOUR
This guided tour with an innovative concept will take you through different kinds of tasting areas in Plovdiv, in a wine cellar and in a wine bar. An exclusive tour in your language offering 3 hours of pure oenological and cultural pleasure.
2-DAY HORSE RIDING TOUR IN SREDNA GORA: FROM PLOVDIV
Sredna Gora offers ideal conditions for horse riding, featuring slight ascents and descents, roads suitable for trotting and galloping, and beautiful views. When you combine all of this with the great local wines and the Thracian sanctuaries, the temptation is irresistible. Round-trip transfers, one night accommodation, two meals, saddle and guide are all included.
RILA MONASTERY PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Nestled in the imposing Rila Mountains, Rila Monastery is the most famous landmark in the country, a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site. “The Holy Rila Retreat” founded in the 10th century, is also the largest Bulgarian monastery and most visited tourist site in the country.
SOFIA PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Discover the capital and largest city of Bulgaria – Sofia. Most popular tourist landmarks are the gold-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the early Byzantine Church of St. Sophia, Ivan Vazov National Theatre, the Russian church, the late Roman Church of St. George, and more.
VELIKO TARNOVO, ARBANASSI AND SHIPKA MEMORIAL CHURCH PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Explore the picturesque Veliko Turnovo, the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom, boasting of many historical monuments including the imposing medieval fortress Tsarevets and the nearby Arbanassi, one of Bulgaria’s most remarkable historic villages.
SEVEN RILA LAKES HIKE PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Standing over 2000 metres above sea level in the Rila Mountains National Park, The Seven Rila Lakes circus is the most popular trekking destination in Bulgaria revealing the outstanding natural beauty of the landscape and the gorgeous glacial lakes all around.
MUSALA PEAK HIKE PRIVATE DAY TOUR: FROM PLOVDIV
Conquer the highest peak in Bulgaria and on the entire Balkan Peninsula – the mighty Musala Peak, located at 2925 m. a. s. l. Walk this famous hiking route situated within the boundaries of the outstanding national park Rila, the largest in Bulgaria.
SOUTH BULGARIA SAKAR MOUNTAIN
“Sakar Mountain” is a one-day tour in southern Bulgaria, near Greece and Turkey. Sakar is an area of the raptors and the largest vineyards in Bulgaria. You’ll visit modern architecture wineries in the country. The most beautiful Bulgarian vineyard landscapes and the most beautiful wineries will open for all you wine lovers.
BUGGY VINEYARDS TOUR
The “Buggy vineyards tour “ is a half-day for an original tour with a guide on board of all-terrain car – between ATV and 4×4. For two hours you will cross the roads and trails in the heart of the Thracian vineyards and Rhodope mountains. The buggy is accessible to all, without a clutch pedal, you simply accelerate or slow down. There will be fun stops along the way. Emotions, excitement, a sparkling tour.