Small-Group Plovdiv and Asen's Fortress Tour
Plovdiv and Asen's fortress tour is excellent way to see in one day Bulgaria's second largest city and monastery. Plovdiv is preparing for European capital of Culture in 2019 and it is more beautiful than ever in its 3,000 years of history.
Plovdiv and Asen's fortress tour starts with a pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. After 2-hour drive you will reach Plovdiv, Bulgaria second largest city. Here, you will spend two hours with your guide exploring the amazing cobblestone streets of the Old town, locked between wonderful houses from the Bulgarian Revival period. Visit houses of the rich who lived in them in the 18th and 19th centuries, as well the beautiful ancient theater, the best preserved in Bulgaria, still in use. Admire the wonderful view to of downtown Plovdiv and the Rodopi mountains. Before departing to Asen's Fortress in the afternoon, you will have some free time to spend on the main street in the city for some souvenirs and nice lunch in typical Bulgarian restaurant.
At 2:30pm you will meet guide at the end of the main street in front of Ramada hotel for your 30 min drive to Asen Fortress. This beautiful medieval fortification will allow you to learn some history and take wonderful pictures from the top. At 4pm your tour will be over and you will start your journey back to Sofia with an expected time of arrival at Alexander Nevski Square in Sofia around 6pm