Sofia - Assenovgrad - Bachkovo Monastery - Plovdiv - Sofia
Day 1 - 09:00h. leaving from Sofia to Assenovgrad. Visiting Asenova fortress. Continue along Bachkovo monastery. Visiting the complex with the church. Lunch at local restaurant. Leaving to Plovdiv. Check-in at hotel (3* or 4*). Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 2 - Breakfast. 09:00h. Check-out. City tour of Plovdiv. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon leaving to Sofia.
Package prices in euro
Price per person
Price per person when travelling two persons
Price per person when travelling three persons
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Price is per person, accommodated in single room and includes:
one night at 3* - 4* hotel on BB basis (bed and breakfast)
two lunches at local restaurants
one dinner at local restaurant
English speaking guide during the whole trip
personal car/bus with driver
Price excludes entrance fees.
During this tour you will see:
Assenovgrad - the city producing wedding dresses;
Plovdiv - the old city with the Amphitheater;
PLOVDIV - the city of Plovdiv is situated in the western part of the Gornotrakiiska (Upper Thracian) Lowland, along the two banks of Maritsa, the largest river, springing out in Bulgaria, and scattered upon six unique syenite hills (called “tepeta” - hillrocks). The city is an important cultural, historic and tourist center. It is a regional administrative center, as well.
The six hills, as well as the old town of Plovdiv bring specific colour and atmosphere to the town and shape up its unique view and nature.
ASSENOVGRAD - the town of Assenovgrad is situated in the western part of the Gornotrakiiska (Upper Thracian) Lowland, in the northern foots of the Western Rhodopes, at a place where the Chepelarska River runs from the mountain into the valley. This is the most sacral Bulgarian town. A town with extremely interesting past. Within its surroundings more than 100 Thracian mounds with a lot of objects were found.
BACHKOVO - 11 km south of Assenovgrad, along the road to Smolyan, is located the second large and significant Bulgarian monastery - Bachkovo Monastery St. Assumption of the Holy Virgin. This extremely interesting cultural and historical centre amazes with its architecture, wall paintings, icons and precious church plate.
Distance in kilometers:
Sofia - Assenovgrad - 185 km.
Assenovgrad - Bachkovo Monastery - 11 km.
Bachkovo Monastery- Plovdiv - 29 km.
Plovdiv - Sofia - 150 km.