Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria and one of the oldest cities in the country. Founded on seven hills around 4000 BCE, Plovdiv was originally a Thracian settlement. No fewer than twelve different ethnic groups conquered Plovdiv over the centuries, and the various groups` influences can be seen in such areas as the Old Town, with its Bulgarian Renaissance architecture; and the Roman City, centered on the Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis, which is still in use today. The city`s beautiful history and culture are on display everywhere you turn, and once you`re there, you will see why the European Union named Plovdiv a European Capital of Culture for 2019.
Bulgaria is widely considered for its beauty, history and energy. These cities highlight that reputation well!. Start your adventure in: Sofia (Bulgaria’s capital and largest city. Situated in the very heart of the Balkan peninsula, it is one of Europe’s oldest cities. Founded thousands of years ago, today the city continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic center), next, continue to Veliko Tarnovo (known as the "City of the Tsars". It is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom, its many churches and as the former main residence of the nobility), after that, visit: Plovdiv built on top of seven hills around the Maritsa River, in the Southern region which is an official winemaking district called 'The Thracian Valley', famous for its red wine production as well as for its massive amphitheater in the center of its Old Town, built nearly 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Finally stay one last night again in Sofia before heading back home!. Combine those between cities in private transfers. This is a flexible package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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