8 days in Plovdiv & Sofia Itinerary

8 days in Plovdiv & Sofia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bulgaria Trip Planner

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Plovdiv
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Sofia
— 6 nights

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Plovdiv

— 1 night

City of the Seven Hills

Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
365 Association Plovdiv Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bachkovo Monastery, delve into the distant past at Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis, then explore the ancient world of Plovdiv Roman Theatre, then examine the collection at Art Gallery Philippopolis, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Old Plovdiv Retro Photo. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with 365 Association Plovdiv Tours, see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum, then test your team's savvy at Domus Rebus Escape Room Plovdiv, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dzhumaya Mosque, and finally don't miss a visit to Plovdiv Old Town.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Plovdiv tour planning app.

Sofia to Plovdiv is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Plovdiv are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Tours

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Sofia

— 6 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sofia: Borovets Ski Resort (in Borovets), Srebarna Nature Reserve (in Srebarna) and Rila (Rila Monastery & Rila National Park). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay, take an in-depth tour of National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Catedral de Sveta-Nedelya, and contemplate the long history of Church St. George Rotunda.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sofia road trip planner.

You can drive from Plovdiv to Sofia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Sofia can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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