WHAT IS FREE PLOVDIV TOUR ?
The free English language sightseeing walking tour of one of Bulgaria’s oldest cities, organized by 365 Association.
Free Plovdiv Tour expects its guests every day at 11am and 6pm (from May to September) and at 2pm (from October to April) in front of the Municipality building on Plovdiv’s main street. Approved by Tourist Service Municipal Company at Plovdiv Municipality.
The sightseeing tours of Plovdiv are organized by guides from a non-profit organization. Every tour is both fun and educational, the perfect introduction to the city and its thousands of years of history.
We start at the Municipality building (a.k.a. City Hall) on Plovdiv’s main street, right next to the Central fountain.
Every day (Mon-Sun)
May-Sep: Mon-Sun: 11AM and 6PM
October-April: Mon-Sun: 2PM
Duration: around 2 hours
Start: Municipality building
No reservation required!
Just show up!
Our tours run 365 days a year, no matter the weather conditions (incl weekends, national holidays, Christmas, Easter etc)
If you are an organized group of ten people (10+), please contact us at least 24 hrs in advance to get information on our private tours policy. The idea of Free Plovdiv Tour is to show the city to individual travelers and small groups. For organized groups 10+ our Association will arrange a tailor-made tour for you. Otherwise, our guides have the freedom of refusing your participation.
Organized Groups Tel.: (+359) 988 920 461
Nikolay was born in a city on the other side of Bulgaria, but has been living in Plovdiv since the age of 3. Even though he has been to numerous other destinations throughout his life, he still absolutely adores the city. In 2015 he graduated from the “Plovdiv” Language High School and is presently studying Law in the Sofia University. His hobbies include reading, watching movies, playing the bass guitar and hanging out in the bar with his friends. He is also a very keen scholar of history and literature, which has helped him a lot at being a tour guide as well
Monika was born in a town nearby, but few months later has moved to Plovdiv. Like most of her colleagues she is also a law student. In her spare time Moni likes wandering around Plovdiv, exploring every part of it. One of the reasons why she became a tour guide is because of her comunicative personality and her fondness for different cultures.
Kathy was born in Plovdiv, but she moved to Greece at the age of 2. She lived there for 7 years, but the great spirit of Plovdiv never left her heart so she and her family moved back. Kathy just graduated from High school and she really hopes that in October 2015 she will be a Law student in the Sofia University. Kathy is a communicative person and she loves meeting people from all around the world. She has visited all European countries, also the United Arab Emirates and dreams to go to Australia, South America, USA, Japan and South Africa. Traveling is her passion but however her motto is- “There’s no place like home – Plovdiv”.
Ivan was born in a small town nearby but has spent the bigger part of his life living in Plovdiv. He graduated from the English Language School “Plovdiv” in 2013 and now he is a Law student in the Sofia University. Ivan is interested in sports- in his free time he watches football, tennis and he also plays volleyball and goes to the gym regularly. One of his dreams is to continue his education in a foreign university and he is also dreaming of becoming a successful lawyer.
Iliya is born and raised in Plovdiv, lived all his life so far in the city. He’s always dreamt about being on stage, and is forever in love with his hometown. He enjoys playing the guitar, talking about history, philosophy and life.
Dess was born in Plovdiv and she has lived there all her life! She’s a law student but when she’s off the books she loves going for a stroll on the streets of this magnificent city. Dess loves Plovdiv, its history, traditions, culture and people!
Doni is from a small town near Plovdiv. She is going to study Law in our capital – Sofia. She describes herself as an art person that somehow finds beauty in everything. She loves traveling and though she speaks a few languages she is not talkative type of person. She believes magic exists and that Plovdiv is one of those extraordinary spots on the globe that have the power to connect people and make them feel like they’ve just come home. She loves the idea of helping others come closer to the true identity of Plovdiv – a city of history, a city of love and life, a city that is always changing and improving.
Dani’s a guide for the two projects that our organization has in Plovdiv. He considers himself half- local as he has spent one third of his life in Plovdiv. He is a teacher on the side, or a guide on the side of being a teacher, he can’t decide himself. According to the people around him, he is a positive, talkative young man with a peculiar sense of humor. Thus If you don’t get it at first you’ll have the whole tour to get used to it! Furthermore, the hills of Plovdiv are his passion for many reasons. For instance, since he prefers to practice his hobbies outdoors, sometimes he ends up doing sports or playing music on top of a hill. Finally, even though Dani likes to speak a lot, he can’t wait to hear your story!
Tsveta was born in a small town close to the seaside, but has lived in Plovdiv for over 15 years now. And she has come to love the town of the seven hills as her own. She graduated from the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts in Plovdiv, then spent a year and a half in Switzerland studying Hospitality Management. Some of her numerous hobbies are reading, drawing and studying foreign languages.
Adi was born in Plovdiv and, even though she travelled a lot, she still sees the city as one of the most beautiful places she has been to. She graduated from Plovdiv University with a degree in Psychology and now is looking to persue her studies abroad. Adi enjoys working with people and always welcomes new friendships from all over the world. She speaks fluently 3 languages and has a passion for creative writing.