August 15, 2023

Sahat tepe – the Clock Hill of Plovdiv

Right next to the main street of Plovdiv, you will find a rocky hill, named Sahat tepe. There are several interesting things to see here
July 18, 2023

Dzhendem tepe – also known as The Youth Hill

Dzhendem tepe, also known as the Youth Hill, is the highest among the 6 hills in the city of Plovdiv – 307 meters. It is the one furthest from the central area and for that reason tourists sometimes miss it.
June 4, 2023

On top of Bunardzhik tepe

It only takes between 20 and 30 minutes to get to the top of the hill. In the meanwhile, you will feel like you are on a hike in the mountain
May 5, 2023

How to reach Bunardzhik hill from the city center?

Bunardzhik tepe is one of the seven hills of Plovdiv. The hill is a gorgeous park and an excellent way to escape the city for an hour or two. Also, it provides a marvelous panoramic view of the whole town.
December 3, 2022

The Thracian heritage of the Plovdiv region

The Thracians are an interesting group of tribes that inhabited mainly the Ballan Peninsula. The first historical record of them is found in the Greek epic poem Iliad dating back to 8 century BC.
November 3, 2022

The Hipster Side of Plovdiv

Plovdiv is a famous hipster magnet mainly due to the Kapana district. However, the city’s hipster story actually beings much earlier
October 3, 2022

Vineyards and wineries around Plovdiv

When we talk about Bulgarian wines, vineyards and wineries, one should know that the wine production in those lands goes back to the Thracian times - centuries before Christ. The wine was an essential part of the Thracian culture
September 10, 2022

3 Eco-Trails Around Plovdiv

Тhe city is situated between two of the biggest mountains in the country – the Rhodopi mountain and Stara planina (“The old mountain”, also known as “The Balkan”). That creates an opportunity for city tourism to be combined with nature walks
December 22, 2021

What to do in Plovdiv around Christmas?

Plovdiv in wintertime is a delightful walk on the main street either on warmer, or snowier days, dining or drinking coffee in Kapana, or visiting a museum. We from Free Plovdiv Tour enjoy doing all of them!