It’s summer and you are in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. This means one thing – it is hot. The temperatures in our city can be quite high in this season, reaching around 40C. So, let’s see which are the best summer activities in Plovdiv that will keep you cool and will provide some fun memories!
It’s a favorite place of kids and adults! This amazing aquapark is situated on 17 000 sq. meters and offers a big variety of slides and pools. To be exact, in Aqualand Plovdiv you can choose between 6 different pools and around 15 slides. Surely everyone can find what they like since all the attractions are different – some will give you a big adrenalin rush, others are calmer, but still fun to go on. King Cobra, The Rocket and Kamikaze are probably the most thrilling ones, but you better try for yourself.
In and near Plovdiv one can find those oases of joy and coolness in a hot summer day – swimming pools. If you have a car to travel around with, you can choose between several amazing outdoor pools with beautiful surroundings. Don’t worry if you don’t have a car and have to stay in town. Because Plovdiv offers several outdoor pools where you can enjoy a hot summer day. Some of them are in central places in the city, others are more secluded but still in a reachable distance. Check this useful blog of Lost in Plovdiv and choose the place you want to visit.
Also, we have two pieces of advice for you regarding pools:
One good thing about a warm summer is that you can stay outside all night without freezing. Or at least you can wait for the sunset!
Plovdiv is famous for its hills. And what a better place to watch the sunset than a hill – you are high above the city, enjoying a lovely panoramic view? Furthermore, you can choose between several hills!
Also, we all know sunsets are even prettier with water around to reflect the sunlight, right? Well, the Rowing Canal might be also a perfect place then. Imagine being on the bridge in the middle of the canal during a colorful summer sunset!
We already mentioned something about staying out all night. Let’s elaborate and talk about the NIGHT summer activities in Plovdiv! Summer nights in this town can be really exciting and there is something to do … everywhere.
One of our hills (Dzhendem tepe) turns into a base for outdoor food and music festivals. The Roman theater is busy with Opera Open and other performances all summer. Kapana district also hosts different outdoor events and parties where you can enjoy a cold beer and refreshing cocktails. Since every year is different, here are some useful websites to keep you informed:
Now you just have to choose how you want to spend a summer night here. And, of course, the summer activities in Plovdiv for your whole stay in our amazing city.
Author: Free Plovdiv Tour Guide – Adelina Kalapchieva
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