June 2, 2018

The 10 Best Things to Do in Plovdiv If You Only Have One Day

Plovdiv is a vibrant, changing and opening to the world city by the day. Many people are lucky enough to have chosen to take the day trip to Plovdiv (even though we consider a trip to Plovdiv to be sufficient if it’s for at least two or three days), but nonetheless – we have prepared the 10 things to do and see in Bulgaria’s second-largest city for all our day-trip-friends! 1. Take a walk around the City garden! The City garden (Tsar Simeon’s garden) is one of the biggest parks in the center of the city. If you want to  feel the local vibe – that’s one of the best places. Young people playing the guitar and drinking beer, elderly men playing chess and gossiping about others really make the place feel authentic. 2. Go to Kapana (the Trap)! Our very special neighborhood in the center of the city! Everybody will tell you to go there – you will find delicious meals, prepared by local chefs,  hundreds of craft beers […]
July 22, 2015
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You see me rowing! You like it! Try to catch me Plovdiv touring

A little known fact is that Plovdiv is not only the oldest living city in Europe but it is also the host of the biggest rowing channel on the Balkans. It’s 2,2 km long and is located in the western part of the city amidst the green lungs of the city. After its renovation in 2011 it has witnessed many European championships and has become a favourite spot for the locals. While the water is not suitable for swimming, it does offer a relief of the scorching heat, which is expected to reach 36 degrees this week. For the visitors of the city this week also promises a bit more excitement and namely a rowing competition. The 2015 World Rowing Under 23 Championship It is taking place from 22nd to 26th July and you have the enviable opportunity to behold the making of sport history. Rowing teams from over 50 different countries will strain every muscle to win the coveted gold medal.  Will you be there to see it? If, […]