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!
August 18, 2021

Where to find useful information about Plovdiv online?

Being well-informed is a good idea when you are traveling to a new town or a country. And sometimes it's not about the common things any tourist or guest of the place would search for. Sometimes one is looking for more detailed and elaborate information on a curious part of the city's culture or history
June 24, 2021

Alternative ways to travel around Plovdiv

Visiting an unknown town can be challenging when it comes to driving and using public transport. Luckily, there are alternative ways to travel around the city
March 13, 2021

Five buildings and monuments from the Communist era to visit in Plovdiv

The Communist era is a controversial period of the Bulgarian history that defined every aspect of life in our country for almost half a century. And since this is recent history, one can easily find a lot of Communist buildings and monuments in the Bulgarian cities and actually all around the country
March 2, 2021

Significant places associated with the Liberation of Bulgaria – Part 1

On the 3rd of March Bulgaria celebrates its Liberation Day. Why is this day so important to us and what is the history behind it?