WHAT IS FREE PLOVDIV TOUR?
You can join us EVERY DAY!
From May to September – at 11AM and 6PM
No reservation required! Just show up!
The free English language sightseeing walking tour of one of Bulgaria’s oldest cities, organized by 365 Association. Explore Plovdiv’s rich history and main landmarks on our daily city tours with the best guides in town! 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 meet in front of Plovdiv’s City Hall on Plovdiv’s main street, right next to the Central fountain (found as Free Plovdiv Tour on Google Maps).
1. START: Plovdiv City Hall
2. Statue of Milyo
3. Roman Stadium
4. Djumaya Mosque
5. Kapana Arts & Crafts District
6. Plovdiv Old Town
7. Ethnographic Museum
8. Memorial of Sasho the Sweetheart
9. END: Ancient Theater
FROM MAY TO SEPTEMBER – EVERY DAY AT 11AM AND 6PM
Duration: around 2 hours
Start: Plovdiv City Hall
No reservation required!
Just show up!
On-demand private tours are also available. Please contact us.
Our tours run all year round, 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
THINGS TO DO IN PLOVDIV?
Plovdiv is Bulgaria’s second largest city and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is often regarded as Bulgaria’s cultural capital. Not only because it held the title “European Capital of Culture 2019” but also because of its incredibly long and fascinating history. The Free Plovdiv Tour covers most of the main things to see in Plovdiv. The Ancient Roman Theatre, Roman Stadium, The Old Town, Kapana Creative District, some of Plovdiv’s famous hills and so much more. In just 2-2.5 hours you will be able to see the best of Plovdiv with the help of a professional local guide. Having received the Travelers’ choice award on TripAdvisor for 2022, Free Plovdiv Tour is a great way to start your Plovdiv visit.
After you have visited the most important landmarks in the city with the free walking tour, do not hesitate to dive deeper with us. Plovdiv now has Bulgaria’s largest and arguably most impressive collection of street art. Plovdiv Graffiti Tour is all about that – another free walking tour that will help you discover some of the most significant examples of urban art in Plovdiv.
WHAT TO DO AROUND PLOVDIV?
For those that are willing to explore more of Bulgaria’s beauty, Plovdiv also offers plenty of day-trip opportunities. One of the most popular options is Asen’s fortress. This fascinating place is seated on a high, rocky ridge in the Rhodope mountains.
Bulgaria is a country with rich cultural heritage and important parts of this heritage are the Bulgarian monasteries. If you have Plovdiv as your base your best choice is the Bachkovo Monastery.
And of course, if you have the time, visiting Sofia is also an option. Plovdiv is just 2 hours away (by bus) and around 1.5h by car from Bulgaria’s capital.