Plovdiv

Sail down the beautiful rivers

Overview

Silvia is our expert in travel to Plovdiv, and knows the country intimately after living in Bulgaria. Her knowledge is invaluable when planning a trip to Bulgaria. Silvia can maximize your time and plan the best methods of travel within the country. 

Plovdiv is Bulgaria’s cultural hub. Artists still live here among Thracian and Roman ruins. Stroll through the Old Town with its remnants of many civilizations. Don’t miss the ancient and imposing Roman Ampitheater, which looms ponderously over the center of the city. An archaeologists treasure-trove, Plovdiv’s Roman remains include the aqueduct, the stadium and the odeon, amongst others. Lively cafes and a vibrant nightlife scene make this a fun city to visit. It is also a city designate for a European Capital of Culture in 2019. Surrounded by hills and situated on the banks of the River Maritsa, Plovdiv enjoys a scenic location in the south-central part of Bulgaria. Several national cultural events take place here every year.

For custom luxury travel and tours to Plovdiv and Bulgaria, please contact one of our travel experts. For more on when to go and how to travel, please see our Bulgaria page.

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