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Bachkovo Monastery

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Activities

    Private Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    1 day

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Contact guide

  • Starting Location

    Your hotel in Sofia


  • Explore the second largest Monastery in the country.
  • Enjoy a Bulgarian meal in downtown Plovdiv.
  • Learn about the culture and history from an expert guide.


Trip Info

Enjoy learning about Bulgaria and its culture on this one-day private tour. You will see the spectacular countryside as we travel to Plovdiv. Traveling from your Sofia hotel, we will cross the Thracian plain.

Your first stop will be at the Bachkovo Monastery. It was founded in the 11th century and is the second largest in the country. Visit the small chapel of St. Nicolas who is known as the Miracle Worker. Discover the rich heritage in the collections of various forms of art throughout the museum on-site.

We will travel on to the city of Plovdiv. Enjoy a Bulgarian meal at one of the many downtown restaurants. After lunch, we will walk along the Old Town where you will see many houses from the 19th century still standing. Visit the local museums, churches and a Roman Theatre. This theatre dates back to the 2nd century.

You will have more opportunities for taking beautiful pictures of the landscape as we travel back to Sofia.

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