Plovdiv has always been a must, when travelling to Bulgaria, but in 2019 the city as also European Capital of Culture.
Well-preserved ruins – Ancient Amphitheatre, which is still used for operas and concerts, historical monuments from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires adorn the face of the city, preserved Renaissance houses and a charming creative district, called Kapana – these are just a small part of the reasons to visit this unique city. In it, you will be able to feel the local spirit of Bulgaria and get to know the tasty cuisine, traditions and have the opportunity to just chat with friendly locals in Kapana.
The Old Town of Plovdiv will give you the opportunity to visit Bulgarian renaissance-style houses, located on either side of cobbled streets. The place is dotted with fine restaurants and art galleries with views of the Rhodope Mountains to the south.
The central pedestrian street of Plovdiv is so vivid and is of the places, which make you feel more alive. The Creative District is the place of which everybody becomes a fan, once stepping into, as it has many of these small craft shops and local charming restaurants and pubs, where you can experience the local vibes.
All these you can combine with the rich event program for 2019.
Your visit of Plovdiv can easily be also combined with many other activities and places, located close to it. Wine-tasting, Festival travel, Archaeology and Culture, History, Monasteries and Churches, Spa vacation are just some of the opportunities, which are offered in the area around Plovdiv.