Head Over Heels in Love with Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Head Over Heels in Love with Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (B)

Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city and quite possibly the oldest in Europe, and therefore the world, was originally supposed to be a wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am kind of day trip between our drive from Sofia to Sunny Beach. I had heard so many wonderful things about this beautiful city which boasts some of the best “National Revival” architecture that I knew we absolutely had to visit.

That was until our two days in Sofia got shot to hell and we wanted nothing more than to leave as quickly as possible. I was unable to find another hotel that would appease me in Sofia after our terrible experience, so I started looking towards our next destination: Plovdiv. And before I knew it, I cancelled the remainder of our stay in Sofia and booked us in an AMAZING hotel in Plovdiv and as the travel gods would have it, it would be a complete blessing in disguise!

I absolutely fell head over heels IN LOVE with Plovidv! I would love to say you should totally skip Sofia and head straight for Plovdiv, but that would be incredibly unfair as so many other travel bloggers out there have raved about how amazing the capital is. But for us, it was anything but. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Head Over Heels in Love with Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Guide Location: Bulgaria » Plovdiv
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/head-over-heels-in-love-with-plovdiv-bulgaria/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Roman Theater
  • Balabanov House
  • Dzhumaya Mosque
  • Imperial Plovdiv Hotel & SPA