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Top 22 Things to Do in Plovdiv (Most Are Free!)

Top 20 Things to Do in Plovdiv

In 2019, Plovdiv (Пловдив)will be the official European Capital of Culture and for very good reasons! I’ve fallen in love with this vibrant yet quaint Bulgarian city at first glance and have returned multiple times. To give you a better idea of its lovability, here are the best 20 things to do in Plovdiv. What […]

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Where to Find Stunning Lavender Fields in Bulgaria

Where to Find Stunning Lavender Fields in Bulgaria

During early summer, people flock to the well manicured, blooming lavender fields of France or discover the wild lavender patches in Croatia. But did you know that Bulgaria is the world’s largest exporter of lavender? The Balkan country is king at producing lavender-based cosmetics, such as perfumes. Naturally, you might want to see these lavender […]

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How to Get to the Buzludzha Monument in Bulgaria

How to Get to the Buzludzha Monument in Bulgaria

If you are into abandoned Communist monuments, love creepy sights or just feel curiosity for anything off-the-beaten path, then Buzludzha monument is for you. It is by far the most unusual Bulgarian attraction I’ve come across (or anywhere in the world really). A giant UFO shaped concrete block on top of a remote mountain? That’s […]

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How to Plan a Day Trip to Assenowgrad & Bachkovo in Bulgaria

How to Plan a Day Trip to Assenowgrad & Bachkovo in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is full of amazing places and destinations, from pink lakes to the Black Sea, UFOs and flower fields, there are plenty of things to do in Bulgaria. So if you are in or near Plovdiv, plan a day trip to Assenowgrad (Асеновград), including Asen’s Fortress and Bachkovo.

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