PLOVDIV FARMERS' MARKET & TRADITIONAL LUNCH TOUR

May to September only

Feast your eyes and taste buds during this exclusive 3-hour walking and tasting tour of Plovdiv.

 

Begin your tour with a visit to the oldest market in Plovdiv - Thursday's Market (founded in the 15th century). Taste the freshest, most delicious locally produced seasonal fruits, vegetables, nuts and honeys, chat to the farmers and learn interesting facts about their products and the market's fascinating history. 

After savoring the market goods, your tour continues with a leisurely stroll through the historic districts of Plovdivthe Main Pedestrian Street, Kapana and Plovdiv's Old Town. As you walk, you will get an overview of Plovdiv’s history and cuisine, and get an insider's perspective and sightseeing tips about Plovdiv's food, culture and things to do

Your tour will conclude with a delicious traditional lunch in the storied "Citizen's Club" in the Old Town of Plovdiv where you will try authentic Bulgarian food and beverages.

Thursday's Market in 1888
Thursday's Market in 1986
Thursday's Market Today
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Tour Information

Departure & Return Point:

This tour begins on the pedestrian street in the city centre and ends in the Old Town. 

Date & Time:

This tours runs from May to September only when there is abundance of fresh produce. 

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

The Tour Includes:

  • 3-hour walking and tasting tour of Plovdiv

  • Fresh produce tastings (seasonal fruits, veggies, nuts, honeys  etc.)

  • Authentic Bulgarian lunch (traditional salad, specialty appetizer, homemade bread, local spread, authentic main dish and traditional non-alcoholic drink)

  • A local English-speaking guide that loves Plovdiv, good food, travelling and talking about it

  • Small group (minimum 2, maximum 8 participants). *Please contact us if you are a single person and want to do the tour, we are happy to customize it for you.

The Tour Does Not Include:

  • Transportation to/from the start/end point of the tour

  • Extra food and drinks

  • Gratuities (optional)

What to Bring:

We recommend you wear clothes and footwear suitable for walking and bring cash for personal use. 

Price:  Starting from EUR 23 per person (depending on the group size, please enquire price through the contact form below)

Distance:

We will walk at a slow pace roughly 2 kilometers (about 1.4 miles). 

Difficulty:

This tour is suitable for all ages. We've had 65+ and families with young kids join us, however you should bear in mind that we will do a bit of an uphill walk. Please note that due to the uneven surfaces of Plovdiv Old Town streets, this tour is not recommended for people with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

 

Food Allergies and Dietary Needs:

Please advise at the time of your booking if you are  vegetarian, vegan or have any food allergies (e.g. eggs, nuts, gluten).

Additional tour information:

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking

Tastings and number of tastings included can slightly change according to seasonal produce, availability and opening hours of vendors

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made up to 7 days prior to the tour date are fully refundable. Cancellations made between 3 and 6 days prior to the tour date are subject to a 50 percent cancellation fee of the total tour cost. For cancellations made within 2 days of the tour date, 100 percent of the total cost of the tour will be applied as a cancellation fee and no refund will be made.

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Slow Tours Bulgaria, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria

+359 876 866 511

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