Prices are in New Zealand Dollars.

Plovdiv travel guide

Plovdiv tourism | Plovdiv guide

You're Going to Love Plovdiv

Perhaps the oldest city in all of Europe, Plovdiv is home to fantastic architecture and a bustling economy.

As Bulgaria's second-largest city, Plovdiv is an important cultural hub. The region has many sites of archaeological interest, too (as well as a fantastic Archaeology Museum), thanks to its ancient history.

From the Plovdiv International Fair to weekly markets, there is always something going on in this city.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Plovdiv

A popular activity in Plovdiv

Wonderful Bridges, Bachkovo Monastery, Assen's Fortress Private Day Tour from Plovdiv
Wonderful Bridges, Bachkovo Monastery, Assen's Fortress Private Day Tour from Plovdiv
Excellent (5 reviews)
Find activities
Top activities in Plovdiv

When to Visit Plovdiv

Plovdiv has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and snowy winters. Spring and fall are the most pleasant times to visit.

Average temperatures
Celsius (°C)
When the weather is nice in Plovdiv

How to Get to Plovdiv

Airports near Plovdiv

SOF Sofia
PDV Plovdiv

Airlines serving Plovdiv

Good (66,304 reviews)
Good (27,122 reviews)
Good (42,365 reviews)
Good (22,247 reviews)
Good (27,144 reviews)
Excellent (22,443 reviews)
KLM
Good (3,468 reviews)
Good (3,971 reviews)
Show more

Where to Stay in Plovdiv

The city center is probably the best place to stay. Hostels such as The Crib and Star Hotel are popular with travelers.

Popular Neighborhoods in Plovdiv

Where to stay in popular areas of Plovdiv

Most booked hotels in Plovdiv

How to Get Around Plovdiv

The Cost of Living in Plovdiv

Shopping Streets

There are many shopping centers in Plovdiv such as Mall Plovdiv and the Grand Trade Center. A summer dress will cost about лв40 in a department store in town.

Groceries and Other

Groceries are easy to find in Plovdiv; a Lidl is not far from downtown. A loaf of bread costs under лв1, while a dozen eggs costs лв2.5.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$8.92
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$69.76
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$0.90
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$1.75

Where to Eat in Plovdiv

Cheap street food can be found everywhere. Top-rated Bulgarian establishments in town include Megdana and Hebros. The cost of an inexpensive meal is лв10.