Underrated Escapes: 9 Reasons to Visit Plovdiv, Bulgaria


Getting Around

Plovdiv has a prime location that makes it an international transport hub – the upside of which means that there are plenty of options to get into the city.  Plovdiv has an international airport, a train station, and 3 bus stations, so getting into the city is no problem.  Once you are there, taxis and buses will help you get around (there are around 29 main and 10 extra bus lines).  If you are traveling in a small group, taxis are your cheapest option – just keep a careful eye out to spot fake taxis that will trick their customers with accelerated counters.  With such a small downtown area and safe streets, you will most likely be walking to get around.  Make the most of it by giving yourself the time to wander to your daily destinations so that you can savor the strolls down the beautiful cobbled streets.  Stop for coffee, pop into a coffee shop that smells good, or sit down on a bench and watch the locals.

Cobbled Street Plovdiv
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