Cultural Heritage Sites
There are plenty of opportunities to see cultural heritage sites on your wine tour. The Plovdiv area is the oldest inhabited area in Europe and there are multiple Thracian, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and Bulgarian sites worth visiting. For example, Bachkovo monastery – the second largest monastery in Bulgaria, Asen’s fortress – the ancient fort that guarded the entrance to the Thracian Valley, the Red Church – one of the oldest Christian churches on the Balkans with unique wall paintings, Thracian tombs that could be found everywhere around Plovdiv. The list goes on and on.