OLD PLOVDIV AND ROSE VALLEY FESTIVAL – BULGARIA
Nature getaway in Old Plovdiv and The Valley of Roses
Explore the history-rich sites of the 6th oldest city in the world, Plovdiv, visit Bulgaria’s enticing valley of roses with its acclaimed Rose Festival and discover the secrets of the age-old tradition of rose oil production.
Old Plovdiv – a journey to antiquity
Plovdiv is one of the most ancient cities in the world with signs of habitation dating as far back as the 6th millennium BC. The Old Town of Plovdiv is a UNESCO World Heritage site.It’s small, quiet and picturesque and a real gem for culture and history lovers!
The Valley of Roses Festival – nature and custom
Bulgaria’s the largest producer of rose oil in the world. Rose oil production in the country dates back to the 17th century and is one of the country’s most valued traditions. The Rose Valley Festival is held every year at the fields that produce the aromatic roses and is one of the most popular events in the country, gathering visitors from all around the world! This is the highlight of this trip and we cannot wait to take you to this breathtakingly beautiful place so you can smell the roses and learn the age-old secrets of rose oil production.