Plovdiv is a great place to stay while you are in Rhodopes as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Two of the places not to miss are the fascinating Ivan Vazov National Library of Bulgaria and the remarkable Aliosha Monument. Two more worthwhile attractions that are located close by Plovdiv are the Saint Marina Church and Plovdiv Amphitheatre.
To really get a feel for Rhodopes, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Find the treasures kept in some of the inspiring museums here such as Ethnographic Museum.
Make sure that you set aside some time to view the most popular sights in the area. For a relaxing change of pace, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as Dzhumaya Mosque.
Nearby Hristo Botev Stadium is a great place to experience Rhodopes’s passion for soccer, and to see local heroes, the PFC Botev Plovdiv, in action. On weekends the area around the stadium becomes a sea of yellow and black, as local soccer lovers flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
When it’s time to rest up after enjoying the many charms of Plovdiv, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Ramada Plovdiv Trimontium, the Leipzig Hotel, and the Dafi.