Welcome to Sofia

Sofia is Bulgaria’s capital and its largest city. Founded thousands of years ago, today the city continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic center. At present, the city has a population of 1,250,000. Sofia is located in the western part of the country, on The Sofia Plain and on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. The city’s average altitude is 550 meters above sea level, the climate is moderate and continental, characterized by cold winters and relatively cool summers. The average temperature in January is 1 degree below zero Centigrade, and the average July temperature is 20 degrees Centigrade. The city is located at a strategic crossroads. The route from Western Europe to Istanbul passes through Sofia via Beograd and Skopje, then through Plovdiv to Turkey. Sofia also connects The Near East and The Middle East, lying between the banks of The Danube and the shores of The White Sea on the one hand, and between The Black Sea and The Adriatic on the other.

Top Tours & Activities in Sofia

Full Day Tour: Plovdiv

Full day (8 hrs) small group tour of all iconic attractions in Plovdiv

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From Sofia: Excursion To Rila Monastery And Boyana Church

This one day tour gives the unique opportunity to visit one of the supreme Bulgarian sites, among with some of the highlights of the region! Visit to biggest orthodox cloister - Rila Monastery and the amazing Boyana church. Both sites under UNESCO protection.

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Combo Tour: Koprivshtitsa & Plovdiv

Discover the cities of Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa on this full-day tour from Sofia. The amusing mixture of traditions, culture, and architectural masterpieces are a must-see for every culture-hungry traveler.

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Sofia Panoramic Evening Tour And Dinner With Folklore Show

On this 4 hours tour, your have a scenic view of Sofia with a comfortable car. After the tour, get ready for a rich dinner with typical entrances, meals, desserts and a special folk program in the traditional Bulgarian restaurant. The best way to enjoy a night in Sofia and be in touch with the local culture.

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From Sofia: Full Day Tour To Hisarya And Starosel With Wine Tasting

Visit the village of Starosel, and visit the Thracian temple and palace from the 5th century BC. After tasting Bulgarian wines at a winery, explore Hisarya. Tour the ruins of Roman walls and tombs, before returning to Sofia.

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The Seven Rila Lakes

Join us a visit to Seven Lakes. Spend most of the day on fresh air and admire to the natural beauty of this landscape.

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One Day Tour Of Plovdiv And Perushtitsa With Wine Tasting From Sofia

Your tour begins with a visit to the ancient city of Plovdiv, which exist as they inhabited, leaving unique traits of their cultures. The next stop will be Perushtitsa, a symbol of Bulgarian heroism. At the end of your tour, stop at a famous winery, where you can taste the typical Bulgarian wine.

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From Sofia: One Day Tour To Plovdiv And Bachkovo Monastery

The tour starts at your hotel, where our English-speaking driver will pick you up and guide you on a visit to the ancient city of Plovdiv, which several people inhabited leaving different traces of their cultures. The next stop will be the monastery of Bachkovo, the second largest monastery in Bulgaria.

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Good To Know

Language
Bulgarian
Currency
Bulgarian Lev
Time Zone
UTC+03:00
Country Phone Code
+359
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