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

Rila Monastery & Boyana Church Tour – Every Day

Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day! FULL DAY TOUR (7-8 HRS) FROM SOFIA TO RILA MONASTERY AND BOYANA CHURCH

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One Day Tour In Bulgaria And Macedonia

Tour highlights: Boyana Church and Zemen Monastery, Bulgaria; Osogovo Monastery, Macedonia; light lunch

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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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Full Day Tour: Plovdiv

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

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From Sofia: One Day Tour Of Lovech And Krushunski Waterfalls

Starting from Sofia, after a 2 hours driving we'll reach Lovech and visit the main sites, the Ethnographical Museum, Hisar Fortress, the Covered Bridge. Then we'll go to Krushunski Waterfalls, where we will have a walk in the picturesque area. At the end of the day we'll return 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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From Sofia: Full Day Guided Tour To Rila Monastery And Boyana Church With Lunch

Join us on this day tour from Sofia to the Rila Monastery. We will pick you up in your accommodation and show one of the supreme bulgarian sites, along with some of the highlights of the region! Have lunch in a nice local restaurant and also visit the Boyana Church. At the end of the day you'll be back in Sofia.

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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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Good To Know

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