Bulgaria - One week, two week itineraries

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Self-guided and privately guided tours, experiences and activities in Bulgaria

We are providing you with a great choice of self-guided and privately guided tours, experiences and activities on the whole territory of Bulgaria.

Bulgaria location

Eastern Europe


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Bulgaria at a glance

Lev (BGN)




Cheap (2 of 5)

Level of costs

None (3 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (81 / 100)

Safety index

Modern (82 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you a small part of Germany (Western Europe) and it is a roundtrip from Sofia. Most popular part is Berlin.
Mainly very big cities are destinations. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Berlin and Hamburg (see itineraries). You find the nightlife at Berlin and Hamburg (see itineraries). During your travel you have to speak German. English should be enough for communication everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Sofia - Berlin (visit Berlin itineraries) and Hamburg (see itineraries) - Sofia.
This itinerary proceeds through Eastern Europe, more precisely Bulgaria. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Besides of cities there a nature destinations. Sunny Beach (Burgas) and Pirin (Bansko) are the highlights.
You find the nightlife at
Sofia. During your travel you have to speak Bulgarian. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Bulgaria, Eastern Europe. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. If you prefer other holiday destinations you can look at this highlight. Pirin by Bansko is the highlight.
You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at
Sofia (see itineraries). At Sofia you can enjoy nightlife. Many cities are snowy in December. You can pay with Lev everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Bulgarian. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
The itinerary brings you at the beginning to Bulgaria in Eastern Europe. Romania are the next countries. Predeal by Brasov is the highlight.
it is possible to go to many nature. At
Sofia and Bucharest you can enjoy nightlife. Many cities are snowy in December. Safe countries are chosen. Lev and Leu are the currencies. During your travel you have to speak Bulgarian and Romanian. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Bulgaria, Eastern Europe. Sunny Beach near Burgas and Pirin near Bansko are the highlights.
Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy
Sofia (see itineraries). The climate is snowy. During your travel you have to speak Bulgarian. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Lev everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Eastern Europe, more precisely Bulgaria. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Sunny Beach (Burgas) and Pirin (Bansko) are the highlights.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at
Sofia. If you love to make party you will be happy at Sofia. Many cities are snowy in December. You can pay with Lev everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Bulgarian. English should be enough for communication everywhere.

About Bulgaria itineraries

You are planning a travel itinerary in Bulgaria? Good choice, because the holiday destination on the Black Sea is perfect for every holidaymaker! You can go to the beautiful beaches and relax in the sun. The sunny beach and the golden beach are among the most popular places for a beach holiday and for unforgettable parties. But a Bulgaria holiday is waiting for you with many more highlights. The diversity of the country is surprisingly beautiful and you should add a Bulgaria holiday to your list. Families with children, single travellers, friends and lovers - everyone loses his heart to the beautiful country at the Black Sea. The countries on the Black Sea are now also becoming the focus of travellers and rightly so. Bulgaria in particular has a lot to offer in terms of nature and culture, in addition to endless sandy beaches along its nearly 400 kilometres of coast. It makes sense to first get to know the country on a round trip itinerary and then relax on one of the wonderful beaches at the black sea.

Things to do

If you are planning a trip to the Balkans, you should definitely read this article filled with tips on the best things to do in Bulgaria. Take good note, get ready to enjoy your trip and be careful: you are going to love Bulgaria. THINGS TO DO IN BULGARIA Known by the locals as Zhenski Pazar, spending some time at the ...

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Summary: Heading to SE Europe and wondering about the things to do in Bulgaria? We’ve got all the best Bulgaria things to do and places to see here in this guide! The southeastern European country is full of great activities, glimpses into the past, and gorgeous architecture, and ..


4. Spend Time in Sofia

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Borovets is a small ski town in Bulgaria close to the busy city of Sofia. The small town is surrounded by snowy mountains in the winter months and is the perfect destination for a winter’s ski holiday. The alpine city is one of the cheapest places to ski in Europe as well as being very good on prices within the resort ...

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Sofia was a surprise. I had a delightful time in Sofia and the surrounding areas. Here are my recommendations for things to do in Sofia, Bulgaria. The only thing I didn’t like about this place was the chaos at breakfast. All very chill and one of the top things to do in Sofia (visit Sofia itineraries), Bulgaria.


Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria

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Eat & drink

, beautiful national parks, exotic caves, and picturesque monasteries. And, to top it all, delicious and cheap food. It is a foodie paradise, everything is so cheap and you have plenty of different Bulgarian food to try out. Although Bulgarian Cuisine isn’t famous or popular, it is delicious.

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If tasting scrumptious dishes around the world is one of your favourite activities while travelling, then I should introduce you to the relatively unknown Bulgarian food. I’ll admit, Bulgarian cuisine isn’t the most popular in the world. Or in Europe. Or not even on the Balkans. But if you hadn’t tried it, you’ve ...


Bulgarian food

9. Patatnik: The Best Way to Eat Potatoes

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Lyubimotois one of the best spots for the visitors of Sofia (visit Sofia itineraries). With its traditional menu and central location it will easily become your spot for must-eat Bulgarian meals. ...

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For a tasty breakfast, look no further than a local bakery. Many sell freshly baked traditional Bulgarian pastry, Banitza, a traditional breakfast snack. ...

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Most people outside of Bulgaria don't know how diverse and beautiful one of the latest member of the EU is. The video I produced is in german and uses some preconceptions about Bulgaria in an ironic way. I met a lot of lovely people in Bulgaria In fact Bulgarian is not a widely known language therefore you have to ...

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It has never been easier or more rewarding to visit Bulgaria than it is right now. The accessibility of the small Eastern European country with over 1,300 years of existence, the most affordable prices in Europe, the abundance of tourist attractions, as well as the vibrant cultural and ..

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. іѕ one оf the oldest cities іn Eurоре, as саn be seen in thе аrсhаеоlоgісаl ruіnѕ in thе city centre. Plovdiv’s Rоmаn раѕt can also be ѕееn in the hіlltор аmрhіthеаtеr, ѕtіll used for сulturаl events tоdау. The city’s main attraction іѕ its Old Tоwn, wіth mіd-19th-сеnturу mansions соlоrfullу preserved, whісh tоdау ...


Reasons to Visit Bulgaria – Thе Culturе

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Bulgaria’s great cultures have been faithfully carried on from the 18th centuries up to today and they showcase diversity at its best. Sveshtari tombs and Thracian tombs among others are great cultural tourism attractions. Among its traditions, Bulgaria features Kulkeri which is celebrated to mark the beginning of ...


Great culture

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We may be biased, but we believe Bulgaria has some of the best cities in any country in the Balkans. No matter where you go, you are never far from at least one of the cities on this list. That means, no matter where you are vacationing in Bulgaria, you could end up in one of these ...

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We spent more money because we rented a car, which was $100 for 3 days, which I totally recommend. ...

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So is Bulgaria cheap if you’re looking for a bargain place to live? Compared to the rest of Europe, it’s a great value. ...

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The complete name is Church of St Petka of the Saddlers, as it takes its name from the patron saint of saddlers. First written accounts of the church suggest it was built sometime in the 16th century, during Ottoman rule of Bulgaria – hence why its floor is dug into the ground – and an earlier Roman religious building.

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Bulgaria as well as being steeped in history is a relatively cheap place to visit and explore. The country not so long along ago was a little kept secret, but the word has got out and it now attracts a wide range of travellers. Because of its location as well as being a sun seeker’s destination during the summer ...


Hostels in Bansko

Hostels in Burgas

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Best All Inclusive Hotels In Bulgaria- All Inclusive 5 Star Hotels In Bulgaria - Royal Palace Helena Park at Sunny Beach - Apartments Perfect For Cheap Holidays To Bulgaria - Apart Hotel Golden Line In Golden Sands ...


All Inclusive 5 Star Hotels In Bulgaria

Other All Inclusive 5 Star Hotels In Bulgaria

Aqua Hotel, Varna City

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There are plenty of hotels in Golden Sands, however, you need to remember that if you want to stay in a quiet place, you should either choose a hotel on the left side of the hotel Admiral The rest of Golden Sands is really really loud and you’ll probably have trouble sleeping. However, if nightlife in Golden Sands is ...

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Rachev Hotel Residence is located in the western part of the village of Arbanasi, near the monastery of the Assumption, only three miles from Veliko Tarnovo on the road to Gorna Oryahovitsa. ...


Hotel Evmolpia

Sense Hotel

Stay At These Hotels In Bulgaria For Your Holidays!

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena

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More about Bulgaria

Here are a few tips for a two week Bulgaria itinerary:

1. Stop of your Bulgaria itinerary: the wonderful capital Sofia

Of course most of you will start their bulgaria itinerary in Sofia (more about Sofia) and you should take a little time for the capital, as its charm is not necessarily apparent at first sight. There are still traces of communism to be seen, but you should not be put off by that. The magnificent Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the St. Nikolay Church, the Cathedral Sveta Nedelja, the market halls, the Archaeological Museum and many other sights do not let you get bored. You can relax from the many culture in one of the numerous parks or cafes.

2. Diving in Sozopol

Those who expect a magnificent underwater world like in the Red Sea or at the Great Barrier Reef in
Australia, will probably be disappointed ath this destination of the bulgaria itinerary. But for adventurous divers Sozopol offers some highlights.
One dives archeological sites and sees amphoras, sunken wooden ships or also wrecks of German transport ships and submarines. Wreck diving has a special fascination and Bulgaria offers good conditions for beginners. With a little luck you can even see dolphins or a spiny dogfish. So it is a must include for your travel itinerary through bulgaria.

3. Relax at the golden sands

Of course a few days at the beach are a must at your bulgaria itinerary. The golden beach, the sunny beach or Albena are the most popular destinations on the Black Sea. The golden beach entices with golden shimmering sand. On the sunny beach, the largest holiday resort in the country, variety is important and party people as well as families get their money's worth. Albena attracts with a wide range of leisure activities and is perfect for water sports enthusiasts and parents with children.

4. Rila Monastery

The Rila Monastery is one of the most important monuments in the country and is a religious, cultural and artistic centre. It is located in the middle of the Rila Mountains National Park, about 120 kilometers southwest of the capital. Especially the entrances with columns in the Rila Monastery overwhelm the viewer with their magnificence. The monastery is still inhabited by monks today and also offers accommodation itself. In the largest national park of the country you can go hiking and discover deep gorges, clear mountain lakes, hot springs and an impressive mountain panorama. If you are doing a Bulgaria honeymoon itinerary visit this wonderful place and feel the love!

Last Bulgaria Itinerary stop: The World Heritage Nessebar

The small town looks back on more than 3000 years of history and can be easily explored in a day trip from the sunny beach. The old town is situated on a small peninsula and invites you to drift through the winding alleys and admire the beautifully decorated facades. More than 40 churches from the Middle Ages characterize the townscape. One should not miss a visit to the archaeological museum and the fortress walls. In summer you can enjoy concerts in the ancient theatre in a unique atmosphere, stroll along the promenade or enjoy local specialities in one of the small typical restaurants. Also a must go for every honemoon itinerary.

There is a lot more to discover. But you could also extend the trip to a bulgaria and romania itinerary as it's no problem to cross the border to romania. Then you can extend your trip to a 3 or weeks Bulgaria &
Romania itinerary.