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Sofia: Itineraries & tips

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"Sofia (see itineraries) is chock-full of history and culture, unspoiled coastline, and incredible wildlife and nature exploration."aminearlythereyet.com
"Sofia (visit Sofia itineraries) is the cultural and historic center of Bulgaria and the most important historic buildings and museums are located here."revolvingcompass.com
"Sofia (Sofia in detail) is a city that has a huge amount of history to explore within a weekend!"chasingthedonkey.com
"Sofia (visit Sofia itineraries) is one of the best cities for value shopping on this list, given it shares a border with Turkey."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Sofia (plan Sofia itineraries) is one of Europe's oldest capitals, with a storied history influenced by Greeks, Arabs, Jews and others."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Sofia (more about Sofia itineraries) is a fusion between ancient and modern, historic and contemporary."earthsattractions.com

West Bulgaria

Sofias location

Sofia at a glance

Culture
Capital
Historic
Nightlife
Food
Cheap
Mountain
Art
Street Art
Architecture

1,150,000

Population

3-4 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Sofia

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Sofia Airport (SOF)

About Sofia

Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria (more about Bulgaria), today carrys the name of St. Sofia. There are only few cities in the world from whose capital centre you can touch the mountain. Situated on a flat territory, surround by Vitosha, Lozenska, Ljulin, Stara planina, Sredna gora mountains, it always has been important road connecting West Europe with Black sea, Aegean sea and Middle East. Like a favourite town of Konstantin The Great emperor (4th c.), who used to say “Serdika is my Rome”, Sofia was administrative center and site of the bishop during the Roman times. For tourists and guests of the city, Sofia (plan Sofia itineraries) offers conditions for mountain tourism and ski, religious tourism, big choice of events, number of sights with European and world wide meaning (Boyana church – a monument under UNESCO aegis).

Things to do

Visitors to Bulgaria tend to head for the mountains or the Black Sea beach resorts. But there are lots of reasons to visit Sofia,

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5 thoughts on “Top Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria”

Explore the Museums

Explore the Churches and Other Religious Buildings

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Love winter? Yeah, so do we. Quite frankly though I love it the most through the window, while I’m sitting next to a chimney, well

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5 replies on “Top 19 things to do in Sofia, Bulgaria during the winter”

Drink the coffee…so you can do the things

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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

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Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria

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Eat & drink

A Guide to The Best Cafes & Restaurants In Sofia - The Best Restaurants In Sofia - Boom! Burgers seems like a relatively small a

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White walls were flanked by blue tile and a multi-level build gave it the appearance of an ultra-modern loft, rather than a sand

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Without a doubt, the tourism and food industries are struggling all over the world right now. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in Mar

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General

During our recent adventure in the mega-metropolis of Istanbul (plan Istanbul itineraries), TLE checked-in at the Boutique St. Sophia. This is a 26 room prope

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Boutique St. Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey – Review

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My travel guide to Sofiaconsists ofpractical tips for visiting the Bulgaria (plan Bulgaria itineraries)n capital – from transportation, through where to eat a

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MoveIt app

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The local language in Sofia (plan Sofia itineraries) is Bulgarian. English is the most common second language spoken, with 25% of Bulgarians being able to

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Itinerary

An architectural ensemble of three Socialist Classicism edifices in central Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria (plan Bulgaria itineraries) , from beaches on the B

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The Perfect 2-Day Sofia Itinerary

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This is a rather hidden spot that’s popular amongst people who know where it is and how to get there. Although, it is hidden in pl

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Costs

If you want more privacy, are traveling with 2 or more people, or simply want more luxury, check into these affordable private roo

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Accommodation

Where are you from? Do you know your city? And let me ask you this: which hotel would you stay at, if at any time in the future yo

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Park Inn hotel by Radisson

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. and ending up staying there for 10 days. Perfect location, perfect host, perfect apartment and very affordable. If you haven’t

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I stayed at this hotel for three nights and was amazed with the incredible view from my room. Large glass windows opened up for an

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Seven Hills Hotel

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