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Sofia to Varna, Sliven, Bansko

  • 3 days

  • Bus

  • Bansko

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Plovdiv

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Sliven

    1 day

  • Train

  • Burgas

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Varna

    3 days

  • Fly

  • Sofia

    3 days

16 days

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 (Sofia itineraries). During your travel you have to speak Bulgarian. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
"Sofia is one of the best cities for value shopping on this list, given it shares a border with Turkey."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Sofia is definitely one of the best places for digital nomads."travel-monkey.com
"Sofia is surrounded by mountains, Greece being just on the other side."brenontheroad.com
"Sofia is a fusion between ancient and modern, historic and contemporary."earthsattractions.com
"Sofia is chock-full of history and culture, unspoiled coastline, and incredible wildlife and nature exploration."aminearlythereyet.com
"Sofia is one of Europe's oldest capitals, with a storied history influenced by Greeks, Arabs, Jews and others."wanderlustmarriage.com
Culture
Capital
Historic
Nightlife
Food
Cheap
Mountain
Art
Street Art
Architecture
Sofia
Outstanding+

BusTransfer

Duration: 3 hours 6 minutes

Costs: $6.00 - $11.00

"Bansko is very easy to reach because it is relatively close to Sofia (Sofia itineraries)."chasingthedonkey.com
"Bansko: Budget Snowboarding in Bulgaria (see itineraries)."backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk
"Bansko is so small that you can walk from one end to the other in 30 minutes."jackandjilltravel.com
"Bansko is a ski resort located in south west Bulgaria."backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk
"Bansko is no short of small and large supermarkets, local antique shops, and even a shopping mall."ivasays.com
"Bansko: Learning to Ski on a Backpackers Budget - To be found on pocketvillage."backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk
Nature
Culture
Ski
Mountain
Hiking
Cheap
Very Touristic
Spa
Bansko
Highlight

BusTransfer

Duration: 3 hours 29 minutes

Costs: $8.00 - $11.00

"Plovdiv is a hotbed of Thracian, Roman and Ottoman history."theglobetrottergp.com
"Plovdiv is filled with historical charm."alittleadrift.com
"Plovdiv is a much more vegan-friendly place than Bankso and it's been pretty straightforward to find good vegan options here."charlieontravel.com
"Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in the world, despite it being relatively unknown to many travellers."travellingking.com
"Plovdiv is one of the oldest and the most beautiful places in Europe because of the rich history behind it."thesavvyglobetrotter.com
"Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria and Europe."packmeto.com
Culture
Historic
Nature
Nightlife
Food
Art
Architecture
Mountain
River
Wine
Calm City
Plovdiv at a glance
Outstanding+

BusTransfer

Duration: 2 hours 38 minutes

Costs: $8.00 - $11.00

The town Sliven has a population of 96,368. Furthermore, Sliven is in center Bulgaria. Sliven fits perfect for a cultural trip. Furthermore, the nearest city of Sliven is Bucharest. It is a very green city. Furthermore, Sliven is known for historic relevant places.

Historic
Culture
Nature
city of Sliven
Great

TrainTransfer

Duration: 55 minutes

Costs: $4.00 - $5.00

"Burgas is a major town, about 8o miles from Nesebar, my final destination."europeupclose.com
"Burgas: End your tour of the Black Sea Coast with the town of Burgas."travelbooksfood.com
"Burgas is close to smaller nicer beaches like Sozopol."wanderingredhead.com
Culture
Nature
Alternative
Beach
Coast
Burgas
Highlight

BusTransfer

Duration: 2 hours 0 minute

Costs: $1.00

"Varna: Alboth Family at the Black Sea!"thefamilywithoutborders.com
"Varna is also called "the capital of the Black Sea" for both the cultural and economic significance."chasingthedonkey.com
"Varna is highly visited for its beaches and parties."drifterplanet.com
"Varna is the perfect place to be if you want to get close to the center of the action but far from the maddening crowd."chasingthedonkey.com
"Varna is in an excellent base from which to explore other Black Sea destinations."thewayfarersbook.com
"Varna is a popular place for beach goers and is the headquarters for the Bulgarian Navy."globalgaz.com
Culture
Nature
Nightlife
Historic
Beach
Very Touristic
Cheap
Coast
River
Forest
Waterfall
Varna at a glance
Highlight

FlyTransfer

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

Costs: $46.00 - $139.00

"Sofia is one of the best cities for value shopping on this list, given it shares a border with Turkey."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Sofia is definitely one of the best places for digital nomads."travel-monkey.com
"Sofia is surrounded by mountains, Greece being just on the other side."brenontheroad.com
"Sofia is a fusion between ancient and modern, historic and contemporary."earthsattractions.com
"Sofia is chock-full of history and culture, unspoiled coastline, and incredible wildlife and nature exploration."aminearlythereyet.com
"Sofia is one of Europe's oldest capitals, with a storied history influenced by Greeks, Arabs, Jews and others."wanderlustmarriage.com
Culture
Capital
Historic
Nightlife
Food
Cheap
Mountain
Art
Street Art
Architecture
Sofia
Outstanding+

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