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Burgas to Sofia, Bansko, Veliko Tarnovo

  • 2 days

  • Bus

  • Veliko Tarnovo

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Plovdiv

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Bansko

    2 days

  • Bus via Serdika

  • Sofia

    3 days

  • Bus

  • Burgas

    2 days

13 days

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 (Sofia in detail). 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.
"Burgas is close to smaller nicer beaches like Sozopol."wanderingredhead.com
"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
Culture
Nature
Alternative
Beach
Coast
Highlight

BusTransfer

Duration: 4 hours 0 minute

Costs: $1.00

"Veliko Tarnovo is one of the oldest towns in Bulgaria, the first settlements there came from 3rd millennium BC!"mywanderlust.pl
"Veliko Tarnovo is one of the most spectacular pieces of architecture you can see in Europe."mscgerber.com
"Veliko Tarnovo is another city rich in history and with an authentic Bulgaria (see itineraries)n look and renovated old houses."explorista.net
"Veliko Tarnovo is one of the most beautiful cities in Bulgaria (see itineraries)."travelpassionate.com
"Veliko Tarnovo is a picturesque city in North Bulgaria built on the hills around which the Yantra River meanders."ipanematravels.com
"Veliko Tarnovo is a special place and I made a good choice stopping off here on itinerary to Plovdiv on my Bulgaria (plan Bulgaria itineraries)n adventure."dontstopliving.net
Historic
Culture
Architecture
Art
Street Art
River
Very Touristic
Lake
Mountain
Highlight

BusTransfer

Duration: 4 hours 0 minute

Costs: $13.00

"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 nicest cities in Bulgaria I have also visited."brenontheroad.com
"Plovdiv is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Europe and in the world at all."littlebigtraveler.com
"Plovdiv is a hotbed of Thracian, Roman and Ottoman history."theglobetrottergp.com
"Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria and Europe."packmeto.com
"Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in the world, despite it being relatively unknown to many travellers."travellingking.com
Culture
Historic
Nature
Nightlife
Food
Art
Architecture
Mountain
River
Wine
Calm City
Outstanding+

BusTransfer

Duration: 3 hours 0 minute

Costs: $6.00 - $10.00

"Bansko is no short of small and large supermarkets, local antique shops, and even a shopping mall."ivasays.com
"Bansko is surrounded by lakes and pine forests, and nearby Banya is famous for its thermal mineral springs."galloparoundtheglobe.com
"Bansko is one of the most budget-friendly ski and hiking towns to visit in Europe."creativetravelguide.com
"Bansko is very easy to reach because it is relatively close to Sofia (Sofia itineraries)."chasingthedonkey.com
"Bansko: Learning to Ski on a Backpackers Budget - To be found on pocketvillage."backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk
"Bansko is a ski resort located in south west Bulgaria."backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk
Nature
Culture
Ski
Mountain
Hiking
Cheap
Very Touristic
Spa
Highlight

Bus via SerdikaTransfer

Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes

Costs: $7.00 - $11.00

"Sofia is chock-full of history and culture, unspoiled coastline, and incredible wildlife and nature exploration."aminearlythereyet.com
"Sofia is the cultural and historic center of Bulgaria and the most important historic buildings and museums are located here."revolvingcompass.com
"Sofia is a city that has a huge amount of history to explore within a weekend!"chasingthedonkey.com
"Sofia is one of the best cities for value shopping on this list, given it shares a border with Turkey."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Sofia is one of Europe's oldest capitals, with a storied history influenced by Greeks, Arabs, Jews and others."wanderlustmarriage.com
"Sofia is a fusion between ancient and modern, historic and contemporary."earthsattractions.com
Culture
Capital
Historic
Nightlife
Food
Cheap
Mountain
Art
Street Art
Architecture
Outstanding+

BusTransfer

Duration: 5 hours 43 minutes

Costs: $30.00 - $71.00

"Burgas is close to smaller nicer beaches like Sozopol."wanderingredhead.com
"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
Culture
Nature
Alternative
Beach
Coast
Highlight