The Balkan country of Bulgaria is beautiful, boasting of lush natural landscapes, a vibrant culture centred on art, music, theatre and architecture, and a long-standing, rich history that makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Every city in Bulgaria has its own distinct personality and charm – and with limited time on your hands, deciding on the top places to visit in Bulgaria can be an overwhelming task. That’s why we have taken the liberty to put together a quick guide to some of the best places to go in Bulgaria.
If you want to learn more about the many beautiful cities and places to visit in Bulgaria, give us a call to chat, browse through the wide range of Bulgaria tour packages on our website or simply pop into your neighbourhood SOTC branch. We will give you the round-up of everything you need to know and help you plan the Bulgarian holiday of a lifetime!
Sofia is the capital and the largest city of Bulgaria, holding deep national, political and economic significance. The city is also home to many must-do Bulgaria tourist places such as the Alexander Nevksy Cathedral, the Boyana Church, the National Historical Museum and the Banya Bashi Mosque.
The second largest city in Bulgaria after the capital, Plovdiv is one of the best places to visit in Bulgaria. The city is a cultural hub for the country, hosting many important cultural festivals such as the International Fair Plovdiv and the International Theatrical Festival. Some of the best Bulgaria tourist places are in Plovdiv, such as the Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis, the Plovdiv Roman Stadium and Kapana.
Varna is one of Bulgaria’s most famous seaside cities and a great place to visit for a beachy break. Make sure to visit Aladzha Monastery, the Sea Garden and the Varna Archaeological Museum while you’re there.