6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bulgaria trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Sofia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rila
— 2 nights
Drive to Sofia Airport, Fly to Dubai

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Sofia

— 3 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Sofia is known for fun & games, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, hit the slopes at Vitosha Mountain, and get engrossed in the history at National Institute of Archaeology with Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sofia online journey planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sofia is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in November, expect Sofia to be much colder, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rila.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Nature
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Rila

— 2 nights
Rila is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, in Rila Municipality, part of Kyustendil Province. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Musala Peak and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rila Monastery.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rila trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sofia to Rila takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Rila are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rila

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Bulgaria travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Ruins · Nightlife
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.