6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bulgaria holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Sofia Airport, Drive to Rila
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Rila
— 1 night
Drive
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Sofia
— 4 nights
Fly

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Rila

— 1 night
Rila is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, in Rila Municipality, part of Kyustendil Province. On the 25th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Musala Peak and then contemplate the long history of Rila Monastery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rila online driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rila is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Rila. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in November, with highs in Rila at 14°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Rila

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Sofia

— 4 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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll through Vitosha Mountain, take an in-depth tour of National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Church St. George Rotunda.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sofia travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rila to Sofia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Sofia sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:

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.