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Balchik

You’ll find Balchick along the northern shores of the Bulgarian Black Coast, just a quick day trip from Varna. It’s a sprawling community, built along a series of terraces that overlook the water, making it one of the most beautiful cities you can visit in the region. Originally founded as a Thracian settlement, the rich agricultural opportunities in the region helped the city developed into a melting pot of cultures. During your stay, be sure to visit the Balchik Botanical...

Bansko

Bansko is a well known ski and snow boarding resort in Southwest Bulgaria about 170 km from the capital Sofia and about 180 km from the city Plovdiv. Also outside the winter season is Bansko is a popular tourist destination as a starting point for a number of hiking trips and mountain bike routes in the Pirin Mountains, the Rila Mountains and the Western Rhodope Mountains. + Information

Belogradchik

Belogradchik is a small community that you’ll find in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains. It is right on the border of Serbia and is a quick day trip away from the Danube River. Despite its size, however, you’ll find that the exploration opportunities here are quite numerous indeed. The Belogradchik Rocks are a group of formations that are spread out along the mountains and some reach over 200m in height. They have also been naturally carved into several fascinating...

Borovets

Borovets, or Chamkoria as it was originally known, is a beautiful mountain resort community that is located on the northern slops of Rila. It’s just a short drive from Samokov and a day trip from Plovdiv or Sofia. Borovets is the oldest winter resort in Bulgaria, with a history dating to 1896. It was originally established as a community to be a place for hunting by the Bulgarian royalty, but its stunning location and access to the slopes helped a...

Burgas

Situated on the Black Sea, Burgas is the center of the commercial fishing industry for its country, as well as being the home of one of the largest oil refineries in Europe. Situated next to a bay and surrounded by plenty of lakes, birding is a common reason to visit a city that literally translates to “fortress.” Over 60 endangered species of birds make the central city lake of Burgas home, so it is a chance for everyone to see...

Bulgaria is vibrant, beautiful, and teeming with opportunities for you to explore during your next holiday.

At first glance, this nation might seem like any other Eastern European nation that has communist influences dominating within its cities, but Bulgaria offers you something different: a story. Every block has a unique story to tell and when you visit this nation, you’ll be adding your story to the melting pot of so many others that make Bulgaria such a fascinating place to visit.

There are many places where the ancient lives which came before can still be experienced. Some of the oldest cities in Europe can be found in Bulgaria, giving you the chance to experience one-of-a-kind opportunities for exploration. With historical spots in some areas like Plovdiv dating back to the 7th century BC and even earlier, places like the Rila Monastery becomes adventures of a lifetime.

You can also see a number of breathtaking views thanks to the varying topography that Bulgaria has to offer. Hike up to see mountain lakes, come back to enjoy mineral water spas, and then have a hot stone massage so you’re ready to do everything again the next day. The impressive sights are just at the summit of a mountain. Folksy street art can be found around almost every corner as well.

With a nightlife that is comparable to the best that any other location in Europe has to offer, Bulgaria is a hidden treasure that is just waiting for a holiday of any length. Whether you’ve got a weekend to fill or you want an extended time away, this nation has everything you could ever want.

How is the weather in Bulgaria ?

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Largest city in Bulgaria

Below you can see a sortable list of the largest cities in the country

RankNamePop.State
1Sofia1204.685Sofia
2Plovdiv338.153Plovdiv
3Varna334.870Varna
4Burgas200.271Burgas
5Ruse149.642Ruse
6Stara Zagora138.272Stara Zagora
7Pleven106.954Pleven
8Sliven91.620Sliven
9Dobrich91.030Dobrich
10Shumen80.855Shumen
11Pernik80.191Pernik
12Haskovo76.397Haskovo
13Yambol74.132Yambol
14Pazardzhik71.979Pazardzhik
15Blagoevgrad70.881Blagoevgrad
16Veliko Tarnovo68.783Veliko Tarnovo
17Vratsa60.692Vratsa
18Gabrovo58.950Gabrovo
19Asenovgrad50.846Plovdiv
20Vidin48.071Vidin

What is the capital of Bulgaria

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Sofia, capital of Bulgaria

As the capital city of Bulgaria, it offers many educational and cultural opportunities that simply cannot be found on a grander scale in the surrounding countryside. A relatively small city throughout history, it did not begin to grow or develop until it was declared to be the capital of Bulgaria in 1879. It does have a higher altitude than other cities in the country, allowing it to have a relatively cool Summer season, but this also means that Winters can...