Experience the beauty of Bulgaria with a 7-night holiday from the UK. Discover stunning Black Sea beaches, explore charming coastal towns, and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture. Enjoy a blend of relaxation and adventure as you create unforgettable memories in this Eastern European gem. Book your Bulgarian getaway today!
- 07 nights
- Staying at TUI BLUE Nevis 4-star Hotel
- Flying from London airports, Supplements apply from other airports
- Secure your holiday with a low deposit of £99pp
- Can be customized upon request, to meet travelers needs
- Return Flights From London
- Cabin Luggage
- 07 Nights Stay at 4-Star Hotel
- All Inclusive Basis
- Travel Visa
- Check In Luggage
- Payable Taxes at Destination
Day 1: Arrival in Sofia
- Arrive at Sofia International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria.
- Take the rest of the day to relax and explore the city center.
- Visit popular landmarks such as Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, St. Sofia Church, and the National Palace of Culture.
- Enjoy dinner at a traditional Bulgarian restaurant.
Day 2: Sofia City Tour
- Embark on a guided city tour of Sofia, exploring its rich history and cultural heritage.
- Visit attractions like the Rila Monastery, Boyana Church (a UNESCO World Heritage site), and the Sofia History Museum.
- Explore the vibrant Vitosha Boulevard for shopping and dining options.
- Enjoy a delicious Bulgarian lunch at a local restaurant.
- In the evening, experience the lively nightlife scene in Sofia.
Day 3: Plovdiv Exploration
- Travel to Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria, known for its well-preserved Roman ruins.
- Take a guided walking tour of the Old Town, including attractions like the Ancient Theatre and the Roman Stadium.
- Visit the Plovdiv Roman Forum Archaeological Complex and the Ethnographic Museum.
- Enjoy lunch at a traditional Bulgarian tavern.
- In the afternoon, explore the trendy Kapana District for its vibrant art scene and unique shops.
- Return to Sofia in the evening.
Day 4: Rila Monastery and Seven Rila Lakes
- Take a day trip to the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Explore the monastery complex, known for its stunning frescoes and religious significance.
- Enjoy a scenic hike to the Seven Rila Lakes, a group of glacial lakes in the Rila Mountains.
- Take in the breathtaking views and have a picnic lunch amidst nature.
- Return to Sofia in the evening and have dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 5: Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi
- Travel to Veliko Tarnovo, one of Bulgaria's most historic and picturesque towns.
- Explore the medieval fortress of Tsarevets and the historic Samovodska Charshiya street.
- Visit the village of Arbanassi, famous for its well-preserved 17th-century architecture.
- Explore the Church of the Nativity, known for its stunning frescoes.
- Enjoy a traditional Bulgarian lunch in a local restaurant.
- Return to Sofia in the evening.
Day 6: Rila Mountains and Bansko
- Journey to Bansko, a popular mountain resort town in the Rila Mountains.
- Take a cable car ride to the summit of Mount Vihren for panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.
- Enjoy a hike in the beautiful Pirin National Park, known for its diverse flora and fauna.
- Have lunch at a local mountain restaurant.
- Explore the charming old town of Bansko, known for its traditional architecture and vibrant atmosphere.
- Return to Sofia in the evening and have dinner at your leisure.
Day 7: Free Day for Personal Exploration
- Use this day to explore Sofia at your own pace.
- Visit museums, art galleries, and cultural sites that interest you.
- Enjoy shopping for traditional Bulgarian crafts and souvenirs.
- Relax at a local park or visit a spa for some pampering.
- In the evening, savor a farewell dinner at a traditional Bulgarian restaurant.
Day 8: Departure
- Check out of your hotel and transfer to Sofia International Airport for your return flight.
- Depart Bulgaria with wonderful memories of your 7-night trip exploring this fascinating country.
Please note that this itinerary is just a suggestion and can be customized based on your preferences and the availability of attractions and activities.