5 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

5 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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Kavarna
— Few hours
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Sunny Beach
— 2 nights
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Plovdiv
— 1 day
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Sofia
— 2 nights

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Kavarna

Kavarna ©
Kavarna is a Black Sea coastal town and seaside resort in the Dobruja region of northeastern Bulgaria. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kaliakra.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kavarna visit planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Kavarna is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Kavarna. August in Kavarna sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Kavarna

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Cape Kaliakra
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Cape Kaliakra ©
Cape Kaliakra

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Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach ©
Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the striking features of Church of Christ Pantocrator, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, and then make a splash at Action Aquapark.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sunny Beach itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kavarna to Sunny Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sunny Beach are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Plovdiv.

Things to do in Sunny Beach

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nessebar
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Church of Christ Pantocrator ©
Church of Christ Pantocrator
Action Aquapark ©
Action Aquapark

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Plovdiv

Plovdiv ©
Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Plovdiv Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Old Plovdiv Retro Photo, then examine the collection at Ethnographic Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Plovdiv Roman Theatre.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Plovdiv trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sunny Beach to Plovdiv takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Plovdiv, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Ethnographic Museum ©
Ethnographic Museum
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre
Old Plovdiv Retro Photo ©
Old Plovdiv Retro Photo

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Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay, admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at National Museum of Military History, and finally contemplate the long history of Amphitheatre of Serdica. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Vitosha Boulevard, examine the collection at National Museum of History, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sofia travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Plovdiv to Sofia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sofia when traveling from Plovdiv in August, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
National Museum of Military History ©
National Museum of Military History
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard

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