5 days in Sofia Region Itinerary

5 days in Sofia Region Itinerary

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5 days in Sofia Region Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Borovets
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sofia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Alexandria

1
night
Borovets

The oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, Borovets today serves as a popular modern destination for winter holidays.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Borovets Ski Resort, stroll through Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Borovets trip itinerary planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Borovets is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Borovets

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Horseback Riding Tours
Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School ©
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School

3
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
When in Sofia, make a side trip to see Rila Monastery in Rila, approximately Rila away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Nina, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Orthodox Church Saint Parascheva - the Old "St. Petka".

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Borovets to Sofia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

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Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church