6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sofia
— 2 nights
2
Bansko
— 1 night
3
Borovets
— 2 nights

2
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Step out of Sofia to go to Rila and see Rila Monastery, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, make a trip to Saint Sofia Monument, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vitosha Mountain, and see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sofia online holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Sofia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, things will get colder in Sofia: highs are around 3°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bansko.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Walking tours
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain

1
night
Bansko

Bansko ©
Boasting the longest ski runs in the country, Bansko offers one of the best ski resort locations in Bulgaria.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Velyanova House, hit the slopes at Ski Bansko, and then don't miss a visit to Pirin Street.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bansko trip planner.

Drive from Sofia to Bansko in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Bansko are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Borovets.

Things to do in Bansko

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Ski Bansko ©
Ski Bansko
Pirin Street ©
Pirin Street
Velyanova House ©
Velyanova House

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nights
Borovets

Borovets ©
The oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, Borovets today serves as a popular modern destination for winter holidays.
On the 6th (Wed), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, and then take in the awesome beauty at Borovets Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with Go Borovets.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Borovets online trip planner.

Getting from Bansko to Borovets by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Borovets

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort
Horseback Riding Tours
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School ©
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School

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