6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sofia
— 1 day
2
Sapareva Banya
— 1 night
3
Plovdiv
— 1 night
4
Kazanlak
— 1 night
5
Veliko Tarnovo
— 2 nights

1
day
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Boyana Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Park "Kambanite", and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sofia online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sofia. In October in Sofia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sapareva Banya.

Things to do in Sofia

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Park ©
Park "Kambanite"
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church ©
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church
Boyana Waterfall ©
Boyana Waterfall

1
night
Sapareva Banya

Sapareva Banya ©
Sapareva Banya is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, part of Kyustendil Province. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tsari Mali Grad, head outdoors with Aqua Club Kotvata&Restaurant Kotvata, and then trek along Waterfall "Goritsa".

Plan trip to Sapareva Banya with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Sofia to Sapareva Banya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Plovdiv.

Things to do in Sapareva Banya

Outdoors Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

Tsari Mali Grad
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Tsari Mali Grad ©
Tsari Mali Grad

1
night
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 3rd (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dzhumaya Mosque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at "St. st. Konstantin and Elena" Church, have some family-friendly fun at Old Plovdiv Retro Photo, thenwalk around Park Tsar Simeon, and finally steep yourself in history at Assen's Fortress.

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Traveling by car from Sapareva Banya to Plovdiv takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kazanlak.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Assen's Fortress
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Dzhumaya Mosque ©
Dzhumaya Mosque
Assen's Fortress ©
Assen's Fortress
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"St. st. Konstantin and Elena" Church

1
night
Kazanlak

Kazanlak ©
On the 4th (Fri), appreciate the history behind National Park-Museum Shipka-Buzluzha, examine the collection at Istoricheski muzey Iskra, thencontemplate the long history of Tomb of Seuthes III, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Rozhdestvo Hristovo Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shipchenski monastery (St Nikolay).

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kazanlak online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Plovdiv to Kazanlak takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Plovdiv in October, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Kazanlak. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Veliko Tarnovo.

Things to do in Kazanlak

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Shipka
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Shipchenski monastery (St Nikolay) ©
Shipchenski monastery (St Nikolay)
Tomb of Seuthes III ©
Tomb of Seuthes III
National Park-Museum Shipka-Buzluzha ©
National Park-Museum Shipka-Buzluzha

2
nights
Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo ©
Veliko Tarnovo is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province.Often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sokolski Monastery, thenview the masterpieces at St. Peter and Paul Church, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Dimitar of Thessaloniki Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of God. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Asen's Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Archangels Michael and Gabriel, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa della Nativita, thensee the interesting displays at Konstantsalieva House, and finally don't miss a visit to Samovodska Charshiya Complex.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Veliko Tarnovo trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kazanlak to Veliko Tarnovo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Veliko Tarnovo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Veliko Tarnovo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Arbanasi, Gabrovo
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Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR ©
Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR
Chiesa della Nativita ©
Chiesa della Nativita

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