7 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

7 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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7 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h
1
Sofia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bansko
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rila
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Sofia is known for historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Saint Sofia Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church, and admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia sightseeing planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sofia is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in March, things will get cooler in Sofia: highs are around 14°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bansko.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Room Escape Games
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

1
night
Bansko

Bansko ©
Boasting the longest ski runs in the country, Bansko offers one of the best ski resort locations in Bulgaria.
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, don't miss a visit to Pirin Street, then take in the awesome beauty at Vihren, and finally fly down the slopes at Ski Bansko.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bansko vacation planner .

You can drive from Sofia to Bansko in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rila.

Things to do in Bansko

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ski Bansko ©
Ski Bansko
Vihren ©
Vihren
Pirin Street ©
Pirin Street

2
nights
Rila

Rila ©
Rila is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, in Rila Municipality, part of Kyustendil Province. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rila Monastery and then take in the awesome beauty at Borovets Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rila holiday app .

Getting from Bansko to Rila by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Rila are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rila

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Borovets Ski Resort
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort
Rila ©
Rila

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