8 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

8 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varna
— 1 night
2
Nessebar
— 3 nights
3
Plovdiv
— 1 night
4
Sofia
— 2 nights

1
night
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Butterfly House Varna.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Varna day trip tool.

London, UK to Varna is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Varna due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Varna reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nessebar.

Things to do in Varna

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aquapark Aquamania
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Butterfly House Varna ©
Butterfly House Varna
Aquapark Aquamania ©
Aquapark Aquamania
Ретро Музей/Retro Museum ©
Ретро Музей/Retro Museum

3
nights
Nessebar

Nessebar ©
Between the ruggedly beautiful Balkan Mountains and shores of the Black Sea lies the World Heritage Site, Nessebar.
Visiting Irakli Beach and Camel Park Sunny Beach will get you outdoors. Attractions like Action Aquapark and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St Stephens Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, explore the ancient world of Church of Saint Sophia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ Pantocrator.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nessebar trip maker.

Traveling by car from Varna to Nessebar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Plovdiv.

Things to do in Nessebar

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Camel Park Sunny Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Church of St. Blaise, Irakli Beach, Action Aquapark
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St Stephens Church ©
St Stephens Church
Scuba & Snorkeling
Camel Park Sunny Beach ©
Camel Park Sunny Beach

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.
On the 30th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at "St. st. Konstantin and Elena" Church, see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Old Plovdiv Retro Photo, and finally explore the ancient world of Plovdiv Roman Theatre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Plovdiv trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nessebar to Plovdiv takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Assen's Fortress
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Assen's Fortress ©
Assen's Fortress
Ethnographic Museum ©
Ethnographic Museum
Old Plovdiv Retro Photo ©
Old Plovdiv Retro Photo

2
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Church St. George Rotunda, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Boyana Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temple Sveti Nikolay, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenexplore the striking landscape at Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Sofia vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Plovdiv to Sofia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Plovdiv in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sofia, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges
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Boyana Waterfall ©
Boyana Waterfall
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

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