9 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

9 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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Borovets
— 2 nights
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Bansko
— 2 nights
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Sofia
— 4 nights

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Borovets

The oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, Borovets today serves as a popular modern destination for winter holidays.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, then grab your bike and head to Borovets Mountain Bike Park, then ponder the design of The Big Drinking Fountain, and finally see the interesting displays at Tsari Mali Grad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Borovets Ski Resort, then fly down the slopes at Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, then make a trip to Tsarska Bistritsa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Barakli Mosque.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Borovets trip planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Borovets is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Borovets. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bansko.

Things to do in Borovets

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Samokov, Tsari Mali Grad
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Horseback Riding Tours
Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School ©
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School

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Bansko

Bansko ©
Boasting the longest ski runs in the country, Bansko offers one of the best ski resort locations in Bulgaria.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Pirin Street, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vihren, then hit the slopes at Ski Bansko, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pirin National Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bansko trip app.

Getting from Borovets to Bansko by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Bansko, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Bansko

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pirin National Park
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Ski Bansko ©
Ski Bansko
Pirin National Park ©
Pirin National Park
Vihren ©
Vihren

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Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Change things up with a short trip to Rila Monastery in Rila (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church, get to know the fascinating history of Vitosha Boulevard, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sofia online travel route planner.

You can drive from Bansko to Sofia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Sofia are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Rila Monastery, Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Room Escape Games
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain

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