Full Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest
When visiting Romania don’t miss the amazing opportunity to also discover Bulgaria, another fantastic destination available on guided day trips from Bucharest!
Explore the fascinating attractions of Bulgaria’s capital city with Sofia private sightseeing tours. Sofia is the largest city in Bulgaria and being some seventy centuries old is among the oldest of all the European cities.
There are a great many specific guided tours Sofia offers and Sofia Cultural tours of the historical buildings, museums and monuments which should not be missed when visiting this city. They include stunning cathedrals and mosques with exceptional architecture.
With walking tours Sofia, explore this lovely capital city, its old and new boulevards, charming boutiques, markets, gardens and parks. Experience the delicious traditional cuisine in some of the finest restaurants and at night, be entertained in the many bars, music venues and clubs.
Sofia is ideally located at the foot of Mount Vitosha which offer excellent hiking trails and during the winter months great skiing and snowboarding activities for all ages.
Many tourists, when visiting Bulgaria, tend to visit areas close to the Black Sea or specific Ski resorts but the city of Sofia is definitely worth a visit!
Sofia Cultural tours of Alexander Nevski Cathedral is highly recommended. This impressive Cathedral became a landmark for Bulgaria and not just for Sofia when built during 1882 and 1912. It was built in memory of some 200,000 soldiers from Russia who died during the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878, fighting for Bulgaria’s independence. It is a stunningly beautiful building with lavish decoration both inside and outside.
There is a great mix of Sofia activity tours to do when visiting this exciting city which includes a vast range of skiing and snowboarding activities, hiking, trekking, rock climbing, rope climbing, horseback riding, golf and much more.
Spring months of April and May or Autumn months of September and October are the best times to visit Sofia. This is due to the weather being still reasonably good, fewer crowds and cheaper Private Sofia Tours. Peak season is regarded to be during the summer months, July and August with great weather and over 10 hours of daylight. If planning to do some skiing when visiting Sofia then December to February are the best months.
The costs when in Sofia are excellent value for money. The average daily cost for the average traveller is US$53 which includes accommodation, main meals and local transport. It is even possible to spend as little as US$22 a day if you are on a budget or go to the other extreme and pay anything from US$119 for a luxury standard. Sofia private sightseeing tours prices will vary from season to season but are still excellent value.
Book early is the first piece of advice for any type of breakaway or holiday in Sofia and this includes any guided tours Sofia has available. You will have a much better chance of bargains and availability. When in the city of Sofia, be aware of your surroundings and advice is to keep your personal stuff in the hotel safe. When out and about, have a copy of the passport information pages as proof of identity rather than the real thing.
The climate of Sofia is a humid continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. The hottest month of the year tends to be July with temperatures reaching over 25º Celsius. With low temperatures of approximately -2º Celsius, the coldest month of the year is on average January. There is plenty of snow in winter and rainfall during the Spring and Autumn months with April the wettest on average.