6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Sofia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bansko
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rila
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Borovets
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Sofia

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 24th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sofia Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St George (Sveti Georgi), then wander the streets of Vitosha Boulevard, and finally look for gifts at Gifted Sofia. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Saint Nedelja Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Boyana Church.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sofia driving holiday tool .

Newark, USA to Sofia is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Sofia due to the time zone difference. In February in Sofia, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bansko.

Things to do in Sofia

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Fun & Games
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Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski ©
Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard

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 26th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Ski Bansko, don't miss a visit to Pirin Street, and then make a trip to Velyanova House.

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You can drive from Sofia to Bansko in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Bansko, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rila.

Things to do in Bansko

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Ski Bansko ©
Ski Bansko
Pirin Street ©
Pirin Street
Velyanova House ©
Velyanova House

few
hours
Rila

Rila ©
Rila is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, in Rila Municipality, part of Kyustendil Province. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the striking features of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Church and then contemplate the long history of Rila Monastery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rila day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Bansko to Rila takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rila can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Borovets.

Things to do in Rila

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Church
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

1
night
Borovets

Borovets ©
The oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, Borovets today serves as a popular modern destination for winter holidays.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the local landmark of The Big Drinking Fountain and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Borovets Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Borovets vacation builder .

Getting from Rila to Borovets by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Borovets

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

The Big Drinking Fountain
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Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort

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