5-Day Bulgaria City Break in Sofia

Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria
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Take a 5-day city break in Bulgaria and explore Sofia like a local. Immerse yourself in the charm of Sofia, where every corner holds a new adventure.

Experience the ultimate Sofia city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Sofia at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Sofia or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Sofia will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Sofia, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Sofia offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Sofia, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. South Park, Borisova Gradina Park, and St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Sofia by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Bulgaria's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Sofia promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Sofia is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Sofia's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Bulgaria.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Sofia. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Bulgaria.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Sofia reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Sofia.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Sofia fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Sofia as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Sofia, Bulgaria!

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South Park
Borisova Gradina Park
St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Park "Zaimov"
Sofia Zoo, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Sofia Zoo
Photo of sunset aerial view of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.National Palace of Culture
Park "Geo Milev
Ivan Vazov" National Theater
Photo of Eagles' bridge in Sofia, Bulgaria.Eagles' Bridge
Holy Trinity Park
Knyazheska Garden
Russian Monument Square
photo of view of Sofia's cityscape, blending old-world charm with modernity, featuring the iconic lion bridge, Bulgaria.Lions' Bridge
Sveta Nedelya Church
National Museum of Military History, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101National Museum of Military History
Vassil Levski Monument


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Day 1

Day 1 – Sofia - arrival day

  • Sofia - Arrival day
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  • Holy Trinity Park
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Sofia. You’ll stay in Sofia for 4 nights.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Holy Trinity Park. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Sofia, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,768 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Sofia. Check-in at hotels in Bulgaria normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Sofia offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Sofia. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Hadjidraganov's Houses Restaurant. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Sofia boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 4,010 visitors.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Bar Friday. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,410 customers.

Celebrate the start of your 5-day city break in Sofia with a toast!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Sofia Zoo
  • South Park
  • National Palace of Culture
  • Russian Monument Square
  • Ivan Vazov" National Theater
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On day 2 of your city break, you will set out to discover Sofia, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 3 nights in Sofia and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

Take the opportunity to see Sofia Zoo. This attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 14,962 visitors.

South Park is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This park has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,763 travelers.

Sofia is also the home of National Palace of Culture. Around 14,510 people have rated this convention center an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Russian Monument Square. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from a total of 6,588 reviews, a visit to this point of interest is a great idea.

This day of your vacation in Sofia is also your chance to admire Ivan Vazov National Theater. This must-visit sightseeing destination enjoys an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 9,760 reviews.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Sofia on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Sofia. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Make a reservation at Restaurant "Staria Chinar", a popular dining spot in Sofia. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,717 satisfied diners.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit The Cocktail Bar, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, The Cocktail Bar has earned an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,814 customers.

Raise a toast and celebrate another memorable day in Sofia, Bulgaria!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Sveta Nedelya Church
  • Knyazheska Garden
  • Eagles' Bridge
  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • National Museum of Military History
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On day 3 of your fun city break in Sofia, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 2 nights left in Sofia.

Journey into the unknown at St. Nedelya Church, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable church has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 5,593 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Knyazheska Garden is a recommended place to visit. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,672 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Sofia is Eagles' Bridge. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 10,196 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Sofia offers an experience you will remember.

Borisova Gradina Park is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Sofia. This park promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.6 out of 5 stars in 27,346 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on National Museum of Military History. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,333 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

You can learn more about Sofia today by going on a tour. Sofia offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

Before you know it, it’s time to head out for dinner. Treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in Sofia.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Art Club Museum. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Sofia has received a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from around 2,570 happy diners.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at One More Bar, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. One More Bar boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,228 customers.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in Sofia. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Muzeiko
  • Park "Geo Milev
  • Park "Zaimov"
  • Vassil Levski Monument
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
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Get ready for another exciting day in Sofia on day 4 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 1 night ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Sofia.

Make Muzeiko one of your first sightseeing stops in Sofia. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,650 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Park "Geo Milev" is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This park is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,324 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Park "Zaimov". This park has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,209 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Vasil Levski Monument. A trip to this popular sightseeing destination is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.8 out of 5-star rating as given by 2,259 previous visitors.

Another top place to visit is St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. This church enjoys an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 19,648 local and international travelers.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Sofia has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Sofia offers and add your favorites to your Bulgaria travel package below.

When it’s time to eat, Sofia has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Plan ahead and secure a table at The Wrong Bar, an acclaimed dining establishment in Sofia. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,293 satisfied guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Halbite Beer Hall, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Halbite Beer Hall has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 2,280 happy guests.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Sofia to come!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Sofia - departure day

  • Sofia - Departure day
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  • Lions' Bridge
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Your city break in Sofia is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Bulgaria.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Sofia offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Sofia.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Sofia.

Lions' Bridge is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Sofia. This footbridge has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,331 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Sofia, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Enjoy a memorable meal at Taj Mahal Restaurant. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,423 customers.

As you prepare to leave Sofia, remember the moments of joy, discovery, and connection you've experienced in Bulgaria. Carry them with you as souvenirs of your journey, guiding you as you continue to explore and create new memories.

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