6-Day Bulgaria City Break in Sofia

Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria
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Duration
6 days & 5 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
5 nights included
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Explore Sofia on a 6-day city break in Bulgaria and experience a fusion of culture and excitement.

Experience the ultimate Sofia city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 5 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 6-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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Hotel, 5 nights
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Destinations

Sofia - city in BulgariaSofia / 5 nights

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Attractions

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
Muzeiko
photo of view of Sofia's cityscape, blending old-world charm with modernity, featuring the iconic lion bridge, Bulgaria.Lions' Bridge
Sveta Nedelya Church
Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker
National Museum of Military History, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101National Museum of Military History
Gerena Park
Regional History Museum Sofia
photo of view of National Museum of Natural History,Sofia Bulgaria.National Museum of Natural History
Vassil Levski Monument

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Day 1

Day 1 – Sofia - arrival day

  • Sofia - Arrival day
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  • Russian Monument Square
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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 5 nights.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Russian Monument Square. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,588 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.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in Sofia. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Make sure to reserve a table at Hadjidraganov's Houses Restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Sofia. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,010 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Bar Friday, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,410 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 6-day city break in Sofia! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Gerena Park
  • Park "Zaimov"
  • Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker
  • National Museum of Natural History
  • Ivan Vazov" National Theater
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Wake up to day 2 of your vacation in Sofia. With 4 nights left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Sofia has to offer.

When you're ready to see some sights, Gerena Park is a great place to start with. This park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,321 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Park "Zaimov". This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 15,209 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Maker. The church has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,034 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting National Museum of Natural History. This national museum is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,191 reviews.

Ivan Vazov National Theater is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this sightseeing destination, rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 9,760 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Bulgaria that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Sofia has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Bulgaria by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

Exploring the most popular attractions in Bulgaria can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in Sofia.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Restaurant "Staria Chinar". 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 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 2,717 visitors.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned The Cocktail Bar, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Sofia. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, backed by 2,814 delighted customers.

No matter where in Sofia you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Holy Trinity Park
  • Regional History Museum Sofia
  • Sveta Nedelya Church
  • Knyazheska Garden
  • Eagles' Bridge
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Get ready for another exciting day in Sofia on day 3 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 3 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Sofia.

Make Holy Trinity Park one of your first sightseeing stops in Sofia. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,768 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Regional History Museum – Sofia / Регионален исторически музей – София is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This museum is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,246 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by St. Nedelya Church. This church has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,593 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Knyazheska Garden. A trip to this popular park is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.5 out of 5-star rating as given by 7,672 previous visitors.

Another top place to visit is Eagles' Bridge. This stone bridge enjoys an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 10,196 local and international travelers.

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.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in Sofia. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Make sure to book a table at Art Club Museum, a popular restaurant in Sofia. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,570 satisfied guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at One More Bar. This famous bar in Sofia has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,228 customers.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Sofia by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Vassil Levski Monument
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • National Museum of Military History
  • Park "Geo Milev
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As day 4 dawns in Sofia, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 2 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Vasil Levski Monument. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 2,259 reviews.

Next up, make your way to St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. This church has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 19,648 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Borisova Gradina Park. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 27,346 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit National Museum of Military History. This military museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,333 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Park "Geo Milev". This park is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,324 visitors.

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.

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

Make a reservation at The Wrong Bar, 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 1,293 satisfied diners.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Halbite Beer Hall, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Halbite Beer Hall has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,280 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 5

Day 5 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Muzeiko
  • Sofia Zoo
  • South Park
  • National Palace of Culture
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Rise and shine for day 5 of your city break in Sofia! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 1 night remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Sofia.

Drop by the renowned Muzeiko. This popular museum has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,650 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Sofia Zoo. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 14,962 visitors, this zoo deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to South Park. This park has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 30,763 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is National Palace of Culture. This convention center and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 14,510 local and international travelers.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Bulgaria is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Sofia.

Don't miss out on experiencing Taj Mahal Restaurant, a renowned dining spot in Sofia. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,423 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Lime Cafe & Cocktails, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,223 customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in Sofia, Bulgaria!

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Day 6

Day 6 – 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 would rather go for some last-minute sightseeing, the remarkable Lions' Bridge is an attraction you could visit today. 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 Luciano. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,291 customers.

As you conclude your city break in Sofia, treasure the memories you've made. May they accompany you on your journey homeward while carefully planned travel arrangements ensure your safe return. It's time to say, "See you later, Sofia!" and travel onwards.

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