10-Day Bulgaria Road Trip from Burgas to Nesebar, Varna, Balchik & Veliko Tarnovo

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Starts in
Burgas
Ends in
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Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 10-day road trip through Bulgaria.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Bulgaria. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Burgas, Nesebar, Varna, Balchik, Veliko Tarnovo, Sofia, Sandanski, Asenovgrad, and Plovdiv.

We'll help you experience the best 10 days in Bulgaria you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Bulgaria at Burgas, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Bulgaria, including the stunning The Sea Garden and Sand Fest Burgas.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Burgas, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Aqua Hotel Burgas. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Villa Promenade. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star City Hotel. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Авиомузей Бургас in the city of Burgas. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Парк "Минерални бани" and The Clock.

From the spectacular Археологически музей Бургас. Archaeological Museum Burgas in the city of Burgas to the unforgettable St. Anastasia Island in the city of Burgas, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Bulgaria.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Bulgaria. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Bulgaria.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Bulgaria, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Bulgaria has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Bulgaria. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 9 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 9 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Bulgaria fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Bulgaria today!

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Included

9 nights hotel
Breakfast
10 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Бургас -  in BulgariaBurgas
Варна -  in BulgariaVarna
Nesebar
Veliko Tarnovo - city in BulgariaVeliko Tarnovo
Sofia - city in BulgariaSofia
Sandanski
Plovdiv - city in BulgariaPlovdiv

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Attractions

Археологически музей Бургас Archaeological Museum Burgas
St. Anastasia Island, R-1937057, R-1739523, R-186382St Anastasia Island
Lake Atanasovsko
The Sea Garden, Burgas, BulgariaThe Sea Garden
Sand Fest Burgas, Burgas, BulgariaSand Fest Burgas
Авиомузей Бургас
Парк "Минерални бани", Burgas, BulgariaПарк "Минерални бани"
The Clock
Aquapark Nessebar | Аквапарк Несебър
Church of Saint Sophia
Приморски парк
Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral, R-1404291, R-13477567, R-186382Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral
Cape Kaliakra, R-1739528, R-186382Cape Kaliakra
Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park, R-1933112, R-12644011, R-1739528, R-186382Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park
Balchik Botanic Garden
Tsarevets Fortress
Park "Sveta Gora"
Marno Pole Park
Hotnitsa Waterfall
Hotnitsa Ecotrail
Holy Trinity Park
South Park
National Palace of Culture, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101National Palace of Culture
"Ivan Vazov" National Theater
St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Eagles' Bridge, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Eagles' Bridge
Druzhba Park
Park "Geo Milev"
Borisova Gradina Park
Sofia Zoo, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Sofia Zoo
The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, Rila, Kyustendil, BulgariaRila Monastery
Stob Pyramids
Stob Earth Pyramids
Lauta Park
Singing Fountains
Alyosha Monument
Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis
Ancient theatre of Philippopolis
Natural History Museum of Burgas
Chengene Skele Culture and Tourist Complex
Roman Catholic Church Virgin Mary Mother of God in Burgas, Burgas, BulgariaCatholic Church Virgin Mary

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Dec 9 - Dec 18

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Day 1

Day 1 in Burgas - Arrival Day

  • Burgas - Arrival Day
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  • Археологически музей Бургас Archaeological Museum Burgas
  • St Anastasia Island
  • Lake Atanasovsko
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Bulgaria begins when you reach the incredible city of Burgas. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Burgas is the Villa Promenade.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Aqua Hotel Burgas. This hotel has an average rating of 74.95 out of 5 stars by 685 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Burgas is the City Hotel. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 84.09 out of 5 stars by 235 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Burgas, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Burgas has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Археологически музей Бургас. Archaeological Museum Burgas. This attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 310 visitors.

St. Anastasia Island is another popular attraction in the city of Burgas. This unforgettable attraction is an island and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 235 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Burgas is Lake Atanasovsko. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 248 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas, Happy Bar & Grill. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,335 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas is Happy Bar & Grill. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,139 customers.

Locals recommend Romance Pub & Pizza as one of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,070 customers.

Burgas also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Burgas is Papa Beer - Craft Beer Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 981 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Burgas is Happy Bar & Grill. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,139 customers.

Locals also enjoy Caribe. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,358 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 10-day vacation in Bulgaria!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Burgas

  • Burgas
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  • The Sea Garden
  • Sand Fest Burgas
  • Авиомузей Бургас
  • Парк "Минерални бани"
  • The Clock
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Day 2 will take you to the best attractions the city of Burgas has to offer, such as the incredible The Sea Garden, Sand Fest Burgas, and Авиомузей Бургас.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Burgas on day 2 of your self-drive road trip through Bulgaria. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Bulgaria.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Burgas. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Burgas, like the extraordinary The Sea Garden. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 30,816 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Burgas is the spectacular Sand Fest Burgas. This attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,699 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Авиомузей Бургас aviation museum. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,059 visitors.

Парк "Минерални бани" is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This park is a popular destination among visitors in Burgas. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,355 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider The Clock. The Clock is a popular attraction in Burgas. More than 2,231 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Bulgaria does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Burgas on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Burgas.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Bulgaria, be sure to eat at Grog, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,143 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Burgas is the popular Neptune. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,122 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Burgas is Incanto restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,786 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Malibu is one of the best bars in the city of Burgas for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 909 customers.

Saxa Beach is another of the most popular bars in the city of Burgas. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 904 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Burgas is Ti Bar & Kitchen - ресторант и бар в Бургас. Ti Bar & Kitchen - ресторант и бар в Бургас has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 835 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Burgas!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Nesebar and Varna

  • Varna
  • Nesebar
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  • Aquapark Nessebar | Аквапарк Несебър
  • Church of Saint Sophia
  • Приморски парк
  • Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral
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Day 3 of your road trip through Bulgaria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Nesebar is the amazing Aquapark Nessebar | Аквапарк Несебър. This attraction is an amusement park and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,801 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Church of Saint Sophia. This church and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,582 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Nesebar is another excellent way to spend your new day in Bulgaria. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Bulgaria’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Bulgaria’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Bulgaria’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Приморски парк in the city of Varna for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is an urban park and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 28,612 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Varna is the outstanding Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,889 visitors, the remarkable Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral deserves a spot on travelers' bucket lists.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Varna.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Varna is the 3-star hotel Park Hotel.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Ventura Hotel.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Happy Bar & Grill Center (Varna), one of the best restaurants in the city of Varna. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,318 customers.

Locals also recommend Staria Chinar - Port Varna as one of the best restaurants in the city of Varna. Staria Chinar - Port Varna is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,810 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Varna is El Kapan. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,370 customers.

After dinner, visit Cubo, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Varna. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,527 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like The Garden Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,562 customers.

Alternatively, Bar PUNTA CANA is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Varna. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,540 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Bulgaria!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Balchik, Dobrich, and Veliko Tarnovo

  • Veliko Tarnovo
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  • Cape Kaliakra
  • Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park
  • Balchik Botanic Garden
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You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Bulgaria on day 4 of your road trip.

One of the best places to explore in the city of Balchik is Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park. This excellent attraction is a palace that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,402 visitors.

We also recommend you visit the amazing Balchik Botanic Garden, an outstanding park, in the city of Balchik. Around 13,848 travelers rated this attraction with 4.6 out of 5 stars.

To experience the local culture, see Bulgaria’s best attractions, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. You’ll find many top-rated and popular tours in the city, offering unique experiences that will inspire you. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Bulgaria. You also get to admire popular places of interest. Don't miss out on this opportunity to experience something special in Balchik.

You could then travel to Cape Kaliakra for some unforgettable sightseeing experience in the region of Dobrich. This popular attraction is a nature reserve and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 8,554 visitors. This outstanding palace has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,402 travelers.

You can also stop at the popular Balchik Botanic Garden. This attraction, a stunning park, has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,848 visitors.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Veliko Tarnovo.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Veliko Tarnovo is the 3-star hotel Sevastokrator Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 85.42 out of 5 stars by 1,007 guests.

Or, you could enjoy a stay at an exclusive 4-star hotel. The Bolyarski Meridian is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Veliko Tarnovo.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Arbanashki Han Hotelcomplex.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Veliko Tarnovo, VkusoteriA. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 993 customers.

Locals recommend Shtastliveca ("The Lucky One") as one of the best restaurants in the city of Veliko Tarnovo. Shtastliveca ("The Lucky One") is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,818 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Veliko Tarnovo is Restaurant Ego 1. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,561 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Veliko Tarnovo, Bianko. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,466 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Lino Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,358 customers.

Tequila Bar Funky Monkey is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Veliko Tarnovo. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 493 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through Bulgaria with a toast!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Veliko Tarnovo and Sofia

  • Sofia
  • Veliko Tarnovo
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  • Tsarevets Fortress
  • Park "Sveta Gora"
  • Marno Pole Park
  • Hotnitsa Waterfall
  • Hotnitsa Ecotrail
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Day 5 of your road trip through Bulgaria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Tsarevets Fortress, Park "Sveta Gora", Marno Pole Park, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Veliko Tarnovo is the amazing Tsarevets Fortress. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,600 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Park "Sveta Gora". With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,280 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Marno Pole Park. This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,986 visitors.

The spectacular Hotnitsa Waterfall is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Veliko Tarnovo today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,260 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Veliko Tarnovo by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Bulgaria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Bulgaria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Sofia City, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Sofia City is the 3-star Sevastokrator Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 85.42 out of 5 stars by 1,007 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Bolyarski Meridian is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Sofia City.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Arbanashki Han Hotelcomplex.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Hadjidraganov's Houses Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,010 customers.

Locals also recommend Restaurant Vodenitzata as one of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City. Restaurant Vodenitzata is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,223 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City is The School. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,988 customers.

After dinner, visit Bar Friday, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Sofia City. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,410 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like The School. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,988 customers.

Alternatively, The Cocktail Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Sofia City. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,814 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Bulgaria!

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Day 6

Day 6 in Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Holy Trinity Park
  • South Park
  • National Palace of Culture
  • "Ivan Vazov" National Theater
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
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On day 6 of your road trip through Bulgaria, you’ll explore the town of Sofia City, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Holy Trinity Park, South Park, National Palace of Culture, and more.

The best luxury hotel option in the town of Sofia City is the 5-star Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the town of Sofia City is the 3-star Hotel Lozenetz. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 59.89 out of 5 stars by 1,187 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the town of Sofia City, like the outstanding Holy Trinity Park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,949 visitors.

South Park is another popular attraction you could visit in the town of Sofia City. This incredible attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,780 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the town of Sofia City is the extraordinary National Palace of Culture. This convention center is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,302 visitors.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible "Ivan Vazov" National Theater. Around 8,307 visitors have given "Ivan Vazov" National Theater an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a popular church, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 15,109 travelers.

Come to Sofia City prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book this experience, or discover other popular activities you can do on this day in Sofia City.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Restaurant "Staria Chinar", after your day of exploring the city of Sofia City. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,717 customers.

Pod Lipite (Under the Linden Trees) Restaurant is another of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,625 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City is Merak. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,328 customers.

Locals recommend Halbite Beer Hall, one of the best bars in the city of Sofia City, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,280 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Sofia City, One More Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,228 customers.

The Corner is also one of the best bars in the city of Sofia City. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,874 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Bulgaria.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Sofia and Sandanski

  • Sandanski
  • Sofia
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  • Eagles' Bridge
  • Druzhba Park
  • Park "Geo Milev"
  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • Sofia Zoo
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Day 7 of your road trip through Bulgaria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Eagles' Bridge, Druzhba Park, Park "Geo Milev", and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Sofia City is the amazing Eagles' Bridge. This attraction is a stone bridge that is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,403 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Druzhba Park. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,601 visitors, this town attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the town is the outstanding Park "Geo Milev". This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,960 visitors.

The spectacular Borisova Gradina Park is another popular attraction you can visit in the town of Sofia City today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 24,423 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Sofia Zoo. This attraction is a popular zoo that has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 12,550 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Sofia City by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the town has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Bulgaria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Bulgaria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Sandanski, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Sandanski is the 4-star Metropolitan Hotel Sofia.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Sandanski.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel Lozenetz. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 59.89 out of 5 stars by 1,187 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Happy Bar & Grill Sandanski, one of the best restaurants in the city of Sandanski. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,530 customers.

Locals also recommend Ресторант Голчев as one of the best restaurants in the city of Sandanski. Ресторант Голчев is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,294 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Sandanski is Restaurant Oasis. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 731 customers.

After dinner, visit Bar Vega, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Sandanski. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 619 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Coffee Bar Iceberg. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 224 customers.

Alternatively, ELIT - Coffe&Wine is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Sandanski. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 177 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Bulgaria!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Kyustendil and Asenovgrad

Kyustendil and Asenovgrad

  • Rila Monastery
  • Stob Pyramids
  • Stob Earth Pyramids
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Day 8 of your road trip through Bulgaria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Rila Monastery, Stob Pyramids, Stob Earth Pyramids, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Kyustendil is the amazing Rila Monastery. This attraction is a monastery that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 14,506 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Stob Pyramids. This popular rock formation and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,734 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Bulgaria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Bulgaria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Asenovgrad, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Asenovgrad is the 4-star Metropolitan Hotel Sofia.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Asenovgrad.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel Lozenetz. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 59.89 out of 5 stars by 1,187 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Vito Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Asenovgrad. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 669 customers.

Locals also recommend Pizza Roma Asenovgrad as one of the best restaurants in the city of Asenovgrad. Pizza Roma Asenovgrad is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 627 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Asenovgrad is Ресторант Vox Асеновград. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 895 customers.

After dinner, visit Бар Ко Ши Бирим, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Asenovgrad. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 210 customers.

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Day 9

Day 9 in Plovdiv and Burgas

  • Burgas
  • Plovdiv
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  • Lauta Park
  • Singing Fountains
  • Alyosha Monument
  • Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis
  • Ancient theatre of Philippopolis
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Day 9 of your road trip through Bulgaria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Lauta Park, Singing Fountains, Alyosha Monument, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Plovdiv is the amazing Lauta Park. This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,718 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Singing Fountains. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,238 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Alyosha Monument. This travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,258 visitors.

The spectacular Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Plovdiv today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,139 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Ancient theatre of Philippopolis. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 14,962 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Plovdiv by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Bulgaria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Bulgaria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Burgas, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Burgas is the 4-star Aqua Hotel Burgas. This hotel has an average rating of 74.95 out of 5 stars by 685 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Villa Promenade is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Burgas.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star City Hotel. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 84.09 out of 5 stars by 235 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Flora Bar & Grill Burgas, one of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,536 customers.

Locals also recommend Zlatna ribka as one of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas. Zlatna ribka is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,494 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Burgas is 8 Mamas. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,238 customers.

After dinner, visit Cardamon Soul Food & Drinks 🌿, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Burgas. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 716 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Fabric Club Burgas. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 711 customers.

Alternatively, IN BAR is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Burgas. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 616 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Burgas - Departure Day

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  • Natural History Museum of Burgas
  • Chengene Skele Culture and Tourist Complex
  • Catholic Church Virgin Mary
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Day 10 of your road trip in Bulgaria is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Burgas before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Natural History Museum of Burgas is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Burgas. This museum and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 203.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Chengene Skele Culture and Tourist Complex is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 258 reviews.

You can also stop at Catholic Church Virgin Mary church to capture the beauty and wonder of Burgas one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 150.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Burgas before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Burgas at Mistral before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,264 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Gracia Pizzeria for your last chance at a meal in the city of Burgas. The Gracia Pizzeria restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 918 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Ti Bar & Kitchen - ресторант и бар в Бургас. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 835 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Bulgaria and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Bulgaria!

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