14-Day Bulgaria Road Trip from Burgas to Nesebar, Varna, Balchik & Shumen

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Starts in
Burgas
Ends in
Burgas
Duration
14 days & 13 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 14-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, Shumen, Veliko Tarnovo, Sofia, and Plovdiv.

We'll help you experience the best 14 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 3-star City Hotel. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star Aqua Hotel Burgas. 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 13 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 13 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

13 nights hotel
Breakfast
14 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Бургас -  in BulgariaBurgas
Варна -  in BulgariaVarna
Nesebar
Шумен -  in BulgariaShumen
Veliko Tarnovo - city in BulgariaVeliko Tarnovo
Sofia - city in BulgariaSofia
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
Sunny Beach, R-1937059, R-1739523, R-186382Sunny Beach
Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral, R-1404291, R-13477567, R-186382Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral
Asparuhov park
Retro Museum
Varna Roman Baths
Приморски парк
Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park, R-1933112, R-12644011, R-1739528, R-186382Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park
Balchik Botanic Garden
Dolphinarium Varna
Детски кът Варна
Madara Horseman
Madara National Historical and Archaeological Park
Park Kyoshkovete
Historical and archaeological reserve Shumen Fortress
Shumen Plateau Nature Park
Куршун чешма
Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument
Historical Museum
Tsarevets Fortress
Park "Sveta Gora"
Hotnitsa Waterfall
Hotnitsa Ecotrail
Marno Pole Park
Borisova Gradina Park
Park "Geo Milev"
National Museum of Military History, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101National Museum of Military History
Knyazheska Garden
Eagles' Bridge, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Eagles' Bridge
Holy Trinity Park
Lions' Bridge, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Lions' Bridge
Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker
"Ivan Vazov" National Theater
Sveta Nedelya Church
St Mina Monastery
Sofia Zoo, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Sofia Zoo
Bells Park
Druzhba Park
St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Russian Monument Square
Golden Bridges, Vitosha, Sofia City, Sofia-City, BulgariaGolden Bridges
Boyana Church Museum, Vitosha, Sofia City, Sofia-City, BulgariaBoyana Church
South Park
National Palace of Culture, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101National Palace of Culture
Singing Fountains
Lauta Park
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 22

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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 Aqua Hotel Burgas.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the City Hotel.

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 14-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
  • More

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
  • Sunny Beach
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Day 3 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 Aquapark Nessebar | Аквапарк Несебър, Church of Saint Sophia, Church of Christ Pantokrator, and many more.

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

You could also stop at the incredible church, Church of Saint Sophia. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,582 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Church of Christ Pantokrator. This popular museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,357 visitors.

The spectacular Sunny Beach is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Nesebar today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,685 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Nesebar 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 Varna, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Varna is the 4-star Rosslyn Dimyat Hotel.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Graffit Gallery Design Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Varna.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Park 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 Varna

  • Varna
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  • Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral
  • Asparuhov park
  • Retro Museum
  • Varna Roman Baths
  • More

On day 4 of your road trip through Bulgaria, you’ll explore the city of Varna, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral, Asparuhov park, Retro Museum, and more.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Varna is the 5-star Graffit Gallery Design Hotel.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Varna is the 3-star Park Hotel.

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 city of Varna, like the outstanding Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,889 visitors.

Asparuhov park is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Varna. This incredible attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,603 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Varna is the extraordinary Retro Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,866 visitors.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Varna Roman Baths. Around 2,294 visitors have given Varna Roman Baths an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Come to Varna 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 Varna.

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

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Staria Chinar Restaurant, after your day of exploring the city of Varna. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,178 customers.

Старият чинар Преслав is another of the best restaurants in the city of Varna. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,788 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Varna is Mr Baba. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,420 customers.

Locals recommend The BRICK bar, one of the best bars in the city of Varna, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,387 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Varna, Cuba Beach Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,018 customers.

Cuba Bar is also one of the best bars in the city of Varna. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 617 customers.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 in Varna, Balchik, and Shumen

  • Shumen
  • Varna
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  • Приморски парк
  • Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park
  • Balchik Botanic Garden
  • Dolphinarium Varna
  • Детски кът Варна
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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 Приморски парк, Dolphinarium Varna, Детски кът Варна, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Varna is the amazing Приморски парк. This attraction is an urban park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 28,612 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Dolphinarium Varna. This aquarium and travel destination has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,886 visitors.

Детски кът Варна is another popular attraction you can explore in the city of Varna. This well-known attraction, a spectacular amusement park, has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 4,306 reviews.

Joining a top-rated tour in Varna 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 Balchik Dvoretsa Palace and Park in the city of Balchik for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a palace and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,402 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Balchik is the outstanding Balchik Botanic Garden. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,848 visitors, the remarkable Balchik Botanic Garden 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 Shumen.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Shumen is the 4-star hotel Rosslyn Dimyat Hotel.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Graffit Gallery Design Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Shumen.

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

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Barbarossa Beach Club, one of the best restaurants in the city of Shumen. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,743 customers.

Locals also recommend Primo Bar & Grill as one of the best restaurants in the city of Shumen. Primo Bar & Grill is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,308 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Shumen is Popsheytanov's House. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 840 customers.

After dinner, visit BACARDI CLUB, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Shumen. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,210 customers.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 in Shumen

  • Shumen
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  • Madara Horseman
  • Madara National Historical and Archaeological Park
  • Park Kyoshkovete
  • Historical and archaeological reserve Shumen Fortress
  • Shumen Plateau Nature Park
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On day 6 of your road trip through Bulgaria, you’ll explore the city of Shumen, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Madara Horseman, Madara National Historical and Archaeological Park, Park Kyoshkovete, and more.

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 city of Shumen, like the outstanding Madara Horseman. This attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,402 visitors.

Madara National Historical and Archaeological Park is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Shumen. This incredible attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,907 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Shumen is the extraordinary Park Kyoshkovete. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,250 visitors.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Historical and archaeological reserve Shumen Fortress. Around 1,147 visitors have given Historical and archaeological reserve Shumen Fortress an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Shumen Plateau Nature Park. Shumen Plateau Nature Park is a popular nature park, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 131 travelers.

Come to Shumen 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 Shumen.

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

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Otto Pizza Napoletana, after your day of exploring the city of Shumen. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 450 customers.

Hotel Minaliya Vek is another of the best restaurants in the city of Shumen. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 576 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Shumen is Green Garden. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 469 customers.

Locals recommend Zino Club, one of the best bars in the city of Shumen, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 646 customers.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 in Shumen

  • Shumen
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  • Куршун чешма
  • Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument
  • Historical Museum
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Day 7 will take you to the best attractions the city of Shumen has to offer, such as the incredible Куршун чешма, Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument, and Historical Museum.

You’ll continue exploring the city of Shumen on day 7 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 Shumen. 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 Shumen, like the extraordinary Куршун чешма. This attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 188 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Shumen is the spectacular Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument. This attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,759 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Historical Museum museum. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 437 visitors. This is a popular destination among visitors in Shumen.

Your discovery of Bulgaria does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Shumen 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 Shumen.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Bulgaria, be sure to eat at Choli BBQ Restaurant, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Shumen. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 432 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Shumen is the popular Дом на Архитекта. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 227 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Shumen is Voyage Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 655 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Lavazza Coffee and Cocktails Club is one of the best bars in the city of Shumen for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 231 customers.

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

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Day 8

Day 8 in Veliko Tarnovo

  • Veliko Tarnovo
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  • Tsarevets Fortress
  • Park "Sveta Gora"
  • Hotnitsa Waterfall
  • Hotnitsa Ecotrail
  • Marno Pole Park
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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 Tsarevets Fortress, Park "Sveta Gora", Hotnitsa Waterfall, 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 Hotnitsa Waterfall. This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,260 visitors.

The spectacular Marno Pole Park is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Veliko Tarnovo today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,986 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 Veliko Tarnovo, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

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

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Grand Hotel Sofia is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Veliko Tarnovo.

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

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

Locals also 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 Bianko, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Veliko Tarnovo. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,466 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Lino Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,358 customers.

Alternatively, Tequila Bar Funky Monkey is one of the best bars 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.

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

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Day 9

Day 9 in Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • Park "Geo Milev"
  • National Museum of Military History
  • Knyazheska Garden
  • Eagles' Bridge
  • More

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 Borisova Gradina Park, Park "Geo Milev", National Museum of Military History, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Sofia City is the amazing Borisova Gradina Park. This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 24,423 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Park "Geo Milev". With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,960 visitors, this town attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the town is the outstanding National Museum of Military History. This popular military museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,565 visitors.

The spectacular Knyazheska Garden is another popular attraction you can visit in the town of Sofia City today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,532 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Eagles' Bridge. This attraction is a popular stone bridge that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 8,403 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 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 4-star Metropolitan Hotel Sofia.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Grand Hotel Sofia 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 ATM Hotel.

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 10

Day 10 in Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Holy Trinity Park
  • Lions' Bridge
  • Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker
  • "Ivan Vazov" National Theater
  • Sveta Nedelya Church
  • More

Day 10 will take you to the best attractions the town of Sofia City has to offer, such as the incredible Holy Trinity Park, Lions' Bridge, and Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Maker.

You’ll continue exploring the town of Sofia City on day 10 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 town of Sofia City. 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 town of Sofia City, like the extraordinary Holy Trinity Park. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,949 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Sofia City is the spectacular Lions' Bridge. This attraction is a footbridge and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,692 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Maker church. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,077 visitors.

"Ivan Vazov" National Theater is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This is a popular destination among visitors in Sofia City. Rated at an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 8,307 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Sveta Nedelya Church. Sveta Nedelya Church is a church and popular attraction in Sofia City. More than 4,678 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.7 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 Sofia City 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 Sofia City.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Bulgaria, be sure to eat at Restaurant "Staria Chinar", which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,717 customers.

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

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Sofia City is Merak. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,328 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Halbite Beer Hall is one of the best bars in the city of Sofia City for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,280 customers.

One More Bar is another of the most popular bars in the city of Sofia City. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,228 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Sofia City is The Corner. The Corner has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,874 customers.

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

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Day 11

Day 11 in Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • St Mina Monastery
  • Sofia Zoo
  • Bells Park
  • Druzhba Park
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
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Day 11 will take you to the best attractions the town of Sofia City has to offer, such as the incredible St. Mina Monastery, Sofia Zoo, and Bells Park.

You’ll continue exploring the town of Sofia City on day 11 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 town of Sofia City. 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 town of Sofia City, like the extraordinary St. Mina Monastery. This attraction is a place of worship and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,245 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Sofia City is the spectacular Sofia Zoo. This attraction is a zoo and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 12,550 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Bells Park park. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,534 visitors.

Druzhba Park is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This park is a popular destination among visitors in Sofia City. Rated at an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,601 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a church and popular attraction in Sofia City. More than 15,109 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.8 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 Sofia City 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 Sofia City.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Bulgaria, be sure to eat at Garden restaurant Yoli, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,745 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Sofia City is the popular Bar & Dinner Relax. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,554 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Sofia City is Hasienda Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,469 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Bar & Dinner Relax is one of the best bars in the city of Sofia City for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,554 customers.

5 Corners Pub is another of the most popular bars in the city of Sofia City. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,463 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Sofia City is The Wrong Bar. The Wrong Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,293 customers.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 in Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Russian Monument Square
  • Golden Bridges
  • Boyana Church
  • South Park
  • National Palace of Culture
  • More

Day 12 of your road trip across Bulgaria will give you another day in the magnificent town of Sofia City, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions, like the unforgettable Russian Monument Square, Golden Bridges, Boyana Church, plus many more.

Sofia City will have plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the town of Sofia City is the stunning Russian Monument Square. This has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,031 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Golden Bridges in the town of Sofia City. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,273 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the town of Sofia City is the incredible Boyana Church. This attraction is an eastern orthodox church and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,089 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic South Park. This park and travel destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,780 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the outstanding National Palace of Culture. This convention center is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,302 visitors. If you’d rather experience something else, you’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of other options for top-rated tours and activities in Sofia City you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Sofia City has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Sofia City, Taj Mahal Restaurant. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,423 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Sofia City that locals enjoy, eat at The Wrong Bar. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,293 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Sofia City is Luciano. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,291 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Sofia City, Luciano. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,291 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Sofia City, we recommend the cocktails at Caché Bar & Cafe. This bar has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,296 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Sofia City is K. E. B. A. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,055 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Sofia City!

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Day 13

Day 13 in Plovdiv and Burgas

  • Burgas
  • Plovdiv
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  • Singing Fountains
  • Lauta Park
  • Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis
  • Ancient theatre of Philippopolis
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Day 13 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 Singing Fountains, Lauta Park, Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Plovdiv is the amazing Singing Fountains. This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,238 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Lauta Park. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,718 visitors, this city attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city is the outstanding Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis. This travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,139 visitors.

The spectacular Ancient theatre of Philippopolis 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 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 3-star City Hotel.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Aqua Hotel Burgas is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Burgas.

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.

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

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Day 14

Day 14 in Burgas - Departure Day

  • 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 14 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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