4-Day Bulgaria Weekend Getaway in Sofia

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Duration
4 days & 3 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
3 nights included
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Escape to Bulgaria and unwind from the week's stresses with this 4-day weekend getaway to Sofia. Enjoy the local culture and take in breathtaking views during your short break.

Experience the charm of Sofia, nestled at the base of Vitosha Mountain. This Bulgarian capital boasts a tapestry of Roman ruins, Ottoman mosques, and modern-day landmarks. Highlights include the majestic Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the lively Vitosha Boulevard, offering a glimpse into the city's multifaceted character.

This fantastic 4-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in Bulgaria over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 3 nights in Sofia, taking in its beauty and energy while maximizing your time in Bulgaria.

Spend your wonderful weekend break in Bulgaria visiting the most popular sightseeing destinations. Expect to see other remarkable attractions in Bulgaria and get a glimpse of the country's unique history and culture.

Your accommodation will be conveniently located for easy access to many of the best places to see and do in Bulgaria. You'll have plenty of time to stroll through local markets and shopping streets. Go souvenir shopping to your heart's content, and take a bit of Bulgaria home with you to remind you of your vacation in Sofia.

Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Sofia. By the end of your weekend getaway in Bulgaria, you'll return home happy, with plenty of photos and memories to look back to and share.

This 4-day travel plan covers all you need for an amazing time in Bulgaria. Your itinerary is customizable, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect weekend getaway in Sofia. Add tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your itinerary and make the most of your time in Bulgaria.

For your convenience, you can also add a car rental to your weekend getaway package to Bulgaria. This way, you can discover hidden gems and explore Bulgaria at your own pace.

On top of all that, you'll also have access to 24/7 travel support from your personal agent. We'll provide you with a step-by-step guide you can easily access on our mobile app, where your travel documents are stored and organized.

Booking a complete vacation in Sofia has never been this fast and easy. The best services in Sofia fill up quickly, so select a date and start planning your weekend getaway to Bulgaria today!

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Hotel, 3 nights
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Destinations

Sofia - city in BulgariaSofia / 3 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
Knyazheska Garden
photo of view of Sofia's cityscape, blending old-world charm with modernity, featuring the iconic lion bridge, Bulgaria.Lions' Bridge
Sveta Nedelya Church

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Day 1

Day 1 – Sofia - arrival day

  • Sofia - Arrival day
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  • Park "Zaimov"
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Your exciting weekend getaway in Bulgaria begins as you arrive in Sofia. Explore the city's charm while spending 3 nights at one of the best hotels and places to stay in Sofia.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Park "Zaimov". This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Sofia, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,209 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.

A weekend getaway in Bulgaria isn't complete without experiencing the food and nightlife scene in Sofia. Fortunately, the city has many fantastic bars and restaurants that cater to all travel budgets.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at Mamma Mia Ltd, a top-rated dining destination in Sofia.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Halbite Beer Hall, known for its lively atmosphere.

Relish in novel experiences as you continue your weekend getaway in the city of Sofia. Toast to another amazing day in Bulgaria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Park "Geo Milev
  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Sveta Nedelya Church
  • Ivan Vazov" National Theater
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As day 2 continues during your relaxing weekend break in Bulgaria, dive deeper into the charm of Sofia. With 2 nights still ahead, there's plenty more to see and do in this lovely place.

When you're ready to see some sights, Park "Geo Milev" is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,324 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Borisova Gradina Park. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 27,346 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. The church has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 19,648 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting St. Nedelya Church. This church is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 5,593 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.

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.

You’ll have plenty of restaurant and bar options in Sofia during your weekend getaway. So when you’re done exploring, and it’s time to eat, all you have to do is take your pick of the city’s best dining and drinking spots.

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Divaka, highly recommended for tonight's dining.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Lime Cafe & Cocktails, known for its lively atmosphere.

This is the perfect time to relax and enjoy your weekend getaway in Bulgaria to the fullest. Savor every minute of your stay in Sofia!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Sofia

  • Sofia
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  • Sofia Zoo
  • South Park
  • National Palace of Culture
  • Knyazheska Garden
  • Eagles' Bridge
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As you continue your weekend adventure in Bulgaria on day 3, the charm of Sofia awaits. Enjoy the remaining 1 night as you continue exploring new sights and making lasting memories.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Sofia Zoo. This extraordinary zoo has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 14,962 visitors.

Next, make your way to South Park. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 30,763 reviews.

While in Sofia, we also recommend a visit to National Palace of Culture. This convention center has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 14,510 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Knyazheska Garden. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,672 travelers, this park is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Sofia.

Make your way to Eagles' Bridge, perhaps the most famous stone bridge in Sofia. This attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 10,196 reviews.

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.

Once you've soaked up the sights, dive into the city’s interesting culinary and social scene. Cap off day 3 of your weekend escape in Bulgaria with a wonderful meal and a drink. Explore the best restaurants and bars in Sofia, leaving you happy and satisfied at the end of the day.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at Face bar & dinner, a top-rated dining destination in Sofia.

Soak in the unique vibe of the city of Sofia tonight! Relax with a drink after your rewarding weekend getaway experience in Bulgaria!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Sofia - departure day

  • Sofia - Departure day
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  • Lions' Bridge
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Your remarkable weekend getaway in Bulgaria is about to end. Soon, you’ll say goodbye to Sofia. Day 4 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the region and Bulgaria's charming sights.

If you prefer to go sightseeing before leaving Bulgaria, the popular Lions' Bridge is an extraordinary attraction you could visit on your last day in Sofia.

As you approach the end of your journey in Bulgaria, take a moment for some retail therapy in Sofia’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the region’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Bulgaria, a variety of items are waiting for you. Hold onto the magic of Bulgaria with these wonderful souvenirs, ensuring your memories never fade.

Before you conclude your weekend getaway in Sofia, drop by a top-rated restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the local food culture over a fantastic meal.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence.

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

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