6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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6 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  5​h
1
Sofia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Varna
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Cairo

3
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Do your shopping at Vitosha Boulevard and Galeria Nina. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of History and Battenberg Mausoleum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sofia: Borovets Ski Resort (in Borovets) and Rila Monastery (in Rila). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Saint Sofia Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church, and admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sofia trip planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Sofia is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cairo in February, with highs in Sofia at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Varna.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rila Monastery, Borovets Ski Resort
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard

2
nights
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
On the 5th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of History of Varna Museum and then examine the collection at Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with INHOM Art Glass Gallery, examine the collection at Museum of National Revival, then take in the exciting artwork at Tina Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Varna Archaeological Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Varna trip builder app .

Getting from Sofia to Varna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Varna are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varna

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik
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Varna Archaeological Museum ©
Varna Archaeological Museum
Tina Art Gallery ©
Tina Art Gallery

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