8 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

8 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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8 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Varna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sunny Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Sofia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for gifts at Averi Beers. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, admire the natural beauty at ''Primorski'' park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kaliakra, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aladzha Monastery.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Varna trip itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Varna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from London to Varna, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Varna

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik, Cape Kaliakra
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Cape Kaliakra ©
Cape Kaliakra
Averi Beers ©
Averi Beers
Prisoe Winery ©
Prisoe Winery

2
nights
Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach ©
Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse the different shops at Royal Beach Mall and then make a splash at Action Aquapark. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Irakli Beach, have some family-friendly fun at CRG Airsoft Arena, then head outdoors with Karting Sunny Beach, and finally soak in style at Turkish baths.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sunny Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Varna to Sunny Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Sunny Beach

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Irakli Beach, CRG Airsoft Arena
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Action Aquapark ©
Action Aquapark
Irakli Beach ©
Irakli Beach
Royal Beach Mall ©
Royal Beach Mall

3
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
For shopping fun, head to Vitosha Boulevard or Co-Workshop "Kozi Krak". Change things up with a short trip to Rila Monastery in Rila (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, take in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain, admire the striking features of Church St. George Rotunda, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sofia journey tool .

You can fly from Sunny Beach to Sofia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sunny Beach in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sofia, with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
Walking tours

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