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Heading to Bulgaria? We have hand picked six lovely towns and cities, all within three or so hours of the nation’s capital, Sofia. Each has something different to offer but all have one thing in common; these are great destinations in any season.


Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia, Bulgaria.. #travel #europe #richardjames


The Bulgarian capital, Sofia, has so much more to offer for those who want to travel Europe on a budget to experience a taste of Mediterranean life.

Pomak Bride, Bulgaria. Pomaks is a term used for a Slavic Muslim population native to some parts of Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Albania, Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo.


Rila Monastery, southwestern Rila Mountains, 73 mi south of the capital Sofia in the deep valley of the Rilska River. Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St. John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church. His dwelling and tomb became a holy site and were transformed into a monastic complex which played an important role in the spiritual and social life of medieval Bulgaria.


8 tourist activities to make the most of the capital Sofia - kashkaval tourist

Sofia itself is really interesting city to explore. But if you happen to be in the Bulgarian capital for longer than a few days, you may want to explore its most remarkable surrounding areas. Here are some of the most exciting day trips arround Sofia!


A museum in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The Bulgarian police seized 9,000 artifacts in the northeas... - Laura Boushnak for The New York Times

A dancer known as kukeri performs a ritual dance in Pernik, near the Bulgarian capital Sofia Picture: DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images