6 great reasons to visit Bulgaria

6 great reasons to visit Bulgaria

The south-east European country of Bulgaria is a great holiday destination for many reasons, from its beautiful, historical buildings to its long, sandy stretches of coastline.


Check out our six key reasons to visit Bulgaria and why a journey to this fantastic country won’t disappoint!

1. Steeped in history

Bulgaria is home to a huge variety of beautiful, historical monuments and architecture to explore on your holiday. From its 4th century Church St. George Rotunda, located in the ancient town of Serdica, to the Plovdiv Roman Theatre, one of the world’s best-preserved ancient theatres in the centre of Plovdiv, there’s simply too much to explore across the country!A visit to the medieval Asen’s Fortress in the Bulgarian Rhondope Mountains is also a must on your holiday here, located three kilometres from the city of Asenovgrad on the top of a cliff.

2. Beautiful beaches

Bulgaria is home to almost 400 kilometres of Black Sea coastline and an array of beautiful beaches for every type of holidaymaker. From its biggest and busiest Sunny Beach across the bay from Nessebăr to the quieter, more secluded Silistar Beach, which lies within Strandzha National Park, there’s a beach for everyone!

3. Spectacular Sofia

Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, is a brilliant place to visit on your holiday. The capital, which dates back to the 5th century, is home to a plethora of historical monuments and attractions, including the impressive 19th century Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, the oldest theatre in the country. Sofia is also known for its street-art, which decorates many of its streets, notably Tsar Ivan Shishman Street in the heart of the capital.

4. An epic mountain

Vitosha mountain is located on the outskirts of Sofia and a fantastic site for hiking and skiing. Vitosha is a popular ski resort, boasting brilliant panoramic views of the city and home to the Vitosha mountain, which stands at 2,290 metres at its highest peak. A guided hike on the mountain is essential on your Bulgarian getaway.

5. Quaint Nessebar

The quaint village of Nessebar on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast offers a charming day out to an ancient area of the country. Only a 20 minute bus ride from the popular Sunny Beach, the UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a variety of historical buildings as well as modern cafes, bars and restaurants to relax in.

6. A world-famous monastery

The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery, is the largest monastery in Bulgaria. The 10th century monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular attraction amongst holidaymakers to Bulgaria. The monastery is considered a hugely important cultural and architectural monument in the country – it’s a must-see on your travels!

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With a dedicated team of advisors, we are perfectly positioned to help you book your high-quality Bulgaria villa/apartment, at the best possible price. You can also arrange your flights, transfers, airport parking, car hire and travel insurance safely and securely through our online booking service! From traditional holiday homes to modern, luxury villas, you’ll find the perfect base for your break through our plethora of professionally maintained holiday rentals in Bulgaria.

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