Saturday, February 22, 2020

Visit Sofia

If you love visiting capital cities, then Sofia must be at the top of your list. For several years, it has been at or near the top of the most affordable European capitals to visit. Not only does a visit here put you halfway between the Adriatic and Baltic Seas, but you’re also at the foot of Vitosha Mountain.

Sofia has more than 7,000 years of continuous inhabitation, which makes it the second oldest city in Europe. As it motto suggests, it is a community that grows, but does not age.

You can explore a modern cityscape, enjoy the numerous green areas, explore ancient sites, or get outside the city and enjoy what nature can offer you. There are 4 primary parks to enjoy in Sofia, along with the extensive Vitosha Nature Park, which is the oldest national park in the Balkans.

One stop that must be on every itinerary is the St. George Rotunda. This 4th century masterpiece is the oldest building in the city and contains the walls of the ancient Serdica fortress and part of the Amphitheater of Serdica.

Sofia is also a unique contrast in architectural style. You’ll find Baroque Revival influences, neo-Gothic buildings, and the stark equality of Socialist-era housing sitting side-by-side.

Be sure to explore the interior of Saint Sofia Church and the exterior of the Russian church as part of your exploration.

Sofia is one of those communities that has something to offer everyone. Make your way here and you’ll find it to be a wonderful destination.

Tourist information and Tourist Board

Information about the national tourist board and local tourist information.

National Tourist Information Bulgaria

Traveladvisor in Bulgaria: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National...

Airports and terminals

More information about the closest situated airport, stations, bus and ferry terminals.

Sofia, Airport

Sofia Airport Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport bul. "Christopher Columbus" 1 1540 Sofia Sofia Airport website IATA kode: SOF ICAO kode: LBSF Departures Arrivals Airport Information, Transfer, Hotel, Tourist Information Sofia Airport Arrivals powered by Airportia Sofia Airport...

"Good To Know" in the city

Below you can find a listing of "Good to know" and things to do and see during your stay in the city

Dentist in Sofia

Dental clinics in Sofia  Dental travel is about letting the savings on your dental treatment pay for your holiday in the city. If you choose to come here...

Rent a car, vacation by "own" car

Map of the city

See the map of where the city is situated and find distances and route descriptions.

Currency and exchange rates

BGN - Bulgarian Lev
EUR
1.9543
GBP
2.3017
SEK
0.1848
NOK
0.1919
DKK
0.2615

Actual weather and forecast

Sofia
overcast clouds
-1.3 ° C
4 °
-9.4 °
64 %
4.6kmh
90 %
Sun
10 °
Mon
9 °
Tue
11 °
Wed
13 °
Thu
3 °

Local currency in Bulgaria, Lev

Money in Bulgaria (notes and coins) Bulgaria legal tender is called Lev (BGN). 1 Lev = 100 stotinki. Coins in circulation: 1 and 2 Lev 1, 2, 5, 10,...

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