8 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bulgaria travel planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Sunny Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sozopol
— 1 night
Drive
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Sofia
— 3 nights
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Sunny Beach — 3 nights

Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
Go for a jaunt from Sunny Beach to Obzor to see Irakli Beach about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Action Aquapark, experience the excitement of Erma Spa Turkish Bath, discover the deep blue sea with Catamaran Cruise, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Sophia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sunny Beach travel route planning website.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Sunny Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vilnius in August; daily highs in Sunny Beach reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sozopol.
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Sozopol — 1 night

The romantic atmosphere that lives on in this old city, located along the stunning Black Sea coast, makes Sozopol a popular seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Yuzhna krepostna stena i kula, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Zosima, then kick back and relax at Kavatsite Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Sozopol Old Town.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sozopol trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sunny Beach to Sozopol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sozopol can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sofia.
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Sofia — 3 nights

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 20th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, wander the streets of Vitosha Boulevard, admire the landmark architecture of Church St. George Rotunda, and take in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain.

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Traveling by car from Sozopol to Sofia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sozopol in August since evenings lows in Sofia dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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Bulgaria travel guide

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Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.
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