Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Sofia
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Sofia with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Sofia area
This Sofia map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Sofia - guide chapters
City tours, excursions and tickets in Sofia and surroundings
Bulgaria - moving around the country
The last international airport is the Varna airport. From the city center, the airport is only 7 kilometers away. Thus you can quickly get to it by taxi, and also by public transport. To date, three terminals are known to function in the airport. The airport management has created high-quality conditions for the leisure and comfort of passengers. Here you can stroll around the shops and colorful souvenir shops. There are also duty-free shopping centers and currency exchange offices. You can as well relax in the cafeteria or taste various masterpieces of world cuisine in local restaurants. The airport is also equipped with a nursery, as well as a comfortable resting place for people with disabilities.
Overview of festivals and celebrations in Bulgaria
The first in the list of favorite holidays of the Bulgarians with certainty can be designated Christmas. On the night before the holiday, it is customary for Bulgarian families to cook a piglet at the Christmas table, while the rest of the meals should be lean. It is important that the table have an odd number of dishes. The celebration of Christmas begins right after the clock strikes midnight, at this time begins the Christmas carols. Children accompanied by adults, go to their neighbors and sing songs in which they wish happiness to everyone who opens the door. They pat branches of cornelian with tied bells and coins for good luck and in return receive sweets. In addition, in Bulgaria, the owners of various cafes give free treats; braziers are set up on the streets and meat is prepared, likewise wine is also poured.