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Printable maps of Sofia

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Map of metro in Sofia
Tram map of Sofia

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.
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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. … Open

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. … Open

Photogallery of Sofia sights

Our guide to Sofia

Cuisine and top restaurants

You could find restaurants of any cuisine in Sofia. Travelers will enjoy local eating places and attractive prices. Among the most prestigious dining places the L'etranger international restaurant is well- known. The traditional Shopska salad and meat on an open fire are considered its branded treats. The restaurant also serves excellent French cuisine. Large selection of European cuisine dishes is offered by Lebed … Open

Traditions and mentality of Sofia

Local culture strikes with an abundance of beautiful customs and traditions, interesting festivals and rituals, many of which have pagan roots. An acquaintance with local culture is an integral part of the holiday for many tourists; from the very first days of their stay in Sofia they are charmed with unique national spirit. Many travelers come to visit the city on the New Year’s Eve; this holiday is celebrated … Open

Travel guide to Sofia

In the center of Sofia you'll find a picturesque park of Borisov Gradina. It is also a historical object founded in the late 19th century. The park is incredibly beautiful. Today, it represents a wonderful Japanese garden and a pond, a large rose garden, numerous fountains, and sculptures. In the middle of the 20th century, an observatory was opened there. The Historical Museum of Bulgaria is situated in a … Open

Advices for travellers

8. Vacationers should observe basic safety rules. In public places monitor your personal belongings closely. Don’t take a walk with large amounts of cash and equipment; don’t leave valuables in the car. 9. Locals treat foreign visitors quite friendly and welcoming, but not all of them speak foreign languages. To show respect to locals you should definitely learn a few phrases in the local language. … Open

Cultural excursion through Sofia - things to see

The historic district of the city strikes with an abundance of spectacular sights. Buildings of different eras have preserved in Sofia. There are also lots of museums in the city. Obligatory part of excursions is represented by the Royal Palace. In the second half of the 19th century, the execution of the national hero Vasil Levski took place there. For many years it was used as the headquarters of the Ottoman police … Open

Sofia sightseeing

Bulgaria's capital, Sofia is a city rich in history, many notable places and spectacular natural landscapes. In the center of town is located Slaveykov Square, from which diverge beautiful boulevards and avenues in different directions just like sun rays. The city’s downtown is a pedestrian zone, so nothing will prevent tourists and local residents from unhurried walks and enjoying the magnificence of the … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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