19 days in Sofia, Varna & Burgas Province Itinerary

19 days in Sofia, Varna & Burgas Province Itinerary

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Sofia
— 7 nights
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Varna
— 5 nights
3
Burgas
— 5 nights
4
Sofia
— 1 day

7
nights
Sofia

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sofia: Tsari Mali Grad (in Belchin), Rila Monastery (in Rila) and Bansko (Holy Trinity Church, Velyanova House, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, wander the streets of Vitosha Boulevard, fly down the slopes at Vitosha Mountain, and admire the striking features of Church St. George Rotunda.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sofia itinerary planner.

Tehran, Iran to Sofia is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. In March, Sofia is little chillier than Tehran - with highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Varna.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Plovdiv, Bansko, Tsari Mali Grad, Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges, Rila Monastery
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Ski Bansko ©
Ski Bansko
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

5
nights
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varna: Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik (in Balchik) and Cape Kaliakra (in Dobrich). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at ''Primorski'' park, explore the ancient world of Stone Forest, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dolphinarium Varna, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church St. Nicholas the Thaumaturge.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Varna travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Varna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Varna can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Burgas.

Things to do in Varna

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik, Cape Kaliakra
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''Primorski'' park ©
''Primorski'' park
Stone Forest ©
Stone Forest
Aladzha Monastery ©
Aladzha Monastery

5
nights
Burgas

Burgas ©
Surrounded by lakes and the sea, Burgas represents a popular vacation spot because of its nature, mild climate, and proximity to several charming ancient towns.
Go for a jaunt from Burgas to Pomorie to see Pomorie Lake about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Sea Garden, examine the collection at Archeological Museum Burgas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Church Saint Cross, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple of Saint Ivan Rilskiy.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Burgas road trip planning site.

You can drive from Varna to Burgas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. March in Burgas sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Burgas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pomorie Lake
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Sea Garden ©
Sea Garden
Strandzha ©
Strandzha
Archeological Museum Burgas ©
Archeological Museum Burgas

1
day
Sofia

Sofia
To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia road trip app.

Getting from Burgas to Sofia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Sofia

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors
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