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Bulgaria - Winter

Bulgaria: Meet the man who set up a haven for digital nomads at the foot of the Pirin Mountains

Discover Bansko Bulgaria, a top winter sports destination for 2022

Vitosha Mountain: Bulgaria's year-round nature escape

Tsarevets Fortress: The City of the Tsars

Thermal springs and mud therapy on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast

The call of the wild: on safari in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountains

Giving ancient varieties a new twist: meet the next generation of Bulgarian winemakers

A trip back in time: Bulgaria's Rila Monastery

Discover Bulgaria

Visiting Bulgaria on business? Here's what you need to know

As travel opens up again in 2022, you might find you’re called away for important business to Sofia. If you are lucky enough to have your work take you to the capital of Bulgaria, here’s a guide to how to make the most of your time in the Land of the Roses. Where to stay? The centre of Sofia is replete with historic sites and gorgeous tree-lined streets. Cultural spots abound and you will likely find much of your downtime strolling through the wide pedestrianised Vitosha...

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These are Bulgaria's best beaches for a 2022 summer holiday

There’s something for everybody in Bulgaria. If you’re currently feeling the chill of winter and fantasising about having the perfect summer in 2022, Bulgaria should be at the top of your destination hitlist. With the Black Coast stretching up the entirety of the country’s 378 km eastern border, there are plentiful options for anyone’s ideal beach holiday. We’ve compiled a list of the best areas for you, whether you want to...

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Bulgaria is a top destination for 2022 wellness breaks - here's why

As the world opens up again, many people are desperate for a little bit of self-care. Whether your feet ache or your neck’s stiff from hunching over a computer, everyone deserves to sit back and relax next year. Bulgaria may not be the first location that springs to mind for wellness breaks, but the country’s spa history can be traced back thousands of years. South of the Balkan Mountain range, the town of Hisarya was most likely first...

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7 ways you can explore the Bulgarian mountains during any season

Once you’ve landed in the beautiful city of Sofia, it may be hard to imagine going anywhere else on your Bulgarian holiday. But upon leaving the urban sprawl, you’ll find endless exciting times awaiting you in the mountain ranges of rural Bulgaria. With the Rila and Pirin mountain ranges to the southwest, and the Balkan mountains stretching across the centre of the country, there’s something for everybody to be included...

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Slow tourism and you: a match made in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's storied location between East and West has given it plenty of Instagram-ready sights, but this is a soulful and quietly cosmopolitan land too, steeped in traditions that invite you to power down for a bit and savor the moment. Bulgaria invites you to indulge in thermal baths where Roman emperors once enjoy fresh mountain air or discover the world of Bulgarian...

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From sunbed to ski lift: Bulgaria's four seasons of tourism

Roses and gold, forest green and sparkling azure blue, and after the first snows the gleam of bright white: for every season in Bulgaria there are captivating colors and unforgettable experiences to match. Along the sun-kissed Black Sea coast Burgas and Sunny Beach are idyllic havens for summer holiday fun, but there is even more to the shore! Golden Sands just north of Varna, for example, is another world-class Bulgarian seaside...

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Discover Bulgaria's beguiling UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If Bulgaria's natural beauty is one of Europe's best-kept secrets, its strategic location between East and West has also placed it at the crossroads of many intersecting civilizations over thousands of years—and that has endowed the country with a truly exhilarating array of cultural treasures. In fact, there are ten UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria—seven cultural and three natural. The country's rich traditions give it a...

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