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Bulgaria Info Guide

The Metro in Sofia

The Metropolitan in Sofia (the Metro) is a rapid transit network, which services the Bulgarian capital. It began operation with 1998 and to this date has 2 lines and 35 stations. They connect the distance corners of the city. Lyulin-Mladost…

Central bus station

One of the main transport points in Sofia is the central bus station. It is the base of numerous coach operators, offering domestic and international routes. Its position next to the central railway station makes the train to bus connections…

A brief history of Sofia

The history of Sofia spans thousands of years from Antiquity to modern times, during which the city has been a commercial, industrial, cultural and economic center in the Balkan region. The first settlement has been set up in the 7th millennium BC. It was…

Information about Burgas

Burgas is the second largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and the fourth-largest in Bulgaria after Sofia – the capital of Bulgaria, Plovdiv, and Varna, with a population of 211,033 inhabitants, while 277,922 live in its urban area. Burgas…

Some information about Plovdiv

Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria with almost 350 000 inhabitants. It is situated in in a very fertile region of the Thracian Valley, on the two banks of Maritza River. The city is built on the foot…

Nightlife in Sofia

  Sofia, having the most residents in Bulgaria, respectively, the capital city also has the most rich and diverse nightlife. The, nearly, two million “Sofians” are very hard-working, busy people, as Sofia can be called the central office for all…

All the travel info you’ll need for Bulgaria

Bulgaria is located in Southeastern Europe, in the northeast of the Balkan Peninsula. Bordering 5 countries; Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west and Greece and Turkey to the south, whilst the Black Sea runs along Bulgaria’s…

Bulgarian currency & Current Exchange Rates

  Lev Exchange Rate The national currency of Bulgaria is the lev (plural: leva). Each lev consists of 100 stotinki. The word ‘lev’ comes from archaic Bulgarian meaning ‘lion’, which is the well celebrated national symbol of Bulgaria. Bulgarian bank…

Bulgarian National Holidays

There are 12 official national holidays in Bulgaria Depending on the holiday, you may encounter large crowds, shopping frenzies, complete closure of businesses (as on New Year’s Day) or you may not even realise it’s a national holiday. National Day,…

Entry to Bulgaria. Visa & passport requirements

The Republic of Bulgaria has been applying the European Union’s Common Visa Policy since 1st January 2007. Holders of valid Schengen visas have the right to enter and reside in Bulgaria for a period of up to three months, within…