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Category: About Bulgaria

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…

Car hire in Bulgaria

How to find a rent-a-car company in Bulgaria Hiring a car in Bulgaria. Whilst travelling within Bulgaria, the most convenient way to travel is by car. There are many car hire companies offering great value or low cost car rental…

Weather in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian climate & what to wear. All four seasons can be enjoyed in Bulgaria, whatever the weather. Blossoming spring, the dry and hot summer, the long and mild Autumn and cold and snowy winter, which offers a great opportunity…