“I still remember my first visit to Bulgaria, I thought I had found a little piece of heaven on earth!” Rebecca Richardson, Founder of Eat Stay Love Bulgaria.
Whether you’re visiting for a short time or moving here long-term there’s so many things to enjoy, from the food to the night life, the beaches to the ski resorts.
We’ve put together this guide of our must see places in Bulgaria but if you have a favourite place that we haven’t included, just contact us and we’ll check it out! We want to be sure that our guide includes the very best Bulgaria has to offer!
“Wish you were here!”
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There are so many great places to eat in Bulgaria and the food is simply amazing! You are spoilt for choice with delicious meat, fish and salads. To truly experience Bulgarian cuisine, the traditional Shopska Salad has to be tried with a little Rakia to wash it down, just be careful though, Rakia is a very strong spirit! There’s also some very nice Bulgarian wines available in most restaurants so be sure to try those too.
In addition to the traditional food you will find fantastic pizza, sushi, kebabs, in fact, you’ll find everything!
Bars and Clubs
If you like to party, you will love Bulgaria! There are so many bars and clubs and the variety means you will never get bored. Whether you want to listen to live music, dance the night away to the latest hits or practice shaking your hips to some traditional Bulgarian Chalga you will not be disappointed! You’ll also find lots of trendy hang-outs and a few strip clubs too!
So, get dressed up and hit the town in some of our favourite bars and clubs in Bulgaria!
Bulgaria is rich in history and tradition. Everywhere you go you will find an interesting building, monument or statue. Bulgarians old and young are very proud of their history and culture and once you’ve visited these spectacular places you will understand why.
Did you know Bulgaria is one of the cheapest places in Europe to enjoy winter sports? There are 3 popular winter resorts for ski and snowboarding in Bulgaria, Bankso, Pamporovo and Borovets. If you’re staying in Sofia you can also head to Mount Vitosha.
It doesn’t matter if you are an expert or novice as there are great options for everyone. You can hire all the ski gear for under 15 Euros a day and private lessons are only around 20 Euros an hour, so what are you waiting for, book up and start packing your warm clothes!
Bulgaria also has some beautiful beaches and seaside resorts. The weather in the summer reaches temperatures in the 30′s with lots of sunshine so Bulgaria is a great place if you’re looking for a cheap European destination for your summer holidays! You may not have thought before about spending your summer in Bulgaria but once you’ve been we promise you’ll want to stay forever!
Action and Adventure
Bulgaria isn’t just all beaches and mountains, in fact you will be surprised at the amount of things to do here! We think you’ll also be quite pleased with the low cost of the activities too!
So whether it’s a parachute jump or horse riding, Bulgaria will not let you down!
Bulgaria has so much to offer. So many beautiful towns, mountains and beaches along with so much history and we want to share everything with you here at Eat Stay Love Bulgaria.
In addition to all of this, the best thing about Bulgaria is there are also some wonderful little surprises that you will find along the way.