Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia tours, things to do and tickets

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Compare guided tours and many other joyful experiences. Your Sofia visit will amaze each traveler. You'll have lasting memories of many pleasing moments.

From Sofia: Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Group Tour

Duration: 6 hours - 8 hours
Explore Bulgaria's UNESCO World Heritage on a tour from Sofia. Visit the Rila Monastery and get breathtaking views of the mountains then explore the frescoes at the Boyana Church (if option selected).
$26.91*Per person

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Day Tour from Sofia to Skopje, North Macedonia

Duration: 11 hours - 12 hours
During this full-day tour from Sofia, visit the capital of Macedonia, the city of Skopje. Explore both in the old and the new parts of the city, enjoying the beauty and learning the city's history.
$102.26*Per person

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From Sofia: 7 Rila Lakes and Rila Monastery Self-Guided Trip

Duration: 12 hours
Explore the most famous natural and cultural sites of Bulgaria on a self-guided trip to the 7 Rila Lakes and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Rila Monastery in Rila National Park.
$52.74*Per person

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From Sofia: Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip

Duration: 6 hours - 9 hours
Discover 2 UNESCO World Heritage Listed religious sites on a day trip from Sofia. Choose to have a guided tour or explore the Rila Monastery on your own before admiring the frescoes of Boyana Church.
$20.99*Per person

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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

Duration: 8 hours
Discover two of Bulgaria’s UNESCO World Heritage gems on this day trip from Sofia. Traveling by minibus, admire rural Bulgaria on route to the Rila Monastery in the pine-carpeted Rila Mountains. Take a guided tour of the medieval treasure with its fresco-coated church, and visit its fascinating museum. Then, after time to explore independently, continue to Boyana Church, near Sofia, to marvel at its spectacular pre-Renaissance frescoes. Entrance fees not included.
The tour offers 3 different options:
1. The guided tour option is with an English-speaking live guide.
2. Tour with an an audio guide in Spanish, Italian, German, Russian or English.
3. Transport only (that option might not be bookable for some dates).
Attractions:Boyana Church
$27.66*Per person

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Sofia Escape Room - Teorema Rooms

Duration: an hour - an hour
Escape Room Attraction, consisting of two separate games - the TNT Bank Robbery Game - a classical second generation escape room with a duration of 60 minutes and the Atlantis Real-Life Quest Adventure - a new generation escape game combining escape room elements with adventure quest.
$25.44*Per person

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From Sofia: Full-Day Tour to Rila Monastery and Boyana

Duration: 7 hours - 8 hours
Take advantage of this daily shuttle running between Sofia and 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. See the Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with hassle-free, affordable, and flexible round-trip transportation with a live guide.
$37.67*Per person

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Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

Duration: 4 hours
Find out what it was like on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain by joining our Communist tour. A 45-year-long period compressed in about 3-3.5 hours, including factors that led to it and its aftermath. The main goal is to present this controversial period of history in an objective and informative way.
$16.04*Per person

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Admission Ticket to the Museum of Illusions in Sofia

Duration: an hour - 2 hours
Museum exhibition is a 400 m2 space where illusions meet scientific inventions and arts: physics and optics are displayed together with mysterious artworks and classical riddles. The exceptional educational experience is enriched by interactive entertainment — drawing with a light, creating shadows and unforgettable moments in the world upside down.
$14.93*Per person

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From Sofia: The Seven Rila Lakes Full-Day Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy this exhilarating hike into the mountains near Sofia, and discover the picturesque Seven Rila Lakes. After a 90 minute drive to Panichishte, begin your trek and see why these glacial lakes are known as the Blue Pearls of the Rila Mountains.
$43.05*Per person

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Wine Tasting in Heart of Sofia

Duration: 2 hours
During your personal tasting experience I will guide you through the distinctive world of Bulgarian wines. Although Bulgaria has been producing wine for 5000 years it is still relatively unknown to the rest of the world. Now a rising new generation of Bulgarian boutique winemakers are devoted to the craft and bringing new attention to our country.

You will taste 5 wine varieties of local grapes unique to Bulgaria, that can not be found anywhere else: Miskets, Melnik, Mavrud, Gumza and Rubin. Plus, local cheeses, artisanal bread and mineral water.
The tasting is held in one of the best boutique wine shops in Sofia – Tempus Vini, which is located on an artsy street in the city center, known for its fine restaurants and boutiques. And just a few streets away from Sofia’s main pedestrian boulevard.

During the tasting I can tell you about the wine regions of Bulgaria including the history and the wine culture of my beautiful country.

All tastings are held in English or Bulgarian
$33.36*Per person

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Sofia: Communist Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Find out what it was like on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain in Sofia by joining our Communist tour. Discover a 45-year-long period compressed into an informative 3-hour walk as you learn about the factors that led to communism and its aftermath.
$15.61*Per person

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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Day Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy a day in the mountains by exploring 2 UNESCO sites - the Rila Monastery and the Boyana church. The 8-hour day tour will be with a group and a professional guide in English. In the monastery, you will have a 40-minute guided tour and 2,5 hours free time to make photos, check the museums and the shops, and have lunch. The visit of the Boyana church, although short, is definitely worth since you will see its amazing 800-years old frescoes and learn their history from your guide!

*Women should have their knees and shoulders covered in the monastery!
*If your tour is on a weekend day during the summer, the restaurants could be crowded so you can bring your own food from Sofia in order to have more free time and the monastery.
*The Boyana church is closed on the 1st of January, on the Sunday of the Orthodox Easter, on the 24th of December, 25th of December - and on such days the tour is done only to the Rila Monastery.
$27.66*Per person

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Sofia's Hidden Bars: 4-Hour Pub Crawl

Duration: 4 hours
Visit some of Sofia’s hidden bars with a local guide. Enjoy free beers and shots, meet other travelers and hear stories about the places you visit.
$19.36*Per person

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From Sofia: Rila Monastery and Plovdiv Town Full-Day Trip

Duration: 6 hours - 13 hours
Explore the UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery and enjoy the Bulgarian cultural capital of Plovdiv on a self-guided day trip from Sofia with roundtrip transportation and a local host.
$62.97*Per person

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From Sofia: Plovdiv Full-Day Guided Tour

Duration: 8 hours - 9 hours
Discover the Roman history of Plovdiv's old town on a day trip from Sofia. Visit ancient sights and architectural treasures to learn what makes this city such a popular destination.
$32.29*Per person

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Transfer services

Duration: an hour - 10 hours
Top Rent A Car provide good number of vehicles suitable for family transfers, business trips and delegations. Use the inquiry form below and we will send you special offer to meet your criteria.
$329.3*Per person

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Sofia Pub Crawl Tour of The Hidden Unique Bars

Duration: Flexible
This is the only pub crawl in Sofia that runs every single night and people from all over the world can meet and talk to each other, while having fun visiting 5 different and unique nightlife venues in Sofia. During the week we go to the more hidden places, where you will learn the history to some of the bars. During the weekend we visit some bigger places where you can have some fun and dance.

Socialites can escape the beaten path, make new friends, and discover a new side of Sofia on this pub crawl that focuses on the city’s hidden bars. Exploring the nightlife of Sofia at a civilised pace, with no drinking games or rowdiness, learn about Bulgarian history as you discover four bars and finally a club. Tour includes free drinks and free entry to the club.
$19.86*Per person

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From Sofia: Full-Day Tour to Plovdiv and Asen's Fortress

Duration: 10 hours
Enjoy a full-day excursion with a live guide from Sofia to Plovdiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria and the European Capital of Culture 2019, with its numerous painters, poets, and musicians. Also, see Asen's Fortress, built in medieval times.
$41.59*Per person

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Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

Duration: 11 hours
Appreciating the diversity of Balkan culture can be difficult, especially with limited time in the region. Explore Macedonian culture on a day tour to Skopje from Sofia, and tick off another Balkan capital in just 1 day. Enjoy the company of 2 professional guides - one from Bulgaria and one local from Macedonian. Travel the distance with ease via modern vehicle, and discover landmarks including the Skopje Fortress, Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and Old Bazaar, with insights provided by your guides. During this day tour you will have the chance to visit one of the most bizarre cities on the Balkan Peninsula. Skopje is a mixture of authentic monuments from the Ottoman period, and new neo-classical buildings, complete with ornate columns and rooftop figures of nymphs. After the reconstruction of the new center has been done, as per the “Skopje 2014” project, the city became one of the popular destinations in Eastern Europe.
$82.97*Per person

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