Bulgaria is a mosaic of stunning mountain peaks, beautiful lakes, golden beaches and charming villages. Whether you want to venture into the rugged landscape, visit ancient monasteries, admire architectural wonders or enjoy trendy bars, it is a truly diverse destination for all visitors. The country also boasts several fine ski resorts nestled amid the snowy mountain ranges and bustling markets that will tempt you to splurge on souvenirs to take back with you. Visitors are likely to land at one of its main international airports such as Sofia Airport, Burgas Airport, Varna Airport and Plovdiv Airport. Major airlines that operate flights to Bulgaria are Bulgaria Air, Ryanair and BH Air.
Sofia's strategic position placed it on the crossroads between East and West, and today the influences of its past, spanning Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet rule can be seen through the monuments, museums and Roman ruins. It is a unique cocktail between old and new, with its bar and restaurant scene also rapidly evolving. Bulgaria's second city, Plovdiv is considered to be one of the oldest cities in Europe, with a history that can be traced back thousands of years. It is one of the country's top tourist destinations. Explore every nook and cranny of the cobbled old town, check out some live music or find a cosy spot for a drink. Those that are seeking outdoor adventures will not be disappointed by its varied and spectacular geography.