Southwest Bulgaria includes the capital Sofia and Bulgaria’s ski resorts in the Pirin and Rila Mountains. One of Europe’s oldest cities, Sofia is now a vibrant cosmopolitan metropolis with a mix of European and Eastern Bloc architecture, alongside classic examples of Orthodox churches and monasteries. Examples include St. Aleksander Nevski Cathedral and the Boyana Church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For cafés, restaurants and fashionable boutiques head for Vitosha Boulevard. Alternatively, for something more exhilarating, head for the surrounding mountains. The scenery is stunning with high peaks, dense forests glassy lakes and deep gorges. For winter sports enthusiasts, there are the ski resorts of Bansko in the Pirin Mountains and Borovets in the Rila Mountains, along with Vitosha Mountain on the outskirts of Sofia. Vitosha offers skiing, mountain climbing, mineral springs, and is part of the oldest nature park in the Balkans.
Southwest Bulgaria Hotels
Find Hotels, B&Bs and guest houses in Southwest Bulgaria. Choose from a range of hotels from the luxury five star chains through quaint boutique hotels to budget family run guest houses in Sofia, Bansko, Borovets, Vitosha and many other popular resorts in Southwest Bulgaria.
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Southwest Bulgaria Holiday Rentals
If you prefer self catering holidays to hotels, there’s an excellent selection of holiday rentals in Southwest Bulgaria. With a choice of cabins, chalets, apartments and villas in Sofia, Bansko, Borovets, Vitosha, and many other popular resorts, there are holiday homes in Southwest Bulgaria to suit most tastes and budgets.
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Southwest Bulgaria Resorts
Some of the top resorts in Southwest Bulgaria include Sofia, Bansko, Samokov, Velingrad, Blagoevgrad, Pernik, Razlog, Melnik, Banya, Rila, Stob, Batak, Botevgrad, and Tran. We are gradually adding guides for the most popular resorts to help you choose you next Southwest Bulgaria holiday. Click the link below to see our current resort guides and be sure to check back occasionally to see what’s new.
Southwest Bulgaria Tours & Attractions
Beat the queues and book sightseeing tours, attractions and experiences for your holidays in Southwest Bulgaria before you leave home. Find things to do and places to visit in Sofia, Bansko, Borovets, Vitosha, to name just a few of the holiday resortss in Southwest Bulgaria with fabulous must see tourist attractions.
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Southwest Bulgaria Flights & Airports
Find convenient airports for your holidays in Southwest Bulgaria with flights from your nearest airport to home. The main airport for Southwest Bulgaria is Sofia Airport, but click here to find alternatives that might have a better choice of flights from home.
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