Bulgaria Holidays

A captivating blend of diverse landscapes, postcard-perfect beaches, ancient historical sites and a dash of Eastern European charisma, Bulgaria makes a remarkable holiday destination for both fresh and seasoned travellers. With towering mountains, Black Sea coastline towns, charming countryside villages and bustling cities, there is something to entice and delight travellers of every stripe from solo explorers, families, and groups of friends to couples. Whether you're booking a tranquil beach resort holiday to soak up the sun, a cultural city break to delve into Bulgaria's deep-rooted history and traditions or an all-inclusive holiday for the most convenient travel experience, Bulgaria offers it all.


From the cultural hubs of Sofia and Plovdiv to the sunny beaches of Varna and Bourgas, Bulgaria presents a medley of enticing holiday destinations. Discover the gems of Bulgaria that promise an unforgettable experience.


Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, brims with cultural and historical significance. The city's rich past is reflected in its architecture and ornate orthodox churches. Sofia also offers the modern trappings of a city break with its range of shopping and entertainment facilities.


Plovdiv combines tradition and modernity effortlessly. Popular for its ancient theatre, old houses, and Roman stadium, this compact city is also famous for its vibrant street art, cafes, and nightlife, making it a perfect destination for history buffs and urban explorers alike.


With its blend of city lifestyle and beach resort ambience, Varna is a must-visit for those seeking sun, sea, and sand with the comforts of a bustling city nearby. The Sea Garden park and the Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral are among the key attractions here.


Bourgas presents an abundance of natural beauty. Featuring dense forests and tranquil lakes, this city is a paradise for nature lovers. The city's stretch of sandy coastline is also ideal for beach holidays.


Bansko, nestled at the foot of the Pirin Mountains, is a World Heritage site and an exceptional locale for winter sports enthusiasts. Seeped in tradition, Bansko’s old town offers a charming contrast to the modern ski resort nearby.

Where to Stay

Unearth idyllic locations across Bulgaria that cater perfectly to couples, families, and groups of mates through our insightful guide of where to stay.

For a family holiday

Ideal for families seeking peace and relaxation, Bourgas offers serene natural parks and clean, kid-friendly beaches. Or endeavor to make memories in Varna, which marries leisure with rich cultural experiences that can be enjoyed via its host of family-friendly attractions.

For a couples holiday

Romantic couples may delight in the picturesque, tranquil settings of the coastal city, Sozopol, for a dreamy holiday. Or take your loved one to Plovdiv's old town for a fairytale getaway amongst timeless architecture and intimate dining spots.

For a holiday with friends

For groups of friends, Sofia, with its inclusive nightlife, shopping facilities and range of cuisine, promises a dynamic stay. Alternatively, Bansko provides ample opportunity for thrilling winter sports, spa retreats and mountain trekking.

When to Visit

Boasting a continental-Mediterranean climate, Bulgaria sees warm summers and cold winters. The ideal time to visit depends largely on your holiday preference. Summer (June to August) is perfect for beach holidays and exploring the countryside. If winter sports are your thing, consider visiting in winter (December to February), as Bulgaria’s world-renowned ski resorts come alive. Spring (April and May) and autumn (September and October), though relatively quieter, offer pleasant temperatures ideal for city breaks and hiking in the countryside.

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