The concept of free walking tours is getting more and more popular around the world. And why not – there are so many good sides:
In Bulgaria, free tours are also getting more and more popular. Here are the ones you can join while you travel around our country.
!!! Important: Due to the coronavirus crisis we advise you to always check the websites of the tours or contact them via phone to make sure when and if they are happening.
Most tourists arrive in the capital since it’s where Bulgaria’s biggest airport is. Sofia can offer many beautiful sights and interesting history you should definitely explore. Therefore, you can find a wide variety of tours you can join for free.
The second biggest city in Bulgaria, rich in history and culture, Plovdiv is a place you must visit! Also, it’s in the central part of the country which makes it a perfect base for other travels around Bulgaria.
By traveling to the seaside of Bulgaria you can visit many different big cities and small towns. Varna is the Sea Capital of Bulgaria and a place where alongside the golden beaches and the sea, you will be able to enjoy some history.
If you choose the southern part of Bulgaria’s seaside, Burgas will be the biggest city around. Cozy and beautiful, Burgas is the perfect mix of the benefits of the big inhabited area and the relaxed seaside atmosphere.
Maybe your travels brought you to Northern Bulgaria and near the magnificent Danube river. If so you definitely need to visit the town of Ruse, famous as the Bulgarian Vienna.
Veliko Turnovo used to be the capital of Bulgaria in the past. It’s a place definitely worth visiting because of its rich history, beauty, and amazing fortress and Old town.
So, you ended up in the magnificent Bulgarian mountains. You probably like skiing, hiking or nature in general. Well, a resort which is a definite must is Bansko – an important historical center in Bulgaria, rich in culture, interesting places to see and delicious traditional cuisine.
Now, aren’t free walking tours just the best? You can explore all around Bulgaria by joining them and meeting friendly locals and other visitors from all around the world. All that while finding out more about our lovely country and its past and present.
Author: Free Plovdiv Tour Guide – Adelina Kalapchieva