Sofia Adventures

What to Do in Sofia

Helping You Make the Most of Your Time in Bulgaria’s Beautiful Capital

Sofia is a dynamic capital of over 1.2 million people and is the heart of modern Bulgaria. Sofia offers countless activities for every kind of traveler: culture lovers, architecture fiends, history buffs, foodies, and even outdoors adventurers.

Whether you want to ski down the slopes of Vitosha, browse through dusty vintage books at the Open Air Book Market, trace Sofia’s communist past through its architecture, or wine and dine your way through Sofia’s food scene, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

We’re excited to share with you all the hidden gems and must-see places we’ve found during our time in Sofia.

7 Magical Things to Do in Sofia At Night

We love spending our evenings in Sofia when the city is all lit up and looking especially charming. For a small city, Sofia has a lot of things going on at night. From exploring Sofia's cultural side to hitting up fun clubs and bars, there's plenty of things to do in...

11 Magical Things to Do in Sofia in Winter

I love Sofia in winter - the city just comes to life under a pile of snow. I love the look of the yellow vintage trams on snowy streets, the churches covered in snow, the cap of snow on Vitosha in the distance. Here are 11 wonderful things to do in Sofia in winter,...

9 Exciting Things to Do in Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo is one of Bulgaria's most picturesque cities, and it's on many tourists "must visit" list of places to see in Bulgaria for a reason. Veliko Tarnovo is located on the beautiful Yantra river, which forms a horseshoe around the city. The city is built on...

101 Incredible Things to Do in Sofia

You'll never run out of things to do in Sofia. I remember my very first day of Sofia sightseeing:  I walked from an Airbnb in Iztok, passed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Statue of Tsar Liberator, towards the Central Mineral Baths, and by the time I got to Serdica...