Day Trips from Sofia

Discover the best day trips from Sofia! Explore breathtaking scenery, charming towns, and cultural sites on guided tours departing from the vibrant Bulgarian capital. Plan your perfect escape today.

The Best Day Trips from Sofia

When you find yourself in Sofia, the vibrant capital of Bulgaria, you're perfectly positioned to explore the rich tapestry of landscapes and historical treasures that lie just a short journey away. Whether you're a history buff, nature lover, or just looking to escape the city for a day, there's a plethora of destinations awaiting your discovery. And for those seeking a seamless experience, Happytripz is your go-to guide for unforgettable day trips from Sofia.

Rila Monastery

Embark on a spiritual journey to the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site nestled in the heart of the Rila Mountains. This stunning example of Bulgarian Renaissance architecture is not only a feast for the eyes but also a repository of culture and history. Happytripz offers guided tours that will enrich your visit with fascinating stories and insights. (Learn more about Rila Monastery)

Plovdiv - The Ancient City

Step back in time with a trip to Plovdiv, one of the oldest cities in Europe. Stroll through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, marvel at the ancient Roman Theatre, and soak up the bohemian atmosphere. With Happytripz, you'll get to explore the most enchanting corners of this European Capital of Culture 2019. Check out the location on Google Maps.

The Seven Rila Lakes

For those who hear the call of the wild, the Seven Rila Lakes offer a natural wonder that's not to be missed. Each lake is named after its most characteristic feature, like The Tear, known for its crystal-clear waters. Happytripz will guide you through the scenic trails, ensuring a memorable adventure in the great outdoors.

  • Boyana Church: A short drive from Sofia, this medieval church boasts exquisite frescoes and a serene atmosphere.
  • Koprivshtitsa: Dive into Bulgarian history in this charming town, where the architecture and museums speak volumes of the National Revival period.
  • Belogradchik Rocks: Marvel at the natural rock formations and the fortress that seamlessly blends with the landscape. A sight to behold and easily accessible with Happytripz.

With Happytripz, your day trips from Sofia are not just excursions; they're gateways to the soul of Bulgaria. Each journey is carefully crafted to ensure you take home more than just photographs—you'll carry a piece of Bulgaria's heart with you.

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Autumn Harrell

The Rila Monastery trip was serene and spiritually uplifting. A must-visit for anyone staying in Sofia.

Crystal Avalos

Plovdiv is a treasure trove of history and culture. The day trip from Sofia was well worth the time.

Malik Monroe

The Boyana Church tour was enlightening. The frescoes are stunning and the guide was very knowledgeable.

Belle Ferguson

Had a fantastic day at the Seven Rila Lakes. The hike is challenging but the views are absolutely worth it.

Emir Villarreal

Koprivshtitsa is a charming town with a rich history. The architecture and museums were fascinating.