Information Bulgaria A-Z


Travelagencies & Tickets Bulgaria


Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast Bulgaria

Air Malta

Balkan Trek

Bulgaria Air

Easy Bulgaria Travel






Duni Royal Resort

Ismena Spa Hotel, Devin

Hotel Havana, Golden Sands

Park Hotel Izida, Dobrich

Sofia Hotels

Thracian Cliffs Beach Resort

Uniqato Hotel, Stara Zagora


General information Bulgaria


Sofia Bulgaria

Bulgarian Tourist board

Bulgarian customs

Bulgarian government

Bulgarian News Agency

The Weather in Bulgaria

Internet radio stations Bulgaria

Maps Bulgaria

Bulgarian lev

Dutch embassy Bulgaria

Dutch speakers in Bulgaria

Safety Bulgaria

Association Holland-Bulgaria



Alexander Nevski-kathedral

Bojana Church

Borissova Garden

Cyrillus en Methodius Library

Eagles Bridge (Orlov Most)

National History Museum

National Palace Culture

Sofia Art Gallery

Sofia Guide

Sofia Science Center

Sofia Zoo

St. George Rotunda


Restaurants/ Culinary Bulgaria


What to see Bulgaria

Bulgarian recipes

Chevermeto, Sofia

The Bulgarian kitchen

Jewish Restaurant Moshe


Pri Yafata, Sofia

Restaurants Sozopol

Restaurants Sunny Beach

Vegetarian restaurants Sofia



Archeological Museum Varna

Boyana Church

Rock Churches of Ivanovo

Ledenika grot


Regional Museum Burgas

Rose Valley

Rider of Madara

Shiroka Laka

Vassil Levski Museum


Going out/ Events Bulgaria


Tranport/ Car rental Bulgaria


Bedroom Stara Zagora

Mascara Club

National Theater

Sofia International Filmfestival

Sofia Night Life



Rent a Car in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Railways

Bus in Bulgaria

Subway in Sofia

Sofia Airport

Taxi Sofia


History/ Culture Bulgaria


Pictures/ Travelstories/ Blogs

Bulgarian writers

Exposition Bulgarian artists

History Bulgaria

Hristo Botev

Lifestyle and Culture

Republic Bulgaria



Baardwijk's Worldview

Blagoevgrad in Bulgaria

Bulgaria picures

Pictures of Bulgaria

Bicycle tour in Bulgaria

Marieke in Bulgaria

Real estate Bulgaria


Business Bulgaria

Bulgarian Estate

Bulgarian Propertie

Projects Bularia

One Care

REA Services

Second home in Bulgaria



Bulgarian-Dutch Business Club

Bulgarian Stock Exchange

Credit Management Bulgaria

Export/ undertake Bulgaria

ING Bulgaria

UniCredit Bulbank


Jobs/ Internships Bulgaria


Religion Bulgaria

IT Jobs in Bulgaria

Jobs in Bulgaria

Internship Bulgaria

Volunteers Bird protection

Working abroad


Bulgarian monasteries

Bulgarian Ortodox Church Europe

Religion in Bulgariae

Rila monasterie

Slavic neo-paganism

Sofia Synagogue


Bulgarian wines Bulgaria


Shopping Bulgaria

Bulgarian wine

Bulgarian wine regions



Mezzek Mavrud

Pirin wines

Sunny Hill Melnik




Bulgarian attar of roses

Bulgarian Yoghurt

Bulgarian Rose

City Center Sofia

Greek products

Made in Bulgaria

Nansi Bulgarian foodstuff

Vitosha Boulevard


Bulgarian language/ Education


Health/ Organisations Bulgaria

Bulgarian School Leiden

Bulgarian Schoolsystem

The Bulgarian language

Burgas Free University

Online translations

Interpreter Bulgarian

University Sofia



Diamond Smile dental clinic

National Oncology Hospital

Foundation children's homes

Foundation Promotion

Tokuda Hospital Sofia

Hospitals in Bulgaria



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. Villas & Apartments

. Cleves, Sofia

. Red Apple

. Sun Coast Villas

. Holiday home in Delchevo

. Villa Duchess, Varna

. Villa in Varna

. Villa Stresov


. Camping sites Bulgaria

. Camping site Veliko Tarnovo

. Camping sites Black Sea

. Eco Camping Batak

. Sakar Hills


. Black Sea area Bulgaria

. Balchik

. Bourgas

. Elenite

. Golden Sands

. Kiten

. Nessebar

. Obzor

. Pomorie

. Primorsko

. Slantsjev Brjag

. Sozopol

. Varna

. Sunny Beach


. Other cities and areas Bulgaria

. Arbanassi

. Belogradchik

. Blagoevgrad

. Dobrich

. Gorna Oryahovitsa

. Kalofer

. Kardjali

. Karlovo

. Kotel

. Melnik

. Montana

. Pleven

. Plovdiv

. Razgrad

. Rhodope mountains

. Sandanski

. Shoumen

. Stara Zagora

. Troyan

. Tryavna


. Agri cultural holidays Bulgaria

. Alternative Tourism

. Wild Thyme Eco Retreat

. Wwoofing Tour


. Spas Bulgaria

. Bulgarian Heath holidays

. Devin

. Spa and uren met rheumatism

. Spa Hotels in Bulgaria

. Velingrad


. Natural parks Bulgaria

. Bulgarian National Parks

. Central Balkans National Park

. Pirin National Park

. Srebarna

. Strandja

. Zlatni Piasaci


. Winter sports Bulgaria

. Bansko

. Borovets

. Bulgaria Ski Resorts

. Pamporovo

. Snow heights Bulgaria


. Sports/ activities Bulgaria

. Climbing in Bulgaria

. Black Sea Scuba-Diving

. Bulgaria Walking

. Bulgaria routes

. Cycling in Bulgaria

. Golf Courses Bulgaria

. Marina Diving Center

. Horses in Bulgaria

. Slavia Sofia

Information Bulgaria A-Z


Border formalities Bulgaria

For Bulgaria you need a valid passport or a valid identity card.


Business hours Bulgaria

Banks in Bulgaria are open Monday / Friday from 9-12 and 15-17. Most restaurants are open from 11:00 to 24:00. Most shops are open from 10-20 hours. Museums are usually open from 10-17 hours.


Camp sites Bulgaria

The main camping organization in Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Association of Camping and Caravanning ( It is prohibited to camp freely in nature.


Capital of Bulgaria

The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia.


Climate/ Weather Bulgaria

Bulgaria has a Central European continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. South of the Balkan Mountains atmosphere is a milder climate with Mediterranean characteristics. From July / September there is a pleasant summer climate. From December / to April skiing is possible in the mountain regions of Bulgaria.


Economy of Bulgaria

The Bulgarian economy is still hampered by the social changes in the nineties. Agriculture include tobacco, fruit, wine, fruits and rose oil. The mining industry produces lignite, iron ore, lead and zinc. National resources in Bulgaria: bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, coal and timber.


Elektricity in Bulgaria

In Bulgaria they have 230 volts.


Flying to Bulgaria

The average flight time from Amsterdam to Sofia is 2 h. 13 min. There are 68 airports in Bulgaria.


General travelinformation Bulgaria

The official name of Bulgaria is Republic of Bulgaria/ Republika Balgarija. Bulgaria is situated in Southeastern Europe, in the east of the Balkans and south of the Danube river.


Geography of Bulgaria

Bulgaria has in the east 378 km coastline on the Black Sea. The country is bordered by Romania to the north (608 km) by Serbia (318 km) and Macedonia (148 km) to the west, by Greece (494 km) in the south and by European Turkey in the southeast. The Danube forms the bulk of the northern border. In the south are the Rhodope Mountains. Southeastern Bulgaria is called Thrace, the Thracians who lived in ancient times. The Danube, the Iskar, Maritsa and Strimon are the main rivers.

Government of Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a parliamentary republic and is divided into 28 provinces. Bulgaria is a member of the EU since 2007 and is one of the five member states not participating in the Schengen Agreement.


Healthcare in Bulgaria

For Bulgaria there are no compulsory vaccinations needed. However, in some cases it is recommended to get vaccinated against DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, polio) and hepatitis A. The medical care in Bulgaria is reasonable, but the quality is very different.


Inhabitants of Bulgaria

Bulgaria has 6,981,642 (2013) inhabitants. Most residents of Bulgaria are ethnic Bulgarians. There is a small minority Turks and small groups of Roma, Russians Macedonians. 



Bulgarian is the official language of Bulgaria. In most hotels and in most places they speak also English and German. Bulgarian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet.


Money matters

The Bulgarian currency is the Bulgarian lev (BGN), the plural is leva. A lev is divided into 100 stotinki (singular stotinka).



For a dog or cat, you need a EU pet passport in Bulgaria. In Bulgaria, both the one-and three-year vaccination scheme is accepted, this schedule should be clearly stated.



The country code of Bulgaria is +359.



Most of the Bulgarian population belongs to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. A minority belong to the Catholic Church, yet there is also a small Muslim minority.



Bulgaria has a total area of ​​110 910 km ² (about 2.5 times The Netherlands).


Smoking in Bulgaria

The smoking ban in Bulgaria is broadly the same as in the Netherlands, but this is not yet in the restaurants.


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