One of the small and beautiful mountainous countries of Southern Europe is Bulgaria. It is famous and known as a “Land of Roses” due to the vast production of roses. But not only roses make this country famous – numerous sea and ski resorts are an ideal destination for visitors. Despite of its small size Bulgaria has a rich culture: spectacular crafts, unique customs, colorful festivals, folklore capture the mind of the tourists.

Rila monastery

Rila Monastery

People here are friendly and practical; they preserved the hospitality and warmth of old days and are always eager to communicate.Bulgaria is located in Balkan Peninsula and borders the Black Sea to the east, Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, Romania to the north. Bulgaria also borders Turkey, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, and Georgia along the sea.Nation Palace of Culture

The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, which is also the biggest city in the country.

Chiprovci Monastery

Chiprovci Monastery

Bulgaria is advantageously located near Turkish Straits, which allows it to be the control spot of main land ways from Europe to Middle East and Asia.

The official language here is Bulgarian, but Turkish and Roma are also spoken many people.


One can reach Bulgaria by rail, because here is the big network of trains, connecting Sofia with Budapest, Bucharest, Thessaloniki, Belgrade, Paris, Vienna, Munich and Berlin.

Lopushanski Monastery

Lopushanski Monastery

If you prefer travelling by sea – the key international seaports of the Black Sea, Varna and Bourgas are at your disposal. River trips are also available, as Ferries can cross into Romania from Vidin to Calafat.

For those, who like comfortable travelling Bulgaria Air, national airline of Bulgaria offers a multitude of directions. Main airport of Bulgaria is Sofia International Airport EAD (SOF). It lies in six miles east of Sofia. Another airport situated in 5 miles from Varna is Varna International Airport (VAR). It is located in the western periphery of the city.

Bulgaria Air collaborates with such international airlines as Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, El Al Israel Airlines, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, MALEV Hungarian Airlines, Olympic Airlines and Swiss Air.

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