Bulgaria

Discover the south eastern country of Bulgaria with Compass Holidays. Whether you choose to cycle along the Balkan Mountains or walk through the Orpheus Mountains, the area will challenge and delight all of your senses.

During your trek or cycle ride, you will discover many delightful scenes including panoramic views over jagged mountains peaks, wonderful alpine meadows and deep forests.

Did you know...

  • Nearly one third of Bulgaria is covered in Forests
  • Most of the Rose Oil found in perfumes are from the Bulgarian Rose Valley
  • The Bulgarian Orthodox Church is the oldest Slavic Orthodox Church

The best places to visit during your trip to Bulgaria include:

  • The Balkan Mountains
  • The Orpheus Mountains
  • Etura Open-Air Ethnographic Museum
  • Troyan Monastery

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating in Bulgaria.

By Car – Bulgaria can be reached by car through the well-maintained motorways.

By Air – There are a number of flights available to Sofia Airport.

For more information on getting to Bulgaria please visit the Bulgaria Tourism website.

Bulgaria is famous for its Rose Oil. The oil is used to make some of the most expensive perfume in the world. Bulgaria is also famous for its gorgeous mountain vistas and is a popular ski destination in the winter.

During the months from April to May is a wonderful time to visit Bulgaria and enjoy the warmer weather.