Bulgaria’s largest city is its capital, Sofia, home to 1.3 million people. Plovdiv is the second-largest. Bulgaria Air is the national carrier, based in Sofia, although there are a number of low-cost budget European airlines that fly to and from the country.
Top attractions in Bulgaria include Sts. Cyril and Methodius National Library, Rila Monastery, Vitosha Mountain and Plovdiv’s old town. For more information on Bulgaria, check out BootsnAll’s Bulgaria Travel Guide.
For cheaper tickets to Bulgaria, consider the following:
- Fly into London or Frankfurt, and catch a connecting flight on one of Europe’s budget carriers.
- Travel overland from other large cities in Europe, or from Sofia to your final destination, via Eurail.
- Depart on midweek low-volume travel days.
Deals on Bulgaria one-way & round-trip departures: