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Bulgaria

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Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks. Plan the details of your Bulgaria holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use Bulgaria trip planner.
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Sofia Best for: Historic Sites, Museums, Nightlife Sunny Beach Best for: Historic Sites, Theme Parks, Nightlife Plovdiv Best for: Historic Sites, Museums, Fun & Games Bansko Best for: Winter Sports, Outdoors, Nightlife Sozopol Best for: Historic Sites, Beaches, Adventure

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