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Cheap flights to Bulgaria

Reasons To Visit Bulgaria

Situated in the heart of the Balkans, Bulgaria is a country with a fascinating history and many exciting things to do in its great outdoors. The country offers a lot of adrenaline-pumping activities both in the summer and the winter as it has some beautiful beaches alongside skiing resorts. Hiking is a particularly popular pastime for locals and travelers alike, with many hiking trails taking advantage of the country’s mountainous terrain. If you are headed to the capital Sofia you can expect to find many of Bulgaria’s most famous attractions and cultural institutions, as well as plenty of modern attractions suitable for all the family. Perhaps the most stunning work of architecture in the entire country is the Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, while you will also want to visit some of the city’s world-class museums like the Sofia History Museum and the National Museum of History.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Bulgaria for every budget

Arriving In Bulgaria

The main airport serving Bulgaria is Sofia Airport which is located just 10 km away from the capital. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Bulgaria, it is possible to travel directly to Sofia. Currently it is possible to travel out of Dubai International Airport with flydubai (Flydubai baggage allowance and fares explained). Wizz Air also offers flights from Al Maktoum International Airport. There are a number of ways to get from the airport into the center of Sofia including by public transport with metro and bus services available. Within the airport itself you’ll find everything you need within its two passenger terminals including plenty of cafés, eateries and shops.

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Bulgaria Travel Information

Although Bulgaria is not yet officially a part of the Schengen Area, it abides by the same visa laws which enable UAE nationals to enter the country visa free for up to 90 days. Along the coast of the country you can expect a fairly mild winter period and warm summers, although in some areas it can get very cold with frequent snowfall. Be advised that Bulgaria does not utilize the Euro despite there being plans for it to do so, so you will need to change up your money to the Bulgarian lev instead.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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