Destination guide

Travel to historical Sofia

Enjoy the area's monuments, cathedral and museums with a rental holiday home in Sofia. Renowned for its cafes, local tours and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Archaelogical Museum, Ivan Vazov National Theatre or National Gallery for Foreign Art. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sofia

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sofia is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Vitosha (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Borisova Gradina (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Borisova Gradina Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Iskar Reservoir (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sofia

The nearest airport is in Sofia (SOF), located 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Sofia Central Station. It's easy to get around Sofia by jumping on the metro at Lavov Most Station, Central Avtogara Station or Mladost 1.

Where to stay around Sofia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 235 holiday lettings near Sofia. From 185 Flats to 23 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sofia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sofia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sofia. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bulgarian Parliament: 220 holiday lettings
  • Bulgarian Army Stadium: 220 holiday lettings
  • Mount Vitosha: 220 holiday lettings
  • European Trade Centre: 220 holiday lettings
  • Russian Church: 219 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sofia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Sofia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 185 Flats in Sofia. Our other popular types of Sofia holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sofia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Sofia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.