Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Bulgaria, maybe Romania

Jump to last reply

I've just started researching these countries, not really sure about the itinerary yet or whether we will try to do one, both or Bulgaria and a few days in the Czech Republic (already been to Prague so we'd probably head out to some of the other towns like Cesky Krumlov).

I'm limited to either traveling over Memorial Day or Labor Day, probably for about 10 days max. I'm hoping to use BA frequent flier miles into Sofia or I could also go into Prague. I assume we'd fly between Prague and Sofia if we did that but would probably use a train from Sofia to Bucharest, maybe overnight as it looks like a 10 hour trip. Or maybe it would be easier to fly?

Any thoughts on getting around Bulgaria? Not sure if I want to rent a car but on the other hand it looks like the trains are sort of limited and would obviously slow us down. Is it possible to see Sofia in a day? or two? What other places in Bulgaria would you recommend? I assume at the end of May or beginning of September that most of the resort areas on the Black Sea would be sort of quiet (as was Montenegro at the end of May) but still worth seeing?

Has anyone tried combining a trip to Bulgaria and Romania? Best way to travel between the two?

Any thoughts you'd like to pass my way would be great.

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Two Weeks in France, reposting TR
  2. 2 Airport ATMs
  3. 3 Honeymoon in Provence - 14 day itinerary help please
  4. 4 How to decide where to go in Europe
  5. 5 Euro Trivia Quiz #17 - British Train Trivia
  6. 6 Trip Report Spain and Portugal in Depth
  7. 7 Northern Italy Itinerary Help
  8. 8 Tripadvisor fined in Italy over fake reviews
  9. 9 Budget family trip to Europe
  10. 10 FCO-area hotel advice, family of 4 with young children
  11. 11 By train to and out of Prague
  12. 12 Solo, inexperienced traveler struggling w/ logistics
  13. 13 Pasteurized Cheese in Paris
  14. 14 Trip Report Truffles, Tajarin & Turin…Two weeks in the Piemonte Region of Italy
  15. 15 Trip Report Finally in Italy for the holidays - installment report
  16. 16 Why don't the French use shower curtains
  17. 17 5 Observations About Paris
  18. 18 VAT refund Q--new carryon bag ??
  19. 19 Euro Trivia quiz #17 - People and Places #2
  20. 20 Berlin
  21. 21 Family vacay for 6 weeks with 2 Toddlers
  22. 22 Travelling from Paris to Madrid
  23. 23 Help! Italy & France and Italy-Two Weeks?
  24. 24 Dining at the Eiffel Tower: 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant Review
  25. 25 Toulouse & Paris Day Trips
View next 25 » Back to the top