Cheap flights to Sofia, Bulgaria
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Cheapest flights to Sofia - Bulgaria
Bulgaria is making itself known on the holiday scene and is also building a reputation for fantastic ski holidays at affordable prices. The fact that you can fly into Bulgaria's capital city Sofia with Thomascook Airlines and be skiing down a mountainside in minutes adds to the appeal for those who prefer no fuss ski holidays.
The ski resort of Vitosha is a mere 10km from Sofia and while it's a small resort, it has two ski schools and a variety of runs for all abilities it has everything that you need for a short ski break. Just a little bit further from the city at 70km from Sofia, you have the largest and one of the most popular ski resorts in Bulgaria, Borovets.
In Borovets you'll find fantastic ski and snowboard facilities, including runs for beginners, improvers and advanced skiers. If you are a keen skier then the slopes of the Yastrebets ski centre are the most challenging and among the very best in the area.
Nestled between the thick pine forests of the Rila Mountains, Borovets is a picturesque resort, with quality ski schools and a family-friendly atmosphere. You'll find restaurants and bars in the resort to suit all tastes, which you'll also find to offer good value for money by ski resort standards.
Sitting 160km from Sofia there's Bankso, considered by many to be the best in Bulgaria thanks to its altitude, fantastic ski centre and long ski runs. Bankso town centre is also attractive, with shops, restaurants and bars, museums and interesting examples of Revival architecture, as well as a skating rink for when you fancy a rest from the ski boots.
Despite being Bulgaria's biggest city, capital Sofia is also one of Europe's most compact, making it an easy place to explore, even if you're just passing through on route to one of the nearby ski resorts. Mosques and churches sit beside shiny shopping centres and trendy bars, making Sofia a great choice of destination whether you prefer the old or new facets of a city.
Any whistle-stop tour of Sofia must include the golden domed Alexander Nevsky Church, the Soviet Army Monument and the vast Royal Palace. If you can spare more time on route to the slopes, the green spaces in and around Sofia, including the Borisova Gradina Park and the Vitosha Nature Park are well worth a few hours of your time.