Bulgaria Travel Guide

Articles about Bulgaria

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Who needs Provence or Portofino when there are still so many places left to explore? 

By Travel + Leisure Staff

High design and haute cuisine meet crackling fires and snow-covered vistas in these European winter destinations.

By Brooke Porter Katz
Bulgaria Bansko Ski package at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena, Bansko (359-749/88888; kempinski-bansko.com). What’s Included A six-night stay in a deluxe room; daily ski passes; and an algae body treatment. Cost $1,840, double, through Februar...
By Carey Reed Zamarriego
By Jennifer Bain
It’s a freezing cold winter’s day, but that’s not stopping 10,000 men in the northern Japanese city of Konomiya from stripping down to nothing but a loincloth. With the snow flying, these adventurers—fueled by honor, not by hot sake (alcohol is no...

Hotels in Bulgaria

The glass-and-granite structure of the Grand Hotel Sofia holds a marble lobby populated with genteel liveried doormen and bellhops. The elegant dining room offers traditional Bulgarian fare including a comforting lamb stew.

Things to do in Bulgaria

High alpine glacial lakes, accessible from Zeleni Preslap or Mal'ovitsa. For a challenge, hike from here to the Rila Monastery, or vice versa.