A capital keeps in it many aspects of the life of a country.
But a place like Sofia – the capital of Bulgaria – is rare to find as it exhibits a thousand-year old history, an ancient culture, a spirit of enlightenment, a modern urban environment and beautiful mountain at the threshold of the city.
If you are looking for a place where to spend your coming holiday or to find a short escape from daily routine Sofia and the region shall offer you a non-standard adventure. Here you can experience everything they offer and you will be willing to return in order to re-discover this unusual city – again and again.
Amidst mountainous landscapes, rocky peaks, wild rivers and vast fields there is the inexhaustible source of history of the tourism region Sofia - Ihtiman - Svoge. Being an area of historical events, crossroad of cultures and religions, the region keeps even nowadays evidence of past ages.
The varied relief provided an opportunity of a large range of entertainment for one’s free time within the borders of the municipalities of Sofia, Ihtiman and Svoge.
Beside the cultural-historic and religious sights of interest one based on his/her preference can find here opportunities of eco, ski, SPA and event tourism.
The variety of relief predetermines the variety of climate in the different areas – from moderate continental to mountain climate. The tourism region provides attractive offers to spend holidays in pleasure in every season of the year.
Sofia is proud for its proximity to the gorgeous Vitosha Mountains located at the very threshold of the city. There are many walking routes, 29 kilometres of ski pistes, 2 protected areas and impressive natural landmarks that make the mountains the preferred place for recreation of the citizens and guests of the city.
The countryside of Svoge – the picturesque Iskar gorge and the rocks of Lakatnik are a real inspiration for the mountaineers and lovers of walking tourism.
On the territory of the municipality of Ihtiman the tourists have the opportunity to plunge into the world of the aristocratic golf sport at the golf course located in the immediate proximity of “Trakia” Motorway that connects Sofia to the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.
With its limitless possibilities of tourism practicing the region of Sofia-Svoge-Ihtiman is here to offer you an unforgettable journey.
You will find inspiration and rest no matter what you decide to do - follow the footsteps of the ancient saints or plunge into the magic of the antique history, spend a hasty day in a modern city or enjoy a calm recreation in nature.
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