Bulgaria practice, know

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Identity Card:
  • Capital Sofia

  • People : Approximately 8 million inhabitants .

  • Constitution Republic

  • Language : Bulgarian

  • Religion Orthodoxy

    Entry requirements:
    • As a European, you just need a passport or an identity card valid for stay in Bulgaria (within three months). Recall that the license does not constitute proof of identity, especially abroad.

      • Currency lev (BGN)

      • Currency rates One euro equals 1.95583 Lev .

      • Change Many trader accept the euro. In most cities, there are exchange offices, banks apply little or no commissions, and generally offer good rates.

      • Payment Cards : In major cities credit cards are generally accepted. In recent years, the ATM network in Bulgaria has increased significantly.

      • Budget stay 1 Week 250-550 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than € 8 / person
          Average . 8 to 15 € / person
          Premium : more than 25 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 20 € / night
            Average : 30-50 € / night
            Premium : more than 80 € / night


            How to get there?

            • Air: Air France and Air Bulgaria provide direct flights and daily to Sofia. Recently, several low-cost airlines have started offering regular but non-stop flights to Sofia Wizz, EasyJet and Germanwings

            • Train Sofia is well connected by train, especially from Kiev, Istanbul, Vienna, Belgrade and Thessaloniki. From Paris, you must go through Munich.

            • Bus Eurolines serves Sofia from Paris, Lyon or Marseille, starting 24 ride at least .

            • Car : If you want to reach Bulgaria by car from France, you can either pass by: Slovenia-Croatia-Serbia, either. Austria-Hungary

              You have to pay a road tax at the border (about 5 euros for 7 days).

              On site:

              • Bus : This is the fastest way to travel in Bulgaria. Buses depart each city quite often. A ticket to the Black Sea to Sofia costs about 12-15 euros.
                Buses and minibuses run along the coast, passing through all the tourist resorts of the Black Sea.

              • By train: The network is dense but trains are slow. It is interesting to take the train on the main axes, like Sofia - Varna and Sofia Burgas, trains are faster there.

              • By car: The road network is dense but in poor condition. Borrowing Bulgarian roads is subject to the purchase of a sticker (border posts, petrol stations).

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

                • Tips Think to bring the European Health Insurance Card, the request must be made to your insurance fund at least disease 15 days before departure.

                  • Bulgaria is a safe country, take still the usual precautions in Sofia and in tourist areas.

                    • Climate : continental climate influenced by the Mediterranean climate

                    • Average temperatures 22 & deg; C in summer and 0 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach The winter is rigorous enough, expect sunny days to enjoy Bulgaria .

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