Other Need-to-Know Information about Bulgaria
There are plenty of sights to see, and things to do, along your Bulgaria motorcycle adventure. The outdoors are a main attraction throughout the country. The Black Sea cost is home to beautiful beaches and numerous beachfront resorts. The Northern Thrace region is dotted with ancient Thracian ruins and archaeological history. The Thracian empire dates back thousands of years, and they were a culture renowned for their gold-making abilities and fierce warriors! The north-central region is home to nature parks and preserves, the medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo, and architecture both new and old. Further inland, you have the mountains, which offer some thrilling riding, and numerous ski resorts. Lastly, to the northwest is the capital of Sofia, which is the gate to the west, and offers plenty of cultural places of interest.
The climate of Bulgaria varies along with the geography, with the coastal areas experiencing hot, sunny summers and milder winters, while further inland you’ll find hot, humid summers and cold, rainy and snowy winters. Peak travel season for the beach areas lasts from mid-May through mid-September, with July to August seeing the highest numbers of visitors. Late spring through early fall would be the ideal time for a visit, including all options for Bulgaria motorcycle tours.
Traveling to Bulgaria will not be terribly difficult by plane. The main international airport in Sofia is well connected to much of Europe, and even includes flights from several budget carriers. There are other international airports located in Varna, Burgas, and Plovdiv. Train travel is another great option. Of course, travel by motorcycle is always an option! Bulgaria should definitely be a stop on any Balkan motorcycle tours, and it is also uniquely situated, making it a gateway between east and west for those dreaming of grand global motorcycle tours!
If you’re a citizen of an EU nation, or a Schengen Agreement nation (of which Bulgaria is also a member), then you’ll have no problem entering the country with only a valid ID or passport. After arrival, you’ll have up to 90 days to explore, same as any other Schengen Agreement country. Of course, always make sure to check with the appropriate government agency to be sure!
Why Planet Ride should be your only choice for motorcycle adventure in Bulgaria
Whether Bulgaria is a stop on a ride around the world, one of a few countries experienced during a Balkan motorcycle tours, or the only country you visit on your two-wheeled travels, Planet Ride has a tour that will meet your needs! An example of one of our tours is actually a 16-day tour of the Balkans. During your time in Bulgaria and its neighbor countries, you’ll climb aboard one of our excellent BMW adventure bikes, or an equally high quality make and model motorbike, and ride for an average of about 4 hours per day. Along the way, we’ll stop and linger in Melnik, Bansko, and Veliko Tarnovo. There will be numerous other sights, foods, and adventures along the way - like horseback riding, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, winding mountain roads, and steep mountain passes.
Additional Benefits of riding with Planet Ride
No matter which you decide to choose, our Bulgaria motorcycle tours will provide you a unique road trip experience, and the possibilities are practically endless. Planet Ride will help you find the route and the vehicle that perfectly fit your needs. You can choose all the aspects of your motorcycling adventure in Bulgaria, including the itinerary, your group, and your local guide. Then, you’ll head off for an absolutely unforgettable road trip! Our specialist partners will help you discover the beauty, culture, and richness of the lands you explore, while also offering any technical assistance you may need. Choose a route and indulge your riding pleasures, whether on-road, or off the beaten path!
Planet Ride also offers motorcycle trips for all levels of experience. Our shorter circuits are generally low mileage trips on well-paved roads that are easily travelled by beginners and experienced riders alike.The longer motorcycle road trip circuits are recommended for riders that are more accustomed to riding these longer distances, but are still usually on paved roads that make for smooth and easy riding. Lastly, our motorcycle adventure circuits are reserved for experienced motorcycle riders that are comfortable riding long distances, often off-road. These motorcycle circuits are designed to push the limits! The motorcycle roads and paths are specifically chosen for their technical challenge, and are the most physically demanding of our entire selection.
You can rely on Planet Ride to be your trusted Third Party through the entire trip process, from booking online to riding right up to the ancient ruins of the Thracian kingdom. We have a Quality Charter signed by us and all of our travel partners to guarantee it! We offer the best value for the money, security of payment, and vehicle insurance. You can also read traveller ratings and reviews to judge for yourself!
For all your Bulgaria motorcycle needs, look no further than Planet Ride!
Tourism Ideas for Bulgaria
Hiking! Along with other outdoor activities, hiking is a favorite pastime of Bulgarians. The country is full of parks, forests, mountains, and wilderness to explore. If you happen to visit during winter, don’t forget the numerous ski resorts in the southwestern portion of the country. Of course, a warmer and more relaxing option is to soak in the sun along the miles of Black Sea beaches. It doesn’t have to be all outdoors though. From Sofia to Rousse, and beyond, Bulgaria has no shortage of interesting and unique architecture to admire. There is also plenty of culture, including gorgeous churches and cathedrals, art galleries, museums, monuments, theatre, and more!