As we are located in central Bulgaria we recommend you fly to Sofia. EasyJet fly Manchester to Sofia 3 times a week on Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays. Wizz air fly from Luton and Gatwick to Sofia daily as do British Airways from Heathrow. Ryan Air fly most days from Birmingham and Stanstead.
Are you near the Coast ?? We are 3 hours from the Varna. You can do a day trip to the coast.
Do you do airport pickups ? Yes we can pick up from Sofia Airport or the coastal airports at a cost of 180 lev each way (each car seats 4 people) although car hire direct from the airport in generally much cheaper and gives you the freedom to explore the local surroundings during your visit.
Can you recommend a car rental company ? Top Rent a Car rent small cars to minibuses direct from the airport or you can hire direct from Hillside at 30 lev a day or a 7 seater for 40 lev per day.
What is the weather like in Bulgaria? Spring and Autumn days are perfect if you like exploring! The days are warm but not too hot and the mornings are lovely and fresh. he summers are long and hot. The weather turns hotter at the end of May and stays warm until October. Winters are sharp and we get lovely snowy winters which are so much fun as we are only 45 minutes from a small ski resort called Uzana. Unlike the UK snow does not affect the running of the roads or businesses.
What is the food like? You will find restaurants with food to suit every taste, from gourmet cuisine, local dishes (pictured) and fish specialities. You are unlikely to have to spend more than £15 per head on a 3 course meal with wine. There are a growing number of fast food chains such as McDonalds, pizza and family restaurants. The average price of a taxi ride to town is 18 leva.
What is the currency? The currency is the Bulgarian Leva. Exchange rate: £ 1 = 2.20lv on average.
Do they speak English? Yes , Veliko Tarnovo and all major cities speak English.