If you venture approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) east of Bankya, you'll discover the bustling city of Sofia.
Watch the Bulgaria National Football Team as they play for cheering fans at Vasil Levski Stadium, located 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of Bankya. You'll make some friends once the game is over if you wear green, red and white, the team colors.
If you want to get the most out of your break, make a stop at Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohidski.
Make your vacation even more memorable and take a day trip to nearby Sofia City Center, a location featuring the President's Building and Soviet Army Monument.
You'll come across the Musala Peak, Borovets Ski Resort and Malyovitsa Ski Resort close to Samokov, a regional hub only 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast of Bankya. Additional possibilities include the Tsarska Bistritsa and Sarafska Kâshta Museum, which are also close by.
While exploring Bulgaria, why not experience some outdoor activities, including snowmobiling or ice skating? You'll be glad that you did.
If the goal of your travel is to unwind, this is the right place. Sunbathing and bird watching are just two ways to relax in the region.
Learn more about the region with the city walking tours and winery tours that are available.
Are you a huge fan of the water? If so, then Bulgaria will delight you. You can take your pick of swimming and canoeing.
Don't let the chilly weather dissuade you! After all, the sparkling snow and ice you can find in Bulgaria create the ideal environment for snowboarding and skiing.
Vacationing with the family takes it out of you. After surviving a few hours of serious exploring, bounce back at one of the local restaurants and bars.
Kiselo mlyako (yoghurt) and kashkaval (yellow cheese) are popular regional ingredients you'll certainly learn about as you enjoy the local specialties.
Having a taste of the region's native cuisine can tell you a lot. Popular regional dishes include shkembe chorba (tripe soup) and tarator (cold soup).
Taste-test mliako s oriz (rice pudding), a deliciously sweet local treat. It's an experience that you shouldn't miss.
Have a seat at the bar and buy a round of zagorka, a recommended beer here. Enjoy!
Taste mineral water, a non-alcoholic alternative and a favorite with the locals.
Every vacation must come to an end, but the memories of Bankya are sure to last long after you say, "Doviždane."
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Situated in Bankya, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohidski and within 12 mi (20 km) of National Museum of History and Boyana ...