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Free Sofia Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 24, 2017

365 Association is a Bulgarian non-profit non-government organization that works in the area of tourism and culture. Our name is a symbol of our tours running 365 days of the year. Every day! Even on Sunday, national holidays, New Year’s day and the day after.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description


Our free English and Spanish language sightseeing walking tours of Bulgaria's capital have been the #1 way to explore Sofia since we first started in 2010. You can join us 365 days a year. No matter the weather conditions!

Please note we do not accept groups larger than 9 people.

Starting point: Sofia City Court/Palace of Justice, Sofia (2, Vitosha Boulevard)

Free Tour in English:


EVERY DAY at 11AM, 2PM & 6PM


Free Tours in Spanish:

EVERY DAY at 11AM
EVERY FRIDAY AT 6PM

The best attraction in Sofia according to TripAdvisor users. Approved by Tourist Service Municipal Company at Sofia City Municipality. 

Every tour is both fun and educational, the perfect introduction to the city and its thousands of years of history. Discover Sofia in a fun and interactive way through the eyes of our enthusiastic local guides. 

Our guides are waiting ONLY in front of the 2 lion statues in front of the Palace of Justice. Other providers might operate in the area.

Tour Route: 

  1. Start: Palace of Justice
  2. Sveta Nedelya Church
  3. Coat of Arms of Sofia
  4. Statue of Sofia
  5. Church of St. Petka
  6. Largo Square ruins
  7. Banya Bashi Mosque
  8. Sofia Synagogue
  9. Bath / Museum of Sofia
  10. Mineral waters
  11. Council of Ministers
  12. Former Communist Party Headquarters
  13. Presidency
  14. Rotunda of St George
  15. City Garden
  16. National Theater Ivan Vazov
  17. National Gallery (Former Royal Palace)
  18. Russian Church and Military Club
  19. St. Sophia Basilica
  20. End: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Old City Center, bul. "Vitosha" 2, 10...
    Old City Center, bul. "Vitosha" 2, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
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    The guides of Free Sofia Tour are holding signs with the logo of Free Sofia Tour.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Free Sofia Tour
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Sofia Palace of Justice
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Sveta Nedelya Church
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Sofia Monument
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Saint Joseph's Cathedral
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Saint Petka Church
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Serdica Roman Ruins
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Banya Bashi Mosque
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Sofia Synagogue
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Regional History Museum – Sofia / Регионален исторически музей – София
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Mineral water
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Council of Ministers
  • 13
    Outside visit
    National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Presidential Palace of Republic of Bulgaria
  • 15
    Outside visit
    St George Rotunda Church
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Ivan Vazov National Theater
  • 17
    Outside visit
    Russian Church
  • 18
    Outside visit
    Bulgarian National Art Gallery
  • 19
    Outside visit
    Hagia Sophia
  • 20
    Outside visit
    Sofia's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

1365 ratings
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4.92
Fun
4.78
Expression
4.86
Quality
4.85
Route
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Alexander 16 Apr 2024
Brisbane

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Brilliant historical overview of the city, our guide was warm, knowledgeable and fun. Highly recommend this tour
Alicia 15 Apr 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Nuestro guía nos explicó de una forma muy entretenida, toda la historia de la ciudad. Se pasó el tour rápido ya que lo hizo muy ameno. Felicitarlo por el buen trabajo y profesionalidad. Lo recomiendo totalmente a todos los turistas que quieran conocer mejor la ciudad.
Raquel 15 Apr 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Boyan fue un guía muy bueno que nos enseño la ciudad de Sofia con historias muy divertidas e interesantes. El tour se hizo muy ameno!
Michael 15 Apr 2024
Berlin

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Nessi was very informative about the bulgarian culinary culture. Her English is flawless and it was a fun adventure. Blagodarya!
Elena 15 Apr 2024
Bucharest

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Nikola was a great guide, loved his humor and the information he delivered. Kept all of us interested and eager to learn more.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 9 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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