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You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Sofia

Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Today, 11:00

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Best Free Tours in Sofia

Bulgaria’s capital may be modern and youthful on the outside, but it has 2,000 years of history that dates back to the Greeks, Romans, and Ottomans. Take one of the many Free Tours in Sofia and be transported back into its rich past. You can see Sofia in all its glory by joining one of the Free Walking Tours in Sofia. This will give you a chance to save a few bucks, learn about the history, and visit the top sites. The Essential Sofia City Tour is the perfect introduction to the historical center, led by local passionate guides. And there’s a Free Food Tour of Sofia, where you can experience the city from a gastronomical standpoint. Visit family-owned restaurants, sample authentic food, and immerse yourself in Bulgaria’s culinary culture.

Highlights of a Free Tour of Sofia

Sofia is mostly known for its Bulgarian Orthodox Cathedral: The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. With Free Tours in Sofia, you will learn that the 1912 building is the symbol of the city for a good reason. The Cathedral’s splendorous interior and exterior architecture, coupled with its impressive paintings, will make you want to spend hours admiring it. Other popular attractions include the Parliament, the National Library, St. Sophia Church, the Roman ruins of Serdica and the beautiful Sveti Georgi Church. In addition, travelers interested in learning more about what daily life was like in Bulgaria under Communism should visit the Museum of Communism and the National Palace of Culture, which is a perfect example of the austerity of Communist architecture.

Things to Do in Sofia

There’s plenty to see and do on a trip to Sofia. Spend the day roaming the city’s many sights with Sofia Free Walking Tours and then stop to try one of Bulgaria’s mouth-watering traditional dishes, such as ‘banitsa’, a wonderful cheese pastry. On the outskirts of the city, you find Boyana Church, standing at the foothills of the Vitosha Mountain. This 10th century church is a UNESCO world heritage site due to the unique frescos inside. This is a very special building and well worth the visit. For those who are the hiking type, you can also take a trip up the stunning Vitosha Mountain. Make your way to the beautiful Boyana lake and waterfall. From here, you can witness the panoramic view of the city from the best spot in town.

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