Sofia walking tour with personal audio guide
The capital of Bulgaria has many magnificent and amazing sights that are worth seeing for any traveler to this beautiful country and to get to know the capital. We offer a universal assistant - an audio guide.
If you prefer leisurely walks alone and want to indulge in spectacular views of architecture and culture to your heart's content? Choose an audio-guided tour of Sofia. This sightseeing tour will help you interact deeper with the very hospitable and cultured Bulgaria.
You can listen to the audio guide in two ways: by renting a personal device with headphones for the whole day, or listen to the recording by connecting to our website, in which case you must have access to the Internet and your own headphones.
Audio guide Sofia day tour offers available in 7 languages: Russian, German, Bulgarian, English, French, Italian and Spanish.
Audio Guide – your personal tour guide
The audio guide "SOFIA TOUR" provides an independent assistant who is well versed in the history of the city in the form of a “walk without a guide”. Just imagine that he is nearby and speaks in a language you understand on the device at a pace you choose.
Walking tours in Sofia, Bulgaria with an audio guide allows you to take a closer look at the ancient city of Serdika. Located in the center of Sofia, and the Rotunda of St. George will amaze you with an old wall painting. If any fact seems extremely interesting to you, you can always listen to a fragment of the recording again.
Tours around Sofia with an audio guide have an already built in route, where all sites have their own serial number. All you need to do is approach the site and dial its number onto the device. The audio guide will give you all the information on this site.
The map in the audio guide will show you exactly where to go. And the speed of the route depends on your capabilities and desires and you can plan a three-hour excursion at your discretion. As this is a walking guide, good comfortable shoes are recommended for several hours of a wonderful site seeing tour. Ancient Serdika viewed? You can relax and drink coffee in the shade. Did the Rotunda impress you with its internal appearance? You can take a breath and take a little rest.
What else to see in Sofia with Sofia tour Audio Guide?
The tour route passes through 25 historical, cultural and architectural sites around capital of Bulgaria. Ancient Serdika and Rotunda are just a part of a whole list of unique sights. During the tour you will receive interesting information on these sites like:
- What was housed in the building of the National Art Gallery?
- Why in Bulgaria the Patriarchal Cathedral bears the name of Alexander Nevsky?
- What is unique about the Church of St. Sophia?
- Find out why the attractions of the National Archeological Museum are right on the street!
- What is the East Gate famous for?
- What secrets does the Triangular Tower hide?
- Where is the National Art Gallery, Sofia?
- What legends are shrouded in the statue of Tsar Samuel & St. Sofia Church? All very intriguing.
Your personal audio guide will reveal the secrets of the Middle Ages to you and give you the opportunity to touch the heritage of bygone eras. And in order for the tour to leave only good impressions and memories, do not forget to stock up on comfortable shoes in which you will be comfortable spending several hours walking Sofia with an audio guide.
Price and conditions for buying an audio guide online (listen on the site)
You can listen to the tour on our website. To do this, you will need mobile internet and headphones for your phone.
We offer two online listening options:
- 25 leva / 13 € - "For those who are NOT limited in time"
- 13 leva / 7 € - "For those who have limited time"
Select the date of the tour from the calendar. After payment, a link with access to audio files and a route map will be sent to your email.
On the day you choose, the link will become active and will be valid for 24 hours.
For an additional fee, you can extend access to the link up to 72 hours.
Price and conditions for renting an audio guide
An audio guide, headphones and a map are available for rent for the whole day.
To do this, you need to select the date of the excursion in the calendar and pay.
WHERE TO GET YOUR AUDIO GUIDE?
- In our office - 121, "Knyaz Boris I", Str. (around the Catholic Church)
SOFIA DAY TOURS PRICE / Rental Audio Guide:
- Adult – 25 BGN / 13 € per person
- For the family (2 adults + 1, 2 or 3 kids) – 55 BGN /28 euro €
- Audio guide device
- Online Audio tours Sofia “Full-time excursion”
0. History of the city of Sofia
1. Ivan Vazov National Theater
2. National Gallery and National Ethnographic Museum
3. Russian Church
4. Monument to Tsar Liberator
5. Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”
6. St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
7. The grave of Ivan Vazov
8. The eternal fire
9. Basilica of St. Sophia
10. Monument to King Samuel
11. Monument to the "Bulgarian Volunteer"
13. The East Gate
14. Largo Square
15. The Church of St. Petka Samardzhiyska
16. Ancient Serdica-I
17. Ancient Serdica – II
18. The mosque
19. The Triangular tower
20. Synagogue. Hali
21. Catholic Church
22. The statue of Sofia
23. Rotunda "St. George"
24. The Presidency
25. The Cafe Museum.National Archeology Museum
- Online Audio tours Sofia “For a limited time”
0. History of the city of Sofia
1. National Theatre “Ivan Vazov”
2. National Art gallery and Ethnographic Museum
3. Church “St. Nicholas”
4. Monument of the Tsar Liberator
5. Temple Monument “St. Alexander Nevsky”
6. Church “St. Sofia”
7. Church “St. Petka”
8. Ancient complex Serdica I
9. Ancient complex Serdica II
10. Statue of “St. Sofia”
11. Rotunda “St. George”
12. The Presidency
listen to a fragment of the recording
ENG Monument to King Samuel (fragment):ENG Monument to King Samuel (fragment)
BG Паметник на цар Самуил (fragment):BG Паметник на цар Самуил (fragment)
ESP El monumento al Zar Samuil (fragment):ESP El monumento al Zar Samuil (fragment)
ITA Monumento dello Tzar Samuil (fragment):ITA Monumento dello Tzar Samuil (fragment)
DE Denkmal von Zar Samuil (fragment):DE Denkmal von Zar Samuil (fragment)
RUS Памятник Царю Самуилу (fragment):RUS Памятник Царю Самуилу (fragment)
FRA Le Monument du tsar Samuel (fragment):FRA Le Monument du tsar Samuel (fragment)
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Optionally, the recording is valid from 24 to 72 hours from the start date.
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Frequently asked questions – F.A.Q.
Sofia tour with audio guide is a tour with a ready-made audio itinerary. You will move on your own, follow your own pace. You can distract yourself at any time, drink coffee, take photos or talk with friends, and then return to the route again and continue your walk.
Throughout your excursion you will follow the route map, where and how to go. And when you arrive, just turn on our audio guide.
All objects are located very close to each other, 3-5 minutes from one another. Therefore, you will not have the opportunity to get lost.
It will be very easy for you to navigate along the route map, which we will give you along with an audio guide and headphones.
No, the tour of the capital of Bulgaria is exclusively on foot. Most of the objects are revealed and presented underground.
All objects that you visit during the tour with free admission. You will not have any additional costs.
You yourself determine the pace of your movement and choose objects for viewing. Approximate tour time is 2.5 - 3 hours.
The audio guide includes recordings of stories about cultural and historical monuments, both about the object itself and inside it. You can listen to the tour in the temples without disturbing anyone.
You will have the feeling that you are moving with a guide. You will hear these words: - "Now press pause, go inside the temple and turn on the text again."
We will tell you about hidden interesting places that even many locals do not know about.
Yes, the tour is suitable for children. They are happy to go with an audio guide, manage the content on their own and listen to the recordings with interest.
Unfortunately, most of the viewing objects are underground, and the stairs are not equipped with wheelchair ramps. There is also a lot of damaged pavement in Sofia, which makes it difficult to transport wheelchairs.
It is very easy to operate the device, so we often organize excursions around Bulgaria for students and schoolchildren.
If you would like to rent an audio guide device, you do not need access to the Internet.
If you want to listen to audio recordings on our website, then you will need the Internet.
We can issue up to 50 devices.