New Year, New Adventures - Add Sofia to Your Bucket List
2024 is finally here! What does this mean to you?
For us, it is time for stocktaking and new plans. It is time to reflect on the previous 365 days and think about how to make the most of the upcoming ones. It is time to embark on new adventures, visit new places, and meet new people and cultures. As the calendar flips, we hear the call of new adventures.
If you are also a travel enthusiast searching for your next destination, consider to pay a visit to Sofia. In this article, we will explain why Sofia should be on your bucket list and why you should choose our hotel in Sofia, Maria Luisa by Introvert Hotels.
Why Sofia? - Our Top 4 Reasons.
1. Affordable travel
Compared to many Western European capitals, Sofia offers a budget-friendly experience. Accommodation, food, and transportation are affordable, making the Bulgarian capital attractive to those looking to avoid spending a fortune on their trip.
The public transportation system in Sofia includes both surface and underground routes. Ground transportation comprises of buses, trams, and trolleybuses, while the underground system is served by the Metro. The Metro Sofia ticket costs 1.60 levs (€0.80). The cost of ground transportation is 2 levs (€1.00) if purchased from the driver and 1.60 levs (€0.80) when paid with a credit or debit card in the vehicle.
2. Super fast internet access
Bulgaria is a popular destination among entrepreneurs, freelancers, and remote workers due to its fast internet, in addition to its affordable prices and friendly attitude. The country has a reason to be proud. It ranks as one of the top 10 countries in the world with the fastest mobile internet. This makes it a popular choice for those seeking a location with fast internet access. Are you one of them? Come and explore Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital and largest city.
3. Rich history and culture
Sofia is an ancient city. It is believed that people first settled in the region in the 1st century BC. The city’s rich history is narrated through its architecture, which spans from Byzantine churches to Ottoman mosques and ancient Roman ruins. The architecture and landmarks are heavily influenced by Byzantine, Ottoman, and Roman styles. It only takes a stroll through Sofia’s streets to discover a fantastic blend of the old and the new. Historic treasures are nestled among modern buildings.
What to see in Sofia?
There are numerous places worth visiting in the capital of Bulgaria. Here is a short list of some of them. Follow our blog because very soon we will tell you more about places you should not miss.
- St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (10 min. walking distance from Maria Luisa by Introvert Hotels)
- Banya Bashi Mosque (just opposite the hotel)
- Vitosha Boulevard, Main Street in Sofia (5 min. walking distance away)
- Museum of Illusions Sofia (just opposite Maria Luisa by Introvert Hotels)
4. Charming cityscape and a mountain one step away
This is Sofia: spacious parks for recreation, beautiful gardens, and majestic mountains in the background. Sofia offers breathtaking views and chances for outdoor activities such as hiking, and skiing. The capital of Bulgaria is nestled at the foot of Vitosha Mountain, and it is probably one of the very few European capitals with a mountain so near to its downtown – 20 min. drive from the city center and you are up in the mountains. You can go to Vitosha using public transportation.
Why Maria Luisa by Introvert Hotels? - Innovative Hotel in Sofia with Modern Concept & Hospitality
A happy travel experience depends on selecting a hotel that suits your taste. Finding the best hotel in Sofia might be challenging. Designed with the traveler in mind, Maria Luisa by Introvert Hotels provides an environment that encourages rest and privacy.
• Your peaceful stay is guaranteed in our cozy rooms.
• You will experience a modern stay with our convenient digital check-in and check-out services.
• We offer free coffee & soft drinks.
• Enjoy some quality time with friends and family at our free of charge PlayStation lounge.
• Reach new heights of efficiency and focus in our quiet co-working spaces.
• Maintain a healthy work-life balance with our functional gym, and yoga facilities.