Bulgaria is located in Southeast Europe, in the northeast part of the Balkan Peninsula. This geographic location places it on the crossroad between Europe, Asia and Africa. Bulgaria is situated closer to the Equator than the pole. It falls within the southern part of the temperate climate zone with subtropical influence. Bulgaria’s favorable geographic location creates excellent preconditions for the development of tourism. Bulgaria is also a transport crossroad, affording access to Western Europe, the Near East and the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. A series of major European transport corridors pass through Bulgaria. These corridors include the international highways that connect Western and Central Europe the Near East and the Middle East. Bulgaria borders to the north with Romania, to the east with the Black Sea, to the south with Turkey and Greece, and to the west with Macedonia and Serbia.
To enter Bulgaria, a passport valid for at least three months beyond the length of stay is required by all nationals referred to table bellow, except (1) EU nationals holding a valid national ID card. EU nationals are only required to provide evidence of their EU nationality and identity in order to be admitted to any EU member state. Nationals not mentioned in the chart bellow are advised to contact the closest Bulgarian Embassies & Consulates for visa requirements.
Sofia is a city well-connected from every corner of the world with direct flights from: Athens, Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Bucharest, Belgrade, Istanbul, Kiev, Larnaca, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Prague, Rome, Vienna, Warsaw, Zurich, Doha, Tel Aviv, Trieste, Paris, Manchester, London, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Brussels, Dubai...and many more.
During the last years, the city of Sofia has rapidly accelerated its development as a European capital city. We are witnessing the progress of the city’s digital entrepreneurship environment as well as sustainable growth of the circular economy. Moreover, Sofia is a safe, inspiring and culturally rich city that offer conference delegates the unique opportunity to explore world-class cultural attractions, monuments and natural environment.