WHAT ?

The free English language sightseeing walking tour of Bulgaria’s capital, organized by a non-profit organization.

The Free Sofia Tour expects its guests two times a day every day. The best attraction in Sofia according to TripAdvisor users. Approved by Tourist Service Municipal Company at Sofia City Municipality.The sightseeing tours of Sofia are organized by guides from a non-profit organization. Every tour is both fun and educational, the perfect introduction to the city and its thousands of years of history.

WHERE ?

20 AND MORE PLACES IN SOFIA CENTER:

START: Palace of Justice (Sudebna Palata)

 

WHEN ?

Every day (Mon-Sun)

May-Oct: 10 AM, 11 AM & 6 PM

November-April: 11 AM & 6 PM

Duration: around 2 hours

Start: Palace of Justice

No reservation required!

Just show up!

Our tours run 365 days a year, no matter the weather conditions (incl weekends, national holidays, Christmas, Easter etc)

If you are an organized group of ten people (10+), please contact us at least 24 hrs in advance to get information on our private tours policy. The idea of Free Sofia Tour is to show the city to individual travelers and small groups. For organized groups 10+ our Association will arrange a tailor-made tour for you. Otherwise, our guides have the freedom of refusing your participation.

E-mail: [email protected]

Organized Groups Tel.: (+359) 988 920 461

WHO ?

Stanislav
Stanislav
Stanislav is first of all a huge optimist. Already a graduated actor, he is in a pursuit of his career both in theatre and cinema. A passionate traveller and hitchhiker himself, interested in history and reason, admirer of good literature and cinema.
Mitko
Mitko
Mitko was born in the love of his life - the city of Sofia which never stops surprising, exciting and meeting him with new people from all over the world. Most of his life he spent here before moving to London, where he studied and worked for four years.
Denica
Denica
Denica is a free spirit by nature. She loves music, travelling, painting, jogging and dreaming about her new adventures until she finally makes them a reality.
Tommy
Tommy
Tommy was born and raised in Sofia until the age of 17, when he moved to live in Belgium for a few years. Then he studied in the Netherlands and eventually in Munich, before moving back to Sofia to start a job in teaching.
Dimitar
Dimitar
Dimitar grew up in Sofia. He was 11 when the Berlin Wall fell down and he has a lot of personal stories from the Cold War times to share. In 2004 he went to Paris where he spent 10 years learning and working in theatre and cinema.
Svetla
Svetla
Svetla was born and raised in Sofia. She has a bachelor’s degree in acting from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts.
Anina
Anina
Anina was born and raised in Sofia. She studied Spanish and Portuguese and got a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. She is in love with Latin America and her true passion is volunteering.
Alissa
Alissa
Born, raised and lived all her life in Sofia. Named after Louis Carol’s  “Alice in wonderland”  she keeps searching for wonders wherever she goes and whatever she is doing. Actress, dancer and restless traveller.
Vyara
Vyara
Vyara likes to present herself as an explorer of new places and people. She is not originally from Sofia but has been living here for the past 8 years which gave her the opportunity to discover the city’s many diverse sides.
Kathy
Kathy
Kathy’s career as a tour guide began in 2014 with Free Plovdiv tour at her hometown Plovdiv, but eventually she had to move to Sofia to study law at the Sofia University.
Viktoria
Viktoria
Was born in Sofia and is currently living in the suburbs of the city. She is happy, energetic and always ready for new adventures and friendships. She has a degree in political science from Sofia University and a master degree from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
Ani
Ani
Ani... Although she travels a lot, she never moved to live in another city. Sofia gives Ani everything she needs: ) Ani is a professional actress, she performs on the theater stages of Sofia and Bulgaria.
Dino
Dino
Dino was born and grew up in Sofia, a fact that doesn't prevent him from rediscovering the beauty of the Bulgarian capital every day. Theatre and cinema are his passion: he graduated as an actor from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts and currently performs on the capital stages.
Alex
Alex
Although she is half Latin American, Alex feels a 100% Bulgarian. At present she is doing her Master’s thesis in Business Administration and Marketing. She loves singing, dancing, acting and she is a part of the new Sofia Gospel Choir.
Dessi
Dessi
Dessi was born in Sofia and has been living here all her life. After a series of trips around Europe Dessi started loving her hometown even more – not because Europe is not charming, but because it helped appreciate the less obvious beauty of Bulgaria’s capital city.
Vasil
Vasil
Vasil was born and raised in Sofia and simply loves this city. His lust for travel was kindled in school when he was taught the essence of tour guiding. School was also the birthplace of his passion for languages: he speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese, but is also interested in learning Russian, French and Swedish.
Slavyan
Slavyan
Slavyan was born in Sofia and firmly believes that he will stay there, although he loves exploring new places and has travelled around Europe, USA and the Middle East and really hopes to visit more places like Asia and New Zealand soon.
Nora
Nora
Currently is a third year in an international program of NHTV Breda University and IBS Sofia. Studying tourism, Nora hopes one day to become a professional tour guide. She is truly passionate about traveling, meeting new people and exploring new cultures.
Nikola
Nikola
Nikola was born in Sofia and has spent most of his life in the city. His biggest passion in life is music. For him it is more than just a hobby as it takes most of his free time and is something that he hopes to do for a living.
Martin
Martin
Martin was born and raised in the city of Sofia. He has a master degree in International Relations, but his true passion is history, which is also his bachelor degree. Firm believer that understanding our history impacts the way we model our future.
VIKI
VIKI
VIKI is studying law at the Sofia university. She really loves travelling and meeting new people. Her dream is to travel around the world, but in the end she will always want to come back home cause Sofia rocks:D and it will be a real pleasure for her to show you her city and try to make you fall in love with it as well.
STEFAN
STEFAN
STEFAN was born in a 19th century house in downtown Sofia, spent most of his childhood in the ghetto, while still studying at the central part, so he has seen both sides of the city. He started learning English when he was four and ended up working as a freelance translator for several years.
NIKETSA
NIKETSA
NIKETSA is a deep thinker and observer. His eyes -- wide angle lenses -- trying always to capture every single detail, even what`s behind the curtain or invisible. Nevertheless, don`t consider him to be the most serious guy, as he is fond of goofing and joking around all the time.
DANIEL
DANIEL
DANIEL was born and raised in the beating centre of Sofia. In March 2012 he came back from a student exchange programme Erasmus in Prague, where he visited a free tour and then started showing his friends all around the city.

WHY ?