July 21, 2015

Guest 75 000

The Free Sofia Tour is very happy to announce that on the 21st of June 2015 our team greeted its guest number 75,000! Even though it was a rainy day neither our guides nor our guests were scared away by the weather. As promised we were waiting for our honorable 75,000th tourist to arrive without taking notice of the coldness and the wind. Furthermore, we had 13 brave visitors from all over the world, armed with curiosity and prepared to learn more about the city of Sofia. We did not fail to recognize the symbolic meaning behind the number 13 which is lucky for the 365 Association, since all of its projects in different cities – Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna – have been started on the 13th day of different months. During the almost five years of its existence the Free Sofia Tour has welcomed tourists from more than 150 countries. They all have enjoyed a walk with us while being presented with the events that took place in the […]
July 20, 2015

Pedestrian Friendly Sofia

Walk through pedestrian friendly Sofia As goes the famous song by Aerosmith. This time we are not going to sing, but we will walk you through the pedestrian secrets of our city, because this post is devoted to all those keen on going by foot. Walking has always been the primary means of human locomotion. There is simply no way to avoid it and we are doing it all the time – we are walking out of home in the morning, going to school or work, we are walking during the day, we are walking to the party in the evening. We are made for walking and it is good for us. Not only does it help us keep fit, but it also gives us a chance to slow down and discover the extraordinary and unique aspects of a place. Sofia has all the perfect characteristics of a pedestrian friendly capital. Although it is the biggest city in Bulgaria, the capital is ideal for a stroll with its many parks, […]