Sport and Activities in Sofia

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Sports in Bulgaria

Bulgarians have always been connected to sports and are very athletic. Many competitions have been held in Bulgaria since the middle ages. Back then Bulgarians were horse riders, athletes, and wrestlers. Throughout the years Bulgarians have won their fame through competitions for weightlifting, gymnastics, volleyball, martial arm, wrestling, boxing, and more.

The most popular sport in Bulgaria is wrestling.

Stadiums in Sofia

  • Lokomotiv Stadium – multi-purpose stadium
  • Septemvri Stadium – hosts mainly football matches

Activities in Bulgaria

Biking, food and walking tours, and escape rooms are fun activities to do in Sofia. You can take a stroll around town to see the street art, relax in a local park, or visit the many churches and monumental buildings throughout Sofia. You can also pass the time people watching at one of the many cafes.

Vitoha Mountain is a great place to hike and mountain bike. There are all sorts of tours offered in Sofia. Some are free and some come with a small fee. You can do a bike tour, sightseeing walking tour, hiking tour, jogging tour, and pub-crawls and food tours.

Gyms in Sofia

There are several gyms offered throughout Sofia. You can find a woman's only gym, a kids' gym, and gyms that offer many classes. The most popular gyms are Feeria Women's Fitness Club, Fitness Gold, JK Fitness & Wellness Complex, Pulse Fitness Center, and 2Fit.

Whether you like taking group glasses, weight lifting, or getting motivated by a personal trainer, you can find it in Sofia. Many gyms have English-speaking trainer to help you with your fitness goals. Some gyms even have saunas, pools, yoga, and Pilates classes.

Update 6/06/2018


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