To get the best experience in Sofia you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.
Yusein is 35 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English, Bulgarian, Turkish, Russian and French.
He lives on the Bulgaria and Romania border. Therefore he can offer tours to both of these beautiful countries. Yusein has a Bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics. His speciality is Tourism management. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Union of Bulgarian tourist guides. Also, he is licensed as a tour guide by the Ministry of tourism of Bulgaria. Yusein enjoys reading books, jogging, playing football, cooking and making new friends are among his favourite hobbies. Finally, he is highly experienced and comes highly recommended.
Total cost for the guide services of Yusein for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 25 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 85 in cash to Yusein after his services. This makes a total of USD 110.
This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.
He has a Jeep and he would be happy to show you around in it for a fee of 50 Euro per day plus fuel costs.
“Anyone who travels to the region and is looking for a great guide must book Yusein. He makes it a lot of fun to discover and understand the local culture.” – Joaquim, Portugal.
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria. Located in the west of the country. The city’s landmarks reflect more than 2,000 years of history. Therefore including the Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet occupations.
Sofia is a beautiful city, however its scenic spots are spread around the city and are not so obvious. Therefore this is a perfect city to book a Guides4me guide to discover its beautiful places and secret gems.
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
The scale of St. Alexander Nevski cathedral will simply blow you away. It has room for 10,000 people. The cathedral dates back to the 1880s. This was after the Ottomans were overthrown and the state of Bulgaria was re-established. It was originally dedicated to the Russian soldiers that lost their lives in the name of liberation. When you’re inside, don’t forget to look up at ceiling of the main cupola, which has a mural of the Lord God Sabbath.
Vitosha Boulevard is the fanciest street in Sofia. It’s where all the posh boutiques and fashion houses are situated.
If you’re not a shopper then you can just take in the breath taking views of Vitosha Mountain which is capped with a dusting of snow for much of the year.
It’s a very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours, watching the locals come and go about their business. Likewise, the cafes along the pedestrian street have outdoor seating and the lamp posts and kiosks have been redesigned into an elegant art nouveau style. Therefore, recalling the early years of the Bulgarian Revival.
Finally, whatever you choose to do in Sofia, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime, with a Guides4me guide, who will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.