Bulgaria, Bulgaria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bulgaria, Bulgaria? If you're planning to go to Bulgaria, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bulgaria, Bulgaria

Based on the climate and weather in Bulgaria, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bulgaria, Bulgaria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bulgaria, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Bulgaria, Bulgaria

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bulgaria.

What to wear/what to pack for Bulgaria, Bulgaria by month

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January

January here is biting cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February in Bulgaria is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Bulgaria can be bitter cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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April

April here is frosty and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

May in Bulgaria is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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June

In June, Bulgaria is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Bulgaria, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in Bulgaria is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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August

August in Bulgaria is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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September

September here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

If you vacation in Bulgaria during October, you are likely to notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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November

November in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

December in Bulgaria can be bitter cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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