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

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Traveling to Plovdiv, Bulgaria? If you're planning to go to Plovdiv, 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 Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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

Important essentials for Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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

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January

January here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

February

If you are traveling to Plovdiv in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

March

If you are traveling to Plovdiv in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

April

If you go to Plovdiv in April, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

May

If you vacation in Plovdiv during May, you might see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

June

June in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

July

July here is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

August

If you vacation in Plovdiv during August, you are likely to see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

September

September is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

October

If you vacation in Plovdiv during October, you may notice that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

November

Traveling to Plovdiv in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

December

December in Plovdiv is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Bachkovo Monastery, take the following:

Activities for Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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

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