Sofia had the 2nd highest growth in Europe in international visitors in 2017. Sofia Airport launched 42 new routes between 2015 and 2018.

Tourism in Sofia

Visitors

1 346 993

tourists visited Sofia in 2017 ,
a 27% increase from 2015.

65%

of all tourists were foreigners

50%

came from Italy, the UK,
Germany, Greece or Israel.

Hotels

88

hotels with 72 rooms on average

4611

4 & 5-star hotel rooms:

expected to double

by 2021

Air Travel

~ 7 million

passengers in 2018

42

new destinations
since 2015

London

was most popular in 2018
with 443 198 passengers

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