Sofia Bulgaria 🇧🇬
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Sofia
Sitting below Vitosha Mountain, the capital of Bulgaria seems poised to become a remote worker hotspot. With a walkable city center, fast internet, a great food scene, remote worker-friendly cafes and welcoming locals, it's difficult not to enjoy your time in Sofia. Nice apartments can be rented for as little as 400 EUR per month and there's a vibrant nightlife scene to take advantage of as well. A collection of interesting historical sights offer chances for sightseeing and other destinations in the country and across the Balkans are all accessible for a weekend trip.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 2417 1395 1235 ${ selected_currency } per month in Sofia, with an average rent of 1063 613 543 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 1063 613 543
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 19 11 10
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 426 246 218
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 51 29 26
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 262 151 134
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 19 11 10
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 56 32 29
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 23 13 12
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 75 43 38
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 34 20 17
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 22 13 11
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 153 88 78
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 43 25 22
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 116 67 59
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 55 32 28
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 2417 1395 1235
Average weather in Sofia
Most common months to visit: April-June, September-October
What to know
Population
1,270,169
Main airport
Sofia International Airport (SOF)
Language
Bulgarian
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafés
Taxi apps
TaxiMe, TaxiStars