Samokov is situated approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of Sofia, the national capital.
While it may be tempting to just kick back and relax while holidaying in Samokov, remember, the surrounding region's diverse scenic wonders await. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Dupnitsa, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east, and Belitsa 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north.
Around 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest of Samokov is Sofia, an important regional city home to Banya Basha Mosque, Bulgarian Army Stadium and Inter Expo and Congress Center. TZUM Central Department Store, Vasil Levski Stadium and Expo 2000 Congress Centre are just a sample of the many other attractions in Sofia.
Visit Bulgaria's historic ruins, it's a great way to familiarize yourself with the area's fascinating past. Enjoy a moment of transcendence in Bulgaria's cathedrals.
Follow your interests and book one of the city walking tours and winery tours. There are plenty on offer in and around Bulgaria. The vicinity of Samokov is the perfect place to get outside and make the most of winter. When temperatures drop, grab your mittens and scarf and spend the day skiing and snowboarding.
When it is time to leave Samokov, use your last levs on last minute keepsakes and say Doviždane (farewell).