Bulgaria is situated in south-eastern Europe and traversed west-east by the Balkan Mountains. Fertile undulating lowlands (the Danube Plain) cover one third of the land area. One third of the country is woodland.

In the south, a Mediterranean climate prevails with hot summers and cold winters. The north is colder than the south. Temperatures in Sofia in winter average minus 2°C and in summer, (July) 20°C.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Safe Eating and Drinking Practices

One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses. Safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea.

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