This page is a guide only. It contains recommendations from either TMs, Referees or Parents from previous seasons.  Venues or official hotels may change for the current season so we recommend that you check the reglement’s before confirming any travel arrangements.  If you are booking hotels before the reglement is out we advise you may want to consider booking with free cancellation as it is not guaranteed that competition details will stay the same.

Background Info
Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The city is at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the western part of the country. Being in the centre of the Balkans, it is midway between the Black Sea and the Adriatic Sea, and closest to the Aegean Sea.

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Visa Requirements
None (as of 25.07.2022)

Local Emergency Numbers
Central Emergency Number – 112
Ambulance – 150
Police – 166
Fire Service – 160
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London can be reached on +44 (0) 20 7008 1500 (24 hours)

Festival Hall, Asiks Arena
ul. “Manastirska” 35, 1111 g.k. Geo Milev, Sofia, Bulgaria

Nearby Supermarket (to venue)
The Store Near You (400m from venue)

Park Hotel Moskva (2.2km from venue)

The cheapest non-stop flights go from London Luton

The organisers offer transfers. Taxis are a cheap alternative to booking transfers, and are recommended for transport from the hotel to the venue.


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