House swap in Sofia

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Sofia and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Sofia

Sofia follows Eastern European Time (EET, UTC+2) and switches to UTC+3 (EEST) during summer months.
Main language
Warm summers and cold, snowy winters.
Closest airport
Sofia Airport, the main international airport of Bulgaria.
Intl. train station
Main railway station with routes to Serbia, Turkey, and Greece.
Near beach?
± 350km
Sofia is inland; the closest significant coast is the Aegean Sea in Greece.
Near mountains?
Sofia is at the foot of the Vitosha Mountain.
Local Cuisine
Cheese-filled pastry, a breakfast favorite in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian Lev
Bulgarian Lev (Π»Π² - BGN)
Hidden gem
History Museum
Located in a former Turkish Bathhouse, showcasing the city's history.
Water quality
Residents commonly consume bottled water, though tap water is treated.
Home Swap Sofia - Work, Play, and Swap: A Guide to Remote Life in Sofia

Work, Play, and Swap: A Guide to Remote Life in Sofia

Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is a city that offers a perfect balance of work and play. One of the best ways to experience this balance is by home swapping. This is where you exchange homes with someone else, allowing you to live in a different place for a period of time while someone else lives in your home. Not only is it a cost-effective way to travel, but it also allows you to truly experience life as a local in Sofia.

Home Swap Sofia - The Digital Nomad's Dream: Working Remotely in Sofia

The Digital Nomad's Dream: Working Remotely in Sofia

Sofia is quickly becoming a popular destination for digital nomads, thanks to its fast internet speeds, affordable cost of living, and vibrant culture. The city offers plenty of coworking spaces and cafes with reliable Wi-Fi, making it easy to stay connected and productive while on the road. Plus, with the ability to home swap, you can find the perfect location to set up your home office.

Home Swap Sofia - Discover Sofia's Hidden Gems

Discover Sofia's Hidden Gems

The city center is home to beautiful Orthodox churches and ancient Roman ruins, while the surrounding neighborhoods offer a glimpse into local life. Take a stroll through the charming streets of Vitosha, the city's oldest neighborhood, and stop by one of the many traditional Bulgarian restaurants for a taste of the local cuisine. Or head to the trendy neighborhoods of Lozenets and Studentski Grad for a night out on the town.

Home Swap Sofia - Experience Bulgaria's Rich History and Culture

Experience Bulgaria's Rich History and Culture

Take a walk through the city center and admire the impressive Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, one of the largest Eastern Orthodox churches in the world. Visit the National Palace of Culture, which showcases Bulgarian art and culture through the ages. And don't miss the chance to see the Boyana Church, a UNESCO World Heritage site that dates back to the 10th century and features frescoes that are considered some of the best examples of medieval art in Europe.

Home Swap Sofia - Get Outdoors and Explore the Surrounding Area

Get Outdoors and Explore the Surrounding Area

Sofia is surrounded by beautiful mountains, making it the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Take a day trip to Vitosha Mountain, just a short bus ride from the city center, for hiking and skiing in the summer and winter. Or head to Rila Monastery, one of the most important cultural and historical landmarks in Bulgaria and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And if you're looking for a bit of relaxation, head to the hot springs in Bankya for a soak in the natural mineral waters.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

Many questions are covered in our FAQ, but please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about Swaphouse, creating an account or swapping your home.