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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Sep 22, 2023

Summary: Retirees are attracted to Bulgaria for its low cost of living, stunning natural beauty, and vibrant culture. Bulgaria also offers retirees a high quality of life, with excellent healthcare and a wide range of leisure activities. The weather in Bulgaria is generally mild, with hot summers and cold winters. In the summer, temperatures typically range from the mid-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit (18-30°C). In the winter, temperatures typically range from the mid-30s to the mid-50s Fahrenheit (0-13°C).

What is it like to retire in Bulgaria?

"Retirees in Bulgaria and its surroundings enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with plenty of cultural attractions, recreation, and nightlife. There is an active expat community in the area, with many retirees from other countries living in Bulgaria. There are plenty of opportunities to explore the country's rich history and culture, with many museums, galleries, and monuments to visit. There are also plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as hiking, biking, and skiing. For those looking for a more active nightlife, there are plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants to explore. Overall, Bulgaria is a great place for retirees to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with plenty of cultural and recreational activities," explained a retiree in Bulgaria.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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