France Embassy and Consulates in Bulgaria
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following Bulgarian and French holidays in 2021/2022:
|Bastille Day||Wednesday, July 14||2 weeks, 5 days|
|Assumption Day||Sunday, August 15||1 month, 3 weeks|
|Unification Day||Monday, September 06||2 months, 1 week|
|Unification Day (in lieu)||Tuesday, September 07||2 months, 2 weeks|
|Independence Day||Wednesday, September 22||2 months, 4 weeks|
|All Saints' Day||Monday, November 01||4 months, 1 week|
|Armistice Day||Thursday, November 11||4 months, 2 weeks|
|Christmas Eve||Friday, December 24||6 months|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||6 months|
|St. Stephen's Day||Sunday, December 26||6 months|
|Second Day of Christmas (in lieu)||Tuesday, December 28||6 months|
1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in Bulgaria?
France currently maintains 4 diplomatic representative offices in Bulgaria including Sofia, Varna, Sofia and Sofia.
2 - Do Bulgarian citizens need a visa for France?
Citizens of Bulgaria (holders of regular passports) can travel to France for Freedom of movement without having to apply or obtain a French visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in Bulgaria?
The French representative offices in Bulgaria will be closed in observance of the following Bulgarian and French holidays in 2021/2021:
- Bastille Day (FR) Wed, Jul 14, 2021 (2 weeks, 5 days)
Time in France vs Bulgaria
Paris, France time is 1:00 hours behind Sofia, Bulgaria