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Sozopol is situated on a small picturesque rocky peninsula on the Black Sea, in the southern part of the Burgas Bay, 30 km south of Burgas. Surrounded by sea on three sides and resembling a pile of stones on a small piece of land, Sozopol brings together natural beauty and romantic antiquities. Continue Reading
Burgas is considered to be the centre of the southern section of Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, and is its number one harbour. Burgas – the city is the fourth largest in Bulgaria, situated in the most western part of the Burgas Bay, spreading on a peninsula surrounded by the three famous lakes – Bourgasko, Atanasovsko and Mandrensko. The city of Burgas is turning to be the most vivid and busy centre in the South Black Sea coastline and has the biggest port area in Bulgaria with well-developed industry and flourishing trade relations.
Although its historic and cultural sights cannot compete with those of its rival, Varna, being less crowded in the summer months, with its cafés and restaurants it can offer a pleasant venue for switching-off. Burgas also serves as an ideal springing-off point for touring the southern coastal region. Continue Reading
Situated on a rocky peninsula on the Black Sea, 20 km north of Burgas, Nessebar town is one of the oldest towns in Europe, originally Thracian settlement (Messembria).
By its historic buildings, churches and ruins mostly from the Hellenistic period, surviving through the ages, Nessebar town is one of the major cultural heritage destinations along the Bulgarian Black Sea coastline.
According to the large number of churches, Nessebar is often said to be the town with the highest number of churches per capita in the world. The city’s ruins, which date mostly from the Hellenistic period, include the acropolis, a temple of Apollo, an agora and a wall from the Thracian fortifications, very ancient monuments and records, fortresses, churches and many other architectural places. Continue Reading
Stretching along the shores of the Black Sea, along a bay bearing the same name, Varna is Bulgaria’s third largest city. Also known as the “Maritime Capital”, Varna, with its beaches, sights and programmes, is one of the favourite holiday resorts on the Black Sea.
Varna, which the ancient Greeks called Odessos, is a city with an incredible historical heritage. The oldest processed gold in the history of the world is found in the Varna necropolis dating from the 5th century BC.
Its most outstanding monument, the former Roman Baths with its close to 400 metres long system of sewerage drains, has remained almost intact to this day. Continue Reading
You can not only enjoy the sea and sun in Bulgaria. This country is famous for its historical background and culture, artistic values and charming towns, olden monasteries and modern buildings.
The most attractive holiday destinations are in the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, located in the heart of the city. The tourists can enjoy the visit to marvelous tower of the Banya Bashi mosque, and the limestone shower with decorated tiles there, St. George Rotunda temple constructed in the second century, the Church of the Light of Sofia for which reason this city has the name Sofia, church of St. Nicholas that is a great & beautiful attraction and was constructed in memoriam of Russian fighters of the Russia-Turkey war and the church of Holy Resurrection. The largest shopping center, Vitosha Avenue, is the location where you can enjoy the visit to the Theological arts school, the historic museum that has the olden memorial objects of the notable Panagyurishte gold treasure and a lot of golden basins with mythological symbols engraved on them. The sight of Golden domes of Alexander Nevski Cathedral is really great and can be seen from a very far distance and is memorial of the soldiers, who had taken part in the freedom of Bulgaria. Continue Reading
If you are looking for a way to save money when travelling, hotels are one of the first choices that come to mind. Not many will go to a foreign destination just to spend time in a room, so choosing something that is clean and covers basic needs should be more than enough. You will be much happier experiencing the outside world than taking advantage of any expensive features that a hotel can offer you. Continue Reading