- Category: Towns
- Hits: 713
Varna is a famous seaside resort in Bulgaria on the Black Sea coast.
It is very touristic and includes the seaside resorts of Golden Sands, Albena, Saints Constantine and Helen and the Kamtchia River Natural Park.
Third city of the country, it is an ideal destination in summer to enjoy the sea, restaurants, shops along the beach and the natural and historical heritage of the country.
Located in the northeast of the country, the region is an important port city, industrial and university.
It will seduce you with its Slavic charm and its architecture.
You will discover among other things in the city center its beautiful and famous Varna Cathedral.
The Orthodox Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, first monument built to glorify and commemorate the memory of Russian soldiers and all those who fell for the Liberation of Bulgaria in the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878).
You can also visit an exceptional archaeological site - the Chalcolithic necropolis of Varna - and the Archaeological Museum of the city and its aquarium.
Discover also 18 km west of Varna, an unmissable place - the protected site of Pobiti Kamani nicknamed "The petrified forest" where stand on this natural site unusual rocks, natural columns up to 6 meters high.
The area is also endowed with numerous parks and natural gardens with the famous Golden Sands Natural Park which has been Blue Flag for years thanks to the quality of its water, the Kamtchia Park and the Baltata Nature Reserve.
Baltata Nature Reserve
Ideal weather conditions, idyllic landscapes and many cultural and outdoor activities, sea and wellness await you in a still preserved environment.
Sunset in Varna at the Black Sea
Varna and its region is the seaside resort not to be missed for a cultural and relaxing holiday with family, couple or friends.
- Category: Towns
- Hits: 1109
Located in the heart of the ancient lands of the Thracians in the Upper Thracian Valley, Plovdiv is the second largest city in the country after Sofia and one of the oldest cities in the world even before Rome or Athens.
Plovdiv rests on seven rocky hills and is located close to the Maritsa River, making the area an ideal site for its growth.
Its history began some 6,000 years ago and will impress you with its beauty, dynamism and the warmth of its inhabitants.
The city's heritage of more than 200 archaeological sites, including some of national interest, testifies to the various Thracian, Greco-Roman, Ottoman and Bulgarian civilizations that have crossed it.
Roman Theater of Philippopolis in Plovdiv
The very center of Plovdiv itself is organized around its famous Roman Ancient Theater which is beautifully integrated and highlighted in the modern city planning.
This must-see venue still hosts concerts, operas and shows in a historic open-air setting.
But Plovdiv is also a beautiful Bulgarian city that will seduce you with its historic Old Town and its characteristic architecture of the Bulgarian Renaissance.
Old entrance of the fortress of the Old Town of Plovdiv
Its pedestrian streets, the colorful houses of the Bulgarian Renaissance, the Lamartine House (where the French poet, writer and politician lived in 1833) make it a city of impressive cultural and historical heritage.
The city is also rich in museums, galleries of contemporary art and an emergence of street-art that brighten up street furniture and some streets of the city's shopping center.
Plovdiv has been promoted European Capital of Culture in 2019.
It is a city easily served by the development of its airport and by many trains and buses.
This city of unique and authentic historical and cultural heritage will undoubtedly seduce you and make your stay in Bulgaria a rich and unforgettable memory.
Book without delay your flight ticket and your stay for Bulgaria.
Discover to finish this wonderful promotional video of the city of Plovdiv promoted European Capital of Culture in 2019.
Have a nice stay in Plovdiv!