Are you planning to go on Holidays to Bulgaria? The fact that Bulgaria is one of the most beautiful countries in the world is the open secret of Europe. Not much is known about Bulgaria because it was not accessible to the outside world from 1946 to 1989, when it was under communist rule. But since then, things have changed dramatically and Bulgaria is one of the freest and most open countries in the world, with a warm and friendly population and lots of interesting things to do for foreign tourists.
So, here are some of the fun things to do on your Holidays to Bulgaria…
Go Crazy Shopping in Bourgas!
Bourgas is the #1 city in Bulgaria for shopaholics. There’s so much to do in the malls, city centre and markets of Bourgas. The most popular market here is the Kableshkovo. Here, you will find the finest Bulgarian wine, fresh food and beautiful leather goods. Next, visit the Galleria Mall, which is a large shopping centre with over 35,000 sq. metres of space. All top multinational brands have stores set up at the Galleria Mall, such as H&M, Bershka and Zara. There is another great shopping centre at the Sea Garden Park in Bourgas as well. Here, you will dozens of stores that sell a variety of apparel. Finally, you can relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants around here.
Go Sailing In Nessebar!
Nessebar is a very pretty little town which has a strong history behind it. It has been declared as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and you will love walking the narrow, historic streets of Nessebar. But the best part is cruising around Nessebar. The best way to explore Nessebar is from the Black Sea Coast, onboard one of the many exquisite cruise ships that set sail here.
Experience Bulgarian History at Ravda!
Ravda is a beautiful UNESCO protected town that’s at just a short drive from Sunny Beach – which is the most popular beach resort in Bulgaria. Ravda is a place that brims with history. There are a number of majestic and tranquil Bulgarian and Byzantine churches here, built with the most intricate architecture. There are beautiful houses that date back to the 19th century. There’s a giant wall that has been standing since the Romans ruled Bulgaria, thousands of years ago. Finally, after a long walk exploring the history of Bulgaria through the streets of Ravda, you can relax and have a nice, cold beer in one of the cozy pubs around here.
Experience Bulgarian Culture at Varna!
Varna is a beautiful little town that has been around for over 2000 years. There are so many historic sites to look forward to here, such as the gigantic complex of Roman baths from the second century, the stunning opera house, the large Cathedral of the Assumption which is remarkable for its golden domes. Varna is considered by many to be the birthplace of Bulgarian culture and heritage.
Take a mud bath at Lake Pomorie!
The mud at the banks of Lake Pomorie are said to have great mystic powers and a mud bath here is said to wash out disease, sadness and even depression. Lake Pomorie is at a 30-minute drive from Sunny Beach. After the mud bath at Lake Pamorie, you can have a relaxing time at one of the expensive spas around here.
Be a Nature Photographer at the Strandja Mountains!
The Strandja Mountains is an ancient forest which is home to a host of wild animals, such as wild cats, gheckos and birds such as the golden eagle. You will enjoy exploring the many natural caves around here and drinking the pure water from the crystal clear mineral springs. Just be sure to take your best camera with you when you gp there and start snapping!