Bulgaria is small Balkan country, a beautiful country that is considered as a diamond of Europe. There are a lot of iconic mountain ranges including the Balkan, Rila, Pirin, and Rhodope mountains which make a perfect backdrop for Bulgaria’s traditional towns. Visiting traditional towns in Bulgaria, you can explore a lot of cultural heritage here. If you don’t know where to start your trip, check out the following best places to visit in Bulgaria.
Sofia, the capital, the largest city of Bulgaria, it is probably not the most beautiful city you can visit, but once you get out into the countryside and start exploring the gorgeous coastline. It is a modern city but also contains uncovered history.
This city has countless historical landmarks to boast including a Roman Amphitheater which regularly runs programs, the Ruins of Eumolpias, and several churches. The city itself was built on seven hills, and the surrounding area is draped in the Balkan Mountains and the Rhodope mountain range which is the best place to hike and explore.
Nesebar is known for its beautiful ruins, and superb beaches. Nesebar located on the Black Sea Coast, is full of medieval churches, and is quite beautiful. Come here you will have an interesting vacation with your family at the seaside resort of Black Sea coast.
Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria and its most sophisticated seaside city. In the summer it becomes a bustling city with a lot of activities and festivals to keep the city’s guests entertained. There are a lot things for you to explore here such as National Maritime Museum, the Archeological Museum, or Varna Aquarium.
5. Pobiti Kamani
If you are staying in Varna, you just need to go 20 kilometers to the west of Varna to visit Pobiti Kamani for an amazing day trip. Pobiti Kamani is known as the stone desert, is Bulgaria’s only desert, and it’s made up of sand dunes and rock formations as well as being home to variety of flora and fauna.
This is a beautiful ancient seaside town of Bulgaria. If you are looking for less touristy places, Sozopol is to be considered! You can walk along the coast to find restaurants, foods here are very fresh and less expensive than other cities.
The town of Bankso, in Southern Bulgaria, is located at the foot of the Pirin Mountains whose peak reaches 2914 meters. It is known with the high-quality skiing resorts with lower prices than Alps.
Koprivshtitsa is attracting tourists and Bulgarians alike with its close proximity to the capital and cultural-historical significance. Koprivshtitsa is famous with its history and atmosphere, its traditional crafts and its people. Come here you can see many beautiful forests of the Sredna Gora Mountain with fascinate outstanding here.