A Travel Guide to Bulgaria
Bulgaria is a country located in southeastern Europe with a coastline on the Black Sea. Bulgaria is an ancient country with many places to see and enjoy. Offering the most ancient of historical attractions and beautiful beaches along the black coast, Bulgaria is a country any holidaymaker can enjoy.
For those who are looking for a Ďfun in the suní kind of holiday, Bulgaria does not disappoint. The Sunny Beach resort is the perfect location for just such a holiday. The resort offers miles of white sandy beach and perfect, blue water. Sunny Beach is a perfect holiday destination for those with families and includes a waterpark and plenty of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.
The Cathedral of Varna is the largest Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral and was opened in the late 1800s. A visit to the cathedral is a must for those interested in exploring the history and culture of Bulgaria. There are ruins of old Roman baths in Varna and are certainly worth exploring. Today only walls remain, but there is a lot of information on the baths and artists impressions of what they would have looked like many years ago.
The Belogradchik Rocks are a stunning natural rock formation in northwestern Bulgaria close to the town of the same name. The beautiful rock formations often have interesting shapes and there are many legends associated with them. Another popular natural attraction is the Seven Rila Lakes. These glacial lakes sit in the Rila Mountains, each at a different elevation and each with their own unique characteristics. Itís worth a trip to the lakes to see their incredible beauty.
The Cherven Fortress in northeastern Bulgaria was once an important economic and military centre built during the second Bulgarian Empire between the 12th and 14th centuries. Today the ruins are an interesting place to visit; the modern day town of Cherven is close by.
There is a wide variety of self catering holiday accommodation in Bulgaria ranging from villas and apartments to rent on the Black Sea coast to mountain chalets, cottages and ski lodges in the Rila Mountains.