The Sea Capital of Bulgaria
One thing is clear: Bulgaria has many different faces.
So you think you’ve discovered Varna? Perhaps you’ve taken selfies in front of the Cathedral, been to see the oldest processed gold in the world and enjoyed the walk in the Sea garden.
Then it’s time for something different. Get out and explore the region of Varna and the Bulgarian Black sea coast - different stories, undiscovered places and a side of Bulgaria you’ve never seen before!
There are some ideas for trips around Varna.
There is so much to see in Bulgaria. It is a country so diverse and rich in interesting sights that one life is not enough to see it all. There are hundreds of historical places – you will travel through time and go back to glorious history.
We are always fascinated by nature. It seems like life is easier while we are overlooking the sea or having a walk through the forest, or simply watching the Sun goes down.
There are so many natural sights around Varna. Here are you will find only few of them.
Discover nature and wildlife on this nature adventure.
Why don’t you visit a museum in an operating glass factory and create your own glass souvenir?
Or you could visit a submarine. Get inside and feel like you travel underwater. Here is one unusual day trip near Varna:
If you ever wanted to go amidst nature may be these walking trails will be perfect for your needs. Not far from Varna, in a nature park, you will find a gateway packed with beautiful sceneries.
The Euxinograd Residence is located at a distance of 8 kilometers north of Varna and lies on a 3-kilometer coastline in close proximity to the resort of St. Constantine and Helena. The complex used to be a royal summer residence for the monarchs who ruled Bulgaria after the liberation of the country from the Ottoman Dominion (1878) – Alexander Battenberg, Ferdinand and Boris the 3rd.
„Galata“ panoramic site is one of those must visit spots while in Varna. It is situated on the route to “Galata” suburb and reveals a breathtaking view to The Black Sea and the city of Varna.
The Sea garden is one of Varna landmarks. Stretching over 850 decares along the seaside, it is a favourite place of citizens and guests of city. It is the perfect place for a long refreshing walk, sport or sightseeing.
Comfortable, safe and affordable to Varna’s sights: use the extensive network of city buses and trolleys. You can find out about public transport fares, schedules and contact information here.
In streets, squares and car parks – municipal property, in specially designated places a payment parking system “Business subscription” on business days from 9:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. is an active paid parking system “BLUE ZONE”. Municipal enterprise "Municipal Car Parks and Blue Zone" Telephone: +359 (0) 70 070 352 www.varnaparking.bg
The Tourist Information Center of Varna is your entrée to the "Sea Capital" of Bulgaria and its region. What is a must-see in Varna: museums, sightseeings, tempels, art galleries, parks, attractions? How do you travel from the center of the city to the all sea-side resorts: Golden Sands, Sts. Constantine and Helena, Albena, Sunny beach, Nessebar etc.? Where are the most chic boutiques, the nicest inns? Varna Tourist information center team has tips and suggestions ready abundantly. There are no language barriers: English, German, French and Russian are among the "standards".