6 Must-do Activities For Your Bulgaria Summer Getaway

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Published on: 7th May 2024

Bulgaria’s Black Sea Riviera is one this year’s hotspots for a summer getaway with direct flights from Teesside to Bourgas with Balkan Holidays offering the great option for a stress-free journey.

The Black Sea Coast is hugely popular for its stunning beauty, rich history, and a tapestry of cultural delights waiting to be explored. From golden beaches to ancient ruins, this region offers a diverse array of attractions.

Here’s our pick of the top 6 must-do activities whilst in Bulgaria this summer.


Golden Sands Beaches: Renowned for its pristine beauty and excellent facilities, it’s the perfect spot to soak up the sun, take a refreshing dip, or indulge in thrilling water sports.


Historic Nessebar: Step back in time as you wander through the cobbled streets of Nessebar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ancient town boasts a wealth of well-preserved medieval architecture, including churches, fortifications, and charming houses.


Coastal Cruise: A summer holiday isn’t complete without a day spent lazily cruising along the coastline, while topping up your tan, swimming and fishing. A great day out for the whole family with all food and drink included, this trip is one not to be missed!


Balchik Palace and Botanical Garden: Once the summer residence of Romanian Queen Marie, the palace is a stunning architectural marvel overlooking the sea. Surrounding it is a lush botanical garden, home to an impressive collection of plants from around the world, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and garden lovers alike.


Sozopol’s Old Town: Lose yourself in the timeless charm of Sozopol’s Old Town, where history and romance converge. Wander through narrow cobblestone streets lined with traditional wooden houses, browse quaint shops selling local crafts, and marvel at the ancient ruins that punctuate the landscape.


Cape Kaliakra: Perched atop sheer cliffs overlooking the sea, Cape Kaliakra is a breathtaking natural wonder. Explore the ruins of an ancient fortress steeped in legend and mythology, and soak in panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or simply in search of awe-inspiring vistas, Cape Kaliakra promises an unforgettable experience.

From sun-drenched beaches to ancient treasures, the attractions of Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast offer so much which is just waiting to be discovered. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a cultured day out, this enchanting region has something to offer everyone.

Book your summer getaway direct from Teesside Airport with Balkan Holidays.


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