18 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

18 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

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Varna
— 6 nights
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Sunny Beach
— 5 nights
3
Sozopol
— 4 nights

6
nights
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 19th (Wed) at Aquapolis. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at ''Primorski'' park, see some colorful creatures with Baracuda Dive Centre, get engrossed in the history at Varna Archaeological Museum, and try to win big at INTERNATIONAL Hotel Casino & Tower Suites.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Varna route builder site.

Cuenca, Ecuador to Varna is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cuenca to Varna, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cuenca in August, expect Varna to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Varna

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Golden Sands, Monastery of Saints Constantine and Helena
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Varna Archaeological Museum ©
Varna Archaeological Museum
''Primorski'' park ©
''Primorski'' park
Aquapolis ©
Aquapolis

5
nights
Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach ©
Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Sat) at Aqua Paradise Ltd. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sunny Beach Luna Park. And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Action Aquapark, get out on two wheels at Karting Sunny Beach, zoom along the surf with Freestyle Wakeboard Spot, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sunny Beach visit planner.

Traveling by car from Varna to Sunny Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Sozopol.

Things to do in Sunny Beach

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Nessebar, Church of St. Blaise, Aqua Paradise Ltd
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Action Aquapark ©
Action Aquapark
Aqua Paradise Ltd ©
Aqua Paradise Ltd
Erma Spa Turkish Bath ©
Erma Spa Turkish Bath

4
nights
Sozopol

Sozopol ©
The romantic atmosphere that lives on in this old city, located along the stunning Black Sea coast, makes Sozopol a popular seaside getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sozopol: Burgas (The Assumption o the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Parish, Temple of Saint Ivan Rilskiy, &more) and Beglik-Tash (in Primorsko). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Sozopol Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Zosima, pause for some serene contemplation at St George Church Църква Св.Георги, and identify plant and animal life at Ropotamo Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sozopol online tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Sunny Beach to Sozopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sozopol

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Burgas, Primorsko
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Sozopol Old Town ©
Sozopol Old Town
Ravadinovo Castle ©
Ravadinovo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling