27 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

27 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

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27 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Varna
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Nessebar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Primorsko
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Sunny Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Burgas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Sveti Vlas
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Sinemorets
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Obzor
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
9
Pomorie
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Tsarevo
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
11
Sozopol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
12
Ravda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Sinemoretz
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
14
Chernomorets
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
15
Medovo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
16
Ahtopol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
17
Byala
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
End: Bucharest

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Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get outside with Fortress Ovech, take in the dramatic natural features at Pobiti Kamani, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church, then steep yourself in history at St Athanasius Orthodox Church, then get engrossed in the history at History of Varna Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Butterfly House Varna.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Varna trip planner .

Bucharest, Romania to Varna is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Varna can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Nessebar.

Things to do in Varna

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Pobiti Kamani, Fortress Ovech
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Pobiti Kamani ©
Pobiti Kamani
Kaliakra ©
Kaliakra
Butterfly House Varna ©
Butterfly House Varna

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Nessebar

Nessebar ©
Between the ruggedly beautiful Balkan Mountains and shores of the Black Sea lies the World Heritage Site, Nessebar.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Savior Church, examine the collection at Ancient Nessebar Museum, stop by JCraft Jewelry Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Paraskeva, then admire the local landmark of The Old Fountain, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Dormition of Theotokos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Church of Saint Sophia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Theodore, admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Assumption, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of Christ Pantocrator, then explore the ancient world of The Church of St. John Aliturgetos, and finally explore the ancient world of Basilica of the Mother of God Eleusa.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nessebar driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Varna to Nessebar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Nessebar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Primorsko on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Nessebar

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Old Fountain ©
The Old Fountain
Church of Christ Pantocrator ©
Church of Christ Pantocrator
Church of St. John the Baptist ©
Church of St. John the Baptist

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Primorsko

Primorsko ©
Primorsko is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province. You've now added Beglik-Tash to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Beglik-Tash and then kick back and relax at Arkutino Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Primorsko travel route website .

Traveling by car from Nessebar to Primorsko takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Primorsko can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Primorsko

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Beglik-Tash ©
Beglik-Tash

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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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sunny Beach travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Primorsko to Sunny Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sunny Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll set off for Burgas on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Sunny Beach

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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Burgas

Burgas ©
Surrounded by lakes and the sea, Burgas represents a popular vacation spot because of its nature, mild climate, and proximity to several charming ancient towns.
You've now added Sea Garden to your itinerary. On the 28th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Saint Ivan Rilskiy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then admire the natural beauty at Sea Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Burgas trip builder site .

Drive from Sunny Beach to Burgas in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sveti Vlas.

Things to do in Burgas

Historic Sites Parks
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Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary ©
Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Temple of Saint Ivan Rilskiy ©
Temple of Saint Ivan Rilskiy
Sea Garden ©
Sea Garden

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Sveti Vlas

Sveti Vlas ©
Sveti Vlas, is a town and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. On the 29th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Afanasiy the Great, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Blaise, and then soak in style at Turkish baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): kick back and relax at Veleka Beach.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sveti Vlas trip maker .

You can drive from Burgas to Sveti Vlas in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sveti Vlas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sinemorets.

Things to do in Sveti Vlas

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Veleka Beach
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Veleka Beach ©
Veleka Beach

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Sinemorets

Sinemorets
Sinemorets is a village and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in the very southeast of the country close to the border with Turkey, where the river Veleka flows into the sea. For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sinemorets online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Sveti Vlas to Sinemorets by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Obzor.

Things to do in Sinemorets

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Obzor

Obzor ©
Obzor is a small town and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Irakli Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sat), stroll through Irakli Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Emine.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Obzor attractions tool .

You can drive from Sinemorets to Obzor in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Obzor are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Pomorie.

Things to do in Obzor

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Irakli Beach ©
Irakli Beach
Cape Emine ©
Cape Emine

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Pomorie

Pomorie
Pomorie is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula in Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.It is situated in Burgas Province, 20 km away from the city of Burgas and 18 km from the Sunny Beach resort. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): head outdoors with Thracian dome tomb and then make a trip to Thracian Necropolis Pomorie.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pomorie trip maker site .

Traveling by bus from Obzor to Pomorie takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Pomorie can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tsarevo.

Things to do in Pomorie

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Tsarevo

Tsarevo
Tsarevo is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, an administrative centre of the homonymous Municipality of Tsarevo in Burgas Province. On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Church of the Assumption.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tsarevo tour website .

You can drive from Pomorie to Tsarevo in 1.5 hours. September in Tsarevo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll set off for Sozopol on the 5th (Thu).
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sozopol Old Town as well as Ravadinovo Castle. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Northern Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nicholas Chapel, stop by Boutique Wine Shop, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Zosima, then take in the pleasant sights at Church of The Most Holy Mother, and finally don't miss a visit to Sozopol Old Town. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Yuzhna krepostna stena i kula, then see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum of Sozopol, then explore the historical opulence of Ravadinovo Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sozopol vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tsarevo to Sozopol by car takes about an hour. In September, daytime highs in Sozopol are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ravda.

Things to do in Sozopol

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Church of The Most Holy Mother ©
Church of The Most Holy Mother
Saint Nicholas Chapel ©
Saint Nicholas Chapel
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

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Ravda

Ravda ©
Ravda is a coastal village and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, situated in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Camel Park Sunny Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravda attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Sozopol to Ravda takes an hour. September in Ravda sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toSinemoretz.

Things to do in Ravda

Wildlife Parks
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Camel Park Sunny Beach ©
Camel Park Sunny Beach

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Sinemoretz

Sinemoretz ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Butamyata Beach.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sinemoretz trip planner .

Getting from Ravda to Sinemoretz by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sinemoretz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Chernomorets on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Sinemoretz

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Butamyata Beach ©
Butamyata Beach

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Chernomorets

Chernomorets
Chernomorets is a town on the Black Sea coast of southeastern Bulgaria. To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chernomorets trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sinemoretz to Chernomorets takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for Medovo on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Chernomorets

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Medovo

Medovo ©
On the 14th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Gerana Village and then don't miss a visit to Genger ethnographical complex.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Medovo visit planner .

Traveling by car from Chernomorets to Medovo takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Medovo can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toAhtopol.

Things to do in Medovo

Museums

Side Trips

Gerana Village, Genger ethnographical complex
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Gerana Village ©
Gerana Village

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Ahtopol

Ahtopol
Ahtopol is a town and seaside resort on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Silistar Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ahtopol attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Medovo to Ahtopol takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Ahtopol are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Byala on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Ahtopol

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Byala

Byala ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Gorica Zoo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kamchiya River, and then get in on the family fun at HAPPY LAND. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Ancient Fortress.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Byala day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ahtopol to Byala takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Byala

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Kamchiya River, HAPPY LAND
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Kamchiya River ©
Kamchiya River
Gorica Zoo ©
Gorica Zoo
HAPPY LAND ©
HAPPY LAND