Bourgas: The Fortified Village
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On the Bulgarian Southern Black Sea coast is located the city of Bourgas (or Burgas). The city is a large industrial center and it has many tourist attractions. It is a magical place built by the sea and surrounded by lakes (Vaya, Atanaskovsko, and Mandrensko lakes) it offers cooler summers and warmer winters.
Burgas is a great stop for the picturesque century old towns Nesebar and Sozopol. Although the city is not one of the main tourists destinations, there are many luxury holiday resorts in the bay of Bourgas. If you are a lover of nature you can try one of the many camp-sites of region.
You can use all the transportations to reach Bourgas. There is an airport which is the second largest airport of the country and it is located 10 kilometers north of the Bourgas center. Besides the airport, you can also use the train or the bus to go to Bourgas. But if you decide to use the airport you can hire a car from there to go to city center or you can use the public transportation.
Some of the museums and galleries to visit
- Ethnographic Museum
- Archaeological Museum
- Historical Museum
- Nature and Science Museum
- Bogoridi Art Gallery
- Petko Zadgorski Art Gallery
Wonderfull images of the biggest city of Bulgary
Activities in Bourgas
In the city you can found many activities to do. Two festivals are taking place every year in Bourgas, The Spirit of Burgas and the International Folklore Festival. Spirit of Burgas takes place for three days in the city central beach Mid August. There you can enjoy all the kinds of music, ethno, rock, pop, indie, latino and even more. The tickets price is in the range of 20 euro and 60. The International Folklore Festival is one of the oldest international music events in the city. The first name of this festival was Balkan dances and music. The festival is held at the end of August in number of venues.
It is worth giving a little more attention to the area's natural beauty as well as the three lakes which surround the city offer us a stunning landscape with plenty of ecological interest.