Bulgaria is a country of 110,993 sq. km in south-eastern Europe and, clockwise from the south borders Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia and Romania. To the east the country’s natural border is the Black Sea.
Welcome to a fascinating destination for summer and winter tourism. Mild climate, beautiful and diverse nature and azure, sandy beaches on the coast attract tourists from all over the world. Modern hotels and holiday resorts add to a memorable vacation. Go further and enjoy winter holiday skiing on the slopes of Bansko, Borovets, Pamporovo and many other winter resorts.
Bulgaria is a natural gift. Rivers, lakes, golden sand beaches, vast plains, high mountains and evergreen forests create a diversity rarely seen on a single country’s territory. Numerous mineral waters throughout the country provide excellent conditions for spa and wellness. The mountains reveal a colourful world of forests, pastures, rock formations, villages and history. A good option for discovering the outdoors of Bulgaria is hiking, cycling, horseback riding or maybe taking a multi-activity trip. Bulgaria is a top destination for ornithological and botany tours. Protected areas cover nearly 6% of the state’s territory.
Historically, Bulgaria is one of the first countries in Europe, recognized in 681. Glorious past and historic evidence of various civilizations that have been on Bulgarian territories are seen everywhere. Golden treasures, architectural ensembles, rock relieves, and numerous monasteries narrate history, faith, beliefs, and fights of the people who have lived on these ancient lands since the days of yore. The country has a 4000 year long wine producing history. Bulgaria is the land of roses. The preserved identity of Bulgarian villages incorporates their traditions, colours and rhythms, delicious homemade food and warm hospitality.