The Bulgarian Black Sea coast offers many and diverse opportunities for recreation and entertainment. With an impressive 378 km of shore line, the coast offers 70 beaches, many bays, picturesque estuaries with beautiful dense forests and a delightful mixture of mountain and sea climates.
The Bulgarian seaside is best known for its long sandy beaches, clear water and immense variety of resorts and vacation complexes. There is something for everyone – families, young fun-seeking people or nature lovers who prefer a peaceful and quiet holiday. The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast has been populated for thousands of years. You can visit precious historical memorials in many Bulgarian seaside towns and resorts – a fine opportunity to diversify your vacation and feel the atmosphere of ancient times. Among the most popular places of interest is the Old Town of Nessebar – UNESCO recognized cultural heritage site.
|Thursday||Bulgarian Evening traditional folklore show & coal dance||0||0||1||open wine|
|Friday||Varna city tour & the dolphin show||1||0||1||1|
|Saturday||Kamchia river & Nessebar the museum town||1||1||0||0|
|Sunday||The Magical Springs & Thracians heritage||1||1||0||0|
|Monday||Balchik, the botanical gardens and Cape Kaliakra||1||1||0||0|
|Tuesday||Constanta "the Romanian California"||1||1||0||0|
|Wednesday||Free at leisure||1||0||1||0|
|Thursday||Flight to Beirut||1||0||0||0|
20h30 – Departure from the hotel to the resort of Albena; A resort with a unique architectural style.
21h00 – Dinner in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant. Feel the Bulgarian spirit while watching an authentic folk show & coal dance. (open wine)
00h00 – Return to the hotel. Overnight.
11h00 – Departure from Golden Sands to the city of Varna.
11h30 – A guided tour through the most magnificent sights of the sea capital – “The Assumption of Holy Mother” Cathedral & the Opera Square.
12h15 – Proceed to visit the Naval Museum – the first military museum in Bulgaria followed by a small walk in the Marine Park – “the biggest in the Balkan range”.
13h30 – A short break for refreshments, followed by free time to discover downtown Varna or for shopping.
16h30 – Proceed to visit the Dolphinarium where one of the most famous dolphin shows worldwide is performed.
17h45 – Return to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight.
09h00 – Departure from the hotel to the ancient city of Nessebar – A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
10h15 – A midway stop at Kamchia Reserve to enjoy the unique combination of river, forest and sea. Boat trip in Kamchia river.
10h45 – Short break for refreshments on the riverside.
12h15 – Arrival at Chatra Complex to relish the panoramic view of Nessebar and Sunny Beach resort; the biggest Bulgarian sea resort.
12h30 – Continue to Nessebar to have lunch in a cozy restaurant. A short guided tour to the old churches, followed by free time to browse the narrow streets and antique shops.
16h00 – Arrival to Sunny Beach resort with free time for swimming or to enjoy some of the various activities offered at the resort.
17h45 – Return to the hotel. Overnight.
10h00 – Departure from Golden Sands to the town of Devnya.
11h00 – Arrival at “Neolithic Village” where one can experience the everyday life of the Thracians & taste delicious authentic Thracian food.
12h30 – Proceed to the “Magic Spring” restaurant for lunch. In ancient times it used to be the favorite place of relaxation for Marciana – the sister of the Roman Emperor Trajan
15h30 – Proceed to the Glass factory in Beloslav to observe a live demonstration of hand-made glassware craftsmanship and to buy souvenirs.
17h00 – Return to the hotel. Overnight.
10h30 – Departure from Golden Sands to the town of Balchik.
11h00 – A short stop at a local pottery workshop to watch a live demonstration on pottery making & to buy unique handmade souvenirs.
11h30 – Arrival at the beautiful Botanical Garden in Balchik which naturally surrounds the Castle that used to be the summer residence of the Romanian queen “Maria Louisa” in the 20th century.
13h30 – Lunch will be served in a cozy fish restaurant while enjoying the view of the beach & seaside.
14h45 – Departure to Cape Kaliakra; an extremely picturesque site where one can enjoy the amazing views and learn about its legends.
17h00 – Proceed to the historical Complex “Ongala” to get acquainted with the Bulgarian history from ancient times to the present day.
18h30 – Return to the hotel. Overnight.
08h00 – Departure from Golden Sands resort to Romania with a short break for refreshments (Refreshments not included).
12h00 – Arrival to Constanta, the third largest city in Romania for a guided sightseeing tour of the old city center including the Casino with its’ sumptuous architecture, Ovidiu square & St. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Free time in the city.
14h00 – Continue to Mamaia resort to have a typical Romanian lunch on the amazing Mamaia lake.
15h00 – A panoramic trip with the Telegondola lift overlooking the resort, beach and lake followed by free time to enjoy the resort.
17h00 – Continue the route to the biggest wooden church in the Balkans – St. Mina.
17h30 – Return to the hotel. Overnight.
After breakfast, a free day at leisure. Dinner & Overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to the Airport for the flight back to Beirut.
DEPARTURE: With Bulgarian Air Charter from Beirut Int’l Airport
From 29 June till 28 September 2017