Bulgarian tourism: good results so far, optimistic forecast by year-end

3,644,791 foreign nationals visited Bulgaria during the first six months of 2018. In this way the period January – June grew 8.9% on the same period of 2017, figures released by the National Statistical Institute suggest. In June 2018 alone,..

published on 8/12/18 1:25 PM

Happy faces of tourists captured on photo during Ropotamo River boat ride

Everyone is welcome on the boat pier of the Ropotamo River, where a colorful exhibition with pictures of the smiling faces of many tourists is on display. The photos are shot as part of a project by an environmental organization, and anyone..

published on 8/5/18 8:55 AM

Wild horses - part of Eastern Rhodopes’s beauty

The Eastern Rhodopes are a beautiful mountainous region near the Bulgarian borders with Turkey and Greece and the tourist season is now in full swing. A number of settlements and nature reserves offer places to stay and opportunities for..

published on 7/29/18 10:00 AM
Albena resort

Over 2 million foreign tourists are expected to visit Bulgaria in August: Rumen Draganov

Over 2 million foreign tourists are expected to visit Bulgaria in August. Nearly 3 million Bulgarians have booked their holidays in Bulgaria and abroad in August, the Director of the Institute for Analyses and Assessment in Tourism Rumen Draganov told..

published on 7/29/18 9:35 AM

Online and mobile guide presents itineraries and culinary destinations in cross-border region between Bulgaria and Turkey

A website and a mobile application provide information about tourist itineraries and culinary destinations in the border regions between Bulgaria and Turkey. They were developed as part of a project for the promotion of gourmet food and wine..

published on 7/24/18 12:38 PM

Village of Narechenski Bani hosts first edition of Patatnik Festival

Patatnik is a traditional Bulgarian potato-based dish typical of the Rhodope region. It is prepared with grated potatoes, onions, salt and spearmint. The meal is originally cooked over fire or a stove, but nowadays is also baked in the oven...

published on 7/21/18 7:00 AM

Kyustendil residents launch railway audio guide

Kristian Vaklinov and Anatoli Kostov from the civil association „For the narrow-gauge railway” have launched a railway audio guide covering the entire route of the Rhodope Train. The tour consists of 23 points with a starting station in..

published on 7/14/18 9:05 AM

Serious growth of international tourism revenues in Bulgaria

Data of the Central Bank says that the revenues in the tourist sphere over the first 4 months of 2018 were nearly 11% higher on the same period of 2017. The number of foreign tourists exceeded 1.772 mln., marking a growth of 9.3%. Our..

published on 7/7/18 10:00 AM

Bulgarians and Serbs meet on Mount Ruy

Once not so popular tourist destination, the westernmost part of West Bulgaria, where mountains Zavalka, Lyubash, Ruy, Cherna Gora, Golo Bardo and Konyavska meet, has become a true discovery for the fans of tourism in the past ten years. The..

published on 6/16/18 10:05 AM

Traveler Zornitsa Shepkova: I'm impressed by kindness and helpfulness of people I meet on the road

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." These are..

published on 6/15/18 2:21 PM