Despite optimistic forecasts for tourism, tour operators call for resignation of Minister Angelkova

After in the last days of September, the Institute of Analyses and Assessment of Tourism reported that the summer tourist season was very successful and by the end of the year a rise of 8 per cent or more in the number of tourists would be marked, in..

published on 10/9/17 10:36 AM

Summer season in Bulgaria very successful

The CEO of the Institute for Analysis and Assessment in Tourism Rumen Draganov has said that this year’s summer season in Bulgaria has been very successful. In an interview for BGNES he has specified that by end-August more than 8.3 million..

published on 9/29/17 11:13 AM

The pyramids of Melnik – a natural phenomenon of world significance

The southern segment of Mount Pirin is known for its bizarre shapes and relief, especially in the region of the pyramids of Melnik, some 180 kms. from Sofia. The pyramids were formed of grey-white sands and clay layers, and in 1960 they were..

published on 9/24/17 8:00 AM

Welcome to Venetsa – most beautiful cave of Bulgaria’s North-West

One needs very comfortable shoes, no fear of dark and claustrophobically narrow spaces, in order to enter this one, but mostly you will need the full potential of your imagination. Welcome to the magic of the fantastic Venetsa ( The Wreath) cave,..

published on 9/23/17 9:30 AM

Dobarsko and its vicinities – unique combination of ancient history and beautiful nature

Everyone who decides to learn more about Bulgaria should visit the village of Dobarsko. Situated in the valley of Razlog, it attracts thousands of tourists. For the first time the name of the village was mentioned in a document by Tsar..

published on 9/2/17 8:00 AM

Vote for Bulgaria in competition for best tourism video

Bulgaria is a participant in the 2017 Tourism Video Competition on the occasion of the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, which will take place in the period September 11-17 in Chengdu, China. The contest is..

published on 8/24/17 3:14 PM

Experts skeptical over drawing a line between youth and family seaside resorts

The future of Bulgarian Black Sea tourism has become a hot topic this month in the context of massive checks of noise levels in the resort of Sunny Beach. Inspections led by Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov that included even confiscation of..

published on 8/22/17 12:29 PM

Italian top travel blog invites tourists to go and visit Plovdiv

The Italian travel blog www.girandolina.it , which is in the Top 100 of travel blogs in the world, is inviting tourists to go and visit Plovdiv in Bulgaria, Plovdiv municipality has announced. At the invitation of the town council, the..

published on 8/16/17 2:46 PM

Summer hiking in Soskovcheto Nature Reserve in Rhodope Mountains

They say that the best time for hiking in the mountains is in August, especially when we want to hide from the heat of the urban landscape. Naturally, keen tourists value every season and neither rain, nor snow can stop them. In the mountains, one..

published on 8/13/17 8:15 AM

Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists

Cruise tourism has become more accessible to tourists lately, Iliyan Ivanov from the Bulgarian Cruise Society told the National Radio. It is not surprising then that Bulgaria’s transport strategy until 2030 envisages tangible growth of this kind of..

published on 8/12/17 10:54 AM