Tourism industry needs sustainable standards and products that bring tourists back to Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s Black Sea and mountain resorts are preferred destinations for tourism for people from the neighboring Balkan countries, as well as from tourists from other EU member states. To keep this trend, however, changes in the attitude..

published on 2/18/20 1:52 PM

Тraditional Bulgarian culture comes to life in Zlatograd’s old town

The picturesque town of Zlatograd located amidst the beautiful Rhodope Mountain is one of the few remaining places in Bulgaria where one can still get a firs-hand experience of the traditional culture of Bulgarians and literally..

updated on 2/17/20 1:33 PM

Direct flights from Zagreb to Sofia to start during tourist season

Croatia Airlines is to launch a direct flight from Zagreb to Sofia, the business portal for monitoring world routes Routes Onlines reports. The Zagreb-Sofia flights start from May 1 and will be operated seasonally until the end of October. The flights..

published on 2/14/20 9:49 AM

Narrow-gauge train in the Rhodopes tops The Guardian’s 10 best scenic rail journeys in Europe

A tourist attraction that Bulgarian and foreign tourists find fascinating is the Septemvri-Dobrinishte narrow-gauge train . The train winds through the mountain maze connecting the Upper Thracian Plain with the Rhodopes, Rila and Pirin. The..

published on 2/9/20 8:55 AM

Aquae Calidae -a modern amusement park with roots in the historical heritage of Burgas

A playroom “like a huge Lego set” where kids will be able build different kinds of Roman fortresses. They will be able to put on clothes from times long past, to shoot a bow and arrow, to get to know different ancient techniques of..

published on 2/1/20 8:00 AM

Bulgaria’s organized tourism receives financial stimulus from the state for the first time

The Bulgarian cabinet allotted an extra EUR 7.5 million from the state budget for promotion of organized tourism in this country. Our focus is on the summer tourist season between June and the end of September, because analyses in the tourism..

published on 1/28/20 1:44 PM

Petrich Fortress near Varna – architectural treasure impressing archaeologists and tourists

Inaccessible and unknown even to many archaeologists, the Roman fortress Petrich Kale is about to become a new tourist attraction in Bulgaria. It is located far away from the town of Petrich in southern Bulgaria, as it is situated close to the..

published on 1/26/20 8:25 AM

Bulgarian Church in Istanbul visited by over 300,000 in two years

More than 300, 000 people have visited the Bulgarian iron church St. Stephen in Istanbul over the past two years. According to the chairman of the Bulgarian Churches in Istanbul Foundation Vasil Liaze, at least half of the visitors at the church are..

published on 1/18/20 8:45 AM

Frenchman from Bordeaux promoting Bulgaria as wine tourism destination

Wine tourism is a chance for Bulgaria to attract wealthy tourists, as well as an opportunity to show the country should not be perceived as a cheap alcohol destination. This is what Frenchman Guy Labeyrie, who has the goal of promoting Bulgaria..

published on 1/17/20 1:48 PM

Pamporovo mountain resort - preferred destination in winter

The Pamporovo resort in the Rhodope Mountains reports a 9% rise in the number of tourists compared to last year. Since the start of the ski season, about 100,000 tourists have passed through the resort. Bulgarian and Balkan tourists are the..

published on 1/14/20 4:47 PM