Sozopol Old Town, Sozopol

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At Sozopol Old Town, experience the beaches, history, culture, and cuisine of an ancient seaside town. Walk the town's narrow cobbled streets alongside sun-dried brick walls and old wooden houses. Older women sit in front of the houses, chatting, knitting, and selling freshly picked figs and homemade jams and jellies. Watch fishermen on wooden boats pulling nets from the sea, then stop at one of many traditional restaurants for Bulgarian, Greek, or Turkish cuisine. You'll also find fish stalls, coffee shops, snack bars, and campsites. The town is famous for its lively cultural scene, especially the Apollonia art and film festival. A visit to Sozopol Old Town represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Sozopol road trip planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • Sozopol is one of my best childhood memories-spending my vacation there with my parents and and their friends. Nowadays however, the old town of Sozopol is much busier than it used to be, a bit dirtie...  more »
  • Nice town with old houses, beautiful sea views, nice restaurants, steeped in history. Not match up however to Nessebar.
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  • All has been said. An incredibly beautiful place. Very cool. A lot of restaurants from the locals. Old buildings. If you go out on the wall, you can see the open sea.
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  • It's worth a look if you're spending a day in Sozopol.
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