28 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

28 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

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Varna
— 11 nights
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Sunny Beach
— 8 nights
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Sozopol
— 8 nights
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Varna — 11 nights

Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Kids will appreciate attractions like ''Primorski'' park and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varna: Kamchiya River (in Kamchia) and Byala (Gorica Zoo & Ancient Fortress). Spend a fun-filled day on the 3rd (Wed) at Aquapolis. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolphinarium Varna, find something for the whole family at Amusement Park Varna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nirvana Beach, and fulfill a lifelong dream with Baracuda Dive Centre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Varna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sofia to Varna is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sofia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Varna, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sunny Beach.
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Sunny Beach — 8 nights

Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
Family-friendly places like Action Aquapark and Sunny Beach Luna Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Sunny Beach: Obzor (Cape Emine & Irakli Beach). Spend a fun-filled day on the 14th (Sun) at Aqua Paradise Ltd. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Nessebar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Blaise, admire the landmark architecture of St Stephens Church, and make a trip to Monastery of St. George.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sunny Beach online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Varna to Sunny Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sunny Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sozopol.
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Sozopol — 8 nights

The romantic atmosphere that lives on in this old city, located along the stunning Black Sea coast, makes Sozopol a popular seaside getaway.
Bring the kids along to Sozopol Old Town and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Sozopol: Silistar Beach (in Ahtopol), Burgas (Historical Museum of Burgas, Sea Garden, &more) and Butamyata Beach (in Sinemoretz). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ravadinovo Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Zosima, stroll through Perla Beach, and don't miss a visit to Beglik-Tash.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sozopol trip builder website.

Drive from Sunny Beach to Sozopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
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