8 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

8 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bulgarian Black Sea Coast trip itinerary planner
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Sunny Beach
— 2 nights
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Sozopol
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Varna
— 3 nights
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Sunny Beach — 2 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.
Sunny Beach is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Stephens Church, laugh and play at Action Aquapark, and make a trip to Monastery of St. George.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sunny Beach vacation planner.

London, UK to Sunny Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Sunny Beach when traveling from London in January, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sozopol.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Sozopol — 2 nights

The romantic atmosphere that lives on in this old city, located along the stunning Black Sea coast, makes Sozopol a popular seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Yuzhna krepostna stena i kula, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Sozopol Old Town. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Archeological Museum Burgas, stroll around Sea Garden, and then relax and rejuvenate at Aquae Calidae - Thermopolis.

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Drive from Sunny Beach to Sozopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Varna.
Museums · Spas · Baths · Parks
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Varna — 3 nights

Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Varna is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Mall, don't miss a visit to Barite Complex, and delve into the distant past at Stone Forest.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Varna trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Sozopol to Varna by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Varna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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