Due to the unique combination of marvelous sand stripes, crystal sea,
and beautiful forests, cut by picturesque rivers the region of South
Black Sea Coast offers wonderful opportunities for sea and ecological
There are situated numerous reserves that keep the bio
diversity of the region. The reserve of Ropotamo, located at the lower
course of the river of the same name is famous for the beautiful water
lilies that grow there and one of the most whimsical rock formations in
the country known as the Lion's head. It includes several smaller
reserves and parks that preserve unique flora, fauna and natural
landmarks. They are the natural park Ropotamo, the reserves of
Arkutino, Zmiiski ostrov (Snake's Island) and Morski pelin. Other
reserves in the region are Alepou - a swampy lagoon which hosts a
plethora of resident and migratory fauna and Pyasachnite lilii (The
The South Black Sea Coast offers opportunities for
sea vacations for every one's taste. Those looking for luxury and first
class comfort should go to resort of Dyuni and the town of Sozopol and
those who want quiet and rest should go to Chernomorets, Primorsko,
Kiten, Lozenets, Ahtopol, Sinemorets.
The Bourgas Black Sea Coast offers marvelous conditions for sea
tourism. It also has unique natural resources such as mineral springs,
curative mud and natural lakes which host threaten with extinction and
protected plant and animal life. The rich cultural and historical
heritage offers opportunities for development of cultural tourism.
The biggest town in the area is Bourgas. The region bears its name. The
town of Pomorie is a tourist and a health center due to the
availability of curative mud. Thanks to its preserved nature and
ecological conditions, it is awarded the Blue Flag Award.
Bourgas region are situated some of the well known Bulgarian sea
resorts, such as Sunny Beach and St. Vlas. They offer luxury, comfort,
first class service, as well as marvelous conditions for water sports.
The town of Nessebar is a preferable place for sea vacations. It
combines excellent opportunities for sea and cultural tourism. The old
part of the town, which will carry you away in the atmosphere of
ancient times is under the protection of UNESCO. The old buildings were
restored and new houses in ancient style were built.
interesting sights revealing the history of the region are the cape of
Emine, the village of Emona famous for being a birthplace of the
Thracian king Rez that participated in the Thracian war and was killed
by Odysseus and Diomedus according to Homer's Iliad, the fortress of
Paleokastro, the Pomorie tomb.
The village of Ravda attracts many young people since there are situated many student camps.
The biological diversity of the region has been preserved in the
protected area of Poda, the lakes of Mandra, Atanasovsko and Bourgas.