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Bourgas Black Sea Coast

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.

In 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.

Other 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.