Pobiti Kamani - Bulgaria what to see

Pobiti Kamani near Varna – a must-see natural phenomena

If staying close to the Northern Black Seaside or anywhere in North-Eastern Bulgaria, a must-see natural sight is the natural phenomena Pobiti Kamani – also known as the Stone Forest. The spot, made up of numerous, up to 7 m high stones perched on a very flat area – is considered…

Sveshtari tomb bulgaria what to see

Sveshtari Tomb – an exquisitely decorated Thracian tomb

Most visitors of Bulgaria spend their time in the country in Sofia, Plovdiv and Veliko Tarnovo. Some go to the seaside, others to very well preserved small towns like Koprivshtica, Melnik, Leshten. Few dare to explore, however, the North Eastern part of Bulgaria which, due to its location and historical…

devetashka cave what to see in bulgaria

Devetashka cave – one of the most picturesque natural wonders of Bulgaria

If heading from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo, or if, simply, you are located in Sofia or Northern Bulgaria and want to make yourself a special day trip, head to Devetashka cave. Located very close to the city of Lovech, this enormous karst cave is spectacular and very well worth any…

Travelling from Sofia or Plovdiv to Istanbul by train – how and why

Many visitors of Bulgaria are taking advantage of the proximity of Sofia and Plovdiv to Istanbul and using the convenient train option to reach there. I have recently traveled myself using this train, so here is a quick overview of this transport option, and the many Pros for using it….

What to see in Sofia – top 10 sights and things to do

Lots of my website visitors are reaching out with the question – what to see and do in Sofia within a limited time, usually up to 3 days? What are the best sights in Sofia, where to start with, to get as good as possible understanding of what the capital…

Rose oil production facilities

Visiting a Rose oil factory in Bulgaria

Perhaps many of you know that Bulgaria is the biggest producer of rose oil in the world and rose oil making has long traditions in our country. Many Bulgarian cosmetic products use rose oil in their ingredients and you can get a lot of souvenirs with rose oil or rose…

Stob Pyramids Rila monastery

2 amazing sights on your way to Rila Monastery – Stob Pyramids and Bohemia waterfalls

Many visitors of Bulgaria head to Rila Monastery in the first days of their stay, and this is awesome. Rila Monastery is definitely a place everyone coming to Bulgaria should visit. Moreover, it is fairly easily accessible with rent a car, bus shuttles, inter city buses, etc. But, if you…

Koprivshtica

Visiting the museum town of Koprivshtica

Many tourists coming to Bulgaria have heard about Koprivshtica and are eager to visit this true museum town. And for a reason – this is the town where you can see the most and the most well-preserved houses, churches, streets, bridges and atmosphere of Bulgaria from the 19th century. Why…

Hissarya Roman thermal baths

Hissarya – hot springs and roman baths!

One of the best places you can fully relax in Bulgaria in one of the numerous mineral water resorts in the country. Hissarya is one of the best of them – so much to do, both inside this small resort city and around! Here is what to do in this…

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The Roman Villa Armira – a jewel in Southern Bulgaria

If you love exploring historical sights, the Roman Villa Armira close to the city of Ivaylovgrad should definitely land in your Bulgaria sightseeing list. Located in the midst of the beauty of Eastern Rhodopi mountain, the villa is one of the hidden jewels of Southern Bulgaria! And one that definitely…