Bulgaria is a country of extraordinary diversity, and visitors are now flocking to this vibrant country to enjoy its beautiful landscapes and rich history, culture and great monuments.
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If you’re looking for a beach holiday, head for Varna. The open-air venues operate day and night, and the sandy beaches are excellent for families.
Rock-climbers will have an ideal setting for a worthy adventure at the steep crags overlooking the water at precipitous angles in this area. For hiking, biking and climbing, the town of Veliko Tarnovo with its long gorge and remains of medieval citadel is very much the place to be.
For those on the lookout for a more relaxing holiday experience and some sightseeing and shopping, the main towns and cities of Bulgaria are best.
Sofia is the capital, and is busy but welcoming and friendly. You’ll find plenty of good shopping malls and excellent restaurants here. Students predominate in Veliko Tarnovo and the main attraction is thus the buzzing nightlife. Head to Varna for the beaches, and for Plovdiv to to see an example of an old Roman town.
Bulgaria is home to amazing 19th century architecture, which continues to give cities like Sofia a fascinating rural air. Examples of this are kâshta buildings characterised by whitewashed walls, hand-woven rugs and lovely wood-carved ceilings. The country’s medieval monasteries contain most of the greatest artworks, with the paintings in the Rila Monastery being particularly striking.
It’s easy to get around Bulgaria by train, bus or car, as the transport links are efficient and all the main cities are connected by road and rail.
Fly to Bulgaria with Qatar Airways and discover a bold and vibrant country with a rich historical background and a warm, friendly welcome.