7 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

7 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Varna
— 2 nights
2
Sveti Vlas
— 1 night
3
Sozopol
— 1 night
4
Sunny Beach
— 2 nights

2
nights
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aladzha Monastery, and then examine the collection at Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Stone Forest, take in the exciting artwork at INHOM Art Glass Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Le Papillon, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tina Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Varna sightseeing planning app.

Dublin, Ireland to Varna is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Varna is 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in September, expect Varna to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sveti Vlas.

Things to do in Varna

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik
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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin ©
Stone Forest ©
Stone Forest
Aladzha Monastery ©
Aladzha Monastery

1
night
Sveti Vlas

Sveti Vlas ©
Sveti Vlas, is a town and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Afanasiy the Great, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Blaise, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Motorcycles, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Emine.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sveti Vlas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Varna to Sveti Vlas in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sveti Vlas can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sozopol.

Things to do in Sveti Vlas

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Cape Emine
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Cape Emine ©
Cape Emine

1
night
Sozopol

Sozopol ©
The romantic atmosphere that lives on in this old city, located along the stunning Black Sea coast, makes Sozopol a popular seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Zosima, look for gifts at Boutique Wine Shop, then explore the historical opulence of Ravadinovo Castle, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Church of The Most Holy Mother.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sozopol online travel route planner.

You can drive from Sveti Vlas to Sozopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Sozopol sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Sozopol

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Ravadinovo Castle ©
Ravadinovo Castle
Church of The Most Holy Mother ©
Church of The Most Holy Mother
Boutique Wine Shop ©
Boutique Wine Shop

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nights
Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach ©
Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
On the 8th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Beach Mall, do some two-wheel cruising with Karting Sunny Beach, and then kick back and relax at Irakli Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soak in style at Turkish baths, admire the striking features of St Stephens Church, take in the exciting artwork at Ji'votnoto and Gallery - TA, then explore the ancient world of Church of Saint Sophia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Savior Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sunny Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Sozopol to Sunny Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sunny Beach can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sunny Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Nessebar, Irakli Beach
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Irakli Beach ©
Irakli Beach
Turkish Baths
Church of Saint Sophia ©
Church of Saint Sophia

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