Popular Lettings in Bulgaria
Highlights in Bulgaria
- Impressive architecture and monuments
- Delicious gastronomy
- Seasonal holiday break
- Communist historic past
- Great summer fun for the whole family
Most popular in Bulgaria
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Bulgaria
If you are looking for sea views, stay at Old Nessebar, an island with Roman remains, wooden Bulgarian houses and so many churches. The island is connected to New Nessebar by a causeway. If you head south, the great beaches of Pomorie, its Art Deco open air cinema, an impressive lagoon and an area for mud bathing are awaiting for you! Bourgas is the fourth biggest city in Bulgaria and the turning point to other touristic places such as Sunny Beach or Sozopol. If you prefer to stay in the capital, Sofia is a bustling city with different holiday rentals on offer in coastal or mountain resorts.New and traditional rentals in unbeatable settings
Comfortable lettings accommodating couples, families and groups. Chose a coastal rental and enjoy the morning views from your balcony or one in the mountains surrounded by nature and quietness. Fully functional holiday rentals with equipped kitchens, modern interiors and delightful decorations close to the main shops, restaurants and beaches. A bit away from towns, you can enjoy timber framed and stone roofed properties with large open dining areas and lovely gardens to feel the breeze when having your dining al fresco. Some properties feature nice pools to take a dip when the hottest sunny days arrive!
Holidays in Bulgaria
The area and getting around
This country in southeast Europe has so much to offer to visitors. Sofia, the capital, is the largest city with many years of history. Plovdiv is a great city with a fascinating history with typical Renaissance style house, cafes and restaurants. In Kazanlak, there is a great value in art and statues including a great tomb with unique frescos on its walls. In Koprivshtitsa, river Topolnista is lined with picture-perfect half-timbered buildings either side of it. Near Burgas, there is a great Thracian burial mound site with a perfect circular brick built dome that is more than 3.000 years old. Pay it a visit!Enjoy the great Bulgarian hospitality
Greatest bondings happen during meals. Bulgarians love to sit around the table and talk about their culture. They enjoy welcoming visitors to their tables and feed them with the most tasty recipes you can ever imagine. Try the local restaurants around the country where their recipes enjoy a great balance between cheese, meat, yoghourt and veggies. Have a refreshing Tarator, a delicious cucumber soup for the summer. Grab a snack on the go such as Lukanka, similar to salami and very tasty. Try the simple but delicious Shopska salata, the one newly-weds have as their first meal together, topped up with Bulgarian “Sirene” cheese that gives it a unique flavour. Kebapche, Lozovi Sarmi, Gyuvech or Meshana Skara are also great recipes to delight your palate.
Travellers and activities
Enjoy the Black Sea Riviera. It might not be the most obvious destination for a seaside break but it’s definitely worth it. The glittering coastline offers long, sandy beaches and charming little cities - Sozopol, Varna and Burgas. Miles of sand stretching down to Turkey, near the border. Heading up north, Sunny Beach is a great summer spot for your holiday break very well known for its watersports, sand dunes and the busy nightlife.Bulgaria for winter lovers
Each season is full of activities ski lovers. When winter comes it’s time to get you skiing gear and head to the slopes! This is a great option for a first skiing holiday and good value for money. First timers, beginners and intermediate skiers are welcome to try the best largest ski areas of Borovets and Bansko. Some advanced slopes are available. There is the option of English speaking instructors and former professional skiers who offer skiing lessons to help you develop your descending skills. The après scene draws in hundreds of people, especially young groups, to mingle and dance to traditional folk nights, Borovets being the loudest!
Did you know Bulgarians shake their heads to mean “Yes” and nod for “No”?
Top 5 travel tips in Bulgaria
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is in the heart of the capital, Sofia. The construction of this monument contains marble from Munich, metal sourced from Berlin but manufactured in Vienna and mosaics from Venice. Let the countless arches, murals and mosaics, leave you in awe. Marvel at the great pulpit and the majestic towers, along with the one that holds the 12 bells. Admire the golden domes of this inspirational Neo-Byzantine architecture.2. Visit the Rila Monastery
The Rila Monastery is an impressive monument with a great mountain backdrop listed as a World Heritage Site. It is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in the whole of Europe. To know the history and not miss a detail, get a guide to tell you all about it. You will see the galleries and the art within them, the old kitchen and a great collection of weapons.3. The beautiful Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik
Balchik is a pretty coastal town by the Black Sea with a great natural attraction that has been praised by many. The beautiful Palace and the perfect manicured gardens have been described as the prettiest ones in Europe. These two jewels are a piece of heaven on earth joined in a great area. It was the former residence of Queen Maria until 1938. In 1926, Jules Jani designed and built the park complex. Today it features more than 2.000 plant species and a unique collection of large-sized cactuses!4. Get a bit of family fun!
Travelling with kids during the summer can be difficult but in Bulgaria, there are options for the little ones to enjoy as well as for the parents. Have a great splashing day at Action Acqua Park with lots of fun rides and a zoo at the back. If you like the rides but do not get wet at all, head for Sunny Beach Luna Park, a big fair plenty of rides, games and great food at fair low prices5. The eastern side of the Iron Curtain
Are you interested in history? Take a three hours guided tour to discover a 45-year-long period that led to communism. Learn about the main landmarks of communist history in Sofia such as the former Bulgarian Communist Headquarters, the secret police building or the Soviet army monument and the National Palace of culture. Get to know the pros and cons of that era, the culture, the economy and its industry. Get a better idea of this country’s communist past and a new idea of Sofia..
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