Thracian dome tomb in Pomorie

The Thracian dome tomb in Pomorie is unique to the Balkan Peninsula. Archaeologists date it at the end of the III and the beginning of the IV century AD. For this reason, it is defined as the latest representative of the Thracian tombs for the territory of Bulgaria. Also, it is the most massive Thracian tomb in Bulgaria.

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Pomorie – information, landmarks and beaches

Pomorie is the third-largest city on the Black Sea coast after Varna and Burgas, and one of its main branches is tourism. It has excellent conditions for a seaside holiday combined with historical and natural landmarks. Its location near the Pomorie Lake provides opportunities for walking along the eco-trail as well as watching of rare birds. Moreover, Two specialised sanatoriums and some spa hotels offer mud baths with the unique healing mud and lye from Pomorie Lake, which attracts thousands of visitors year-round. The city is also attractive to wine connoisseurs – there are several wineries here that organise tasting dinners, and a wine festival takes place here summertime. In general, Pomorie is a suitable destination for families with children as it is a peaceful resort.

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Sozopol – the city of salvation from the monotony

Sozopol is the oldest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. It has a unique architectural appearance, and there are many historical sites on its territory that worth a visit. Besides cultural tourism, the town offers excellent opportunities for sea holidays, sports and entertainment as there are beautiful beaches here. Around the city, there are also natural attractions that you could explore. Annually, at the end of each summer, the Apolonia Arts Festival takes place here, which is, of course, an additional entertainment for tourists – music, theatre, cinema, ballet, architecture, plastic arts. Sozopol is suitable for both stay with family and summer active nightlife – many discos and nightclubs are capable of satisfying all musical desires.

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Nessebar – an ancient seaside town

Nessebar is attractive to tourists with its excellent opportunities for a holiday at sea and its remarkable old atmosphere. It consists of two parts – the “New” City, where are the spacious beach and hotels, and the “Old” City, which has an abundance of old buildings. The buildings are of different ages, with the oldest being more than 1500 years old. Despite their age, they are in good condition, therefore Nessebar entered in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In addition, the old town has attractive geographical features – built on a broad peninsula with steep banks, connected to the land by an isthmus.

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Ropotamo Reserve – information and map of hiking trails

Ropotamo Reserve and its surroundings are famous for its wild nature, rugged relief, various natural landmarks, rocky seashores, beach, dunes and swamps. Its location is close to the town of Primorsko, Bulgaria.

On the attached map below, the boundary of Ropotamo reserve is with a red line. The protected areas “Beglik Tash – Ropotamo” and “Rock formations, the fjords and the seal’s cave in the field of Cape Maslen Nos” are located close to it. Read more… “Ropotamo Reserve – information and map of hiking trails”

From Beglik Tash to the wild Bay St. Paraskeva

The trail starts from the Thracian sanctuary Beglik Tash passes through scenic forest road and reach the wild Bay St. Paraskeva, that was an ancient port and later served as a hideout of pirates in the Middle Ages.

This path is the most scenic trail around the area of Ropotamo Reserve, near the town of Primorsko, Bulgaria. It provides the opportunity to see objects of archaeological importance and to enjoy the beautiful forest scenery, sea and rock formations.

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Primorsko: Walk to the Thracian sanctuary Beglik Tash

Beglik Tash is a complex of high cliffs groups, each with a different role, served for the ancient Thracian rituals at sunrise. It is near Primorsko, Bulgaria. Besides its history and attractive rocks, the place is exciting to tourists because it offers a couple of hiking trails. They are leading to other historical sites and scenic landscapes – Bay “St. Paraskeva”, Cape “Maslen nos”, rock formation “Lion’s head “and mouth of Ropotamo river (look at the bottom).

To get to the ancient Thracian cliffs Beglik Tash, firstly, you have to go into the town of Primorsko. After that, you have to pass along North Beach of Primorsko and “Perla” Residence. Continue on the asphalt road through the forest. Further, you will reach an exit, where is a large sign reading “Бегликташ” and barrier.

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