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It is a place where civilization and nature meet to create the perfect blend between urban life and the great outdoors and where everything is within an arm’s length. The attractions of the country…

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Bulgaria lies at the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, building a bridge between the classy and sophisticated West and the colourful and friendly East and, quite naturally, is heavily influenced by both.


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The country was formed in 681 AD and this makes it one of the oldest in Europe and the world. Hence, the numerous historical and cultural monuments one will find there. In terms of territory, it occupies the mere 110,910 sq km which makes it a real tiny gem, offering so much with so little. Saying that you can do some hiking in the mountain in the morning, go see a play in the theatre in the afternoon and grab a bite in a restaurant on the seafront in the evening won’t be an exaggeration, on the contrary. But that’s not all. A couple of hours will be more than enough to complete your escape from the big city and dive in the solitude of some authentic little village where locals will greet you with the most delicious organic fruits and vegetables and homemade yogurt and cheese you have ever tasted. The most common starting point of every trip around Bulgaria is its capital city…

Tha Mauntains and the Sea:

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These are Bulgaria’s most invaluable assets and also the greatest attractions for tourists. Apart from Vitosha, the mountain standing next to the capital city, there are about 35 more mountains on the territory of the country. The two giants Rila and Pirin, both national parks, are located in the southwestern part of the country. Their world-class ski resorts and numerous ecotrails make them great for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. Rila is also the highest mountain on the Balkans with its Musala Peak (2925 m), while Vihren Peak in Pirin is the second highest in the country – 2914m. The Rhodopes, Orpheus’s mountain, take up the bulk of Southern Bulgaria. They provide excellent opportunities for mountaineering, their villages preserve the traditional Bulgarian customs and folklore and their rocks keep substantial evidence of the Thracians who inhabited these places thousands of years ago.  But perhaps most spectacular of all is Stara Planina – the Great Divide. Old Mountain, as the name translates into English, runs through the whole country separating the Danubian Plain to the north from the Upper Thracian Plain to the south and connecting the Bulgarian West to Black Sea. Botev (2376m), its highest peak, is named after Hristo Botev, one of the most iconic figures in Bulgarian history. The mountains are also perceived as important religious sanctuaries where tourists will discover some of Bulgaria’s most magical monasteries.

So, we finally reached it – the Black Sea Coast.

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It runs along the entire Eastern border of the country, covering a distance of 378 km. And every summer thousands of tourists spend their vacations there. But why? Well, because it offers endless sandy beaches and great variety of attractions at affordable prices.order of the country, covering a distance of 378 km. And every summer thousands of tourists spend their vacations there. But why? Those who enjoy the peace and quiet can go up north to Krapets or down south to Sinemorets. The devoted campers can relax on the beaches of Smokinya, Arapya or Kavatsi. The fun-lovers can have their holidays in the entertainment centres Sunny Beach and Golden Sands. And the admirers of history, culture and religion can visit Nesebar, an architectural reserve and one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, or Sozopol where the relics of St. John the Baptist are preserved. Of course there is still the beach, the sun, and the blue sea.

Natural wonders and mineral springs:

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vidence of the Thracians who inhabited these places thousands of years ago.  But perhaps most spectacular of all is Stara Planina – the Great Divide. Old Mountain, as the name translates into English, runs through the whole country separating the Danubian Plain to the north from the Upper Thracian Plain to the south and connecting the Bulgarian West to Black Sea. Botev (2376m), its highest peak, is named after Hristo Botev, one of the most iconic figures in Bulgarian history. The mountains are also perceived as important religious sanctuaries where tourists will discover some of Bulgaria’s most magical monasteries.

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Fashion

Bulgaria loves fashion. You could find out that bulgarian people has a very delicate sense of style and elegance. Fashion is a subject that exist in everyday life of bulgarian women.

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Bulgarian girls prefer to be dressed more ellegant that comfortable and sportive.

Check out some street style of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia:

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