August is the high summer season in Bulgaria when all hotels are full of tourists from around the world. In the last few years, Burgas was established as one of the most dynamically developing cities in the country and acquired the image of a modern European city. It is also an important industrial, commercial, transport, cultural, shopping and tourist centre. Burgas is a popular place for summer vacation and very easy to be reached due to the International Airport Burgas, a maritime station, train station and two coach stations. A highway links the city to the capital – Sofia and there are good connections to all other Bulgarian summer resorts. As you already know, Bulgaria Transfer provides the best rate for transfer between the Burgas Airport and each hotel in the resorts on the Black Sea coast.
No matter if you are spending the summer vacation in Burgas or in the nearest resorts- Sunny Beach, Nessebar, Sozopol, Sveti Vlas, Pomorie, Primorsko, the city of Burgas is a good option for a few days journey. It has huge cultural heritage from an ancient time, beautiful nature and unique spirit. Burgas will impress you with a lot of attractions and places to visit.
Here you can find the top 3 places in Burgas which you definitely must see!
3. Burgas Sand Fest: "Safari with a camera"
The Sand Figures Festival has been conducted for a few years now. Artist from the whole world participates in a competition of sand figures. This year's edition of the festival is the 8th consecutive one. The topic "On a safari with a camera" shows massive figures of some most interesting representatives of the animal kingdom: lions, kangaroo, elephant, lemurs, parrots, flamingos and many more, which you will meet on the Sand festival. Do not forget your camera! "Safari with a camera" gives a chance to the children of all ages to enter the role of sculptors. This happens in specially organized schools, in which the kids work alongside with the authors of the sculptures.
Do not miss Bourgas Sand Fest!
2. St. Anastasia Island
The island is a very popular place and a must-see when travelling to Burgas in the summer. It is located in the Burgas Bay in the Black Sea. There are hundreds of legends and mystery stories about it.
St. Anastasia Island is the most romantic place in the Burgas Bay, where you will find a healing shrine, offering wonder-working herbs; medieval monastery, where you can stay overnight; restaurant with traditional Burgas meals; museum and a fantastic view to the Black Sea. You can get there on a boat, leaving from the Sea station Burgas, or book here online day trip to St. Anastasia Island:
1. The Sea Garden– the symbol of Burgas
The beautiful nature of Burgas is also one of the reasons for the city to be a preferred place for a holiday. Burgas is surrounded by water – both sea and fresh: the Black Sea and three lakes – Burgas, Atanasovsko and Mandrensko Lakes. This is the largest complex of seaside lakes in Bulgaria, which is also a protected natural territory. Burgas has one of the longest beach strips with fine golden sand, gradually deepening sea level, calm and clean water.
The Sea Garden is not just a park by the seaside, it’s the heart of the city. There you will enjoy the exotic atmosphere of hundreds of plants from different parts of the world. The old part of the Seaside Park has been established as a monument of park art. The area offers you as well as a lot of entertainment in the Summer Theater, Folklore, Music and Art Festivals, an outdoor gym, numerous pubs and local restaurants.
Burgas is a starting point of your summer vacation in the Bulgarian resorts, located on the South Black Sea coast. With Bulgaria Transfers you can reach all of them very fast and easy with a private or shared transfer from Burgas Airport. Check here our rates! You can choose from a car, minibus, coach or shuttle bus.
Have a safe trip to Burgas, we are looking forward to meeting you at the airport!