Trips & Excursions

If you have chosen Sunny Beach as your holiday destination, besides spending unforgettable days, you will also have the unique chance to come in contact with one of the oldest European and world civilization and culture. Whether by plane, coach or car, within the framework of your holiday you can travel to:


(just 3 km from Sunny Beach)
  • small rocky town, included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage
  • living monument of millennial human history: ancient fortress walls, mediaeval churches, narrow cobblestone lanes, old wooden houses with strings of dried fish hanging from their roofs
  • a romantic heaven for fishermen, artists and lovers of beauty

Sofia - Rila Monastery

Two days by bus.
  • Day 1.
    Departure for Plovdiv. Tour of city, lunch. Rila Monastery via Borovets. Dinner and wine-tasting in period monastic environment. Overnight.
  • Day 2.
    Morning service at monastery. Departure for Sofia. Tour of city landmarks. St. Alexander Nevsky Memorial Church. Lunch, return trip to Sunny Beach.

Plovdiv - Bachkovo

Two days by bus.
  • Day 1.
    Departure for Stara Zagora, lunch in the city. Plovdiv, tour of old Town. Dinner.
  • Day 2.
    Breakfast. Departure for Bachkovo Monastery, tour. Departure for Plovdiv, free time. Lunch in Asenovgrad. Return trip to Sunny Beach.

Veliko Turnovo

Two days.
  • Day 1.
    Departure for Kazanluk. Tour of of Thracian Tomb and Museum of the Rose. Lunch in town. Visit to Shipka Memorial Church, Etura Theme park. Departure for Veliko Turnovo, free time, dinner.
  • Day 2.
    Tour of Veliko Turnovo. Visit to mediaeval Tsarevets Fortress and one of Bulgarian's loveliest period villages, Arbanassi. Lunch and return trip to Sunny Beach.

Kotel - Zheravna

Day trip by bus
  • Departure for Zheravna with brief rest on the way. In Zheravna, tour of a museum house, the church and icon collection. Free time, lunch.
  • Departure for Kotel. Visit to the museum of old Kotel arts and crafts, Galatean's school, with demonstration of folk musical instruments by students at the unique folk music school. Visit to the Ethnographic and natural History Museum. Return trip to Sunny Beach.

Varna - Golden Sands

Day trip by bus.
  • Departure for Varna with brief rest on the way. Visit to Dolphin Show at the Dolphinarium. Lunch at Golden Sands, free time, return to Sunny Beach.
  • Varna - major port and resort on the northern coast. Regional administrative, economic and cultural center. Amazing Maritime Gardens with rich variety of local and Mediterranean plants, Aquarium and Dolphinarium. Theatre and opera house, several museums and art galleries.
    Annual international music festival VARNA SUMMER.

Sozopol - Ropotamo

Day trip by bus and boat.
  • Boat cruise to the estuary of the Ropotamo River. Visit to the Archaeological Museum in Sozopol, fee time. Visit to Bourgas, free time. Return trip to Sunny Beach.
    Bourgas. Modern city with old cultural tradition. Industrial, commercial, transport and tourist center on the southern coast. Lots of cultural events. International folk festival in summer.
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