Burgas is considered to be the most beautiful city on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria and there is no wonder. This city hosts one of the famous Bulgarian monuments of the Soviet Soldier, “Alyosha” and one of the most impressive Sand Sculptures Festival (from July to September). What are the must-visit Burgas tourist attractions? What places is the best choice for recreation at the popular resort of Bulgarian southeast?
Holidays in Burgas
Tourist attractions in Burgas Bulgaria
We recommend you to start a familiarization tour about Burgas from its very “heart” — Troikata Square. It sits in a 5-minute walk from the “Alyosha” monument, one of the best-known monuments of the friendship of the Bulgarians and people of the modern CIS.
The next point on the Burgas must-visit attractions route is the Seaside Park. It was founded in 1910. This location boasts an excellent observation deck, the summer theater, fascinating gardens, and statues.
The Expo Center “Flora Burgas” that is located on the territory of the park is a real mecca for environmental activists. This location often serves as the ground for thematic exhibitions and eco-festivals.
In the vicinity of the park, on the southern part of “The Sea Garden,” there is a port, operating 24 hours a day. If you move to the east of the park, you will find a clean and comfortable beach.
There are many historic monuments in Burgas and its neighborhood. For example, during the excavations in the Kraimorie district, the researchers have found the ruins of the Roman fortress of the predecessor of the modern resort and the port of Poro (also known as Poros) of the ІІ century. At a distance of about 18 kilometers of the city, in Pomorie, the archaeologists have found the ancient Thracian dome tomb. It is open daily, from 10:00 to 16:00.
If you order one of the Burgas transfer taxis from Aktis, it will deliver you here within just 19 minutes.
Burgas art and culture
The construction of the neoclassic cathedral of St. Cyril and Methodius began in the late XIX century, upon the projects of Ricardo Toskani. It impresses visitors with its beautiful stained-glass artwork and marble columns. Within walking distance from the cathedral, in the Mihail Lermontov Str., 13, you can admire the Armenska Tsarkva “Surp Hach”of the XIX century It is one of the oldest churches in Burgas, modest and graceful at the same time.
Do you want to know all about Burgas and Bulgaria? Then, take a visit to the Ethnographic museum, which occupies the historical house of Brakolov, built in the XIX century. The museum sits upon the address of 69, Slavyanska Street. It is open for visiting from Tuesday to Saturday, from 09:00 to 17:00.
The famous Aviation Museum is situated right at the airport (“letishte”) of Burgas. It is open daily, from 09:00 to 20:00.
Do you want to visit an excursion in the Burgos aviation Museum right upon landing and go to your hotel after that? You can order a private transfer taxi to Burgas and other cities in Bulgaria from any place at the airport, including the museum.
Entertainment and shopping
Relax for body & soul
Burgas is the city of lakes. It is a paradise nook for the fans of fishing and camping, sitting on the shores of the picturesque lakes. You can choose one of the nearby lakes for that: Lake Atanasov, Lake Burgas (referred to as Lake Vaya), Lake Mandra, Pomorie Lake, and Chengene. The pictures taken here will become the gems of your Instagram.
Burgas can be also referred to as the SPA resort. The mask made of the healing mud from Burgas Solnic will make your body feel relaxed and recharged. Burgas Mineral Baths, set near the ruins of the antique city, invite travelers to rejuvenate in thermal waters.
Do you like the refined taste of the Bulgarian wine? Then, you can combine an excursion to the Boiar winery in Pomorie with a wine tasting. You will be offered to taste a rakia, dark-red wine, merlot, and other drinks at the price of only €4-€10. Their taste is a great surprise even for experienced sommeliers. This pleasure is accessible for visitors daily, from 9:00 to 20:00.
Places to pamper yourself with shopping
The most interesting shops and boutiques, where you can buy some souvenirs that will remind you of a holiday in Burgas, are situated in Alexandrovska Street. The gourmets should necessarily visit the “City Market”: there is no better place, which can boast of such a diverse choice of Bulgarian mastika (it is the name of local alcohol) and delicacies.
Do you like shopping malls? Then we recommend you to visit Mall Galleria Burgas in the Yanko Komitov Street, Mall Burgas Plaza in Transportna Street or the outlet Terranova in Dame Gruev. You can find some branded goods at attractive prices there.
What is the best time to come to Burgas?
Burgas velvet beach season starts in July and continues to August. In September, people still enjoy a swim in the sea. At the same time, the winds are getting stronger. The waters stay cold all spring through, up till the end of May.
Cheap city taxi or a private transfer Burgos: which one to choose?
The rates of Burgas city taxis are not high, compared to popular European resorts. In the daytime, you can get to the city from the airport upon the tariff from €5. At the same time, apart from the basic tariff, the taxi driver will charge landing fees, surcharges for loading of your luggage, the trip on a weekend day or at night. Such extra fees significantly increase the fare of a ride by Burgas taxi.
Moreover, when calling for a taxi over the phone or ordering online taxi Burgas, it is always difficult to find a vehicle with a spacious boot or a child safety seat. If the vehicle’s comfort and other features do matter, then you should book a transfer.
The prior order of a transfer taxi to Burgas Airport or any other city in Bulgaria allows a traveler to avoid wasting his time, waiting for transport. The requested light vehicle, a minivan or minibus meets its passenger right upon the aircraft landing. The trip via a transfer is very comfortable: you can enjoy clean drinking water in the air-conditioned cabin at a pleasant pace of a ride. Herewith, the booking of a private transfer does not cost more than a city taxi of Premium Class.
The cost of a private transfer taxi Burgas or any other city from Aktis is fixed. It does not include hidden commissions and surcharges. The client does not need to pay extra fees for the date, the time of a trip, and the number of passengers in the cabin.
Advantages of booking a transfer Burgas from Aktis.Taxi
The vehicles of all classes of comfort can be booked online without making advance payments. Thus, you no longer need to postpone the order of a comfortable transfer in Bulgaria and do it any time you want it.
Our transport is always serviceable. It always comes on time. If the flight of the client is delayed, the driver will wait for him for 45 minutes. This facility is offered free of charge.
A polite English-speaking driver will be glad to help you with the loading of your luggage into the boot of a transfer taxi. You can ask him to make a stop on the route. He will wait for you for 15 minutes at no cost.
Pleasant transportation is half of the success of your vacation. Enjoy it together with private transfers from Aktis.Taxi!