9 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

9 days in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dunedin
Fly + Drive:  39 h
1
Sinemorets
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Nessebar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Varna
— 2 nights
Fly:  37 h
End: Dunedin

1
night
Sinemorets

Sinemorets ©
Sinemorets is a village and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in the very southeast of the country close to the border with Turkey, where the river Veleka flows into the sea. For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sinemorets trip builder app.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Sinemorets is an approximately 39-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dunedin to Sinemorets is minus 10 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Nessebar.

Things to do in Sinemorets

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Silistar Beach, Butamyata Beach
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Butamyata Beach ©
Butamyata Beach

3
nights
Nessebar

Between the ruggedly beautiful Balkan Mountains and shores of the Black Sea lies the World Heritage Site, Nessebar.
We've included these beaches for you: Irakli Beach and Kavatsite Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ravadinovo Castle and Church of Christ Pantocrator. Venture out of the city with trips to Sozopol (Ethnographic Museum of Sozopol & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Winery Messembria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Blaise, and explore the ancient world of Church of Saint Sophia.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nessebar online trip planner.

You can drive from Sinemorets to Nessebar in 2 hours. August in Nessebar sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Varna.

Things to do in Nessebar

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Sozopol, Irakli Beach, Church of St. Blaise
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ravadinovo Castle ©
Ravadinovo Castle
Irakli Beach ©
Irakli Beach

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nights
Varna

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Varna Archaeological Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, thensee the interesting displays at Ретро Музей/Retro Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Stone Forest, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aladzha Monastery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Varna tour planner.

Drive from Nessebar to Varna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Varna

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin ©
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin
Stone Forest ©
Stone Forest
Varna Archaeological Museum ©
Varna Archaeological Museum