Resolved Question: The Best of Bulgaria?
The Best of Bulgaria
Here is a best of Bulgaria list that needs a bit of editing. I spent a lot of time researching items on this list, please read it and if you are a resident or expert on the country then feel free to make corrections or additions as you see fit, Any tips, hints, and/or favourites based on the criteria listed below will be greatly appreciated. Once complete, our list should help visitors find exactly "the very best in Bulgaria".
PLEASE only respond to this thread if you're interested in helping to edit or contribute items to the list. Thank you.
CRITERIA for LIST:
-memorable/dramatic scenery & landscape photography. Where to find the best (viewpoints, vistas, city views, panoramas, skylines, sunsets, etc..)?
-the unique outdoors, hikes/hilltops/lookouts, and amazing views?
-lovely/charming streets, cute villages, hidden nooks/places, and magnificent/attractive architecture?
-authentic/unforgettable "local" travel experiences (i.e. non-typical, interesting/special experiences (full of original character), and unique only to the local area).
-the best freebies (museums, galleries excluded)
-specialty/unique regional cuisine/gastronomy (or the BEST places to eat (w/ local's prices, food made with love/regional favorites, and not too many tourists eating there)),
-anything else off-the beaten path.
-Blagoevgrad, Varosha old town, Pirin National Park (enter via Bankso, visit Sandanski, call for local info: 074432428), Rila National Park, Rila lakes, Rila Monestary
-Sofia, Mt. Vitosha/Cherni Vrah, Bistrishko/Torfeno Branishte nature areas, Boyana church, Bayna Bashi Mosque, Nevsky Church, St. George, Divaka restaurant
-Devin, Borino natural area,
-Plovdiv, Bachkovo monestary daytrip, Belentash daytrip, Assenova Krepost daytrip, Kardzhali daytrip to Perperikon, caligula bar (g)
-Karlovo, buy rose oil
-Kazanlak, Thracian Tomb, Shipka monestary, Shipka pass to Gabrovo
-Gabrovo, Bozhentsi, Central Balkan National Park, (and the Raysko Praskalo waterfall), Shipka pass
-Veliko Turnovo, neighbourhoods Asenova , Sveta Gora, Varosh (to Preobrazhenski monestary), Arbanasi, Nicopolos, Istrum, Tsaeveits, Zheravna, Dryanovo
Rousse, Ivanovo churches
Isperih: Is Sveshtari worth the trip?
-Varna, Pobiti Kamani, Kavarna (Kamen Briag)
-Bourgas, Pomorie, Sozopol, Dyuni, Veselie, Nesebar (Pantokrator, Metropollia), Malko Tyrnovo (Chuchurinkata)
BULGARIAN CUISINE: Patatnik, Kyopulo, Kashkaval pane, Chushki burek, Sirene po shoposki, Banitsa, Shoppe style cheese, Panagyurski laica, Piroshka, Kiselo Mlyako, Snezhanka, Popora breakfast, Kozunak, Ayran, Elenski but, Soujouk, Lukanka, Babek, Sushenitsa sausages, Kavarma, Kompot, Trigunki, Palachinka, Kifla, Kifli, Garash Torta.
TRY EVERYTHING AND INCLUDE MORE AS YOU LIKE. THANKS ONE MORE TIME....
Posted on 18 September 2008 | 6:24 am
Resolved Question: Bulgaria good or bad?
Bulgaria good or bad?
Im thinking about going there in june but heard a few things about it and just like to know if there true..muggers,girls offering thier services and weather as bad as the uk??
Posted on 9 August 2007 | 6:34 am