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Bulgaria is full of beautiful golden beaches, amazing vibrant cities and glorious mountains… now been catching the eyes of tourists, with a construction boom in full swing, it is making it a unique destination to explore.
Sofia the capital, has been shaking off the old Communist Era image, and has now become and beautiful and vibrant city, with great boulevards and streets filled with shops and cafes. With over 2000 years of history, stretching from the Greeks, Roman, Ottoman and Russian occupations, there is plenty to see… especially the 13th century medieval Boyana Church and its frescos, or the 4th century St. George Rotunda Church originally built by the Romans.
With prices very reasonable, the beach and ski resorts have been bring in droves of tourists, with low priced accommodation and lift passes it is a great new option in Europe.
Heading out into the countryside, the mountain ranges with cover most of the country are an outdoor enthusiasts dream, with great hiking trails you get the chance to see some amazing wildlife… like bears, wolves and lynx. Mountain biking and kayaking have become more popular over the past few years.
Most do come to Bulgaria for its amazing Black Sea beaches, which are less developed, and less touristy. You find great old towns lining the coastline and beaches, where you see Byzantine history mixed with Orthodox Christian churches, and secluded monasteries dotted along the way.