Tourism

Bulgaria offers excellent conditions for tourism. The Black Sea Coast has become world known for its wonderful geographical and climatic conditions: a warm sea, with almost imperceptible tides, well-wooded shores and vast beaches covered with fine golden sand. Modern resorts offer excellent conditions for rest and recreations, such as Zlatni Pyassatsi (the Golden Sands), Drouzba, Slunchev Bryag (the Sunny Beach), Rousalka, Albena, Duni, Elenite, St. Constantine and Elena.

Each of the Bulgarian mountains has a charm of its own - their snow-capped peaks sparkling in the sun, covered with thick pine or deciduous forests interspersed with fragrant alpine meadows.

Bulgaria is also famous through its mineral springs (more than 500) and many of them are used for balnetherapy.

Bulgaria Spas and Health Resorts

The Bulgarian spa resorts are all over the country and are located in vary favorable climatic regions, not too cold and not too hot affording the exceptional possibility of combining balneotherapy, water therapy with climatic treatment. Some of them are near the Black Sea, others in mountainous regions with beautiful scenery and ozone-rich air.

The Black Sea coast is a sub-region of the continental Mediterranean climatic region. Neither the harsh climatic conditions of the northern European coasts, nor the scorching heat of the Mediterranean are characteristic of it. The specific sea climate, combined with the curative mineral springs and curative mud offer excellent conditions for treatment, recuperation and holidays throughout the year.

Varied preventive and therapeutic possibilities are also offered by the Bulgarian climatic mountain resorts. The lovely scenery, clean air, shortwave ultraviolet radiation, negative air ionization, particularly close to mountain waterfalls, as well as the many mineral springs, different in temperature and composition, are their major assets.

BULGARIA is an extremely attractive international center for treatment, recreation and tourism with its numerous resorts, favourable climate, over 1600 hydro mineral springs. In the uniqueness, variety and abundance of hydrothermal, bioclimatic, mud treatment, sea cure, and other health resources, Bulgaria ranks among the first in Europe. Bulgarian traditions in climato-balneological treatment date back to old times.

The Bulgarian mineral waters are known for their greatly varied chemical composition and, respectively, their mineralization and type of dissolved mineral salts, curative gases and biologically active micro components. Scientists agree that all kinds of known mineral waters around the world find their counterpart in Bulgaria. The Firth Mud Sources, along the Black Sea coast, the Curative Peat, Spring Curative Mud and Bentonite Clays possess a particularly great potential in the treatment of many different diseases. Bulgaria occupies one of the first places in the world with the exceptional diversity of Medicinal Herbs and the excellent curative properties of its Apian Products.

This enormous wealth of natural factors, combined with modern hotels and spa facilities, provide excellent possibilities for the year-round effective treatment of the most widespread diseases of our times and truly make Bulgaria a Country of Health.

The numerous mineral springs /over 1 600/ are located in three main region: South Bulgaria, including Rila, Rhodopes and Pirin mountains, Sredna Gora and the Balkan Mountain Range; North Bulgaria - the surroundings of Montana, Vidin and Pleven; the northern part of the Black Sea Coast. We should also mention the surroundings of Sofia which are a rich area numbering more than forty hydrothermal springs.

The Black Sea coast is a sub region of the continental Mediterranean climatic region. Neither the harsh climatic conditions of the northern European coasts, nor the scorching heat of the Mediterranean are characteristic of it.

THE BULGARIAN SPA RESORTS have the advantage of being located in various favourable climatic regions, combining balneo-therapy with climatic treatment.

The Bulgarian climatic mountain resorts also offer diverse prophylactic and therapeutic possibilities. The lovely scenery, clean air, short-wave ultraviolet radiation, negative air ionization, particularly close to mountain waterfalls, as well as the many mineral springs, different in temperature and composition, are their major assets.