There once was a Roman burg, towering in the harbor. It is believed that it was he who gave the name of the city. Whether it comes from the Latin "Burgos" or from the Thracian "Puggos", Burgas is a place that will capture you at first glance and will conquer you forever. The town is 129 km away from the Sea Capital of Varna and 383 km from the capital Sofia, and the built highway will make your trip fast and comfortable. IN near Burgas are several seaside resorts such as Sozopol, Pomorie, Nessebar, Sveti Vlas, Aheloy, Ravda, Sunny Beach, Elenite, Emine Cape. That's why staying in one of the hotels or guest houses, you can make a mini trip to them by determining yourself where and how much to stay. It is Burgas the largest city in southeastern Bulgaria, the second largest Bulgarian Black Sea coast and the second busiest Bulgarian airport after Sofia Airport. The town occupies the eastern part of the Burgas valley. It is situated on the biggest and most bay of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Several are around the city lakes - Burgas and Mandrensko, which are limani and Atanasovsko, which is a lagoon. The highest point of Burgas is Mount Varli Bryag with 209 m, which is located between Burgas and Mandren Lakes. There are two sandy coats - Kumluka, 3 km long and 1 km wide, and Atanasovska long 1 km. The Burgas Aquatic Area is 6.5 km away finds the island of Saint Anastasia. The climate here is humid with sea and continental influence. Winter is soft and summer warm. Burgas has a good trolley and bus network, bicycles, and the town will become part of the Nessebar - Pomorie - Burgas - Sozopol. There is also railway station, seaport, bus station and good road network where you can dive into the beautiful surroundings of the city and visit the bordering resorts. There are several museums in the city: - Ethnographic museum, housed in the house of Dimitar Brakalov. This is a Renaissance building preserved in its original form. Located in the central part, behind St. Cyril and St. Methodius Cathedral Cathedral and has a rich collection of Bulgarian national costumes and jewelery from all ethnographic groups in the Burgas region. - Regional Museum of History, you can see a collection of antique coins, a gallery of icons and works from southern Bulgaria and northern Turkey, as well as an exhibition related to the new and the latest history of Burgas. - Museum of Natural History, which will introduce you to the sections Mammals, Reptiles and insects, Birds, Plants, Minerals and New settlers. - The Archaeological Museum, whose birth year is 1912. Expositions from the prehistoric age, the ancient cities of Ancient Thrace and the Greek colonization of the Black Sea towns coexist with those from the time of the Roman Empire. Here you can see the inscription of the Thracian Dynasty Sadala, as well as the inscription of Khan Krum, located in the village of Malamirovo, Yambolko. - The Art Gallery "Petko Zagorski", opened in 1946. It is named after the first Bulgarian President of the Bulgarian Artists' Society. 2800's works are presented to the lovers of this art on three floors. There are canvases of Zlatyu Bjadjiev, Vladimir Dimitrov-Maistora, Vassil Stoilov, Bencho Obreshkov, as well as visiting expositions and collections owned by other Bulgarian and foreign galleries. - The House of the Bulgarian poet Petya Dubarova. - Museum of Aviation in Sarafovo. In the center of the city, the monument of Alyosha stands on Troikata Square, which was erected in honor of the Russian soldiers who died for the Liberation and the temple the St. Cyril and St. Methodius monument, built between 1897 and 1907. Visit the Armenian Church "Surp Hach" or "Holy Cross" dated back to 1853, but studies show that it existed long before. It is a monument of culture, and beside it there is a small park with benches where you can enjoy the sunny time and tranquility. Another temple is the Assumption of the Most Holy Mother, which is also a cultural monument, and the oldest Orthodox church in Burgas. In its present form it is from 1840. Impressive is the Burgas Bridge. At first it was a metal construction with a wooden beamwork, but it was in the 1980s replaced by a massive quay bridge. Each year of the Epiphany from the bridge takes place a solemn prayer. The Master throws the cross into the sea, and competing for him bravely swimmers. Along with this, the mos is a wonderful place to walk in the quiet days. Another place to relax is the beautiful Sea Garden, which is clean, cool off the fountains and the sea breeze, and sunk into the shadows of the trees. On its territory is the Pantheon of the Dead Soldiers and the Summer Theater. Burgas has varied a cultural life connected not only to opera and theaters but to a number of festivals such as Sofia Film Fest on the Beach, Burgas and the Sea, Burgas Blues Jazz and Spirit of Burgas, "Burgas International Film Festival", literary days "Petya Dubarova", moto concert in Kraimorie, Days of German and Austrian classical music, the fair flora Flora and regatta Port Burgas Sailing Week are a small part of the events that the citizens of Burgas and the guests enjoy. The city's waterfront is the island of St. Anastasia, one of the seven Bulgarian islands in the Black Sea. It is reachable by water. Several times a day from the Sea Station ships go for it, the one-way transition is about 30-40 minutes. The stay is 2 hours. Here you can see the church Ascension of the Lord, the lighthouse of the island, the small beach and the harbor. If you are hungry, you can eat in the restaurant, and if you want to stay up until the next day there are buildings for overnight stays. Besides him in the vicinity of the town are several ancient sites such as the Thracian settlements - Manastirski Tepe near Banevo and Shiloto Peak; the remains of the ancient city of Deultum west from Burgas to the village of Debelt; the remnants of the ancient and medieval fortress "Akve calide - Thermopolis" in the area of today's Burgas Mineral Baths; "Erkesiyata" Protargarian border facility - shaft with a ditch. Markiralo was the border between Bulgaria and Byzantium, established by the signing of the peace treaty between Khan Omurtag and Leo Fifth Armenian. A place for rest, fun and touch to the beauty of the sand and the water are the Burgas beaches: - The central beach, whose length is 2 km, and the width of the beach is 30 m. is located near the Burgas Lighthouse and the Sea Garden. Spirit is taking place there of Burgas, as well as a number of sports tournaments. The safety of the sailors is taken care of by rescuers, and umbrellas and sun loungers are free of charge. There are showers and locker rooms as well and volleyball, football and beach tennis courts. - North beach, stretched along the 1700 m long Marine Garden and 38 m wide. On its territory there are restaurants, bars and traps, two football and four volleyball playgrounds, rooftops and a children's playground, showers and dressing rooms, and rescue posts. - Solnitsi Beach is a wonderful, secluded and peaceful place. It is located north of the North Beach and is near Atanasovsko Lake, where you can take advantage of spa under the open sky and it completely free. On this beach there are lovers of kita and windsurfing. The sand is black, so it's hot in the summer and can not be walks barefoot on it but it's clean and clean. It is close to the Salons of Burgas, where there are natural pools with healing mud, salt and lye. Their use also is free. - Rosenets Beach, located in Rosenets Park. The beach is small but picturesque with the rocks around it and its view of St. Anastasia. There is a restaurant for catering, arbors, barbecue area, sports fields. Suitable for family outings and picnics. It is located in the village of Atia, 15 km south of Burgas. - Sarafovo Beach, in the Sarafovo district. Here there are bars, umbrellas and sun loungers. The strip is 4 km long, in some places the sand is black, the possibility of water attractions such as bananas, jets and scooters. - Beach Kraimorie, also a quarter of Burgas, located in the Chengene Skele Bay, 10 km from the city center. Here combine the sea and the Strandja Mountain. In the area are the protected areas Uzunheren, Poda and Chengene scaffolding. The beach is guarded by umbrellas, chaise-lounges, camping, restaurants, shops. Whether you eat in the city center and on some of the beaches, try sprat, bonito, sausage, mussels, kebab in Burgas, chicken on Burgas, the last minute - strandzhanka and cool off with a Burgas beer. If you want to experience the Spirit of Burgas, the one-time Pyrgos is waiting for you at any time of the year in the coziness of Burgas Bay.