Varna is the sea capital of Bulgaria and the third-largest city in Bulgaria. Being a coastal town with deep rich Bulgarian history, Varna has a lot to offer in terms of attractions sites, great food, entertainment, and much more both for adults and kids at very friendly prices. If you are planning to visit Varna for the first time and wondering which places to visit, today you are in the right place. We have made things simple for you by listing 5 best places to visit in Varna Bulgaria.
- Visit the hermit’s cave at Aladzha Monastery
The hermit’s cave at Aladzha Monastery is one of the oldest and biggest caves in the world. The cave was discovered in the 10th century by a French explorer but was first inhabited in the 13th century. The cave which is located on the black sea coast is one of the most spectacular places to visit in Varna. Locals believe that the ghost of the monks used to live here. The cave is surrounded by a forest of a rare tree species and is also home to plenty of bird species. While on the top of the cave, you will enjoy an aerial view of the black sea.
- Visit the stone forest
Varna is probably the only city in Europe with a stone forest. This forest is located in the only desert region in Bulgaria and is filled with stone columns, some of which are as high as 7 meters and covers about 13 square kilometers. The stones are hollow and have formed through a chemical process known as methane oxidation which has occurred gradually for thousands of years. The overall layout of the stones is breathtaking. In fact, you will hardly believe that this stone forest is not man-made.
- Visit the sea garden
The sea garden is a large landscaped park that runs parallel to the seas shore. This park was created in the late 19th century and features many attraction sites including Varna’s summer theater, Varna’s Terrarium, the pantheon, Varna’s planetarium, aquarium, and much more. The sea garden is packed with plenty of interesting activities for both kids and adults. You can just look for a cool place and relax with your spouse while enjoying the fresh air coming from the surrounding trees and cool breeze from the sea or you can explore various interesting activities that the garden offers.
- Explore Varna nightlife
There is a popular saying that Varna never sleeps and that is true. This cosmopolitan city is active during the day and night. If you love having fun at night, then Varna will not disappoint you. Whether you want to have dinner with your loved one, watch a movie in the cinema while enjoying your popcorn, or have fun the entire night in a posh nightclub, this city has it all. Varna has a very vibrant nightlife. Its main streets are usually filled with people the entire night.
- Visit the Varna Cathedral
The cathedral is the largest church in Varna and the third-largest in Bulgaria. This church was built in 1886 after Bulgaria stopped being part of the Ottoman Empire. The church architectural design is unique and breathtaking. It is a great place to take pictures and learn more about Bulgaria’s spiritual and historical customs.
Why book a private transfer to Varna
Varna is a big city and you can easily get lost if you are new and have no one to guide you. If you want to have an easy time while visiting this great city, you need to book a private transfer to Varna from BGTransfer. This way, you will not worry about how you will get from one point to another.
The last thing you want while touring this city for a limited time is getting lost. You will not only get frustrated but you will also waste a lot of your precious time and money. When you hire BGTransfer, all your transportation needs will be sorted, from the point, you get into the city, until when you jet out. Additionally, you will be driven is a premium car and an experienced chauffeur who knows all corners of the city. Hiring a private transfer will give you much-needed convenience and comfort while exploring this coastal city.