Travel in Bulgaria: cities and villages, monastries, mountains, seaside;












Some of the cities and villages in Bulgaria

Sofia Plovdiv Koprivshtica Veliko Tyrnovo
Gabrovo

Shiroka lyka

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Etyra  

Monastries in Bulgaria

Rila Monastry

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 Aladja manastir













 
Bachkovo monastry      

The mountains of Bulgaria

Rila

 Stara Planina - "Bov skaklia"

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 Sakar

Pirin


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 Rhodopi Mountains

Vitosha

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The seaside of Bulgaria

Varna Burgas

Nesebar

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Sozopol

  

Where to watch birds in Bulgaria (contact the local offices of Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds for further instructions)

Site
Pictures
Description of the site and species to see there
  • Eastern Rhodopi mountains






Contacts: niccer_bg@yahoo.com

The site is situated in the South-Eastern part of Bulgaria. The area is well known with its high diversity of raptor species.
One of the few places in Europe where one could enjoy watching and photographing vultures.

  • Atanasovsko lake
    • Ramsar site;
    • Important Bird Area (IBA)

 
The site is situated in the Central-Eastern part of Bulgaria. One of the richest in biodiversity sites in Europe. Situated on the Black sea coast during the migration period one can spot almost all european birds.
  • Srebarna Lake
    • UNESCO monument
    • IBA
    • Ramsar site

Another rich in biodiversity site.
Bird species to see:

  • Poda reserve
    • IBA




Contacts: bspbpoda@mobikom.com
The site is situated in the Central-Eastern part of Bulgaria. There is Nature conservation Center, where one could stay overnight. It definetelly worths visiting.

  • Kaliakra peninsula


  • Shabla and Durankulak lakes

The site is situated in the North-Eastern part of Bulgaria. The area is well known with its high diversity of Geese.
  • Rupite


  • Orsoia



Iordan Hristov

reach me at: jordan_hristov@yahoo.com or icq number: 272181133