Tag: Nesebar

Icon-painting

Bulgarian IconBulgarian icons have a thousand year’s history and many of them belong in the treasury of world art. Icon painting in Bulgaria must have originated officially with the adoption of Christianity in 865.

Numerous churches and monasteries were built in the Bulgarian capitals. All these places of worship were decorated with murals and icons. Since then the Bulgarian icon, a symbol of the Christian cult and church ritual, has developed as a fundamental part of the art of the country.

Preslav ceramic icons, the oldest Bulgarian icons found so far, were also very interesting examples of medieval Balkan art. The icon painting tradition was enriched in the 13th- 14th c. Read more

Sveti Vlas

St. Vlas from  the sea

Sveti Vlas village is situated just 4 km to the north of Sunny Beach resort and 40 km north from Burgas in the foothills of the Balkan mountain.

This offers a perfect combination of sea and mountain climate that is favorable for treatment of pulmonary diseases. There is a health sanatorium operating year round. Read more

Ravda

Ravda Summer

Ravda is a small resort village, 5 km from Sunny Beach and 30 kilometers north of Burgas.

Ravda has several beaches, almost reaching Nesebar to the north. The sand is fine and clean.

A range of sea sports is at tourists’ disposal. The air is clear and fresh because of the lack of industrial facilities in the vicinity. Read more

Nesebar

Nessebar Nesebar is surely the most exotic place along the Bulgarian Black See coast.

The small old town is situated on a beautiful peninsula, connected with the main land through a narrow road. The town was founded 3000 years ago by ancient Greek sailors.

The narrow streets of Nesebar offer bars, restaurants and shops.

Photo by: Ollya Muller