Nessebar is situated 36 km from the city of Burgas, in the southeastern part of Bulgarian Black sea coast. Nessebar is in close proximity to the popular Sunny Beach resort.
Nessebar consists of a new part and an old part of the town. The ancient town is located on a beautiful rocky peninsula that is connected to the mainland via isthmus.
Beach and climate
The resort offers a small beach in the Old town and 2 beaches in the new part of Nessebar. The beaches of Sunny Beach resort are just 2 km from Nessebar. The beaches in that part Black sea coast are covered with fine golden sand, the sea bottom is slowly increasing in depth. The region of Nessebar features temperate continental climate. The average temperature in July is + 23.1°C and in January is + 2°C.
The new part of Nessebar offers various opportunities for accommodation – hotels, private rooms and apartments, guest houses, hotel complexes. The Old town of Nessebar offers few family hotels and a lot of private rooms. The architecture of the most houses in the Old town is from the Bulgarian Revival Period (18–19th c.).
Bars and restaurants
There are different bars and restaurants in the new and the old parts of Nessebar.
Nessebar is best known for the old town where valuable historical and architectural monuments and ancient buildings from all stages are still preserved. Most of them are churches from 11-14th centuries, which are among the best preserved ones on the Balkan Peninsula.
The old town has a romantic atmosphere: tiny squares, narrow cobblestone lanes, 2-storeyed houses with stone-built ground levels and wooden upper floors jutting above the streets and external staircases, pubs and tavern, gift shops and flower gardens.
Some of the leisure activities available in Nessebar are yacht and boat trips, fishing, bikes rental, diverse water sports, etc.
Nessebar is connected by bus with Sunny Beach, Elenite, St. Vlas and Ravda resorts.