Hotels in Sozopol and informationLocation:
The city of Sozopol is located on a scenic bay along the southern Bulgarian coast, about 35 km south of Burgas. Sozopol is one of the oldest Bulgarian coastal towns.
The climate and the beach:
There are 2 beaches in the town of Sozopol: the Central beach and the Harmani beach.
There are also a few excellent beaches and campgrounds close to Sozopol: Gradina (Garden), Zlatna Ribka (Golden Fish), Kavatsi, Veselie (Good Times) and Smokinya (Fig Tree).
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The city of Sozopol is divided into the Old Town and the modern part of the town. The Old Town mainly offers romantic old houses for accommodation, whereas the modern part of the town is full of hotels of different categories and prices, from luxury hotels to small family hotels, from guest houses to bungalows.
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Bars and restaurants:
Numerous of bars, restaurants, fast-foods, grill- and toast-bars are scattered along the alleys of Sozopol. They offer diverse Bulgarian and international cuisine. The resort is famous for its night life, the multiple clubs, discotheques and bars.
Sea-facing Morski Skali and Milet streets are lined with small restaurants and cafes.
While Sozopol is extremely busy during July and August, in the off-season it reverts back to a sleepy fishing village and is a favored stop of artists and writers.
Sozopolís Old Town was declared a museum-reserve in 1974. The reserve includes more than 180 residences, constructed from the middle of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century. Houses in the Old Town are built of stone and wood and conform to the so-called Black Sea school of architecture.
A stroll along the old town's twisting, narrow cobblestone lanes reveals a host of National Revival-era houses, their stone foundations and overhanging upper stories of weathered wood topped by Mediterranean-style red-tiled roofs.
The biggest festivals in Sozopol are The Apollonia Festival (September 1-10) and the July Celebration (June 30-July 1).
The resort's beaches offer many sports activities such as jet skiing, surfing, beach volleyball, boating, and fishing.
Many public buses go from Bourgas and the neighbor resorts to Sozopol. The easiest way is to catch a bus from the Bourgas central railway station or the bus station.
If you are coming by car from the city of Bourgas take the road going to the south and the resorts of Chernomorets, Primorsko, Kiten. The distance from Bourgas is 34 km and road is very good. Follow the signs to Sozopol. Reaching the town turn right for the New town and left for the Old town. The access by car to the old town is limited.
During summer, private vans and public buses provide regular transport service to and from Bourgas and the other resorts around. The small bus station is opposite the seaside park and there is a taxi stand in front. Private vans depart from a turn-around 50 meters west. Private "boat-taxis" go to Bourgas, Nessebar, Varna, or practically anywhere.