Kavarna is located 64 km northeast of Varna, 49 km from the town of Dobrich on the international road E87, 43 km south of the Romanian border, in the northern part of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Cape Kaliakra is situated few km to the east.
Beach and climate
The coast near Kavarna is varied - there are beaches combined with cliffs, fissures, caves and other abrasive formations. There is a lack of surface running water in the area. Near the town is located a steep cape of Kaliakra popular with caves and the habitat of the rare Black Sea monk seal. Kavarna is known for its ecological clean area, preserved nature and splendid sea coast.
Today the town of Kavarna is known as The Rock Capital of Bulgaria. Every summer Kavarna gathers famous rock musicians from all over the world on one stage.
The history museum contains findings dating from the 5th – 6th c. BC to 1940. The ethnographic museum of Kavarna exhibits items from the local lifestyle, national dresses of different ethnographic groups, adornments.
Rusalka beach resort with its rocky shore are located 20 km from Kavarna.
Nearby is Cape Kaliakra - the eastern-most point of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.
The village of Kamen bryag (the Stone Shore) is popular place among holidaymakers for celebration of July Morning.
Yaylata National Preserve, where a number of archaeological discoveries have been made, is located 2 km from Kamen bryag.
The villages of Tyulenovo and Balgarevo, as well as the town of Shabla are located in the vicinities of Kavarna.