Popular Accommodations in Varna
Highlights in Varna
- Beach holidays at beautiful sandy beaches
- Wall paintings in the Cathedral of the Deflagration of the Mother of God
- Oldest gold treasure in the Archaeological Museum
- Music, drama and the graphic biennial
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Vacation rentals in Varna
In the city of Varna you are spoilt for choice between countless vacation rentals and apartments, located either in the middle of the historic centre or directly on the beach. It is also possible to rent a vacation rental in Varna, which has a garden, pool and sometimes also its own sauna. The buildings in which the holiday accommodations are housed will for the most part fit harmoniously into the cityscape, so that you can experience the unique atmosphere of the historic city at first hand.
Holiday in Varna
Location and orientation
Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria. It lies directly on the western coast of the Black Sea and is therefore also an important port city. The urban area is also located on the slopes of the Franga plateau and borders the spa resort of Goldstrand and several villa districts. Varna is easily accessible via the international airport, which is one of the most important in the country, along with those in Burgas and Sofia.
Varna was once the first terminus of the famous Orient Express, which first operated between Paris and Giurgiu with a luxurious interior in 1883.
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The center of the city is marked by the famous Cathedral of the Mother of God, which was built in 1896. It is also popularly known as the Cathedral of Our Lady. The monumental building houses remarkable woodwork and interesting murals inside.2. Visit the oldest gold treasure in the world
Also worth a visit is the Varna Archaeological Museum, one of the oldest museums in the country. The exhibition house presents some spectacular exhibits, such as the gold from the cemeteries of the Copper Age, which is the oldest worked gold found in the world to date. At that time, the Varna culture was already so technically advanced that it could extract and process gold. For this reason it was named after where it was found.3. Experience theatre, concerts and festivals
The cultural life in Varna offers you an attractive entertainment programme all year round consisting of drama, film, ballet, jazz and classical music. However, the city is particularly known for the Biennale of Graphics, which has been held in Varna since 1981.