Bulgarian Coast – A small town which attracts with its picturesque sunsets, the coziness of its small streets and the peaceful laps of waves… Sozopol is the oldest settlement on the Bulgarian coast. It is located in the south-east of Bulgaria, around 30 km south of Burgas, in a beautiful bay.
Tourists, on their private tours Bulgaria, come to Sozopol for the beauty of the sea, of the Bulgarian coast, and for Sozopol’s rich, ancient history. Antiquities crop up behind the narrow corners of the narrow ancient streets. Even if you’ve somehow gone the wrong direction, you shouldn’t be worried. You would, definitely find yourselves at some fascinating place.
Today’s Sozopol is still a place where life is busy. Especially in summer. There one can meet people who belong to the world of cinema, theatre and music…
Make sure your private tours Bulgaria take you to Sozopol – the city with soul. This is one of the best places to visit on Bulgarian coast.
The archaeological exploration of the site gives a proof of more than six thousand years of cultural tradition. The remains of primitive houses, ceramic pottery, stone and bronze tools serve as evidence of the busy everyday life of the local population.
Sozopol’s first name was Apollonia Pontica (that is ‘Apolonia on the Black Sea’). It got its name after and in honour of the God of Apollonius. This was a God of various functions but in ancient Apollonia, particularly, people respected him as a healer. Apollonia Pontica was founded in the year 610 BC as a Hellenic colony, a city-country. Today, people use this old name for the annually held Festival of Arts in Sozopol.