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What To See On Your Holidays To Bulgaria

May 7, 2008
The country of Bulgaria has been nestled deep in the Eastern Europe situated in the neighbourhood of Romania, Turkey and Greece. Summer vacations in Bulgaria will enable you to enjoy the variation of sun, sand and sea.

Winter vacations in the country will allow you to have fun in the snow-capped mountains that are perfect for snow boarding and skiing. If you are the person who likes to enjoy the mixture of food and fine weather with wonderful culture, history and architecture, then Bulgaria is a must-visit place for you.

The country is loaded with a large number of historical remains, fortresses, monasteries and roman theatres. When you travel through Bulgaria, you will feel as if you are having a walk in the Garden of Eden, as on each turn, you will find beautiful landscapes full of open plains, secret waterfalls and wonderful mountains.

Arbanassi is an architectural museum reserve and is four kilometres away from the Veliko Turnovo. The village of Arbanassi features the unique architecture of Arbanassi houses, drinking yore fountains, old narrow streets, moving mural paintings, original iconostases, churches and monasteries.

Konstantsalievs House is a veritable fortress that is evident of exquisite art sense and high skills of the master builders of Bulgaria. The Hadzhiilievs House has a ceremonial entrance, a wide staircase, a spacious kitchen and guestrooms. The Church of Nativity is the oldest church of Arbanassi decorated with mural paintings.

The acting museum of Etura is a recreation of lifestyle, handicrafts and architecture that existed in the National Revival Period. It features markets, shops, water mills, little bridges, drinking fountains, cozy houses, clock tower and workshops. The fragrance of home made rolls and loaves of bread can be smelled and the Stranopriemnitsa Hotel has been constructed completely keeping in the mind the spirit of Etura.

Pirin National Park is a national park of world heritage, encompassing a large part of the Pirin Mountains situated in the south-west of the country. Bayuvi Dupki- Dzhindzhiritsa and Yulen are the two nature reserves located in the park boundaries. This national park accommodates 18 local endemic species and 60 preserved species including Edelweiss. The fauna includes 2090 species of invertebrate among which 300 are rate species, 214 are endemic and 175 are relicts.

The Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari is a 3rd century tomb and was discovered in the year 1982 in a mound. The tomb reflects the basic structural principles of the Thracian cult buildings. Its decor is unique with half human and half plant murals. According to the georgraphers, the Thracian people were in contact with the Hyperborean and Hellenistic worlds and this tomb is an amazing reminder of these Getae people culture.

The Boyana Church is situated on the outskirts of Sofia in the Boyana quarter. It is mainly popular for its frescoes forming a 2nd layer over the paintings. There are 89 scenes depicted on the church walls by an anonymous painter. The church was added in the UNESCO World Heritage List in the year 1979.

Many holiday makers now come to Bulgaria and stay in holiday villas, self catering holiday apartments, ski chalets or holiday cottages which they rent as holiday accommodation direct from their holiday home owners.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of a Holiday Villa in Bulgaria have a look at Holiday Villas in Bulgaria
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