Bulgaria (EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE)
The lavishly illustrated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria is all you need to visit this surprisingly undiscovered country rich in natural resources, history and culture. Soak up the many flavors of Bulgaria region by region, from Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, to the ancient countryside villages of Koprivshtitsa and Veliko Turnovo. Sights, beaches, markets and festivals are listed town by town.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria includes 3-D cutaway illustrations, floor plans, and reconstructions of must-see sights, plus full-color city maps enable you to explore the capital and regions in depth. Walks, scenic routes, and thematic tours show you how to make the most of the country’s spectacular mountain ranges and dramatic Black Sea coastline. Special features explain the history, cultural heritage, traditional festivals and local cuisine to ensure you won’t miss a thing.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria shows you this country as no one else can.
Despite its European location, Bulgaria is a surprisingly undiscovered country rich in natural resources, history, and culture. This lavishly illustrated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide is all you need to cover everything from Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, to the ancient countryside villages of Koprivshtitsa and Veliko Turnovo. Soak up the many flavors of Bulgaria region by region with sights, beaches, markets, and festivals listed town by town.
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Bulgaria, the ultimate guide to this picturesque and largely undiscovered country. The full-colour section introduces Bulgaria’s highlights, from the sunflower fields of the Balkan range to the country’s wonderfully preserved heritage villages. Using informed accounts, clue-up on all the top sights from the spectacular Trigrad Gorge and the awe-inspiring Church of the Nativity at Arbanasi to the best beaches of the black sea coast. The guide takes a detailed look at Bulgarian history, literature, politics and Balkan cultural life with expert background on everything from the spectacular Rila Monastery to hiking in the Pirin mountains. There are plenty of practical tips on bird-watching, information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants and lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Discover every corner of Bulgaria with the clearest maps of any guide.
Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Absorb the vibrant landscape by hiking the Carpathians, relax on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, or experience the kaleidoscope of colours in the Bucovina Monasteries; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Romania and Bulgaria and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria Travel Guide:
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including folk culture, myths, history, visual arts, crafts, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, and wine
Over 70 local maps
Useful features – including Top Experiences, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Outdoor Activities
Coverage of Sofia, Bucharest, Wallachia, the Black Sea Coast, Moldavia, Transylvania, Maramures, Crisana, Banat, Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, the Danube, Kazanlak, Sibiu, the Danube Delta, and more
Whether long haul, short haul, regional tours or city breaks – Travellers help planning the trip and are full of useful information on walks and tours, eating out, shopping and top travel tips.