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Sozopol is an ancient seaside town, and now a popular tourist resort. The sandy beaches, the guaranteed sunshine and the beautiful mix of Balkan and Mediterranean cuisine draws people to the area. Ferries to Sozopol are available with Bulgaria Fast Ferry, sailing from Nessebar and Pomorie, further North on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.
Ferries to Sozopol
Bulgaria Fast Ferry uses high speed hydrofoil ferries providing an exciting experience on board for passengers, creating the feeling of "floating over the water". On board you will find vending machines selling refreshments and knowledgeable staff who are happy to answer questions from tourists.
Sozopol port facilities
Sozopol is a small town based around the harbour. All amenities including banks, ATMs and cafes are available within walking distance of the port.
Getting to Sozopol
If you are travelling from Nessebar or Pomorie, Bulgarian Fast Ferry is the quickest, most convenient and fun way to reach Sozopol. You will arrive at the heart of the town with many attractions within walking distance.
If travelling by car, the main road E87 runs parallel with the coast allowing you to reach Sozopol conveniently from anywhere on the Eastern side of Bulgaria.
Things to do in Sozopol
Sozopol Old Town is a truly unique experience. Access is difficult by car leaving the area largely pedestrianized, allowing you walk the cobbled streets in peace. There are many traditional restaurants, cafes and shops but you will be truly stunned by the beautiful old wooden houses and ancient ruins.
The southern walls of Sozopol has recently been restored to its former glory, having originally been built in the 5th century. A walk along the walls gives fantastic views of the bay and allows you to step back in time. It's one of the most popular attractions in Sozopol and the locals know it, so there are a number of traditional restaurants in the area serving authentic Bulgarian food to refresh visitors.
Ravadinovo Castle is truly one of a kind, and a must-see if you are in the area of Sozopol. Built in the 1990's, the castle is an ongoing project from an eccentric owner, adding more spectacular pieces every year. You will feel like you are in a fairy-tale as you explore the stunning architecture, unusual paintings and beautiful gardens.
When to visit Sozopol
The summer is the best time to visit Sozopol, where the temperatures consistently exceed 30 degrees for perfect seaside weather. Bulgarian Fast Ferry services run throughout summer giving you access to Nessebar and Pomorie, these tickets can be booked through AFerry.
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Sozopol is an ancient seaside town in Bulgaria, located on a scenic bay along the Black Sea coast, about 35km south of Burgas. The city is one of the oldest on the southern Bulgarian Coast and one of the country's most popular destinations for tourists from around the world, who come to enjoy the sandy beaches, great weather, history and atmosphere of the colourful resort. The Old Town is renowned for its romantic atmosphere, thanks to its narrow cobbled streets and charming old houses, while the modern centre of Sozopol is filled with hotels, cafes and restaurants.
Fish Port Sozopol, 1 Kraybrezhna Str, 8130, Bulgaria