Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
This Berlitz Pocket Guide to Bulgaria provides all the information you need to enjoy this fascinating country. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need easily and full colour fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are. The most popular attractions are highlighted on a double-page spread, a new feature of this edition, and include the impressive sandstone pyramids, the attractive city of Veliko Tarnovo, the long and spectacular course of Iskar gorge and Nessebur, Bulgaria's beach and medieval town, set on the Black Sea coast. As a country steeped in myth and legend, Bulgaria has an intriguing history and culture, all of which is explored within this guide, particularly interesting facts are highlighted and a timeline of historical landmarks is also included. The guide features information on local festivals, including a calendar of when and where these take place, to ensure you don't miss out on some of the most fascinating aspects of Bulgaria's culture. Entertainment and nightlife, shopping and children's activities are also explored. An 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities and useful, updated Bulgarian vocabulary. Accommodation for all budgets is recommended, along with other practical travel tips. A transport map has been included in this edition to help you make your way around Bulgaria with ease. Beautiful colour photographs accompany the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.