News and useful information about Varna, Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s Varna and Burgas international airports have installed automated border control e-gates to help expedite the immigration process for e-passport holders. The automated gates – vb i-match 5 e-gates supplied by Vision-Box – make use of facial recognition technology to verify the traveller’s identity. As for future developments, fingerprint will be activated to complement facial [...]
Varna’s tourist branch expects a good tourist season along the Black Sea’s northern coastline for another year. The first organized visitors in the area of the Black Sea city of Varna will arrive in the beginning of May. Large groups of tourists, mostly Romanians, will visit Varna for Easter holidays, celebrated this year on April [...]
Latvian airline airBaltic (www.airbaltic.com) has concluded an agreement with the international tour operator Tez Tour for summer flights from Riga to Varna, Bulgaria. The new two weekly return flights will start on 24 June 2014 and offer convenient connections between the two cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia and Russia. Christophe [...]
The restoration of the complex of ancient Roman Thermae in city of Varna will begin in March. The plan for the restoration of the forth-largest preserved Roman baths in Europe was announced by the mayor of Varna Ivan Portnih on Facebook, Monday. Some BGN 150,000 will be granted for the project implementation. Another BGN 130,000 [...]
City of Varna expects 500 000 tourists to witness the Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2014. The event will take place between April 30 and May 27 2014 and will be held entirely in the Black Sea, with the following host ports – Varna port (Bulgaria), Sochi and Novorossiysk (Russia) and Constanta (Romania). Varna – [...]
Why not tryout a kayak tour in the Varna Bay – relaxing, engaging in sports and taking a view of the city from the sea!?
Bulgaria’s Council of Ministries has launched a public tender for the restoration of the State summer residence Euxinograde, near Varna. The amount of over BGN 6 M comes from EU funds. The bid to repair and restore the palace, all adjacent buildings, the green house and landscape works at the park is now open for [...]
Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has pledged the significant amount of BGN 3 M for restoration and conservation of the historical Roman Baths in the Black Sea city of Varna. The sum came as a pleasant surprise to archaeologists who have asked for BGN 200 000. Djankov made the pledge during [...]
Excavations close to the town of Provadia in Bulgaria have discovered the remains of two-story houses, several pits used for rituals, gate parts, some bastion structures, and fortified walls from a later period. They have been carbon-dated and found to be from 4,700 to 4,200 BC. Vasil Nikolov, from the National Institute of Archaeology, said [...]
Larisa Nazarova from the Russian capital Moscow became Monday the one-millionth passenger of the Bulgarian Varna Airport.