Latest news about Varna, Bulgaria


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 [...]

The 11th European Music Festival, hosted by the city of Varna  started with a concert in Varna’s Opera House on March 15 .  he “French Impressions” symphonic concert is a co-production of the Theater and Music Production Center in Varna. Violinist Svetlin Rusev, pianists Milko Milkov and Vania Pesheva and the Varna Symphonic Orchestra took [...]

Latvian airline airBaltic ( 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 [...]

Turkish Airlines is to launch a regular Varna-Istanbul flight as of end-May 2014, according to the press office of Bulgaria’s Varna Municipality. The step was announced Wednesday after a meeting of Varna Mayor Ivan Portnih and Cenk Ocal, head of Turkish Airlines for Bulgaria, according to reports of The Turkish air carrier plans to [...]

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 – [...]


The average asking sales prices for residential property in Bulgaria continued to fall, though slightly, in the third quarter of 2013, data of realtors shows. The average asking sales prices in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia stood at BGN 1 444.83 per square meter, and  Varna keeps the second place with  BGN 1 381.33 per square meter [...]

”We are interested in the concession of the Port of Varna. We will wait and see what steps will be taken by the Bulgarian side to have a clear position” German Ambassador Matthias Hoepfner announced in Varna after talks with the city’s mayor Ivan Portnih. He also mentioned how great importance have Varna as university [...]


On 17th October, 2013 in Varna a roundtable with the present and potential investors in the region was held organized by InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA). The executive director of the agency Mr. Svetoslav Mladenov, representatives of the business in Varna province, government and local authorities discussed the business climate and opportunities for investments in the region [...]

Today is the opening ceremony of the Veterans World Fencing Championships in Varna, Bulgaria. Over the next six days, this city on the Black Sea will host the most dedicated, passionate, and hard working group of competitive fencers on the planet. The 17th Veterans World Fencing Championships will be organized by the Bulgarian Fencing Federation [...]