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|Burgas Airport (BOJ): 5 mi from city centre|
Planning a trip to the Bulgarian seaside? Start your planning with cheap flights to Bourgas to get you there. Bourgas Airport (BOJ) is just outside of Sarafovo and welcomes low cost and regular flights from all over Europe. Wizz Air and Bulgaria Air offer the cheapest flights to Bourgas from the UK.
In summer, Bourgas explodes with visitors heading for a holiday on the Black Sea coastline. Even in winter however the city attracts many looking for mild winter weather. Best to book flights at least 3 months in advance.
Direct flights to Bourgas take 3 hours 25 minutes from London.
Bourgas was mainly developed in the twentieth century but most visitors on holidays in Bourgas won't be here for the architecture or museums. Let's check out the lakes and seaside!
Vaya Lake: Vaya is the biggest lake in Bulgaria but don't be fooled. The lake water is salty and not great for swimming. On the other hand, this is a very popular fishing spot and a great place for birdwatching.
Bourgas Sand Fest: Get a dose of beach culture while visiting Bourgas and check out this sand sculpture contest in July and August. It's free to enter.
Watersports: Bourgas has great windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions in the bay. There are also a few surfing schools around in the North Beach area. For the adventurers, why not try scuba diving while you're here?
Find more information on Bourgas Tourism.
Bourgas has a lot of new hotels and you can bet there will be more to come in the next few years as this Bulgarian city rises in popularity. Many Bourgas hotels offer guests complimentary breakfasts in true B&B style. For seaside views, try a hotel in Sarafovo.