Bourgas is the fourth largest city in Bulgaria, situated in the south-eastern part of the country. The climate here is temperately continental with a distinct impact from the Black Sea. The town is an industrial centre too. It's not famous as a beach resort (although few beaches you can find), but more as a turning point to the big southern Black Sea resorts in Bulgaria like Sunny Beach, Nessebar, Sozopol, Dyuni, Elenite, etc. The Airport of Bourgas is the one where the international flights land in the summer.
The Port of Burgas is the biggest sea port in the country. The favourable geographical location and advanced transport infrastructure of Burgas are good prerequisites for development of tourism and trade. Burgas is not only an important industrial centre in the country, it has also considerable resources for tourism. What attracts people here mostly is undoubtedly the sea. Art and culture, together with propagation of cultural values is fostered by 7 state-owned and 11 municipal institutes. On the territory of Burgas municipality there are 2 universities and 4 colleges comprising more than 6200 Bulgarian and foreign students. Burgas is not only an important industrial centre in the country, it has also considerable resources for tourism. What attracts people here mostly is undoubtedly the sea. The city is a starting point for visiting the seaside resorts in the area - The Slantchev Bryag resort and The Elenite holiday village to the north and The Duni holiday village, renowned for its unique architectural compostition, to the south. Burgas is the largest city in Southeastern Bulgaria. It spreads on four terraces near the Burgas creek. Bourgas is a town without running rivers. The surrounding lakes take in water from the rivers Aitoska, Russokastrenska, Sredetska and Fakiiska. Port Burgas is the biggest Bulgarian sea port. The amazing combination of sea, sun and virgin nature make Burgas a favourite spot for many holiday-makers.
The artistic spirit of the local people adds up to the unique atmosphere of peace and isolation from the hectic city life. Only Burgas enables you to enjoy the breathtaking folklore show of the Balkan countries in the International folklore festival; the rich variety of colours and odours in the annual National exhibition FLORA - Burgas excite every citizen and visitor of the town.
The event is held under the motto "Nature - Man - Harmony"; in no other place, but Burgas one can feel the rhythm and enjoy the dances of the International contest for standard and Latin and American dances; only Burgas will give you a warm welcome - hospitality and kindness of the southerners are deeply moving; the emotional Bourgas nights will remain a never-to-be-forgotten experience; no other spot of Bulgaria is so close to sea and its romantic atmosphere as Bourgas. The Old Bridge - the symbol of the city - keeps not a single secret of young and old.
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