km away is Varna – the biggest sea town in Bulgaria. It takes about two hours by car to reach Varna.
It will take you only an hour to go to Sunny Beach – one of the most famous summer resorts in Bulgaria, and to the vacation village Elenite. In the same direction is the old town of Nessebar – a town-museum which has kept the ruins of the ancient Roman town Messemvria.
To the south of Bourgas to Lozenez there are also many summer resorts and vacation villages – Chernomorez, Primorsko, Kiten, Tsarevo, Ahtopol. In the same direction there are the town-museum Sozopol, the vacation village Dunes and the Ropotamo reserve.
In the most southern part of the Region of Bourgas is the Strandja mountains. It is the biggest natural park in Bulgaria. It has an extremely rich natural collection of flora and fauna – over 50 % of the flora in the country.