The land of roses, Bulgaria, is a small
country of ancient culture, scenic beauty, friendly people,
hospitality and warmth. Bulgaria is situated in south-eastern
Europe. It occupies the central part of Balkan peninsula on both
sides of the Balkan
Range (the Balkans), from which the peninsula hase taken its name. The grater part of the northern border with
Romania passes along the Danube, and the eastern border is the Black
The land borders with Yugoslavia and
Macedonia to the west, with Turkey to the south-east, and with
Greece to the south.
Bulgaria is a beautiful mountainous country, with tourism opportunities
being one of its biggest assets. Bulgaria possesses beautiful landscapes
and beaches, and is becoming a real resort paradise. The Black Sea Coast
on its East border is famous for its fine sanded beaches, and perfect
temperatures of water and air.
The larger seaside resorts draw huge crowds of tourists from Western
Europe, who come attracted by the low prices.
Further, Bulgaria has around 600 natural mineral springs, with water
temperatures ranging from 20 to 60 degrees Celsius, whose baths and
health spas are famous tourist attractions. There has been very little
done, however, as far as development and improvement of facilities.
Bottled spring water presents wonderful underexplored opportunities as
well. The spring water is rich in mineral elements and often runs