Tour guide Sozopol

General information about Sozopol

The beach of Sozopol
The beach of Sozopol

Sozopol is an ancient town, point of interest since the time of the Thracians and the Roman emperors. It is a charming resort situated on a narrow peninsula and definitely one of Black Sea coast’s sightseeing.

There are two gulfs with white sandy beaches, unique atmosphere, a great number of accommodation places and very good transport links. It is a popular Bulgarian seaside resort and makes an excellent base point for exploring the south coast area. Distance by car to Varna is 160km, 416km to Sofia and 286km to Plovdiv.

Virtual walk in Sozopol

Points of interest you shouldn't miss:

  • The St. Cyril and St. Methodius Church, where the holy relics of Saint John the Baptist are kept
  • Ancient fortress walls of Apolloniya
  • Saint Ivan (Saint John) monastery complex dating from the X-XII century
  • Medieval basilica
  • Holy Apostles Monastery
    The old part of the city
    The old part of the town
  • Sozopol’s Old Town - reserve and museum
  • Archeological museum
  • Art gallery


The best time of the year when you can visit Sozopol is the May-September. Lots of tourists are attracted of the history, culture, customs, cuisine and places to relax in Sozopol. Book you summer vacation and you can be part of some of the events like:

  • The Apollonia Festival (September 1-10)
  • 30 of June - July Morning

Hotels, restaurants and camping near Sozopol

According to Trip Advisor the best hotels in Sozopol are:

  • Hotel More
  • Hotel Selena
    The sea near Sozopol
    The sea near Sozopol
  • ApartHotel Martinez
  • Diamanti hotel
  • Saint Thomas Residences

The most desired restaurants according to Trip Advisor:

  • Urania Bistro
  • Zoy restaurant
  • Mexaha
  • Mehana Neptune
  • Ocean Pub

Great spots for camping near Sozopol:

  • Gradina
  • Kavatsi
  • Smokinya
  • Zlatnaribka
  • Veselie