Bulgaria is a beautiful small country, located in Southeast Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. The country offers perfect conditions for tourism due to its sea, winter and health resorts, as well as numerous historical and cultural sites.
There are 4 seasons – snowy winter, green and fresh spring, golden autumn and warm and sunny summer. The country boasts with welcoming sea, passable green mountains, hundreds of mineral springs, picturesque lakes, and crystal clear small rivers. Each season offers a large variety of colours, scents and sensations, which make Bulgaria a wonderful and desired destination all year round.
It is even harder to describe in just a few words the thousand-year old history of this small country.
Being located at the very important crossroad between Europe and Asia, Bulgarian lands have been populated since the very ancient times. Thracians, ancient Greeks, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, Slavs, Bulgarians and Turks – all they have left their footprints. The oldest processed gold in the world, dated 6,000 years ago has been found here. The hundreds of Thracian tombs are unique artifacts of material and intellectual culture. There are numerous Greek, Roman and Byzantine monuments of the ancient times and early Middle Ages.
Bulgarians have inherited and enriched this culture, maintaining and developing it further. They have given to the world their calendar, the first alphabet of the Slavic language, invented by the Holy brothers Cyril and Methodius, translation of the Holy Scriptures into Old Bulgarian language, Madara Horseman. The folk art has preserved until today the brightness of folk customs, songs and crafts.