FOOD, WINE AND GOLF IN BULGARIA
Enjoy a Gastro Golf break to Bulgaria in south eastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east.
The capital and largest city is Sofia which can be easily accessed as many direct low-cost flights are available from most UK airports; other major cities are Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas.
Bulgaria is one of the few exotic nations of Europe, due to the fact that it boasts sublime beaches, lovely churches, winter sport opportunities and great hiking, to name a few. It is a beautiful place, with a wide range of activities and golf is very much on the menu.
Golf . . .
Home to several fantastic golf courses and a range of excellent accommodation options, it comes as no surprise that the popularity of Bulgaria has soared in recent years, and it has now established itself as a key golf destination for a short golf break or golf holiday. The best golf courses are on the east side of the country, teetering alongside the Black Sea, offering spectacular views and an invigorating golfing challenge throughout.
Boasting three signature golf courses and stunning beaches, a golf break to Bulgaria offers something for everyone. If relaxing on beautiful, white sandy beaches and paddling in a turquoise sea in between your rounds of golf is what you are looking for, look no further than a golf holiday to Bulgaria.
Varna is the golfing capital of Bulgaria. Situated close together are two Gary Player signature courses and an Ian Woosnam designed course that each present a golfing challenge that you won’t forget in a hurry.
The stunning Thracian Cliffs golf course, designed by Gary Player, lies on the coastline of the Black Sea and is considered to be the centre piece of golf in Bulgaria
Lighthouse, a thriving parkland-style course designed by the famous ex-Ryder Cup Captain Ian Woosnam, is located alongside the Thracian Cliffs course on the dramatic limestone cliffs.
And finally, the Black Sea Rama golf course, voted the Best New Golf Course in the World by Golf Inc. magazine in 2009, was the first championship signature golf course in Bulgaria
Gastronomy . . .
Bulgarian food is tasty, fresh and hearty. Bulgaria is famous for its quality vegetables and dairy products and its variety of mild spices. Pork and chicken are the most common forms of meat, though seafood, fish and veal dishes are also popular and lamb has a special traditional place in Bulgarian cooking.
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