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Varna Daily Life Tour (Self Guided), Varna

One of the experiences from a trip to Varna is seeing the Bulgarians go about their daily lives. Take our Varna Daily Life Tour to see where the locals go, from shopping to recreation and everything in between.
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Varna Daily Life Tour Map

Guide Name: Varna Daily Life Tour
Guide Location: Bulgaria » Varna (See other walking tours in Varna)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Author: Maia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Central Market
  • Cinema Mustang
  • Nezavisimost Square
  • Orient Turkish Restaurant
  • Varna Beach
  • Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery
  • University of Economics Varna
Central Market

1) Central Market

Located on D-r Piskiuliev street, the Central Market is the largest street market in Varna. All year round you can buy here the freshest fruit and vegetables, as well as cheap footwear and clothes, produced mainly in Turkey. There are also some great stores nearby where you can find quality jewelry. Look out for the famous fish store selling fresh fish from the Black Sea.
Cinema Mustang

2) Cinema Mustang

The Cinema Mustang opened in 1997 along with the Palas Cinema. The Mustang is the coolest and most technically developed cinema in the city. The main auditorium has 300 seats with a big screen and the most up-to-date Dolby stereo surround sound system. The second, smaller hall has Dolby Prologic sound, and is used for showing specialized arthouse movies.
Nezavisimost Square

3) Nezavisimost Square

Nezavisimost Square is the city's central square, and is home to the Opera House, the Varna Cathedral and the Round Tower. There are also a lot of sidewalk cafes here, plus the City Garden, which is surrounded by curious and historic buildings. You can also find a beautiful round fountain which is the largest in the city and seen as a symbol of Varna.
Orient Turkish Restaurant

4) Orient Turkish Restaurant

To experience some exotic food from Turkey, there's no better place in Varna than the Orient Turkish Restaurant. The service is great, and you will be delighted with the large range of tasty dishes, such as shish kebabs, tabouleh and stuffed vine leaves. The restaurant is surrounded by green trees and bushes which create a very relaxing atmosphere.
Varna Beach

5) Varna Beach (must see)

Varna's beach is very clean and beautiful. Surrounding the beach itself you'll find lots of bars, disco-clubs, restaurants and many other places for a good time out. The most fun activity of all, however, is to simply walk along the beach enjoying the beautiful turquoise waters and taking some great photos.
Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery

6) Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery

The Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery is a municipal gallery that has occupied the building at 1 Lyuben Karavelov Street since 1944. The building itself was built in 1885 and originally accommodated a high school for boys. It was renamed the Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery in 1999 in honour of the Varna-born artist. Inside you'll see a large collection of Bulgarian art from the early 20th Century onwards, most notably the principal collection of Georgiev's works. Among other Bulgarian artists presented here are Vladimir Dimitrov, Ivan Milev, Sirak Skitnik, Zlatyu Boyadzhiev and Tsanko Lavrenov. In total, the gallery has an area of 1,000 square metres spread over eight exhibition halls. The gallery's third floor regularly hosts concerts, plays and readings.
Sight description based on wikipedia
University of Economics Varna

7) University of Economics Varna

The economic university of Varna was founded in 1920, and up until 1938 was known as the Higher Trading School. Nowadays it is one of Bulgaria's oldest universities and an internationally respected institution that attracts students from all over the world.
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Varna, Bulgaria

Create Your Own Walk in Varna

Create Your Own Walk in Varna

Creating your own self-guided walk in Varna is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Varna Shopping Tour

Varna Shopping Tour

There are plenty of great shopping places in Varna, from shopping streets to souvenir stores, boutiques and more. Take our Varna Shopping Tour to explore the best shopping venues in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Varna Introduction Walk

Varna Introduction Walk

The biggest holiday city in Bulgaria, Varna is packed with cafes, bars, art galleries and many other interesting places. This Black Sea port has clean beaches with turquoise waters, and boasts a truly picturesque landscape. Check out this Orientation Walk to have your trip to Varna off to a good start.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Museum Walking Tour in Varna

Museum Walking Tour in Varna

As well as being the largest seaside holiday spot in Northern Bulgaria, Varna is a home to many museums. There you can learn about the nature, wildlife, art and history of Bulgaria. Take our tour to see the collections that Varna museums proudly display.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Varna Religious Sights Tour

Varna Religious Sights Tour

Varna is a city with many great places of worship that bring the history of faith in Bulgaria into a sharp focus. In a mostly Orthodox Christian country, the majority of Varna's churches are part of this confession. However there are also some mosques that reflect the once powerful influence of the Ottoman Empire. Take our tour to see the key places of worship in Varna.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Varna Sea Garden Walking Tour

Varna Sea Garden Walking Tour

Sitting at the bay of the Black Sea, the Sea Garden is Varna's most famous attraction. Many tourists flock here to visit the local zoo and planetarium, or simply to walk along the beach and take wonderful photos.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles