Varna Shopping Tour, Varna (Self Guided)

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.
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Varna Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Varna Shopping 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: 3.8 km
Author: Maia
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.
Blaga Blagoeva

2) Blaga Blagoeva

For something uniquely Bulgarian wear, there's no better store than Blaga Blagoeva. Run by a very well-known Bulgarian fashion designer, it is full of colorful and interesting clothing. With all the latest ideas in fashion, this store has got loads of special items for you to choose from.
"Blue" Market

3) "Blue" Market

The "Blue" market is very centrally located, just meters from the Cathedral. Here you can pick up lots of great souvenirs, books and clothes. There are also fruit, vegetables and food products on sale.
Capricorn Gallery

4) Capricorn Gallery

This small, pretty gallery sells paintings and sculptures by local artists. You will definitely find something to suit your taste among the many beautiful pieces here. They don't come cheap, but there's no better way to find something unique and artistic to decorate your home with.
Slivnitsa & Kniaz Boris I Shopping Area

5) Slivnitsa & Kniaz Boris I Shopping Area

This shopping area has a wide selection of Bulgarian goods and top international brands. Beginning at the central entrance of the Sea Garden on Slivnitsa street, this shopping area continues on Kniaz Boris street down to the city's biggest fountain on Independence square. Among the shops, cafes and banks here you'll see top international brands like Escada, Benetton, Mango, Max Danieli, New Yorker and Adidas. There are also famous Bulgarian names presented here like Dika, Batti Baleno, Daphne, Capasca and Miro.
Chataldzha Flower Market

6) Chataldzha Flower Market

This is one of the most famous flower markets in the city offering a great selection of flowers. As well as being a top spot to pick up a bouquet for your special someone, it's also a bright and cheerful spot simply to walk around and admire the beauty on sale.
Chataldzha Market

7) Chataldzha Market

This market is located on Chataldzha street, close to 8-mi Primorski Polk Boulevard. Here you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables of the highest quality all year round. There are also lots of other stalls and stores here selling interesting stuff.

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 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
Varna Daily Life Tour

Varna Daily Life Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation 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
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: 3.4 km
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: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Varna for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Varna has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Varna, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.