DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria

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The lavishly illustrated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria is all you need to visit this surprisingly undiscovered country rich in natural resources, history and culture. Soak up the many flavors of Bulgaria region by region, from Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, to the ancient countryside villages of Koprivshtitsa and Veliko Turnovo. Sights, beaches, markets and festivals are listed town by town.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria includes 3-D cutaway illustrations, floor plans,...

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Overview

The lavishly illustrated DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria is all you need to visit this surprisingly undiscovered country rich in natural resources, history and culture. Soak up the many flavors of Bulgaria region by region, from Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, to the ancient countryside villages of Koprivshtitsa and Veliko Turnovo. Sights, beaches, markets and festivals are listed town by town.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria includes 3-D cutaway illustrations, floor plans, and reconstructions of must-see sights, plus full-color city maps enable you to explore the capital and regions in depth. Walks, scenic routes, and thematic tours show you how to make the most of the country's spectacular mountain ranges and dramatic Black Sea coastline. Special features explain the history, cultural heritage, traditional festivals and local cuisine to ensure you won't miss a thing.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria shows you this country as no one else can.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465411730
  • Publisher: DK
  • Publication date: 8/4/2014
  • Series: Eyewitness Travel Guides Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 284
  • Sales rank: 442,044
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Bousfield has been writing for Rough Guides for over ten years. His other titles include Croatia, Baltic States, Austria and Poland.
Dan Richardson first visited Bulgaria in 1984 and is also the author of Rough Guides to Romania and Hungary.

Jonathan Bousfield has been writing for Rough Guides for over ten years. His other titles include Croatia, Baltic States, Austria and Poland.
Dan Richardson first visited Bulgaria in 1984 and is also the author of Rough Guides to Romania and Hungary.

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Table of Contents


Colour section     1
Introduction     4
Where to go and when     10
Things not to miss     14
Basics     25
Getting there     27
Getting around     35
Accommodation     40
Food and drink     43
The media     48
Festivals     49
Outdoor activities and sports     54
Culture and etiquette     58
Travel essentials     58
Guide     67
Sofia     69
The Southwest     115
The Balkan Range and the Danubian Plain     167
The Sredna Gora and the Valley of the Roses     269
The Rhodopes and the Plain of Thrace     313
The Black Sea Coast     369
Contexts     433
The historical framework     435
Bulgaria's minorities     456
Books     461
Bulgarian music     465
Language     473
The Cyrillic alphabet     475
Bulgarian words and phrases     476
Bulgarian food and drink terms     479
Glossary     482
Acronyms     484
Travelstore
Small print & Index
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