Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Is Delightfully Quiet Now but Not for All

At the beginning of June this year one can really enjoy the Black Sea coast without crowds of tourists, without aggressive pop-folk music, without junk on the beach. But for people who make a living from tourism, time and place are not idyllic at all, writes Deutsche Welle.

EnviMin, regarding Eforie beach: We want a modern seaside, with biodiversity protection

The Minister of Environment, Waters and Forests, Tanczos Barna, declared on Friday, in Eforie (resort and town on the Black Sea's shore, ed.n), where the works for expanding the beach have begun, that the authorities want a modern resort, from a tourist point of view, which offers the possibility of carrying out economic activities in 21st century conditions while also following to protect biod

All Beaches in Bulgaria Open for Tourists

All beaches on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast are officially open to tourists as of June 1.

The largest southern tourist resort in Bulgaria, Sunny Beach, also started the season today.

There are mainly Bulgarians and Romanian tourists in the resort, who started coming to Bulgaria after the requirement for presenting negative PCR test result upon nerty to the country was lifted.

Bulgaria: Environment Row Erupts over Sozopol Beach


After the Smokinya North Beach in Sozopol Municipality (southeastern Bulgaria) has been ploughed up for a second year in a row, outraged local residents have alerted the competent institutions. Photos and videos showing a tractor levelling the beach were circulated on social media at the end of last week.

Turkish police detain gang selling Patara beach sand

Turkish security forces detained 20 people that have illegally been selling the sand of the world-famous Patara Beach in the Mediterranean province of Antalya on Feb. 27.

The police said the "gang" had smuggled around 3,000 and 5,000 truckloads of beach sand since July last year, selling them to local construction firms.