Burgas Province

Over 1,000 Cruise Passengers Arrive at Burgas Port

Over 1,100 cruise passengers arrived at Burgas port with the first in 2017 cruise ship tour, BNR reported.

Most of the tourists travelling on Costa Neo Riveira ship are French nationals. All tourists are elderly couples who choose to visit cultural and historical destinations in Bulgaria such as Sozopol, Nessebar, Kotel and Tryavna.

Bulgarian Govt Grants BGN 9.3 M More for MiG-29 Aircraft

At its last meeting, the Borisov 2 cabinet allocated additional funding for the MiG-29 fighter aircraft. The Defence Ministry received an additional BGN 9.3 M.

The former soldier barracks in Aytos become the property of the local authorities. The airport in Ravnets, which is no longer needed by the Ministry of Defence, is transferred to Burgas municipality.

Traffic of All Vehicles Along Trakia Highway Restored

Traffic of all vehicles along the Trakia highway in the direction of Burgas in the section of the hub Zimnitsa - Burgas has been restored.

Drivers must pay attention and stick to the speed limit of 80 km/h, warned the Road Infrastructure Agency.

Traffic of all vehicles through the Obzor pass has been restored as well.

Traffic Still Paralyzed in Several Eastern Bulgarian Regions over Snow

The northeastern Bulgarian regions of Dobrich, Varna and Silistra have been blocked by heavy snowfall, public radion BNR reports.

The Shumen-Varna stretch of the Hemus motorway, connecting Western Bulgaria to the Black Sea, has been restored for cars weighing up to 3.5 tons.

Bulgaria's Burgas Cut Off Due To Heavy Snow, Strong Winds

Heavy snowfall and strong winds cut off all approaches to Burgas on Tuesday.

Initially, early in the morning on Tuesday, traffic was restricted in the section of Trakia highway from Zimnitsa hub (in the region of Yambol) to Burgas.

Later, at noon, the section Yambol-Sredets - an alternative route - was also closed.

Bulgaria's Trakia Motorway Closed Again between Zimnitsa Hub, Burgas

Movement has been brought to a halt along Trakia motorway between Zimnitsa transportation hub and the Black Sea city of Burgas, officials say.

The section, hundreds of kilometers long, has been closed as meteorological conditions are worsening again, Valcho Cholakov, Governor of Burgas region, has told Focus Radio.

Emergency State Lifted in Bulgaria's Burgas after Chain Crashes

Authorities have lifted the state of emergency in Burgas Region following a series of crashes that left traffic paralyzed along Trakia motorway and a bypass route leading to Burgas from central Bulgaria.

As many as ten villages in the municipalities of Burgas, Sredets and Aytos are still hard to access by car, public broadcaster BNR reports.