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“old town”(195 reviews)
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Apolonia str. 1, Sozopol 8130, Bulgaria
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All reviews cobbled streets old town sunny beach souvenir shops historical sites seafood beautiful place walk around old style sea view off season lots of restaurants fantastic views couple of hours harbour peninsula bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our third visit to Sozopol and we're still discovering new things in this old town. Try and explore before 11am or after 3pm when the trip coaches and ferry visitors are not so abundant.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MacChap
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Very historical and we'll maintained, the old town is a must visit during your stay in Sozopol. Excellent food options and souvenir shops during the summer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KastaliaTravel
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The most lovely town. I always come back here again and again. I like the slow and leisurely tempo with which people are doing everything.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Veselin K
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We took a day trip to Sozopol from Nesserbar. November is off-season and most of the shops and restaurants are closed. The place is pretty quiet as there are not many tourists visiting. Parking is easily available. The cobbled streets and houses make the place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dannychan_sg
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We were in Sozopol with my friends in September/ low season. It was great! Weather was good and it wasn't crowded. Calm and peacefull. Some restaurants and shops were already closed for the winter but if you want to relax i could recomend this city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tomasz P
Reviewed 15 October 2018

lovely town and buildings. nice market area and lots of shops and places to eat and drink. no loud party goers or drunks. nice to walk at night with children.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shaz1324
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Definitely end of summer by October 11. Most things closed/shut. Still a lovely town with an interesting history. Couldn’t find much English spoken nor a place for breakfast. Admittedly there was a north wind, the sea was rough and not inviting even for intrepid Scots!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We've been for the first time in Sozopol and we fall in love just from our first steps. It's an amazing town with a lot of history, old houses and roads, a lot of fishing boats.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IleanaFilipas
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We have stayed in Sozopol 4 times over the last 10 years but recently have been to Sunny Beach. We took a trip over to Sozopol on the fast ferry with some friends. I really had forgotten how beautiful this town is. So much so,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CornishSharon
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

My first impressions of old town sozopol were one of tranquility,history and generally a lovely place to be. This was completely shattered after a totally unprovoked physical attack by a waiter in a restaurant!! Myself and my friend were punched to the ground after questioning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RKB610
16 August 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at The Laguna Beach Hotel and Spa on the outskirts of Sozopol. This area is being developed, but not overly so. Sozopol itself, and the Old town in particular, has little construction work on going. Bulgaria is... More
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200AmandaG200
31 May 2017|
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Response from Dovilė B |
You can Go from Sunny beach to Burgas and then to Sozopol,from Sunny Beach to Burgas bus station ticket price is 4 lev. And from Burgas bus station to Sozopol also 4 lev ( so about 4 eur all Your journey). And it is easy to... More
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Response from katherinel781 | Reviewed this property |
Most people know restaurants. So find a restaurant in old town and ask the locals to point you in the right direction.
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