Rent-A-Car in Sozopol
Rent a car Sozopol Bulgaria – general information.
On the south side of Bulgarians black sea coast on a rocky peninsula is located the beatiful ancient town of Sozopol. Just 30-40 minutes from the Burgas airport or about 40 kilometers. Established about 611 BC is the oldest town of Bulgaria as a Greek colony he had the name Apollonia Pontica – in the name of god Apollon. During the centuries the urban structure has been built and reveal human civilization development.
Small fishermans village in the past – now romantic town with unique atmosphere. Many artist and musicans can be seen on the narow cobble streets in the old town. Still you can see fishermens catching on their wooden boats, old women stand infront of the houses chatting, selling home made jelly and jams. More then 180 houses from the renaissance and churches create the uniques Sozopol in the present days.
The archaeological museum of Sozopol is located in the old part of town. The museum is housed in the building of the St. Cyril and St. Methodius Church. As well as in several halls provided by the cultural center of Sozopol. The Archaeological Museum of Sozopol presents many unique archaeological finds. From the 5th to the 17th century – vases, mosaics, statuettes and others. Found in the Apolonia necropolis, the Harmanite beach, as well as Christian art from the 17th to the 19th century.
There are also a number of documents, maps, photographs and drawings. Just a kilometer from Sozopol is the island of St. John the baptist. Thousands of tourist visit Sozopol to see found in 2010 relics of St John and the town its one of most desired historical destination in Bulgaria. At guests’ disposal, there are beaches with soft golden sand and clean sea water. The central beach and the Harmanite beach have a wide strip and are located close to restaurants where you can buy a refreshing drink or eat something. Access to the beaches is very easy and can be reached on foot.
If you prefer secluded and pristine beaches, there are plenty of beaches nearby. Such are the beaches of Golden Fish, Duni, Arkutino, etc., which can easily be accesed with car rented from an “Star rent a car Sozopol”.