Nature Tour South Coast, Black Sea, Bulgaria
The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast covers the entire eastern bound of Bulgaria stretching from the Romanian Black Sea resorts in the north to European Turkey in the south, along 378 km of coastline. White and golden sandy beaches occupy approximately 130 km of the 378 km long coast. The region is an important center of tourism during the summer season (May–October), drawing millions of foreign and local tourists alike and constituting one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations.
|Day 1||Blue Stones Park-Strandja Nature Park-Veleka protected area|
In January 1995, to protect the unique nature of the Strandja and local traditions and livelihoods, created National Park, which later (1998) is categorized as “natural” under the Protected Areas Act, which regulates the categories protected areas, their purpose and mode of preservation and use, disclosure and governance.Today throughout the Nature Park “Strandja” is included in the international ecological network Natura 2000, under the European Habitats Directive is formed a zone Strandja, and under the Directive on the Protection of Birds – two zones: Western Strandja where they occur Imperial Eagle , Black Kite, Saker, large olive warbler, white-fronted Shrike and others.
2. Blue Stones Park. Park “Blue Stones” was announced on 28.11.1980, in order to protect natural ecosystems, the specific landscape of rock formations. It is located in Sliven Mountain, which is part of the Balkan Mountains. Covers an area of 11,380.8 hectares. West, north and east it is surrounded by large forests, and to the south the regional center. Sliven. The terrain is varied, steep and uneven. The northern slopes are steep, hard to pass, covered with beech forests, and those with southern components – cut by ravines and gullies, even precipitous, without vegetation.