The Rough Guide to BulgariaBook - 2008
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Bulgaria , the ultimate guide
to this picturesque and largely undiscovered country. The full-colour section introduces Bulgaria 's highlights, from the sunflower fields of the Balkan range to the country's wonderfully preserved heritage villages. Using informed accounts, clue-up on all the top sights from the spectacular Trigrad Gorge and the awe-inspiring Church of the Nativity at Arbanasi to the best beaches of the black sea coast. The guide takes a detailed look at Bulgarian history, literature, politics and Balkan cultural life with expert background on everything from the spectacular Rila Monastery to hiking in the Pirin mountains. There are plenty of practical tips on bird-watching, information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants and lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs.