Book cheap flights to Varna in Bulgaria with Ryanair for easy access to beach resorts such as Sveti Konstantin and Golden Sands, as well as the charming town of Balchik.
Varna is the maritime capital of Bulgaria and is one of the most interesting and cosmopolitan places to visit on the Black Sea coast.
The combination of port city, naval base and seaside resort makes it an attractive destination to while away a few days. Packed with history yet thoroughly modern, in the city centre you’ll find Bulgaria’s largest Roman baths complex, an archaeological museum, as well as lively nightlife options.
When to book cheap flights to Varna
When booking your Varna flights, you should know that the most popular time to travel is during the summer months when the weather is warmest and the beach and waterfront activities are in full swing. The city plays host to several festivals during the summer months including the classical-focused Summer International Music Festival. The end of June draws a large bohemian crowd for the traditional sunrise vigil known as July Morning. Meanwhile, the World Animated Film Festival take place in September, featuring screenings, panels and animation classes. For an excellent choice of hotels and places to stay in Varna, search Ryanair Rooms.
What to see in Varna?
When you fly to Varna there are plenty of interesting sights to discover including the Roman Thermae, an archaeological site featuring an ancient Roman thermal bathhouse built in the late 2nd century. There is also the famous Seaside Garden, Varna's largest, oldest and best known public park, also said to be the largest landscaped park in the Balkans.
Varna Cathedral, with its shining copper domes is one of the most iconic buildings in Varna. During the summer, Golden Sands beach draws crowds from all around.
When your flights to Varna arrive, you’ll be pleased to discover that the public transport system in Varna is cheap and efficient and you can easily travel from one place to another by bus. The city has more than 40 bus lines and almost every point of town can be reached via public transport. Varna is very compact and its pedestrianised city centre makes it easy to explore by foot. Planning to explore more of the coastline and its beaches and resorts? Check out Ryanair car hire for great value car rental deals.
What to eat in Varna?
Once you book cheap Varna flights, you can look forward to eating well during your trip. The local cuisine makes the most of dairy products including yogurt and white brine (feta) cheese. Pork and chicken dishes are popular, while seafood, fish, veal and lamb are also lunch and dinner staples. There are many traditional Bulgarian restaurants and wineries in Varna where you can try the local dishes and enjoy high quality wine produced in the region.