Varna is the largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It has a millenium old history -  the oldest processed gold treasure in Europe was found in the area which at present date is exposed in the city archaeological museum. The town has preserved many remnants from the Roman times most impressive of which are the Roman Thermal baths in the very center of the modern city. Among the other famous highlights of the city are:  the remarkable gold domed cathedral dedicated to The Assumption of Virgin Mary, the Dolphinarium with its regular show attracting young and elder visitors from around the world, the marine garden being the working place of many charming street artists and musicians. 

Being so close to the popular coastal resorts of Golden Sands, st. Constantine and Elelna and Albena, the town of Varna is extremely busy during summer. It is a traditional host of many summer festivals and music events. It is also the main port of naval and commercial shipping.