Tourist Information & Advice

Time: The time in Bulgaria is +2 hours on GMT and +1 hour on CET

Electricity: The voltage is 220V, and the frequency is 50Hz

Water: THe tap water is good for drinking

Language: The official language is Bulgarian, from the Slavic Language Group

Religion: The main religion in Bulgaria is Orthodox Christianity. There are some supporters of the Islam, Catholicism, Judaism etc

Pasports & Visas: The citizens of the countries from the European Union or EFTA do not need visas

Banks: Work time: Monday - Friday from 9.00 a.m. till 4.00 p.m.

Credit Cards: You can use your international credit cards in the big hotels, at rent-a-car offices, in some restaurants and trade centers. Information about which credit cards are accepted you can find on the window stickers in shops and hotels.

Currency: The Bulgarian currency is LEV, which consists of 100 STOTINKI. All payments are made in the national currency. The banknotes are emissions of 1,2,5,10,20 and 100 leva, and the coins have emissions of 1,2,5,20 and 50 stotinki.

Safe: For your comfort and clamness, you can keep your documents and valuables in a safe at the reception of your hotel. In case of loss or theft call the police or contact your guide.

Post: It is located in the centre of Sunny Beach. Working time: everyday from 8.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m. You can leave your postcards or letters at the front office of your hotel or can use the post office boxes around complex

Pharmacies: Working time: from 8.00 a.m. till 8.00 p.m., and there are some non-stop pharmacies.

Shops: In the complex the shops are open every day

Population: The population of Bulgaria is approximately 8 million people, about 1 500 000 people live in the capital city Sofia


Official Holidays:

1 January - New Year

3 March - The national holiday in Bulgaria

1 May - Labour day

6 May - St George's day - Day of the Bulgarian Army

24 May - Day of the Slavic literacy and culture

6 September - The Unity of Bulgaria

22 September - Independence Day

1 November - Day of the Leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival

25 December - Christmas Day

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