1. Burgas: Return Boat Trip to St. Anastasia Island
Hop on a ferry and cruise across the Black Sea, to reach a small island possessing a rich history. St. Anastasia Island was raided by pirates, and later on used as a prison camp for communists. The ferry ride from the port of Burgas to the island will only take 40 minutes. Once you set foot on St. Anastasia, be ready to dive into the thrilling past of Bulgaria's only inhabited island. Wander the grounds of the medieval monastery and pay a visit to its museum to learn about the island's colorful past. Enjoy the quietness of this charming island, admire the panoramic views over the Black Sea, or simply sit down for a picnic.