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  • Bulgaria Family holidays

    The coastal resorts make for great family holidays to Bulgaria, with the benefits of an EU destination but also one that has not yet been widely discovered by the tourist crowds. This means that while the towns along the coastline are welcoming enough for British travellers, they are not overdeveloped, and offer an authentic experience of Bulgarian community and culture. They also offer a good opportunity to take your children to one of the more recent EU member states, as Bulgaria's membership only began in 2007, and this in turn can be a useful learning option as you help your youngsters to understand how the continent is bringing together the different countries and cultures that live here.

    Spanning the seasons

    It's not just the beach resorts of the coast that hold promise for cheap family holidays in Bulgaria. Head inland and you'll find higher altitudes and good enough snow conditions to take part in winter sports like skiing. The resorts of Pamporovo, Bansko and Borovets are three examples of Bulgaria at its best for winter sports, and they offer a handy alternative to the beaches if you are travelling during the winter and want some more seasonal activities for yourself and your kids.

    Named for success

    The seaside resorts have the kinds of names that are bound to get your kids 'on side' when it comes to selling them on the idea of cheap family holidays in Bulgaria. For example, the town of Golden Sands is equipped with a beach that lives up to its name, but is otherwise surrounded by unspoilt forest. With strict limits on the development that can take place, this beautiful natural habitat on the edge of the main resort is unlikely to vanish in the foreseeable future.

    Bulgaria for the family

    If this is your first time booking family holidays in Bulgaria, then you might be concerned about heading to an unfamiliar destination - but don't be. The country has been an EU member state for several years now, and that means EU citizens are made to feel very welcome on arrival there. With the local tourism economy growing fast, it is quickly becoming more and more important in terms of revenues, and that means British travellers - who represent a sizeable proportion of the market - can expect generous treatment from hoteliers too.

    Why Bulgaria is so great for families

    One of the fastest growing holiday destinations in Europe, Bulgaria is located way out to the east of the continent. With stunning and affordable beach resorts on the Black Sea coast, Bulgaria family holidays are becoming more of an option for many. Spend the days splashing around in the warm waters or travel in winter and teach the kids to ski without the Alpine prices. And because it's all in the EU, travelling here is nice and easy. Maybe it's time you checked out why Bulgaria is making the holiday news.

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