Travel with a car rental in Ahtopol
General information about Ahtopol
Ahtopol is located in the South part of the country. The town is the also the most southern in Bulgaria. It is 78 km from Burgas and 206 km from Varna. Ahtopol is near to the Turkish border. For the last few years, the town has developing tourism successful. The population of the city is about 1,500 people. In the summer a lot of tourists visit Ahtopol. It is located on cliffy peninsula on the sea coast. The river of Veleka is also nearby. The region is very beautiful and picturesque. The town is a part from the theritory of nature park “Strandja”. The area has rich historical past. The climate is warm, mid mediterranean. In the bay around, has been found stone, lead and iron anchors. On the land of the town, there have been existed villages since the Stone Age. Later in the Iron Age, the area has been inhabited by the Thracians tribes. A few centuries BC, the Greeks have established town, which has became a trading centre. The town has been rebuilt by the Byzantine military captain, because it has been demolished by the Barbarians. It is thought that the name of the captain was Agatopol, and thats explains the origin of the name of the town. In the beginning of 20th century, the town has had a 45 ships. In the first part of the century the city has been burnt down. Everything burned to the ground. The contemporary town has been fully reconstructed. Till today there could be seen the church “Ascension of God”. It was built in 1776. Another interesting monuments are the ruins of the monastery “St. Yani”, which dates from the 12th century. A parts of the fortress walls, and near the peninsula there are the ruins of the Thracian wall. You could visit also the Historical museum. If you wish to visit Ahtopol and the area, choose your car and book it now or simply call us at +359 886 00 21 21 , we can deliver it to any Black Sea resort. You can book your car for Ahtopol from LowCostCars. We provide delivery to Ahtopol, or you could take the car from our office on the Burgas airport, or at Burgas Plaza Mall.
Tourist sightseeing around Ahtopol
- Sunny Beach
Burgas is one of the main cities in the country. For the last few years it became economic centre with national meaning. In addition there are wonderful possibilities for vacation. The city is located in Burgas Bay. You could enjoy the see views or make a trip in the area. At all Burgas is great opportunity for everything, vacations, business, holiday and may your start point for journey in the country. You could easy rent a car from our offices in Burgas.
It is beautiful and the biggest modern resort on the Bulgarian sea coast. It has many offers for spending great time: hotels, appartments, guest houses, complexes, and also a lot of restaurants, disco clubs, pubs, aqua park and many others. The resort provides perfect conditions for those, who love nightlife.
In the ancient past the town was known as Mesembria. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe. It is considered that it exists about 3200 years, it has also preserved a significant part of ancient objects and artifacts. The Old town is included in the list of UNESCO site.
The resort Elenite is located near Sunny Beach. It is on the south part of hillside of Stara Planina. The bay is very beautiful. Elenite offers hotels, complexes, guest houses and others.
Sozopol is small town of 7000 people on the Black Sea coast. It is located only 41 km south from Burgas. Near the town are also the main Bulgarian resorts as Dyuni, Primorsko, Kiten. The access to Varna and Burgas is easy and fast with car rental. Sozopol is wonderful for quiet vacation on the sea bay. The sea water in Sozopol also tends to be cleaner as it is further away from the Danube delta. Sozopol is divided into an old part and new part.
Kiten has been developed as a tourist destination. The main tourists attractions are 2 very beautiful bays and a wonderful sand line. In addition the area has rich historical past.
Ravda is located only 30 km away from Burgas, 3 km from Nessebar, 5 km from Sunny Beach, Sveti Vlas, and Elenite and 98 km away from the city of Varna. Ravda has became international centre of children tourism and vacation, and within the last 10 years it has become more and more popular among the tourists coming from all parts of Europe. It gives the all necessary factors for wealty holiday. The village is also popular, because there are college and school campus. It attracts a lot of students from few countries.
The best hotels in Ahtopol
- Midia Grand Resort
- The Vineyards Resort
- Marina Cape Holiday Complex
- Hotel Chairite
Car hire in Ahtopol
If you plan to visit Ahtopol and have not yet booked your car, you can do so by using our reservations form. If you are traveling from Burgas, LowCostCars has office in Burgas Plaza Mall, or from the airport, where you can pick up your car on the spot. Ahtopol is the perfect destination for a trip from Burgas.