Black sea countries are Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Georgia and Bulgaria because they are bordered the Black Sea, one of the largest inland seas from Europe. It is located in the Balkan Peninsula, in the southeastern part of Europe.
The BlackSea connects with the Atlantic Ocean through Bosporus and Dardanelles. Most of the countries of Black Sea occupy a strategic position due to their location, right between the Caucasus, Western Asia and Eastern Europe.
The expanse of saltwater is surrounded by Pontic Mountains, Caucasus Mountains and Crimean Mountains and is home to many marine creatures.
Black Sea has many islands belonging to Romania, Ukraine, Turkey and Bulgaria.
Black Sea Countries with beautiful coastline
With an estimated population of 19.6 million people, Romania border the Black Sea on the east side. Romania is one of Europe’s hidden gems, famous because of its vast virgin forests, untamed nature and traditions very well preserved. This magnificent country has everything you could wish for: high mountains, vast plains, romantic hills, a unique habitat in Europe known as the Danube Delta and also the seaside, the Black Sea coastline with many beautiful and vibrant resorts and wild beaches.
Romania is one of the most beautiful Black Sea Countries which has 3 islands in the Black Sea: Sacalinu Mic Island, Sacalinu Mare Island, and Novaya Zemlya.
The most important city of the Romanian coastline is Constanta and the most vibrant and famous resort at Black Sea Coast is Mamaia.
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It is the ideal destination if you are searching for beach and history.
Constanta is the biggest port located on the Black Sea and one of the oldest cities in Europe.
Mamaia is located right near Constanta and is the most famous resort from the Romanian shore. Vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches, fancy hotels and great restaurants are some of the things Mamaia is famous for. It is the ideal destination for a beach holiday.
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The southwest neighbour of the Black Sea is Bulgaria. Bulgaria is located between Romania and Turkey and has one of the most impressive coastlines from the Black Sea. Known as Red Riviera among European tourists, the Bulgarian coast is full of all-inclusive resorts and golden sandy beaches.
The most important cities of one of the most beautiful Black Sea Countries is Burgas in the south part and Varna in the north. Both cities have their own airports and most hotels offer airport transfer to and from the hotel if you pay a fee.
Bulgaria has 5 islands in the Black Sea: St Thomas Island, St. Peter Island, St. Cyricus Island, St. Ivan Island and St. Anastasia Island.
The most important resorts at Bulgarian Black Sea Coast are Golden Sands, Sunny Beach and Albena.
Golden Sands is located on the north part of the coastline and is one of the biggest and beautiful resorts with golden sandy beaches and all-inclusive hotels.
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Albena is located very close to Golden Sands and is another beautiful resort on the north side of the Bulgarian coast. The resort is located 12 kilometres from Balchik and 30 kilometres from Varna airport.
It is a resort specially built for beach holidays with many all-inclusive resorts and endless beaches. It is a resort more suitable for families with kids and not for people searching for nightlife.
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One of the most famous resorts of all Black Sea Countries is Sunny Beach. It is close to Nessebar, one of the oldest towns at Black Sea Coast and has many all-inclusive resorts and a very vibrant nightlife. It is also famous for its water sports and sand dunes.
People searching for endless parties and beautiful beaches are welcomed here.
The resort is located on the south side of Bulgarian coast and is just 37 kilometres away from Burgas airport.
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Located between two continents, Asia and Europe, Turkey border the Black Sea on the south side. There are many mountains spread across the country and unfortunately, earthquakes are very common.
The main port at Black Sea Coast is Istanbul.
As other Black Sea Countries, the Turkey coastline is dominated by small and beautiful resorts with endless beaches and golden sand.
Istanbul is one of the best European destinations and best town from the Black Sea. It is ideal for a city break or a short holiday. It has many beautiful and authentic hotels close to the Old Town from where you can explore the city on foot.
The city is fascinating and unique and has many beautiful attractions: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar and Turkish baths.
Let yourself lost in Istanbul wonders and discover its charm and beauty with the following tours:
- Hagia Sophia: Skip-the-Line Ticket with Guided Tour
- Istanbul: Basilica Cistern Skip-the-Line Guided Tour
- Istanbul Topkapi Palace Guided Tour and Skip The Line
- Istanbul: Bosphorus Cruise from Eminonu Pier
- Istanbul: True Discovery Full-Day Tour and Cruise
The northeast neighbour of this inland expanse of saltwater is Russia. The climate in the coastal zone is subtropical and Mediterranean and is influenced by the Caucasus Mountains.
The most important cities of the coastline are Sochi, Novorossiysk, Tuapse and Gelendzhik.
Sochi is one of the best resorts from Black Sea Countries and hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics. The city is famous for its XXth century neoclassic buildings and has many beautiful hotels with a nice view of the sea.
Another important town at the Russian Black Sea coast is Gelendzhik. The place is famous for the safari park with lions, giraffes, bears and many exotic animals. Gelendzhik has many water parks with water slides and wave pools, the ideal entertainment place for youngsters and adults. It is a very good place to spend some nights in this interesting resort and explore the surroundings.
Ukraine borders the Black Sea on the North part. It is the second-largest country from Europe and has the capital at Kyiv.
The most important ports are Odesa and Sevastopol.
Ukraine has many islands in the Black Sea, the most important are Zmiinyi Island and Dzharylgach Island. Among Black Sea Countries, Ukraine has few beaches with golden sands and all-inclusive resorts. It is famous for its ports and strategic position.
Odessa is an important tourist centre with 2 ports and many interesting things to see. If you plan to visit the region book a night in Odessa and make a tour of the city and visit Ballet Theatre and Odessa Opera. These are the most famous building from the city dating from the XIX century. A relaxing walk along Primorsky Boulevard, the most famous promenade from the city which is parallel with the sea will help you clear your mind.
Sevastopol is the largest city from the Crimean Peninsula and one of the most important ports at the Black Sea. Since 2014, when the Crimean Peninsula was attached to Russia, the city is under Russian administration.
Georgia is located in the Caucasus region and borders the Black Sea on the southeast. The country’s predominant relief is mountainous and is split in two by Likhi Range.
The most important destination from Georgia Black Sea Coast is Batumi.
Among Black Sea Countries, Georgia has the smallest number of resorts.
Except for being the second-largest city from the country, Batumi is a very hot gambling spot and a very popular summer destination.
These are the 6 countries which border the Black Sea Coast. The most famous for its all-inclusive resorts and beautiful beaches is Bulgaria followed by Romania and Turkey.
Black Sea Coast is one of the most popular destinations among European tourist because of its low prices and great services. It is the ideal destination for a beach holiday or for a city break. Check it out!