Nessebar is not only one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria, but also one of the oldest towns in Europe. Its brick churches date back to the Middle Ages and before, and its wooden homes are from Bulgaria's Revival period in the 1800s.
There are over 40 churches in Nessebar, but many of them are just ruins, although very picturesque ruins.
Visiting Nessebar in cold December, we found this popular tourist destination to be quite deserted. We were amused by this sign:
In the distance we could see Sunny Beach, the biggest resort area in Bulgaria. It wasn't exactly sunny today!
As Nessebar is also a fishing village, we sat down for lunch at a modern fish restaurant and ordered fresh fish. Well, this was the most unpleasant thing of the whole weekend, as apparently the fish was not all that fresh. For the rest of the day, we had severe stomach cramps.