Sofia, the national capital, is situated 250 miles (402 kilometers) west of Balchik.
Try not to limit yourself to Balchik; the wider region features a wealth of natural and cultural attractions just waiting to be explored. If you've got a hankering for more things to see and do, check out the St. George's Church and Kavarna Stadium in the vicinity of Kavarna, which lays roughly 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the west of Balchik.
Organise your transportation and head to Varna, a retail and transport hub for the region, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away from Balchik. This bigger city has plenty of points of interest, for example Ticha Stadium, Sea Garden and Aladzha Monastery. Golden Sands Beach, Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral and Varna Aquarium are other attractions that should be included on every traveler's itinerary.
Feed your mind by spending a few hours at Bulgaria's history museums. Every place has its fascinating history and this area has plenty of its own stories to tell. The ruins in these parts provide a fascinating window on the past.
A fun way to experience the wild landscapes in the area around Balchik is to join for a horse riding or mountain climbing adventure. Take a break from seeing the sights and spend a few relaxing hours canoeing or swimming.
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Doviždane (farewell) to the interesting people you've met and the landscapes you've seen.