The town of Pomorie – the heir of ancient Anhialo – is one of the most beautiful seaside towns, a place with a soul and a unique atmosphere. Attractive and romantic, the town is a resort and rehabilitation center. It has acquired its greatest fame for the healing mud of the Pomorie Salt Lake, for the aromatic wines produced in this region and for its traditional fishing. From the promenade, every guest can enjoy the magnificent sunsets, making the sea shine in different colors.
Here, climatic conditions are extremely favorable: prolonged periods of sunshine (up to 2360 hours per year); the average July air and water temperature is 23.6°C. The slow cooling of sea water causes a warm and long autumn. Winter is mild and snowfall is minimal. These climatic conditions allow the use of the resort from early spring until late autumn for sun and sea healing procedures. In the morning, before sunrise, air is rich with ozone and negative ions, ultraviolet rays and iodine released in gas form by seaweed.
The beach is about 5 km long, with an average width of 30 m. The shallow and flat coastal seabed, with a slight slope, no reefs and no cold sea currents, is safe for swimming. The sand is soft and pleasant to the touch, suitable for games and entertainment.
The resort has been known since ancient times, as evidenced by a number of archaeological finds. The estuarine mud, which has made the town famous, has been used for healing and restoration purposes during all historical epochs from antiquity to present times. The mud is rich in hydrogen, magnesium, chlorine, calcium, sodium and sulfates. The healing properties of the mineral waters on the territory of Pomorie Municipality have also been known since antiquity. Most of them spring from great depths, which guarantees their purity.
Among the most interesting historical landmarks of Pomorie are:
- The ancient domed tomb dating back to the era of Late Roman rule in these lands (II-III centuries).
- One of the few still active monasteries “St. George” – a monument of architecture from the Bulgarian National Revival period, which houses icons from the XVIII and XIX centuries.
- “Church of the Transfiguration of Christ” from 1764 is the oldest functioning church on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.
- “Church of the Holy Mother of God”, built by Usta Gencho, who was the best student of Master Kolyo Ficheto.
- The monument to Peyo Yavorov, who took off the path of great literature from the town of Anhialo. His stone figure is on the beach, next to the rocks called the “Yavorov rocks”.
- The “Old Pomorie houses” architectural reserve.
- Even production of salt, once the main livelihood of the population, has also become a historical landmark. The ancient technology of sea salt production can be seen in the only Salt Museum in Eastern Europe and the Balkans.