When you are in Varna it is necessarily to visit the Quiet Nook Palace in Balchik and its magnificent park sprawling on an area of 35 ha. Over 3000 plants grow here and this is a proof that the climate in this part of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast is suitable not only for the flora of Mediterranean plants but also for rear plant species from all parts of the world. Among the masterpieces of the art of park design is the rose garden and the cactus garden which is the second largest cactus collection of Europe – over 250 different species.
The former summer residence of the Romaniam Queen Maria has a striking effect of the vistor for its unique romantic design and atmosphere. (The area was part of Romania between 1913 and 1940). The Italian architects Americo and Augostino created and genuine legend matching the beauty of nature with the materialized visions of dreaming poets. Thus, in 1926 they created one of the unique architectural ensembles along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.