David’s Been This is touring all of the best sites and best attractions in and about the Bulgarian city of Varna. David attracts us 45 minutes beyond the city to the town of Provadia. Home to the colossal Ovech Fortress, this rock stronghold was utilized from the three rd century all the way up into the 17th century by the Byzantines, Thracians, Romans Bulgarians and Turks. With some magnificent views across the sprawling area below, there’s no wondering why this fortification played a role that is crucial for almost 1,000 years. For a scenic and historic day trip by Varna, make the short drive from the Ovech Fortress for the following of Bulgarian attractions.