Kaliakra is a long and narrow headland Black Sea, 12 kilometres (7 mi) east of Kavarna, 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Varna and 65 kilometres (40 mi) southwest of Mangalia. The coast has vertical cliffs until 70 metres (230 ft) down to the sea.
Firstly it is a nature reserve where you can observe dolphins and cormorants. It is situated on the Via Pontica, a major bird migration route from Africa into Eastern and Northern Europe. It makes Kaliakra a place for observation many other rare birds. Kaliaka’s fortress exists in the remnants of Despot Dobrotitsa’s residence.