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Cities in Varna region

Golden Sands

Golden Sands

Golden Sands - the pearl of the Bulgarian coast - the most popular Bulgarian seaside resort, has its name from the word as the finesse and beauty of its sandy beaches. Located just 15 km from Albena and about 18 km from Varna, the resort takes place within the national park "Golden Sands", the attention of environmentalists care.


Albena

Albena

Albena is one of the most beautiful sea resorts on the Bulgarian seaside. Albena is situated only 30 km away from Bulgaria's sea capital Varna. The resort is remarkable for its 6-km long beach. The resort is named after a female character from a tale by Bulgarian writer Yordan Yovkov. Albena is a Bulgarian female given name. Albena is one of the purpose-built resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and has a uniform and unique architectural style. Many of the hotels are situated on the beach itself, exposed to maximum sunlight and providing direct access to the beach and sea.


St. Konstantin and Elena

St. Konstantin and Elena

St. Constantine and Elena resort is one of the first settlements appeared on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, was built as early as 1908. The oldest resort in Bulgaria can be described in just a few words through delightful parks, private beaches hidden in a series of small coves and cliffs, sand and sunshine. St. Constantine and Elena resort's name comes from the monastery of the same name that was in the area. Note that nowadays the monastery church was converted into a luxury hotel complex. The resort is located near the Golden Sands (10 km), about 9 km from Varna and is considered one of the most exciting resorts on the Bulgarian coast as combining in a very special mountain air, mineral springs and water Sea.


Kavarna

Kavarna

Yacht port town (about two yacht harbors are under construction) Kavarna is situated 48 km from Varna, 38 km from the border with Romania, just 18 km and 30 km from Cape Kaliakra Albena and Golden Sands. The city is located in the north-eastern Bulgaria, embracing the coast, north of the recreation complex Albena. The name comes from the word Karvun city - the name of an independent principality in the fourteenth century. Today the town of Kavarna is where tourism flourishes especially during the summer. Not far from Cape Kaliakra Kavarna is a rocky promontory, over 70 meters high, a tongue of land extending east from the sea over a distance of 2 km.


Balchik

Balchik

Spa town of Balchik is situated on the seaside, at a distance of 501 km from Sofia and 36 km north - east of Varna, near the resort of Albena and the city of Kavarna. History The ancient Thracians are the first inhabitants of the region is Balchik. In the area were found many artifacts 2,000 years old (glass, metal tools, weapons). In the Middle Ages there was a castle here, Cronuj, that protects the city against attacks from the sea. Religion In the central city is the medieval Orthodox Cathedral. Almost all icons have been kept in good condition.


Kranevo Resort

Kranevo Resort

Kranevo is a resort village on the seaside. The sea is shallow and allows safe baths for children. The name of the village comes from Kraneia fortress. Kranevo is a small village 24 kilometers north- east of Varna. It is known as a resort for small kids, where they go for their vacation - many school camps you can find here.


Varna

Varna

Varna is a city in eastern Bulgaria, situated on the west coast of the Black Sea. It is an important seaport and resort. Varna is called the sea capital of Bulgaria, because Bulgaria is the largest coastal city. Varna has also long been the Bulgarian Navy. Currently, there is a Naval Museum with a museum ship (vessel torpedo Draski). In the sixth century BC in this place, Greek settlers founded Polis Odessa. In 1444, King Ladislaus III of Poland was defeated with his army of crusaders by the Turks at the Battle of Varna. Ladislas III died, receiving over-Varnensis name.


Sunny Day

Sunny Day

Located 10 km north east of Varna - the summer capital of Bulgaria - and 8 km from Golden Sands - Sunny Day is in the vicinity of the first resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast - St. Constantine & Helen. It is a closed-circuit station, where visitors feel special. Lack of road traffic required ensure their silence. All hotels are located on the beach. It is 1 km in length and width from 20 m to 80 m. It is a favorite resort for families but also by tourists who want a quiet holiday to recharge batteries. Golf resort situated at the end of isolation, sandy beaches and is ideal for relaxation and balneology centers and convention halls are ideal for business meetings and treatment.


Byala

Byala

Byala is a small town and seaside resort in Eastern Bulgaria, located on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast in Varna Province. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Byala Municipality and lies in a semi-mountainous region in the easternmost branches of Stara Planina.


Shkorpilovci

Shkorpilovci

Shkorpilovtsi is a small sea resort, located only 100 m away from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Northern Black Sea coast. Its proximity to the sea capital of Bulgaria – Varna makes it a preferred holiday destination for many Bulgarian and foreign tourists.


Russalka

Russalka

Russalka, the northernmost resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast is situated in an area of ​​spectacular rock and just 325 km from Bucharest, about 50 km from Vama Veche.


Riviera

Riviera

Riviera Holiday Club is located 17 km north-east of Varna, on E-87 international road, and at 27 km from Varna airport. It is very close to Golden Sands resort, both resorts are within minutes walking from each other. Structure with a few modern hotels all located a few meters from the beach and have swimming pools, playgrounds for children, treatment facilities, restaurants, conference halls. In the past, these hotels are owned by the government as a summer residence for its members. The beach is narrow and surrounded by dikes to form several bays.


Chaika

Chaika

Chaika resort is situated in northern Bulgaria, between the major resorts of Golden Sands and St. Constantine and Elena, as well as Sunny Day and Riviera resorts. There are only a few miles from the resort. Chaika - resort name means "seagull" is a tiny resort but its advantages, besides silence and isolation, is its proximity to two great resorts: Golden Sands St. Constantine and Elena.


Cape Kaliakra

Cape Kaliakra

Cape Kaliakra is a nature monument of Bulgarian Dobrogea (the Quadrilateral), including a medieval fortress and a nature reserve.


Dobrich

Dobrich

Dobrich is the ninth most populated city in Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Dobrich Province and the capital of the region of Southern Dobrudzha. It is located in the northeastern part of the country, 30 km west of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, not far from resorts such as Albena, Balchik, and Golden Sands. The city is named after the Bulgarian medieval lord of the surrounding region - Dobrotitsa.


Cities in Burgas region

Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach

Sunny Beach is one of the biggest Bulgarian seaside resorts. Situated 36 km north of Bourgas and 88 km south of Varna, Sunny Beach offers over 100 hotels. Over 8 km of beach are found in a small natural bay, surrounded by mountain peaks Balkans, which is located in the north. The name 'Sunny Beach' in English is the Bulgarian translation from "Slncev Brjag, we find that" Slncev Briag "and that" Slncev Bryag. Sunny Beach is a magical combination of mountain and beach, near the ancient town of Nessebar - a building of architectural and historic Bulgarian culture (the south) - lack of internal tides and magnificent parks - this is the image of "perfect town for recreation" - Sunny Beach.


Obzor

Obzor

Obzor Resort is located 65 km south of Varna and 40 km north of Nessebar and has many advantages for a tiny resort of its size. The Thracian and ancient Greek name of Obzor was Naulochos, a small port on the coast of Thrace, a colony of Mesembria. The ancient Romans named it Templum Iovis (Temple of Jupiter); Pliny called it Tetranaulochus. The Greeks called Heliopolis - Sun City and resort park reveals step by step hints of Greek and Roman domination: the ancient columns and statues, the ruins of a fortress and a stronghold. During the Ottoman rule of Bulgaria, it was known as Gözeken.


Nessebar

Nessebar

Located about 120 km from Balchik, Nessebar is a town located on a peninsula of 850 m long and 350 m wide, is reached by an isthmus. During its long existence, has lost one third of the territory being covered by the sea. Under water at 80 meters distance from shore, can still see the remains of fortress walls. Currently there is only preserved gate of the west wall, which shields the city from the mainland.


Duni

Duni

Duni Resort - Дюни in Bulgaria - is located 12 km and 6 km from Sozopol, Primorsko, in a shallow bay with water. Protected by the northern slopes of Mount Strandzhana, Duni is a very popular resort, with a 4.5-km stretch of beach. The area is really picturesque bay, a haven for sport and relaxation in the sun. No other place in Bulgaria is not nearly so great and so romantic Beach resort consists of three separate areas - Peliocan, Marina and Panorama. The architects who designed these areas have tried to replicate a romantic coastal village with narrow cobblestone streets, sunny areas and flower gardens.


Elenite

Elenite

Elenite Holiday Village is situated in the southern Black Sea Coast (Bourgas District, between the cities of Burgas and Varna), 10 km north of Sunny Beach and about 40 km from the city of Burgas. It is a holiday village sheltered in a quiet bay with a large beach and green meadows, ideal for a modern eco-style holidays, with a wealth of sports and entertainment. It is also ideal for families with children. In the past (1985), Elenite holiday village was built along a beautiful sandy beach and was a complex of villas with two-and three-story studio, surrounded by all necessary facilities, but nowadays there are plenty The new built luxurious hotels and villas in the resort.


Aheloi

Aheloi

Aheloy City is located in Burgas and Pomorie municipality belongs. Situated between Sunny Beach, Nessebar and Pomorie. Distance from Aheloy to nearby resorts Sunny Beach and Nessebar is 7 km and 3 km and up to Ravda and Pomorie, 10 km, so tourists allowed to travel through the region and visit exciting night.


Sozopol

Sozopol

Resort-town of Sozopol is situated on a rocky peninsula with high cliff, the oldest human settlement on the Bulgarian seaside - Pontic Apollonia. It is said that precisely in Sozopol ancient Greek sculptor created the statue of Apollo Kallatis (13 meters high) that was later transported to Rome. Sozopol is one of the few known resorts, located south of the town of Burgas (34 km) and is also one of the most popular Bulgarian resorts among tourists. Emblem resort - the anchor. The city provides great variety of restaurants, cafes, pizzerias, bars, night clubs, cinemas, shops.


Pomorie

Pomorie

Pomorie is a modern city, located 18 km south of Nessebar, well known for its spa treatments and bird watching. Nearby, Lake Pomorie has a salt content of 70%, being 4 times more salty than sea water. The city was enriched in fact, passed by extracting salt from the lake and in the Ottoman period, was the most important city on the coast, after Varna.


Sveti Vlas

Sveti Vlas

The resort is situated at the foot of Stara Planina mountains, Black Sea coast, 3 km north of Sunny Beach and 12 km from Nessebar. Sveti Vlas has a Mediterranean climate, far from the noisy city life, yet just 5 minutes from Sunny Beach, Bulgaria is among the destinations that have experienced the fastest development. Most of the resort is impressive holiday complex consisting of almost all built after 2000, with German investment, but British and Bulgarian. Almost the entire resort was built from scratch and is designed as a residential area vacation especially for families, in which visitors feel intimate and stay away from crowded coastal resorts accustomed to more comfort and serenity.


Kiten

Kiten

The town of Primorsko is relatively small as it has population of about 2,500 people. 52km south of Bourgas, the town lies on a cape jutting out between the Stamopolo Bay and the Dyavolski (Devil's) Bay. The town has two beaches, the Northern and the Southern ones. The former is more open and offers rough sea, which makes it treasured by surfers, while the latter is smaller and calmer, and hence preferred by families. Traditionally, the Southern Beach gets overcrowded during the top season, which makes holidaymakers sunbathe at nearby beaches, such as the one of the International Youth Centre.



Tsarevo

Tsarevo

Tsarevo, known to many tourists or Michurin Vasiliko called, is situated on two peninsulas around a beautiful bay, 70 km from the town of Burgas and 17 km from the resort town of Primorsko. On the southern peninsula tourists can visit the remains of a medieval fortress. South of the city, after excavations have found remains of amphorae and pottery dating from Romanian. IV-VI. Now in Tsarevo are 3 beaches and a new port and develop thanks to the entire region Strandja.


Sinemoretz

Sinemoretz

Sinemorets is a small town (about 100 permanent residents) located in southern Bulgaria, south of Burgas, of Tsarevo, near the border with Turkey. Sinemorets is located at the confluence of the mountain and the sea in the middle of Strandja nature reserve, is a very picturesque place with relief, vegetation and landscape beauty.


Bourgas

Bourgas

Burgas is the fourth largest city in Bulgaria, situated in the south-east of the country. City and industrial center is developed Orasul de pe tarmul Marii Negre, Burgas, a cam fost evitat de turistii straini care aleg Bulgaria ca destinatie pentru a isi petrece vacanta. Una din cauze ar putea fi faptul ca este un oras prea industrializat. Situat pe malul Marii Negre, Burgas este al patrulea oras ca marime din tara vecina si un centru economic si cultural important. Cu toate acestea orasul are cateva plaje foarte frumoase ce merita vazute si ar putea constitui un punct excelent de plecare pentru cei ce doresc sa viziteze si alte statiuni de pe litoralul Marii Negre cum ar fi Slantchev Briag mai la nord sau Duni Viallage la sud.


Lozenets

Lozenets

Lozenets is a village located about 60 km south of Bourgas, Kiten and Tsarevo between localities, as a suitable location for people who want a quiet and affordable vacation.


Chernomorets

Chernomorets

Chernomorets is a town on the Black Sea coast of southeastern Bulgaria. Administratively part of Sozopol Municipality, Burgas Province, Chernomorets is a popular seaside resort.


Arkutino

Arkutino

The beach of Arkutino is situated in South-East Bulgaria (Primorsko munciaplity), about 50 km south of Bourgas and just 2.5km northwest of mouth of Ropotamo river. Arkutino is known for its wild beauty and rough sea. Area of Arkutino was nature reserve and you can find densely populated and diverse habitats ranging from islands, cliffs, sandy beaches, bays, dunes, the Arkutino swamp, to forests and meadows. The mild climate is ideal for the proliferation of a large variety of plants, and wildlife here again comes into its own with a large variety of predatory and other animals.


Dinevi Resort

Dinevi Resort

Dinevi Resort is located in the town of Sveti Vlas, near Sunny Beach and Nessebar. In the city you can enjoy beautiful beaches, restaurants and many attractions.



Karnobat

Karnobat

Karnobat municipality is situated in the south-eastern part of Bulgaria, and it falls within the administrative boundaries of Burgas region. Rishki Passage links the municipality to north Bulgaria. The Karnobat-Aitos range of the Balkan Mountains is located in the northern part of the municipality. Hisar Hill raise to the south of the town of Karnobat. The territory of Karnobat municipality is 806 km2 (311 sq mi).


Cities in Blagoevgrad Bansko region

Bansko

Bansko

Bansko is the most modern resort in Bulgaria, enjoying the best ski center in Central and Eastern Europe. The town of Bansko is situated nearby the river Glazane (tributary of Mesta River) in north-eastern foot of Pirin, right bellow the highest and most beautiful part of the mountain. City name comes from the old Bulgarian word "ban" meaning "master." It is located 160 km from Sofia and only 6 kilometers from Razlog. Thanks to the excellent ski facilities combined with the unique architecture of the town, Bansko has turned into one of the favorite destinations for skiing and snowboard.


Razlog

Razlog

Razlog (Bulgaria: Razlog) is a town and ski resort in Razlog municipality, at the foot of Rila, Blagoevgrad district in south-western Bulgaria, 7 km away from Bansko, Sofia: 170 km (south), away from Plovdiv : 148 km. It is located in Razlog Valley and was first mentioned during the reign of Byzantine emperor Basil II.


Dobrinishte

Dobrinishte

Dobrinişte we get is a city in Bansko, Blagoevgrad region, Bulgaria. It is a well known spa (17 springs with temperatures between 30 and 43 ° C) and winter sports, located 6 km east of Bansko, in the foothills of Pirin, Rila and Rhodope. Location is the end of a line of narrow gauge railway that connects the village Septemvri. Length of ski slopes is 7 km.


Sandanski

Sandanski

Sandanski is situated 190 meters above sea level, south-west of Pirin mountain ridge, on both sides of the river Bistrita Sandanska. The city is located 166 km away from Sofia and 74 km from Blagoevgrad. It covers an area of 26,867 km ² and has a population of 26,882 inhabitants (census 01/01/2007). Here is the famous resort in Bulgaria, well known for the curative powers of its mineral springs. Without exaggeration the climate here can be described as unique. Throughout the year, air temperatures are higher than anywhere else in the country.


Blagoevgrad

Blagoevgrad

Blagoevgrad is а city in southwestern Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Blagoevgrad Municipality and of Blagoevgrad Province. It lies on the banks of the Blagoevgradska Bistritsa River.


Kyustendil

Kyustendil

Kyustendil is a town in the far west of Bulgaria, and the capital of the Kyustendil Province. The town is situated in the southern part of the Kyustendil Valley, near the borders of Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia; 90 km southwest of Sofia, 130 km northeast of Skopje and 243 km north of Thessaloniki. During the Iron Age, a Thracian settlement was located within the town, later known as Roman Pautalia in the 1st century AD. In the Middle Ages, the town switched hands between the Byzantine Empire, Bulgaria and Serbia, prior to Ottoman annexation in 1395. The town was liberated in 1878 from the Ottoman empire. It is named after Konstantin Dragaš, a 14th-century regional lord.


Melnik

Melnik

The smallest town in Bulgaria (208 residents), Melnik, is nested in the south slopes of Pirin, among sand pyramids with queer forms. It is situated in the Sandanski Municipality, Blagoevgrad county, 175 km north from Sofia, and it is only 30 km from the borderline with Greece. The finds from the antiquity discovered upon the archaeological diggings testify for its centuries-old history.


Ognyanovo

Ognyanovo

Ognyanovo is a resort village with thermal mineral water springs in Garmen Municipality, in Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria.


Cities in Rila Mountains region

Borovets

Borovets

The oldest Bulgarian winter resort is Borovets with a history from 1896! Today Borovets is the biggest and most modern resort in Bulgaria. It is situated on the conterminous Borovets col and on the northern slopes of the Mousala ridge in the eastern part of Rila. Huddled in venerable pine woods 1390 meters above the sea level (with highest pistes at 2600 m)makes it a perfect place for relax and recreation. The climate is also considered to be healthy. The winter in the resort is mild and of course with loads of snow! The average temperature during the coldest month January is 4.


Dupnitza

Dupnitza

Dupnitsa is a town in western Bulgaria. It is located at the foot of Rila, about 65 km south of bulgarian capital Sofia. With town of Kyustendil they are the towns with population higher than 20 000 people in Kyustendil Province. Dupnitsa is also referred to as "The Green and Shady Town", because of its location which makes it quite shady in summer and due to the abundance of trees in the town. One of the interesting things about Dupnitsa is that it's often called "The Little Italy of Bulgaria". This nickname comes from the fact that many inhabitants have gone over the years to work and live in Italy and every summer they return to their hometown.


Cities in Pamporovo region

Pamporovo

Pamporovo

Pamporovo is a modern resort located in the heart of the Rhodope Mountains, the most southern ski resorts in Europe. Pamporovo is the sunniest Bulgarian ski resorts with snow the whole season, with slopes in excellent condition. The resort is set in the southern Rhodope Mountains at an altitude of 1620 meters above sea level. The highest peak in the area, Snezhanka, at 1928 m, is several hundred meters above the resort. Pamporovo is around 260 km away from Sofia, 85 km south of Plovdiv, 15 km north of Smolyan, and 10 km south of Chepelare. Pamporovo is amongst the southern skiing resort in Europe.


Cities in Veliko Tarnovo region

Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo is situated at 210 m above sea level along the historical hills of Sveta Gora, and Trapezitsa Tsarevets. Today, Veliko Turnovo is an important administrative, cultural, historical and tourist center of Bulgaria. The city is the center of one of the 28 administrative districts of the country. Veliko Turnovo District has an area of 4662 km ² and includes 10 municipalities with 14 towns and 322 villages. The population is about 295,000 inhabitants.


Arbanassi

Arbanassi

The village of Arbanassi is one of the most picturesque old villages in the country. It is situated on a plateau of rock with the same name, only 4 km north-east of town. Veliko Tarnovo. With a unique and monumental century Renaissance architecture. XVI-XVII of the houses and churches, with a great wealth of Nature, Arbanasi is truly a paradise for tourists.


Cities in Sofia Region region

Sofia

Sofia

With just under one million inhabitants, Sofia is a city with many facets of western Bulgaria. In addition to historical monuments and romantic places welcoming cafe offers animated streets and, not least the architectural splendor of the communist regime. Sophia was already in times past, a road hub of European traders, and this position has kept it at present.


Bankya

Bankya

The town of Bankya is situated at a distance of 17 km west of Sofia, at the foot of the Lyulin Mountain, at an altitude of about 700 meters. The tranquility of the mountain, the fresh air and the healing water are the reason for Bankya to acquire the statute of a resort, preferred for relaxation and balneological treatment.


Pravets

Pravets

The town of Pravets is located at the foot of the Balkan Mountains (800m above the sea level) at a distance of 60 km from the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia. It is birthplace of ex Bulgarian comunistic leader Todor Zhivkov. Pravets is famous for the excellent sport facilities, the beautiful nature and convenient climate during the summer months. The first microprocessor factory in Bulgaria was situated in Pravets.


Samokov

Samokov

Samokov is situated on the northern foot of Rila Mountain among the so called field which is one of the highest fields in Bulgaria. The longest Bulgarian river Iskar passes through it. The town is just 60 kilometers away from Sofia and just 12 kilometers in north- western direction of the worldwide famous resort- Borovets.


Koprivshtitsa

Koprivshtitsa

Koprivshtitsa is part of the city and Sofia region is located in the south-west Bulgaria. It is situated at an altitude of 700-999 m above sea level, covers an area of 139,165 km ² and has a population of 2490 inhabitants (census 01/01/2007). Along both sides of the river Topolitsa, Koprivshtica is the only settlement in Bulgaria where they were kept more than 250 houses built during the Revival. Houses Dimcho Debelyanov former symbolist poet, revolutionary leaders Todor Kableshkov Georgi and merchant Benkovski Oslekov Nincho museums are now presenting the life of Bulgarian citizens in the late 19th and early 20th century.


Cities in Rhodope region

Chepelare

Chepelare

Chepelare a town and ski resort in Smolyan Province in Southern Bulgaria. It is situated in the central part of the Rhodopes, on the banks of Chepelare River. Chepelare is a popular winter resort with one of the longest ski runs in Southeastern Europe. It is located near Pamporovo, one of the biggest Bulgarian resorts. Chepelare is located 80 km from the regional center Plovdiv, 230 km from the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia and 22 km from Smolyan city center and is one of the first places in Bulgaria where they started skiing activities.


Velingrad

Velingrad

Renowned SPA, Velingrad is located approximately 745 m above sea level in the western part of the valley Chepino - one of the most beautiful regions in the Rhodope Mountains, 133 km from Sofia and 49 km from Pazardjik. The unique combination of climate, mineral waters and beautiful natural landscapes that make the resort is a perfect recreation, therapy and leisure.


Devin

Devin

Picturesque situated on both banks of the river Devinska in the western chain of Rhodope Mountains, Devin is famous for its pleasant climate and water or springs. Located 196 km from Sofia and 40 km from Smolyan, the city is also very close to Pamporovo ski resort. Devin is known as the best spa in the Rodopi mountains. Mineralized water here is a low proportion, fluorite, with a great taste. Along with the excellent recreational and treatment can include, besides the natural beauty and fresh air of the mountains. The city has existed as a sanctuary since the Thracian times.


Kardzhali

Kardzhali

Kardzhali is located in the middle of the eastern Rhodope mountains, along the banks of the Arda river. On the territory of this city have found evidence of human settlement 6000 years old, and evidence of inhabitants Thracians, Romans, Byzantines, Turks and Bulgarians. After releasing the city from Ottoman rule in 1912, became Kardzhali "tobacco store" of the Rhodope mountains. Places of interest include Uspenie Bogorodichno monastery complex. This is a unique Christian Center, founded by the religious schools Saraev Boyan. Frescoes and murals of the monastery are very beautiful.


Batak

Batak

The city is located west of Batak Rodopi (central-southern part of Bulgaria). It is part of Pazardjik region. Batak is located 156 km southeast of Sofia. It is situated at an altitude of 700-999 m above sea level, covers an area of 461,105 km ² and has a population of 3071 inhabitants. There are numerous archaeological monuments in the Batak region. A Stone Age discovery took place in 1958. Tools, ceramics, ornaments and rhinoceros bones were discovered, proving that in Quaternary climate that was hot. Twenty Thracian fortresses, Thracian, Roman, Byzantine and Slavic churches and monasteries, and Roman bridges, mines, mills and other archaeological sites were discovered in this region.


Smolyan

Smolyan

Smolian Region is situated in southern Bulgaria, in the most picturesque Rhodope Mountains. It lies at an altitude of 850 - 1050 m above sea level. It is located south-east of Sofia at a distance of 250 km, 103 km south of Plovdiv and only mountain resort 16 km south of Plovdiv. It is bordered by the regions of Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Kardzhali and Blagoevgrad, and at the southern borders with Greece.


Cities in Plovdiv region

Plovdiv

Plovdiv

Plovdiv is Bulgaria's second largest city, located 150 km south-east of Sofia. It occupies the western part of the Upper Thracian Plain is spread over six hills (so-called "tepeta" Plovdivului giving the popular name of "City of Tepeta") and two banks of Maritsa River . A city not talking about a lot, but extremely tender. Located in southern Bulgaria, is the second largest and one of the richest in history, thanks to its millennial culture. Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Plovdiv boasts more than 200 archaeological sites, of which 30 are of national importance.


Hisarya

Hisarya

Hissar is one of the most famous resorts of "health" of Bulgaria. It is located in the center of the country, Gornotrakyska Valley, between the peaks of the mountains south Sredni Gora, 40 km north of Plovdiv and 170 km east of Sofia - the capital of Bulgaria. Hissar is a green city without industry and rich in parks and green areas. Hissar is famous for the many sources of mineral water balneotherapy institutions, a lot of nursing homes, dozens of recreational facilities and numerous parks and gardens. Hissar town is known for its thermal springs since Roman occupation at that time was an important spa.


Karlovo

Karlovo

Karlovo is a picturesque town located in the valley of the same name, which is part of the famous Valley of Roses. The city is famous for its rose oil produced here is used in parfumuri.Karlovo patriot is the birthplace of Vasil Levski, the most famous Bulgarian who has helped the country to be free from Ottoman rule in the relatively new century XIX. Karlovo , appearing shortly after the Ottoman invasion in the late fourteenth century. The city quickly became the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire and Turkish managers residence. In the early nineteenth century was the apogee of Karlovo, with hundreds of mills, water mills, workshops manifactura, copper processing workshops and skin.


Sopot

Sopot

Sopot City is located at 520 m above sea level in the fertile valley of the sub-Balkan mountain of Karlovo (Woe to the west of the legendary Rose), just below the steep slopes of the Troyan Balkan Mountain (Central Stara Planina). It covers an area of 36.37 square kilometers and has a population of 9476 (01.01.2007 census). It is located 5 km west of Karlovo, 136 km east of Sofia, 63 km north of Plovdiv and 61 km south of Troyan. The landscape and climate are influenced by specific characteristics of the river valley Stryama, Stara Reka Byala river, the mountains and Vezhen (2198 m) and Botev (2376 m) - highest peak in the Balkan mountain chain.


Cities in Lovech region

Chiflik

Chiflik

Chiflik Village is located in Lovech region, the upper stream of the river Beli Iskar in the south-western part of the town of Troyan. Shipkovo villages to the north, south Rosino and Hristo Danovo, Beli Osam east and west Ribaritsa Chiflik adjoins the village. The village is located 15 km south-west of the Trojan and is connected to it through a regular bus line.


Lukovit

Lukovit

Lukovit Lukovit municipality is a city, region Lovech, Bulgaria, situated on the river Zlatna Panega. Homonymous municipality's residence.


Troyan

Troyan

Trojan is part of the district town of Lovech is situated on the river Beli Osum the northern foot of Troyan-Kalofer Mountain, 35 km south of Lovech. It is a mountain resort known for treating lung diseases. It lies at an altitude of 300-499 m above sea level, covers an area of 60,243 km ² and has a population of 22,348 inhabitants (census 01/01/2007).


Lovech

Lovech

One of the oldest and most interesting Bulgarian towns, Lovech, lies picturesquely on both banks of the Osam river, some 170km to the northeast of Sofia. The present-day town is the heir of the Thracian town of Melta, situated in the Hisarlaka area. During the Middle Ages, Lovech was a strategic military centre, called Lovuts, while in the 12th century, the town gradually moved to the right bank of the Osam river, where the current quarter of Varosha lies. In Byzantine times, following the Turnovo uprising against Byzantine domination, the Lovech Fortress defended successfully the road to Veliko Turnovo and forced the Byzantine Empire to conclude the famous Lovech Peace Treaty in 1187, which gave a new start to the Bulgarian state.


Apriltsi

Apriltsi

Apriltsi (Bulgarian: Априлци) is a small town in Lovech Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located in the vicinity of the highest part of Stara Planina mountain. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Apriltsi Municipality. Due to its favourable location in a valley at the foot of Botev Peak in the Balkan Mountains, Apriltsi is a newly developing tourist resort in the region. Besides Botev, notable peaks in the area are Triglav and Maragidik. The town was founded by the merging of four large mountain villages: Novo Selo, Zla Reka, Vidima and Ostrets, which are today the town's neighbourhoods.


Teteven

Teteven

The city is part of Teteven Lovech district, located in the north-western Balkan Mountains in central cavities. It stretches for 12 km along the valley of Vit river, stretched like a spring tail, thereby explaining the etymology of the name. It is situated at an altitude of 300-499 m above sea level, covers an area of 110,788 km ² and has a population of 10,870 inhabitants (01.01.2007 census). Teteven Teteven municipality is the center. In the city can be reached by bus or car. Regular buses run to Sofia (110 km) and district towns of Lovech (70 km).


Cities in Stara Zagora region

Stara Zagora

Stara Zagora

Stara Zagora is a region in central Bulgaria. It is bordered by regions Haskovo, Kardzhali, Plovdiv, Lovech, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Sliven and Yambol. Its capital is the city namesake. It covers the plains of Stara Zagora, some parts of the Balkan Mountains and Sredni Gora Mountains. Trakia Motorway and Maritza, and Sofia-Karlovo-Burgas, Sofia-Plovdiv-Burgas and Ruse-Podkova railroad crossing region.


Kazanlak

Kazanlak

Kazanlak is situated in the beautiful Valley of Roses at the foot of the Balkan mountains. Natural geographic center of Bulgaria is just here where international roads and tourist routes intersect. In this area the combined beauty and grandeur of nature Balkan mountains, valley Tundzha fertility. Hot mineral springs in the region (located in the towns and villages of Banya Pavel Ovoshtnik and Jagoda) make the region more attractive for many tourists from home and abroad. Favorable climate and soil crops rose, mint, lavender, basil and marigold.


Pavel banya

Pavel banya

Pavel Banya is a small town in Stara Zagora Province, South-central Bulgaria, located between the towns of Kalofer and Kazanlak. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Pavel Banya Municipality.


Starozagorski mineralni bani

Starozagorski mineralni bani

Money Mineralni Starozagorski Village (Stara Zagora Mineral Spa) is located 15 km north-west of Stara Zagora in central-southern part of Bulgaria. It is located in the western part of Sredni Gora mountain, 300 m above sea level and has a population of 379 inhabitants (census 01/01/2007). Mineral waters have been used since ancient times by the Thracians and Romans because of their curative effect. In the resort can still be seen remains of Roman baths restored. Women's bathroom was built in 1673, followed by an interval of 100 years of men's bathroom, both of which are in operation today.


Cities in Gabrovo region

Gabrovo

Gabrovo

Gabrovo is situated 390 m above sea level along the two banks of Yantra River, at the foot of the Shipka (Central Stara Planina). It is located 220 km northeast of Sofia, 274 km south-west of Varna, 150 km north-east of Plovdiv and 46 km south-west of Veliko Tarnovo. Gabrovo is near the geographical center of Bulgaria's ski resort Uzana.


Tryavna

Tryavna

Tryavna is located in Central Bulgaria, about 250 km away from both Sofia and Varna, and at 440 m above mean sea level. The town lies at the foot of the northern slopes of Stara planina (Old Mountain, the Balkan).


Sevlievo

Sevlievo

Sevlievo is a town in north-central Bulgaria, part of Gabrovo Province. Sevlievo is known as one of the wealthiest towns in Bulgaria owing to the well developed local economy, high employment rate and major foreign investments, such as the American Standard Companies factory. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Sevlievo Municipality.


Dryanovo

Dryanovo

Drianovo is a town in the region of Gabrovo, Bulgaria. The city, the office of residence is where we get born architect, sculptor and builder Kolyu Ficeto Bulgarian, one of the leading representatives of the Bulgarian Renaissance. Not far from the city and are Drianovo Monastery Baceo Kiro Cave, where they discovered the oldest traces of habitation from the Balkan Peninsula, footprints dating from the Paleolithic.


Cities in Sliven region

Sliven

Sliven

The city of Sliven (comparatively large town - 8th largest in Bulgaria) is located in South-East Bulgaria. It is administrative center of Sliven District. The town is situated in the eastern part of the Gornotrakiiska valley at at 270m above sea level in the immediate foot of Sliven Balkan (Eastern Balkan Mountains), 270 km east of Sofia, 28 km northwest of Yambol, 70 km northeast of Stara Zagora, 75 km east of Kazanlak and 114 km west of Bourgas.


Cities in Montana region

Montana

Montana

Montana is a regional centre 145 km north of Sofia next to Ogosta River, not far from Ogosta Dam. The city is huddled between the foothill of the Balkan Mountain Range and the Danube river Plain. It is an important transport junction of Northwestern Bulgaria. Monatana offers great choice of entertainment and interesting sites for visitors. Many small restaurants offer high quality food in Montana. Several night clubs offer great party atmosphere if you with to go out for the night. Places to visit: The Museum of History exhibits more that 50 000 exponents.


Cities in Bulgaria region

Haskovo

Haskovo

Haskovo city is situated in Central South Bulgaria at the northern foot of the Eastern Rodope Mountain, 225km from Sofia.


Cities in Pazardzhik region

Panagurishte

Panagurishte

Panaghiuriste is a town in Pazardzhik Province, southern Bulgaria, situated in a small valley in the mountains Sredni Gora. It lies 91 km east of Sofia, 43 km north of Pazardzhik and 37 km south of Zlatitsa.La December 2009 census, the city had a population of 17,959 inhabitants. In the Middle Ages there was a settlement near the modern city. Panaghiuriste city sits along the river Luda Yana, flanked by Sredni Gora Mountains and 42 km north of the city of Pazardjik. The city is end-Plovdiv railway between Panagurishte. Here are common sources of mineral waters, as well as in villages and Poibrene Banya.


Cities in Vidin region

Belogradchik

Belogradchik

Belogradchik is a town in northwestern Bulgaria in the Vidin region. Belogradchik, which literally means "small white town" is located at the foot of the Balkan Mountains, east of the border with Serbia, 50 km south of the Danube. The city is unique and famous for its cliffs, Belogradchik Rocks, which cover an area of ​​90 square kilometers and reach 200 meters high.


Vidin

Vidin

Vidin is a town on the south bank of the Danube in northwestern Bulgaria. It is situated near the borders with Serbia and Romania, and is also the administrative center of Region Vidin. Vidin is the most important port on the Danube in western Bulgaria, located on one of the most southern section of river. A ferryboat complex, linking Vidin Calafat on the opposite bank of the river is 2 km from the city. The complex will be replaced with a bridge over the Danube, whose construction will be completed probably in 2011. Vidin is a few kilometers from the ruins of a monastery carved into the rock of his time Stratsimir and Czarina Anna.


Cities in Rousse region

Rousse

Rousse

Ruse is the fifth largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city in the country situated on the river Danube. It is located 320 km from the Bulgarian capital Sofia and 203 km from Varna. The city is also called "Little Vienna" because of unique ancient architecture. The city was founded by Roman Emperor Vespasian in 1969-1979 as the Sexaginta Prista ("Port of sixty ships"). In the Middle Ages Russian region was among the most developed areas of the Bulgarian state. Russian is a major industrial center. One of the first industrial park was built here in Bulgaria.


Cities in Pleven region

Pleven

Pleven

Pleven is located in the central part of the Danube Plain, about 150 meters above sea level. It is located 174 km northeast of Sofia, 35 km north of Lovech, 146 km south-west of Russia. It is a beautiful city, famous for its buildings, monuments and architecture. It is one of the most environmentally friendly cities in Bulgaria. A green area 25 000 hectares around Plevna, including parks and forests, which serve as a filter against air pollution. Pleven has a rich history. He became known during the war of liberation in 1878. The village is known for the important role it had in 1877-1878 Russo-Turkish war.


Cities in Shumen region

Shumen

Shumen

Shumen is a city in the northeastern part of Bulgaria, capital of Shumen Province. In the period 1950–1965 it was called Kolarovgrad, after the name of the communist leader Vasil Kolarov. As of February 2011, the town has a population of 82,557 inhabitants. The city lies 80 km west of Varna and is built within a cluster of hills, northern outliers of the eastern Balkans, which curve round it on the west and north in the shape of a horse-shoe. A rugged ravine intersects the ground longitudinally within the horse-shoe ridge. From Shumen roads radiate northwards to the Danubian cities of Rousse and Silistra and to Dobruja, southwards to the passes of the Balkans, and eastwards to Varna and Balchik.


Cities in Silistra region

Silistra

Silistra

Silistra is a port city on the Danube in the north-eastern Bulgaria. Silistra is the administrative center of Region and one of the most important historical cities in the region of Dobrogea and Cadrilater. He belonged to the Romanian Country during Mircea the Old, Dracula's probably for a short time, returned to Romania after the Second Balkan War in 1913 until 1940, when it was ceded to Bulgaria. The Romans built here after 29 BC, a fortress, the construction site of another Celtic Durostorum keeping her name (or Dorostorum). He became one of the important centers of the province Moesia, becoming the city during Marcus Aurelius.